NETWORKING = PARTNERSHIPS
- Regional meetings twice a year
- Annual conference at discounted prices to members
- Educational speakers and workshops
- An “industry voice” at a local, regional and national level
- Float ideas, learn from industry colleagues.
INFORMATION = INNOVATION
- Apprenticeship and management training
- A subscription to the award-winning monthly publication Specialty Fabrics Review (12 issues per annum)
- Attend international IFAI expos at membership rates
- Quarterly New Zealand newsletter, Cutting Edge
- INFOcentral – email your technical questions to IFAI’s free international help desk.
EXPOSURE = AWARENESS
- Free listing in the IFAI Membership Directory (international distribution) and on the IFAI/OFPANZ website
- Receive Buyer's Guides
- Exhibit at expos with membership discounts applied.
RECOGNITION = CREDIBILITY
- Annual OFPANZ Awards for Excellence for fabricators
- OFPANZ Apprentice of the Year Award
- OFPANZ Sales Representative of the Year Award
- IFAI International Achievement Awards
- Australian ACASPA Awards
- Individualised Care Labels customised for New Zealand conditions.
COST = BENEFIT
- Most members find that advice from other members justifies the cost of membership alone
- Become recognised as an industry professional
- Take advantage of the training opportunities
- Stay informed on the latest industry developments.
All OFPANZ members automatically become IFAI members. Rates are based on annual turnover.
Annual turnover to NZ$400,000: $385 (plus GST)
Annual turnover above NZ$400,001 and below NZ$1 million: $690 (plus GST)
Annual turnover greater than NZ$1 million: $1,050 (plus GST)