National Benefits

Membership in AIGA has its benefits—including discounts on services and products, health insurance, exclusive access to new job opportunities and more. Join today to contribute to the influence of design, further your professional development and connect with a welcoming community of peers.


All AIGA members receive these benefits:
AIGA|Aquent Survey of Design Salaries
Members receive early access to this annual compensation survey produced by AIGA and Aquent, Official AIGA Sponsor for Professional Development.
Professional development
All AIGA members can access webinars produced with AIGA partners Adobe and Aquent, as well discounted rates for certificate courses and leadership workshops.
Design Jobs
All AIGA members can view complete job listings at AIGA Design Jobs, and Sustaining members and above receive discounted rates for posting job opportunities.
Member Portfolios
All AIGA members can showcase their work, connect with like-minded creatives and be found by employers and recruiters on this exclusive network.
Designer Directory
Only AIGA members are listed in the AIGA Designer Directory, which links to each member’s exclusive member profile on
Event discounts
Members get discounted rates for local chapter events, lectures and networking events, as well as regional workshops and national conferences.
Competition discounts
Members save 25 percent on entry fees to national AIGA competitions.
Exhibition previews
Members have advance access to all exhibitions in the AIGA National Design Center via exclusive opening receptions.
National Design Center library
Members can request by-appointment access to the extensive AIGA National Design Center library in New York City.
All members receive Communiqué monthly, and can opt in at My AIGA for The Buzz, a monthly newsletter for emerging designers, or INform, a quarterly newsletter for in-house creatives.


Members at the Supporter level and above can access these exclusive benefits:
Discounts on Adobe products
Adobe Systems, Official AIGA Sponsor for Design Solutions, offers special rates for all products in the Adobe store.
Save on Shutterstock images
Take 15 percent off any standard image subscription at Shutterstock, Official AIGA Sponsor for Creative Inspiration.
Apple products
Discounts on Apple products and accessories, as well as complimentary shipping and engraving.
Health insurance
AIGA is now partnering with two health insurance administrators to offer group rate coverage in virtually every state.
Print-on-demand discounts from Blurb
This easy-to-use, on-demand publishing platform offers AIGA members a discount to make their own books.
FedEx® services
AIGA members are eligible for special rates on select FedEx® shipments and FedEx OfficeSM print and copy services. training discounts
AIGA members have access to information and activities that help develop and maintain software skills.
Design Business and Ethics
Sustaining Members, Design Leaders and Trustees receive a printed copy of this guide.
Discounts on books and magazines
Log in for discounted subscriptions to CMYK, Communication Arts, Creative Business, Design Bureau, HOW and Print—as well as discounts from Rockport Publishers.
Design firm advice, tools and resources
The Association of Professional Design Firms offers discounts on activities to improve your business practices.
Management advice and resources
AIGA members can register at the DMI member rate for attendance at DMI national and regional conferences, seminars and workshops.
F+W Media events and services
Through a partnership with F+W Media’s Design Community, AIGA members get discounts on select events and services.
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