Become a Member
CKCA Membership is open to all cabinet manufacturers, related millwork manufacturers, supplier’s dealers and associates across Canada. You’ll make valuable professional contacts and gain access to a wealth of useful information. Joining a professional organization is beneficial for your own professional development and the future of your career. The connections you’ll make, the resources made available to you and the ideas and advice you’ll discover represent an outstanding return on what amounts to a modest, manageable investment of time, money and effort. It could turn out to be one of the best things you could do for yourself and your career.
Among the benefits of membership, Members, (but not Student Members), shall have the right to vote at any duly constituted business meeting of the Association and shall have the right to hold office in the Association.
CKCA Membership Offers
We provide access to a support system
Our members can take advantage of formal coaching or mentoring relationships with more experienced business people who provide guidance and useful insights through CKCA connections. Even on an informal basis, business relationships can be a source of answers and solutions when you’re facing a challenging situation in your business. At the very least, the feeling that you have a support network behind you can boost your confidence when problems arise.
1 – 5 Employees
6 – 15 Employees
16 – 50 Employees
Over 50 Employees
The CKCA Membership term is January 1- December 31 and renewals are issued in December. New members will be moved to an anniversary date system, whereby the date of joining will become the annual date of renewal for the following year.
CKCA membership classifications and definitions:
Any person, firm or corporation engaged in the kitchen cabinet and bathroom vanity industry that manufactures factory finished cabinets in Canada, or other country, approved by the Board of Directors.
Any person, firm or corporation who provides goods or services used by kitchen cabinet and bathroom vanity manufacturers to produce the cabinets. These include, but are not limited to, manufacturers and suppliers of: countertops, hardware, laminates, cabinet doors, coatings and finishing products, edgebanding, lumber and panel products, equipment, and computer software companies. A supplier member is not eligible for membership in any other category.
Any person, organization, association or corporation related to, or interested in, the industry is eligible with no voting or office holding privileges. These include, but are not limited to: educational institutions, publications, trade show organizers, consultants, remodelers, financial institutions, architects, and designers.
Any person, organization or corporation engaged in the sale at the retail level, but not the manufacture, of kitchen cabinets or bathroom vanities.
The student member shall be engaged in a full time or part time study of cabinet making, or woodworking in a recognized, accredited institution in Canada. This can be a College or University program.
Student members can attend all events and can be part of committees but are not eligible for a board seat and are non-voting members.
Upon graduation from the educational program, the student membership will be valid for the rest of the membership term (fiscal year depending on the date of joining) at which point the regular member rate will be applicable.
There are no costs for student membership