Expand your knowledge with continuing education and training. In addition to online information resources, you receive access to seminars, webinars, online training, conferences with in-depth workshops and chapter events-many for free or at greatly reduced rates. You get access to industry professionals through member-only forums to get targeted advice when you need it.
Hone your business fundamentals. Get advice on budgeting, peer-review for your business forms, marketing tips and tricks, and more from experts in the industry. Receive personal guidance and support with priority placement in the mentoring program launching April 2021!
Build business connections through networking. Developing professional relationships with others in the sewing and design industry is a great way to share ideas, learn best practices, discover opportunities, and get referrals for services and vendors. Join other like-minded individuals to share, connect and collaborate to boost each other’s businesses and support camaraderie in the sewing and design community.
Increase the visibility of your business. Jumpstart your brand recognition with free promotional features on web and social media.Increase your purchasing power. Take advantage of group rates for health insurance, discounts or specials from vendors and suppliers, and special member pricing for MSDP/MAS Certification, University of Fashion, Threads magazine/digital access and more.