Benefits of Membership

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There are many reasons to be a part of PIDIM.

  • 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!

Learn more about becoming a PIDIM member.

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