Why Become a Member?

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CKCA Membership is open to all cabinet manufacturers, related millwork manufacturers, suppliers, dealers and associates across Canada.

DID YOU KNOW?  CKCA membership includes CFIB membership and access to CME programs (see note below):

Eligible CKCA members can access member programs and services offered by our partners Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) and Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters Association (CME). It’s a powerhouse of value all in one price!

CKCA Membership Offers

“We have been a member of CKCA for over 40 years. Membership has helped us forge trusted relationships with colleagues, suppliers and competitors within the industry. We all want to succeed in our business. CKCA membership has created many opportunities for us to talk and share ideas, discuss and solve challenges, be inspired and find innovative ways to operate our business. If we are looking to purchase a new piece of equipment, I can call a colleague I’ve met through CKCA and get their trusted input because we know them. It’s not good business practice to work in a silo, being part of the CKCA community has helped our business evolve, compete and grow.”

Caroline Castrucci, Vice-President, Administration Laurysen Kitchens, Ottawa, Ontario

Membership Fees

Manufacturer Member

$444/per year
1 – 5 Employees

Manufacturer Member

$556/per year
6 – 15 Employees

Manufacturer Member

$842/per year
16 – 50 Employees

Manufacturer Member

$1235/per year
Over 50 Employees

Supplier Member

$1235/per year

Dealer Member

$556/per year

Associate Member

$556/per year

Student Member

FREE

See below for eligibility.

The CKCA Membership term is January 1- December 31 and renewals are issued in December. You can join any time and will have access to pro-rated membership fees for the first year.

CKCA membership classifications and definitions

Manufacturer Member

Any person, firm or corporation engaged in the kitchen cabinet and bathroom vanity industry that manufactures factory finished cabinets in Canada, or other country, approved by the Board of Directors.

Note: Manufacturers have the option to also become Certified Manufacturing Members by participating in the CKCA Quality Assurance Program. Want to be an industry leader and set yourself apart from the competition? Be a CKCA Certified Manufacturing Member! Click here for more information.

Supplier Member

Any person, firm or corporation who provides goods or services used by kitchen cabinet and bathroom vanity manufacturers to produce the cabinets. These include, but are not limited to, manufacturers and suppliers of: countertops, hardware, laminates, cabinet doors, coatings and finishing products, edgebanding, lumber and panel products, equipment, and computer software companies. A supplier member is not eligible for membership in any other category.

Associate

Any person, organization, association or corporation related to, or interested in, the industry is eligible to vote but is not eligible  for office holding privileges. These include, but are not limited to: educational institutions, publications, trade show organizers, consultants, remodelers, financial institutions, architects, and designers.

Dealer

Any person, organization or corporation engaged in the sale at the retail level, but not the manufacture, of kitchen cabinets or bathroom vanities.

Student Member

The student member shall be engaged in a full time or part time study of cabinet making, or woodworking in a recognized, accredited institution in Canada. This can be a College or University program.

Student members can attend all events and can be part of committees but are not eligible for a board seat and are non-voting members.

Upon graduation from the educational program, the student membership will be valid for the rest of the membership term (fiscal year depending on the date of joining) at which point the regular member rate will be applicable.

There are no costs for student membership