Qualifications for Membership
Since 1901, the American Hardware Manufacturers Association (AHMA) has been
helping hardware/home improvement firms and their executives improve their
performance by providing a number of beneficial programs, services and
AHMA is the primary U.S. trade association serving the needs of hardware/home
improvement, lawn and garden and paint and decorating manufacturers.
Who’s Eligible to Become a Member?
- Any company headquartered in the United States and engaged in the manufacture
of goods for the hardware/home improvement, lawn and garden or paint and
decorating trade may, upon application, become a member of AHMA upon subscribing
to the Bylaws and the payment of the admission fee and the annual dues.
Who’s Eligible to Become an Associate Member?
- Any individual, firm or corporation acting as a manufacturer’s representative
for a member of the Corporation may become an associate member of AHMA.
- Any publisher of trade publications in the hardware/home
improvement, lawn and garden or paint and decorating industries may become an
associate member of AHMA.
- Any international firm or corporation engaged in the manufacture or marketing
of products for the hardware/home improvement, lawn and garden or paint and
decorating channels may become an associate member of AHMA.
Why Join AHMA?
Leading manufacturers from every product category turn to AHMA for the
influence, global reach and intelligence that only the industry’s leading
association can deliver. As a globally focused trade association of
manufacturers, or providers, of hardware, home improvement, lawn and garden,
paint and decorating, and related products, AHMA offers a long list of direct
benefits, cost-saving programs and industry services that can more than offset
your membership dues with the money you save.
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listing of member benefits.
Admission Fee: $200 for Regular Membership and $100 for Associate
Membership payable with a membership application and to be returned if the
application is not accepted by the Association. The fee for membership
reinstatement is $100.
Annual Dues: $500 for Regular Membership and $450 for Associate
Membership payable with the application and upon election to membership; in
subsequent years payable annually in advance.
To receive additional information on membership in the American Hardware
Manufacturers Association, contact the
AHMA Membership Department.
To apply online for membership in the American Hardware Manufacturers
Association, complete the AHMA Membership Application or Associate Member Application.