Graphic Design Organizations

The American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA)
Dues: $95 to $315 per year “…the oldest and largest professional membership organization for design.”
Graphic Artists Guild (GAG)
Dues: $75 to $200 per year “Buy discounted art supplies; pay less for your rental car; trade magazines arrive at a discount; marketing tools, such as DM.”
Dues: $900 to $26,500 per year “collaborate with business partners from across the supply chain to improve efficiencies, lower costs and improve quality”
Art Directors Club, Inc. (ADC)
Dues: $100 to $225 per year (individual) “All members receive complimentary entrance into all of ADC’s events and 30% discount to Hall of Fame, Awards Gala, and Portfolio Reviews.”
Design Management Institute (DMI)
Dues: $150 to $400 per year (individual)
Society of Publication Designers (SPD)
“We’re still in beta mode, continuing to build a brand-new web site for publication designers and contributors”
Society for Environmental Graphic Design (SEGD)
Dues: $305 to $340 per year + application fee (individual) “become part of an interdisciplinary network of top designers, industry specialists, educators, and students dedicated to the professional development of environmental graphic design”