Distributors of architectural ironmongery and manufacturers producing architectural ironmongery (who have a clearly defined distribution policy) in support of AI’s.
The company must employ at least one person holding the GAI Diploma.
Distributors of architectural ironmongery and manufacturers who do not satisfy the Full membership criteria, eg; do not employ a GAI Diploma holder. Affiliate status runs for up to 5 years, after which the company should meet the criteria to become a Full member. Affiliates should have a minimum of one person actively studying on the GAI Diploma Programme.
Companies and organisations that operate around the Architectural Ironmongery industry, who conduct business in a manner compatible with the interests and standing of the GAI and its members. Associates must be able to provide a product or service to the industry and GAI members without conflict of interest.
For start-up companies and entrepreneurs. If a company has traded for less than 12 months and is not yet at the size or scale of a full member, this temporary membership category allows it to become fully involved in the GAI and benefit from a whole range of services at a very early stage in its development. Once awarded, the category only has a 24 month period to run, after which the company must apply to become a full member.
- All applicants must have been trading for at least 12 months (except Enterprise members).
- Confirmation of membership is subject to a vote by the Executive Committee and likely to be subject to inspection of trading premises.
Interested in membership?
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for:
- GAI membership (Company)
- IAI membership (Individual)
or fill in the contact form and we will be in touch with further information.