Corporate Membership

Enhance your companies profile

By joining the GAI, your company can benefit from:

  •  Instant recognition and credibility for your company, demonstrating your commitment to the industry.
  •  Your company details listed on the GAI website with authorised use of GAI member company logos.
  •  Members discount on the internationally respected GAI education programme.
  • Bespoke in-house training services to develop employees.
  •  Regular email updates on new developments on standards, regulatory developments and industry news.
  •  Exclusive access to over 70 pieces of technical guidance on the members’ area of the GAI website.
  •  Reduced members' rates for advertising vacancies on the GAI job shop.


 Find the best membership option for your company:

Full Membership

Ideal for architectural ironmongers, hardware manufacturers, distributors and suppliers.

- Full membership is available for distributors and/or manufacturers of door and window hardware (who have a clearly defined distribution policy) in support of architectural ironmongers. 

- To qualify for Full membership, the company must employ at least one person holding the GAI Diploma qualification.  

GAI Enterprise

Ideal for start-up businesses in the door hardware industry.

- Enterprise membership is available for new companies with less than 12 months trading history, who are not yet at the scale of a full member. 

- This membership allows a company to benefit from a whole range of GAI services in the early stage of its development. 


Ideal for service suppliers to the architectural ironmongery industry.

- Associate membership is available for companies and organisations that operate outside of the door hardware industry. 

- Associate members must be able to provide a product or service to the industry and GAI members without conflict of interest. 

GAI Affiliate

Ideal for smaller door and window hardware distributors and manufacturers.

- Affiliate membership is available for distributors and manufacturers of architectural ironmongery who do not satisfy the Full membership criteria. 

- Affiliates can only be members for five years and should have a minimum of one person on the GAI Diploma Programme. 

Upcoming Event GAI webinar: Code for Construction Product Information (CCPI) 16 Jun 2021 @ 9:00 - 16 Jun 2021 @ 10:00
Upcoming Event GAI webinar: Code for Construction Product Information (CCPI) 16 Jun 2021 @ 9:00 - 16 Jun 2021 @ 10:00