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DFA is committed to the health, growth and future of interior design. As the only organization in the luxury design industry made up of leaders from top manufacturer brands, multi-line showrooms, design centers, trade professionals and omnichannel media, DFA is committed to serving as the definitive business transformation resource.
Our mission is to inspire and influence the industry to evolve, adapt and ensure its continued growth and future success. We believe in supporting the trade by tapping innovative industry partners to share best practices via seminars and workshops; keeping members abreast of the ever-evolving business environment impacted by technology and changing consumer preferences; and increasing consumer awareness about the benefits of—and improving access to—professional design services.
Annual Membership Fees
DFA offers special rates for trade professionals and design centers—as well as a tiered structure for manufacturer brands that is determined by annual sales volume—to make membership accessible for all.
$295 / year: Includes access for one (1) individual to DFA programming/events
Corporate Membership: Vendors, Showrooms, Manufacturers
$500 / year if annual revenue is $1 - $999,999: Includes access for one (1) individual to DFA programming/events
$1,000 / year if annual revenue is $1,000,000 - $2,999,999: Includes access for up to two* (2) company representatives to DFA programming/events
$2,000 / year if annual revenue is $3,000,000 - $4,999,999: Includes access for up to four* (4) company representatives to DFA programming/events
$3,000 / year if revenue is $5,000,000+: Includes access for up to six* (6) company representatives to DFA programming/events
Design Center Membership:
$3,000/year (Discount for DCI Membership): Includes access for up to six* (6) company representatives (or guests) to all DFA programming/events
*Please note that attendance may be limited to primary member only for select events, such as virtual roundtable discussions, or in-person VIP events
DFA is the oldest organization in the trade design industry, and it’s there to strengthen its members and artisans and makers.
- Meredith Xavier, Founder, The Ligné Group