We can’t let 2018 finish without a quick shout to celebrate our 11 years as AIGA Vermont! We’ve had a lot of fun and made many connections across our little state and beyond. Do your New Years resolutions involve upping your design game, saving money and making new connections in 2019? Then read on and check out our top 11 reasons to become an AIGA Vermont member.
- Community: New to the area? Interested in switching job fields? Interested in finding a new job or more design-y friends? Traveling and want to check out design events in another state? AIGA Member community is there for you and welcomes you.
- Science. Studies show joining a club can contribute to a person’s overall happiness. We’re not making this up!
- Professional Development: From conferences, webinars, online courses, advice and more, AIGA provides members the opportunities to learn new skills get advice on pressing career questions, hear insights from the profession’s leaders and change the trajectory of their career.
- Design Magazines + Book Discounts: AIGA members are eligible for special discounts for subscriptions for Communication Arts, Creative Business, Design Bureau, Dwell, HOW, Print. Also save 40% on all Rockport AIGA Design Bookshelf and 25% off on Artbook.com.
- Printing & Shipping Discounts: AIGA and FedEx offer significant discounts to members on select FedEx® shipments. Save 10% off all products at moo.com and more discounts on avery.com.
- FREE .design Domain Name: As a member of AIGA you’re entitled to a free .design domain name for the first year and reduced rate for annual renewals for the duration of your AIGA membership.
- FREE Online Portfolio: AIGA members are invited to join the AIGA Member Portfolios Gallery—an exclusive network hosted by Behance—to gain broader exposure for their work connect with like-minded designers and be discovered more easily by potential clients and recruiters.
- CreativeLive Discounts: AIGA members have access to 30 percent off classes on the world’s largest live streaming education site to help develop new skills and inspiration.
- AIGA Design Jobs: Members get full access to national and local job postings. You can also post jobs at a special discounted rate.
- Apple Discounts: As an AIGA member you get special pricing on Apple and third-party products, free shipping, free engraving and other promotions.
- AIGA Vermont can’t exist without you. National and local events featuring inspirational talks, hands-on workshops and networking opportunities all cost money and time and simply can’t be done without membership support. We appreciate everyone who has made that investment and commitment to our growth and sustainability.
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