Frequently Asked Questions

1.  How can I become a member of AWI?
To become a member of AWI, you just need to fill out the application form, pay the membership fee, and wait for the confirmation email from AWI. You may need to wait for 3-5 business days for your application to be approved.
2. What types of membership categories are available within AWI?
AWI offers various membership categories tailored to the needs of different industry stakeholders. Each category may have different levels or tiers with associated costs. To explore the specific membership options and costs, please refer to our Membership page for comprehensive details.
3. What are the benefits of joining AWI as a member?
By joining AWI, you’ll gain access to educational resources and industry standards that will help you improve the quality of your work and expand your professional network.
4. Do I have to be a woodworking company to become an AWI member, or can individuals join as well?
We welcome businesses and individuals involved in the architectural woodwork industry, including educators and students.
5. Is AWI membership open to international businesses or individuals, or is it limited to the United States?
AWI membership is open to U.S. and international businesses and individuals.
6. How can AWI membership help me stay updated on industry trends and best practices?
AWI provides members with opportunities to stay updated on industry trends and best practices through newsletters, educational events, seminars, and networking opportunities. You will also gain access to educational resources and get subscriptions to publications that cover current industry topics.
7. What support does AWI offer to its members in terms of education and training?
AWI offers education and training programs, which include workshops, seminars, and webinars.
8. How can AWI membership benefit my woodworking business in terms of marketing and credibility?

By joining AWI, you can feature the AWI logo on your company's promotional materials, aligning your firm with an internationally recognized organization representing the architectural woodwork industry.

Moreover, obtaining Quality Certification Program (QCP) licensing further enhances your business's credibility and prestige within the industry. QCP license and certification demonstrates your commitment to quality and adherence to industry standards, providing an additional level of trust and assurance to potential clients.

9. How can I get involved in AWI committees or initiatives as a member?
Login to the AWI portal and complete the new volunteer form.
10. What is the process for filing a complaint or seeking assistance from AWI as a member?
11. Do AWI members receive access to a directory or database of industry contacts and partners?
As a member, you will have access to a directory of our industry contacts and partners, which can be a valuable resource for networking and collaboration within the architectural woodwork industry.