Becoming a part of the CFIA has many benefits for everyone involved:
Benefits for Customers
The Canadian Fence Industry Association is a non-profit organization whose members include professional installation contractors, retailers, agents, wholesalers and manufacturers of fence products and related services. We are dedicated to representing high construction standards as well as a high level of ethical business behavior in a competitive market place.
Hiring a CFIA Contractor means...Each member company pledges:
To properly and effectively serve the needs of the end user. To operate in a professional and competitive manner that will establish and maintain the integrity of the fence industry.
To advertise properly - to avoid misleading consumers. To use materials that meet standards approved by the trade.
To truly and properly represent all policies, products and information that might affect the
To abide by all other bylaws and regulation of the Association. Dealing with a contractor or supplier who is a member of the CFIA means that consumers can expect excellence in materials, workmanship and service!
Find out more on the CFIA or contact a CFIA Member near you.
Benefit for Members
Promoting Professionalism and quality workmanship in the Fence Industry
If you are a contractor, manufacturer or supplier to the fence industry in some way, you may be interested in joining. Being part of a nation-wide Association provides an environment for education and growth unattainable from any other source.
Through the CFIA and its chapters, the fence professional is exposed to chapter meetings and social events, seminars and speakers, an annual CFIA Trade Show (Fencecraft) and convention, a newsletter (Fence Focus), national specifications and more. The combined take-home knowledge from programs such as these will show your increased selling and buying power.
As well as tangible and economic benefits, the CFIA offers an opportunity to associate with other fence people in a growing industry. This ability to compare problems, experiences, methods and be informed of current events in the industry you can earn you livelihood in is the most important benefit of all - an well worth the annual membership cost.
Interested in becoming a member, find out more on the CFIA and apply for membership on-line.