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Join the GAI

The only trade body in the UK representing the whole architectural ironmongery industry

Company benefits

  • Gain 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.
  • Find ideal candidates for your job vacancies with advertising on the GAI website, at reduced members’ rates.

Access to education

  • Educate your staff through the internationally renowned and respected GAI education programme, receiving considerable members’ discounts.
  • Access to bespoke in-house training services to develop employees.

Technical services

  • 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.
  • Use of statutory documentation support, including easy-to-use DOP and BIM templates.
  • RIBA approved CPDs available to purchase for members only.
  • Free copy of quarterly Architectural Ironmongery Journal (AIJ).
  • Utilise the GAI helpline for free technical advice.
  • Invitations to a host of local, national and international events providing outstanding networking opportunities.
  • Contribute the views of your company regarding issues affecting the industry and representation in the standard-making process (including BSI and CEN).
  • Affiliated membership of the Construction Products Association (CPA) with access to regular economic, technical and sustainability publications.
  • Discounted rates for Fire Door Inspection Scheme (FDIS) training.

PR and marketing opportunities

  • Targeted advertising opportunities to promote your company.
  • Benefit from PR and marketing campaigns raising awareness of the GAI and the importance of the Architectural Ironmonger to the built environment.

In becoming a GAI member, your organisation agrees to share our values and commit to the GAI’s Code of Professional Conduct, demonstrating an active pledge to raise the standards of the industry.

For more information contact us today on +44 (0)207 033 2480 or email us at Membership@gai.org.uk.  

There is a range of company and individual membership options for those working in and around the architectural ironmongery industry depending on their role, their qualifications and their experience.