Professional Recognition: exclusive use of the PIDIM designation and the term “Professional Interior Designer” in the Province of Manitoba.
Influence: gain a voice in the PIDIM by becoming involved with the Council or on a committee.
Network of Professionals: useful for business and social connections provincially, nationally, and internationally.
Protection of your right to practice. A unified voice to educate others regarding the profession in the political and public arenas.
Continuing Education Opportunities through the PIDIM and other associations, affording the obtainment of CEU credits.
Preference for PIDIM members in public Expression of Interest (EOI), Request for Proposal (RFP) or Request for Quotation (RFQ) documents.
NCIDQ study groups and info sessions with previously successful candidates.
Conduit for communication of issues that affect our practice.
Regular email contact with events and opportunities.
PIDIM is a member of IDC, Interior Designers of Canada, which provides national & international connections to Interior Design issues and other design associations.
IDC provides all member associations with activities and services including education & learning, national liability insurance, issues forum, federal government relations, and environmental issues & information.
Recognized in the Memorandum of Understanding with the Federal Government, allowing PIDIM members to bid on Federal Government contracts.
Included in the NAFTA agreement that provides reciprocity to Interior Designers who work within the United States.
IDCF Interior Designers of Canada Foundation provides funding for Interior Design research.
Representation on the Manitoba Building Codes & Standards Board.
Liaison with allied design and related professions in the Province of Manitoba.
Access to current Membership Directory.
Only PIDIM members are entitled to advertise under the category Interior Designer, Professional in the Winnipeg Yellow Pages.
Relationship to the University of Manitoba MID program.
Representation on the Department of Interior Design Council at the University of Manitoba.
Representation on the Partners Program Board at the University of Manitoba.
Invited to attend general meetings and vote at the Annual General Meeting.
Fosters mentorship to the next generation of Professional Interior Designers.
Resource directory for businesses engaged in the manufacture or supply of furnishings, services or processes used in the practice of Interior Design.
Membership Certificate with official seal.
Authorization to use personalized PIDIM stamp to seal drawings.
Design Services Referral to promote members and their specialization.
Access to IDC’s national discounted rate for Errors & Omissions and General Liability Insurance, as well as other insurance packages such as home & auto insurance.
Salary survey and other general information relating to the profession
These are only some of the benefits of membership!