ARIDO Membership Benefits

ARIDO Membership Benefits

Becoming a member of ARIDO offers a variety of membership benefits and resources, including those offered by Interior Designers of Canada (IDC), the national member advocacy association.

Membership Benefits

The benefits of membership include : ¹

  • Professional recognition for Registered members through the ARIDO designation and the exclusive use of the title Interior Designer in the province of Ontario
  • Protection of the interior designer's right to practice through ARIDO's continued legislative efforts and support of the profession at various levels of government
  • Only Registered members of ARIDO may participate in the annual ARIDO Awards program
  • ARIDO's quarterly regulatory e-newsletter, Around ARIDO
  • Access to the ARIDO headquarters where members can hold meetings, host events and use designated work space for members
  • Volunteer opportunities through committees, task forces, as well as participation in events and seminars
  • Automatic membership to IDC, the national association for interior designers

Benefits offered through IDC to ARIDO Members include : ²

  • Access to IIDEX/NeoCon Canada, the largest exposition and conference in the country for the design industry
  • Online access to job opportunities through IDC's Career Center
  • Eligibility of inclusion in DesignFIND, IDC's national referral service
  • Online access to tools such as Request for Proposal (RFP)
  • Inclusion in the annual IDC Membership Directory
  • Information on current events, news and trends through IDC's monthly e-newsletter and dimensions magazine as part of Canadian Interiors
  • Networking opportunities at national and local chapter events and social functions and continuing education seminars
  • NCIDQ practice sessions for Intern members to help prepare for the exam and achieve Registered member status
  • Variety of discounted programs, benefits and products
  • Discounted insurance rates for liability and E & O insurance policies, saving hundreds of dollars on annual premiums
  • Ability to purchase industry tools such as a Building Code Applications Manual, Industry and Salary Surveys and Standard Form Contracts
  • Subscription to Canadian Interiors magazine

1. All benefits, offers and services are subject to change and can be canceled at any time without notice. Member benefits are non-transferable.

2. ARIDO cannot warrant the completeness, currency or accuracy of the information provided by a third-party and cannot be held liable for any direct or indirect loss or damage which may arise from use or reliance you may make of any information contained therein. Contact IDC directly to find out the most up-to-date information about the products and services offered by IDC to members.


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