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.
Build 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 internships and job placement. 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.
Build your resume. Grow your audience with free promotional features on web and social media. You can gain exposure through student fashion shows and showcases, and sponsored sewing and design competitions. Plus opportunities to create content and help in committees will add to your resume and expand your personal and professional development.Increase your purchasing power. Take advantage of special member pricing for MSDP/MAS Certification, University of Fashion, Threads magazine/digital access and more.