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Fill your moments with crochet – we can help!

When you become a member of CGOA, we provide all of the following …

JOIN AS A CROCHET INDIVIDUAL for $35 and you will receive:

Annual subscription to Crochet! magazine with the CGOA Member newsletter “Chain Link” inserted.

Access to Member’s only sections of the Crochet.org web site.

Download your own Members business card.

Numerous Member discounts noted below:

        -  Annie’s 15% discount on AnniesCatalog.com purchases

        Interweave Crochet Special offer $19/year subscription

        -  Leisure Arts offers a 15% discount on Leisurearts.com purchases

        - Mary Maxim, Inc. 10% discount by Internet, mail or phone

        -  FREE Patterns and annual complimentary Pattern E-booklet designed by the CGOA Board of Directors.  

Education Discounts:

        Master’s program member pricing is $92/non-member is $152

        Conference discounts on classes of $10 per 3 hour class.  The more classes you take the larger your discount!  

        $15 discount on Craft Yarn Councils’ Certified Instructor Program

Additional Conference discounts:

        Members free or reduced rates on ticketed events:

        Members only Design Competition – Top Prize is $1,000, total prizes awarded $5,700!       

Networking:

        Join or start your own CGOA affiliated chapter.  Chapters are established all across the country for you to connect with locally – there’s even a cyber chapter if there’s not a local chapter near you.

        Join a committee or get really involved and run for the board.

Access to a teacher contact list for CGOA chapter workshops.

Join “CGOA Now”, the official CGOA blog, with frequent opportunities for special CGOA Member postings.

Conference Networking Opportunities:

Volunteer at the annual conference.

Meet with top editors from book and magazine publishers to start your career in crochet!

Meet top teachers in the art & design and business of crochet.

Professional Development:

Increase your crochet knowledge with the CGOA Masters

Program of Advanced Crochet Stitches and Techniques

Attend Professional Development courses offered at annual conference.

Apply to qualify as a Crochet Professional or Associate Professional. 

Mentoring is available for Associate Professionals.

The Craft Yarn Council offers CGOA members a discount on their Certified Instructor Program.

 

JOIN AS A CROCHET BUSINESS MEMBER for $100:

Includes all of the benefits of the Individual Member plus those listed below.

 

Preferred booth selection and pricing at annual conference!

Link to CGOA Social Media and provide CGOA with 2 Face Book posts per year.

Company listing in Annie’s in CGOA sponsored quarterly ad.

 
 
JOIN AS A CROCHET CORPORATE SPONSOR for $1,000

 

All of the benefits of the Individual Member plus those listed below.

 Company Logo listed on the home page of the CGOA website with link to your business.

 Logo displayed on all email correspondence to members.

One feature article in Chain Link or E-Newsletter per year. 

Link to CGOA Social Media and provide CGOA with 10 Face Book posts per year. Your company will provide the content.

Will be given first opportunity to sponsor annual conference events.

Two featured “sales” or promotions per year via CGOA member email blast.  Your company will provide the content.

Preferred booth selection and pricing at annual conference.

Company listing in Annie’s in CGOA sponsored quarterly ad.

 

JOINING CGOA MEANS ALL OF THIS … AND MORE!