Membership Categories

PGIA Membership

PGIA Membership Categories

PGIA Membership is offered to companies or persons that have an interest in the graphic arts, printing or related industries and the PGIA offers several membership categories based upon the following criteria. 

Active Membership

An Active member is a printing or graphics related business involved in the manufacture of products. Membership cost is pro-rated based on the number of full time or full time equivalent employees in the member company. 

Associate Membership

An Associate member is a company that supplies materials, goods and/or services to to the graphic arts manufacturing industry.

Affiliate Membership

An Affiliate member is a company, institution, government department or agency related to or with an interest in the graphic arts manufacturing industry.

Independent Membership

An Individual member is a person or business related to or with an interest in the graphic arts manufacturing industry.

Student Membership

A Student member is one that is enrolled full time in a post secondary institution with a course of study related to the graphic arts. Student members are offered a deeply discounted membership fee. The PGIA awards an annual scholarship/bursary to an Alberta student who shows skill, dedication and leadership in their course of study,  to help defray the rising cost of education.