GAI members enjoy a wide and fast-growing package of business and individual benefits designed to boost business and professional performance, provide important resources, and build a strong community in our sector.  

We offer more than 50 different benefits to GAI members. Search or filter the list below to find the benefits applicable to each membership category. 

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Job Shop 50% discount

Do you have a position you need filling within your business? GAI members are able to advertise their vacancies for half the price of what a non-member would pay.

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Self-managed online account

Once you become a member of the GAI you will have access to your own account, which will allow you to change your communications preferences, update key information to ensure you receive the latest industry information, news, events etc and manage your company contacts.

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Networking Events: Be an active part of the Guild Community

One of the most highly-regarded benefits across the entire membership. Attend our programme of events held throughout the UK and Ireland - and further afield, in person and/or virtually from your office or front room. Network with your peers, make new friends - and catch up with old ones!

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Meeting Space

Need a Central London meeting space? Somewhere friendly to make a pitch, hold a confidential meeting or interview your next star salesperson? Contact us to book at a reduced rate.

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Get involved in your Association

Would you like to help direct the Guild's progress? Why not join one of our committees or a working group to help progress one of the many issues affecting members, whether setting standards or supporting new students.

Volunteer

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Consultation on the direction of our sector

Industry legislation consultation and representation, including consultation on changes to Building Regulations, CE Marking and Fire Safety.

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Networking Events: Be an active part of the Guild Community

One of the most highly-regarded benefits across the entire membership. Attend our programme of events held throughout the UK and Ireland - and further afield, in person and/or virtually from your office or front room. Network with your peers, make new friends - and catch up with old ones!

Become a member

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Market Data

The Construction Products Association (CPA) is the leading voice to promote and campaign for construction product manufacturers and distributors. Through GAI's membership of CPA, we receive market data and pass this on to GAI Members. CPA also runs industry-specific economic research webinars and events exclusively for GAI Members

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Technical Helpline

Your friendly source of confidential advice on every technical topic under the sun - if we don't know the answer, we know someone who does.

Advice line

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HR Support

Quest are providing GAI members unlimited advice line access to health and safety specialist advisors during 9.00 – 5.00pm BST/GMT. This third party provider will provide advice on a range of issues including risk assessments, fire safety and many more to help your business with compliance. They will also be happy to provide a quotation for something more bespoke or specialist to the standard health and safety provided.

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Business Advice

Quest is a leading company in the business market, from money to people, they aim to support growing companies and entrepreneurs make the right decisions. Quest is giving GAI members free business advice along with a free trial of their preferential rates on products and services.

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Receive the latest on industry updates and changes in standards/legislation

Stay up to date with the changes that will impact your day-to-day practice as a professional, and be ready for what's coming next.

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Online access to Technical Documents

A vast store of carefully curated technical knowledge and documents - available to members at the click of a mouse.

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Technical Briefings/Guides/Updates

Regular summaries of the latest vital data, regulatory changes and standards

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Use of statutory documentation support, including easy-to-use DOP and BIM templates

Templates specifically created by GAI to assist members with product marking and BIM readiness

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RIBA approved CPDs available to purchase

Use GAI's expertise and resources to get in front of architectural practices

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Become a Fellow

The Fellowship is awarded to an individual who has shown a longstanding and ongoing commitment to the Trade Association. An achievement to extremely proud of in our industry.

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Present a Webinar

GAI Members have the opportunity to present topic led webinars at corporate, regional and online CPD events.

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Education 50% discount

Achieve excellence through all GAI training courses; Foundation in Hardware, Certificate in Architectural Hardware, Diploma, Continuous Professional Development, Registered Architectural Ironmonger and Fire Door Inspection Scheme as well as the GAI bespoke training courses.

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AIJ Magazine

Published four times a year, AIJ is distributed to named individuals who represent the senior management and buyers within architectural ironmongers and GAI members in the UK and overseas, and also goes to door hardware manufacturers, UK architects, specifiers and architectural technologists on the magazine’s mailing lists.

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