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 ●  National advertising promoting members as decorators and designers
●  Enhanced credibility and business image through recognition as a DDA member
●  Increased marketing opportunities: our website,, lists your business online and can link to your
●  Location based referrals from our membership list
●  Eligible to apply for DDA group Liability and E&O Insurance
●  10% discount at Hakim Optical for you and your immediate family
●  Information on industry updates and upcoming events via access to the ‘Members’ Only’ section on the DDA website
    and through email broadcasts
●  Professional development seminars
●  Participation in tradeshow events
●  A conduit for collective representation and lobbying on all issues of significance to the decorating industry
●  Communication with members and the industry through newsletter, email, regular mail and phone
●  Newsletters – which update all members on business issues and trends in the industry
●  DDA affiliate members provide products or services to the trade and offer special benefits to members
●  Member excursions to trade showrooms
●  Opportunities to network and establish contacts
●  DDA has active committees. As a member you may join a committee and have direct impact on strategic planning,
    event planning, etc
●  DDA executives are asked speak to interior decorating program students at various community colleges
●  As an accredited member you will be able to use the designation of “Member of DDA” on your business
●  Membership also includes voting privileges
●  Opportunity to hold a position on DDA’s member elected executive board
●  Adherence to the DDA Code of Ethics, as listed on the website, This can be used as example of
    best business practices in your advertising