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Why Join
Since 1953, the Architectural Woodwork Institute (AWI) has helped thousands of architectural woodwork professionals grow their businesses and take their careers to the next level. With more than 2,800 members in North America, AWI today is recognized as the premier source for networking, education and industry knowledge.

Industry growth and awareness means business growth for you. That's why AWI promotes the value of architectural woodwork and educates the industry on the highest quality standards.

Quality workmanship requires the highest level of skills and knowledge. You can depend on AWI for the education, training and network opportunities you need to succeed now and in the future.

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Why an AWI firm is Better
AWI - Why an AWI Firm is Better?
An AWI firm is beneficial to Architects, Designers, Contractors and Owners because AWI firms follow strict guidelines set forth by the Quality Standards Illustrated (QSI). As a result, the QSI assists in preventing non-compliant work, which can create a source of conflict or cause the loss of a client.

Through concise and accurate specifications, expectations are clearly defined, and assure that the AWI Quality Standards will be followed during the architectural woodwork fabrication process.

The QSI can be a means of pre-qualifying potential woodwork subcontractors and verifying the project requirements. By using an QSI certified woodworker you may reduce delays, stress, and frustration caused by non-conforming work.

AWI Member Catagories
Manufacturer
A Manufacturing Member shall be a business that makes architectural woodwork, i.e., specified by design professionals including all exposed wood, decorative laminates and other materials.

Supplier
A Supplier Member shall be a business that primarily supplies raw materials, products or services to architectural woodwork manufacturers.

Affiliate
Individuals who wish to support the objectives of the architectural woodwork industry and do not qualify as either manufacturer or supplier members may be accepted as Affiliate Members of AWI.

AWI Member Benefits
We provide benefits to our members based on the level of membership attained:

Manufacturing Company Benefits
  Use of AWI's logo on all your companys promotional materials
  Your own company listing on AWI's website (www.awinet.org). Our national website is accessed by hundreds of visitors daily
  Your company listing in Design Solutions Magazine, AWI's flagship quarterly four-color magazine distributed to over 25,000 architects across North America. The magazine reports on the projects of member manufacturers only. Advertise at a member discount rate for further exposure to potential partners and customers
  Free marketing opportunity by participating in AWI's Award of Excellence Program. Member companies may submit projects for publication in Design Solutions Magazine at no cost. Use low-cost reprints of the beautifully illustrated projects for your corporate marketing portfolio
  Your company listing in AWI's Membership Resource Directory, a resource used by thousands of users
  Design Pro Presentation Modules CD-ROM for making authoritative presentations to architects and design professionals about architectural woodwork. Contains 14 scripted presentation packages registered with American Institute of Architects for valuable continuing education credits
  Educational Programs for Professional Development
  Publications only available to Members

Supplier Company Benefits
  Use of AWIs Logo on all your companys promotional materials to show your affiliation with an internationally-known association.
  Your own company listing on AWI's website (www.awinet.org). Our national website is accessed by hundreds of visitors daily
  Your company listing in AWI's Membership Resource Directory, a resource used by thousands
  Networking opportunities:You are invited to attend meetings, conventions, be a part of committees or task forces and join the Ohio Valley Chapter, all with potential customers
  Access to an electronic list of AWI's 900+ manufacturing member companies.
  Membership plaque to display in your office
  Technical assistance from staff experts on a priority basis from our office
  Discount pricing on AWI Publications
  Advertise your company in Design Solutions Magazine at the discounted member rate

Affiliate Member Benefits
  AIA CES provider through workshops, seminars and in house Lunch n' Learn Programs conducted by staff and members
  Representation on AWIs Development Council and invitation to participate in seminars, convention and chapter activities
  Discount pricing on AWI publications, including Quality Standard Interactive, three CD ROMS featuring interactive lessons. Earn up to 18 Safety, Health and Welfare LUs
  Technical assistance from staff expert on a priority basis from our office

AWI Application Form
To become a member of the Ohio Valley Chapter of the Architectural Woodwork Institute, please download and fill out one of our Membership Forms below.

AWI - Ohio Valley Chapter Manufacturer Membership Application Form AWI - Ohio Valley Chapter Manufacturer Membership Application Form  (108 KB)  

AWI - Ohio Valley Chapter Supplier Membership Application Form AWI - Ohio Valley Chapter Supplier Membership Application Form  (108 KB)  

AWI - Ohio Valley Chapter Affiliate Membership Application Form AWI - Ohio Valley Chapter Supplier Membership Application Form  (108 KB)  

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