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Yearly membership to the Association is determined on a pro rata basis, so you can join at any time throughout the year and you will only be charged from your joining date. ASSDA’s membership schedule allows entry at seven levels, with each level providing a number of significant benefits.

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

All Members will have access to the following benefits:

  • Access to a network of metallurgists and free technical advice from ASSDA through its online inquiry form (not available to non-fabricator members of the Association)
  • Referral service for incoming supply and fabrication enquiries through ASSDA's technical inquiry form
  • Member listing on ASSDA's website
  • Member listing in ASSDA online Buyers' Guide, a stainless steel industry directory designed to promote member capabilities 
  • Free potential editorial in Australian Stainless magazine, plus distribution to third-party publications
  • Free/discounted enrolments in ASSDA's Stainless Steel Specialist Course
  • Discounted registration rates in all ASSDA events, including its educational seminars, webinars and annual conference, PacRim Stainless
  • Discounted advertising rates in ASSDA industry publications including Australian Stainless and the Reference Manual
  • Lecture/speaker opportunities at Association and related functions (at ASSDA's invitation)

 Membership categories cover all sectors of the industry, and entry into the Association is determined on the nature and size of your business within the stainless steel industry.


PLATINUM MEMBERSHIP 

Trading houses, multi-state distributors and mills
Minimum A$18,000 pa plus GST where applicable

In addition to the general membership benefits, Platinum Members will receive:

  • Unlimited free enrolments (full certificate) in ASSDA's Stainless Steel Specialist Course
  • Unlimited free enrolments in ASSDA's educational webinars
  • Two free one-hour in-house training session by an ASSDA technical specialist each year
  • One free full registration per year to ASSDA's annual PacRim Stainless conference
  • One free vertical banner advertisement in Australian Stainless Magazine each year
  • Access to a quarterly Stainless Steel Imports Market Report
  • Ten free Australian Stainless Reference Manuals with each new edition published, including unlimited digital copies
  • Prominent display of company logo on ASSDA's website homepage
  • Company logo/acknowledgment in all ASSDA communications (print and online)
  • Use of the ASSDA Platinum Member logo
  • Eligibility for AGM/EGM voting rights and ASSDA Board membership
     

GOLD MEMBERSHIP 

Trading houses, multi-state distributors and mills
A$10,000 pa plus GST where applicable

In addition to the general membership benefits, Gold Members will receive:

  • Eight free enrolments (full certificate) in ASSDA's Stainless Steel Specialist Course
  • Ten free Australian Stainless Reference Manuals with each new edition published
  • Access to a quarterly Stainless Steel Imports Market Report
  • Acknowledgment of Gold Membership in ASSDA publications
  • Use of the ASSDA Gold Member logo
  • Eligibility for AGM/EGM voting rights and ASSDA Board membership


SILVER MEMBERSHIP

Distributors
A$5,000 pa plus GST where applicable

In addition to the general membership benefits, Silver Members will receive:

  • Five free enrolments (full certificate) in ASSDA's Stainless Steel Specialist Course
  • Ten free Australian Stainless Reference Manuals with each new edition published
  • Access to a quarterly Stainless Steel Imports Market Report
  • Acknowledgment of Silver Membership in ASSDA publications
  • Use of the ASSDA Silver Member logo
  • Eligibility for AGM/EGM voting rights and ASSDA Board membership
     

SAPPHIRE MEMBERSHIP 

Fabricators > 100 pax, suppliers
A$3,700 pa plus GST 
where applicable

In addition to the general membership benefits, Sapphire Members will receive:

  • Three free enrolments (full certificate) in ASSDA's Stainless Steel Specialist Course
  • Six free Australian Stainless Reference Manuals with each new edition published
  • Use of the ASSDA Sapphire Member logo
  • Eligibility for AGM/EGM voting rights and ASSDA Board membership


RUBY MEMBERSHIP 

Fabricators with 40 – 100 pax
A$2,000 pa plus GST 
where applicable

In addition to the general membership benefits, Ruby Members will receive:

  • Two free enrolments (full certificate) in ASSDA's Stainless Steel Specialist Course
  • Three free Australian Stainless Reference Manuals with each new edition published
  • Use of the ASSDA Ruby Member logo
  • Eligibility for AGM/EGM voting rights and ASSDA Board membership
     

EMERALD MEMBERSHIP 

Fabricators < 40 pax
A$1,000 pa plus GST 
where applicable

In addition to the general membership benefits, Emerald Members will receive:

  • One free enrolment (full certificate) in ASSDA's Stainless Steel Specialist Course
  • Two free Australian Stainless Reference Manual with each new edition published
  • Use of the ASSDA Emerald Member logo
  • Eligibility for AGM/EGM voting rights and ASSDA Board membership


INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP 

Single proprietor concession (50%) - suited to sole architect or engineer, TAFE or Uni lecturer
A$500 pa plus GST 
where applicable

  • One free Australian Stainless Reference Manual with each new edition published
  • Use of the ASSDA Individual Member logo



 

Why Join ASSDA?

ASSDA has a single purpose – to increase consumption of stainless steels in Australia. Make the connection. Be part of a world-class association and benefit from ASSDA’s commitment to industry market growth, access its technical support network, training and skills development, and various publications.