Choose Australia First Accreditation

$ 545.00

The choose Australia first campaign is supported by Australian agencies, buyers and consumers wanting, now, more than ever, to buy Australian.

AFA Member accredited choose Australia first brands meet with the Australian product requirements, as specified by the Australian Consumer Law and enforced by the ACCC.

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For Australian enterprises that manufacture, supply, distribute or sell online, any locally made furnishing, homewares and decorator products which meet the choose Australia first accreditation.

Accredited brands appear on the AFA website to make it simple for procurers, designers, architects, specifiers, buyers and consumers to make an educated choice when purchasing Australian products from Australian businesses who employ Australian workers. Eligible AFA Platinum Members are entitled to COMPLIMENTARY choose Australia first accreditation.

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choose Australia first accredited brands gain access to all AFA events at eligible member level prices, have access to tailored AFA resources and are encouraged to actively participate in AFA events nationally and internationally.

choose Australia first accreditation includes:

choose Australia first logo added to your AFA Member directory listing on the AFA website

Use of the choose Australia first accreditation online, in marketing literature and at point of sale.

Access to the choose Australia first industry EDM issued regularly to drive traffic to the AFA website (43,000 reach)

choose Australia first logo holders can provide relevant content which will be added to the campaigns on a first come first served basis on a rotating schedule

AFA social media amplification of your brand via choose Australia first online content and shares in the relevant AFA social media platforms (32,000 reach)

No additional licensing fees. No financial reporting required.

Connections

Meet the people you need to know; clients, consumers, specifiers, designers. Join the network of professionals offering industry insights and business generation support.

Support

Access a wealth of resources to help you with your business operations, including a range of business templates, access to business services, workshops, seminars, and events.

Recognition

AFA Silver Member listing and digital branding recognition and stand out from the pack by entering AFA and global awards and programs.

Involvement

Be a part of the furnishing community working together for industry-wide benefit, from organising events to advocating for the industry.

Professionalism

In choosing to be a member of Australia’s peak industry body, you are taking the first step to being recognised as a furnishing industry professional.

Choose Australia First

Annual Fee (Including GST)$545
AFA Exhibition Rate DiscountsSilver Discount
Australian Furniture Industry Award (AFIA) Nomination FeesSilver Discount
Australian Contemporary Emerging (ACE) Nomination FeesDiscounted Fee
International Export Trade Fairs (International Pavilions)Service Fee
Access to Professional Services
- Legal
Silver Discount
- Financial & Accounting Silver Discount
- InsuranceSilver Discount
- HR ServicesSilver Discount
- Education and Training / Workshops & Seminars
Silver Discount
Discounts on Certification Testing & Compliance Services* Only Available to Platinum & Importer Members
Online HoH Showroom DiscountsSilver Discount
Tenders and Grants Services* Only Available to Platinum Members
AFA Online Member Only Area
(level of access determined by level of AFA membership)
AFA Certificate of Membership
Approved Use of AFA Digital Logo
AFA Website Member Directory Listing
AFA Magazine Member Directory Listing
Discounted Access to AFA Media Channels for Marketing
Campaigns
Online Business Documents & Templates
Reciprocal Promotion Of Member News (Over 40,000 Readers weekly)
AFA Newsletter Subscription (Over 40,000 Readers weekly)
AFA Publications Advertising (Including Australian FurnitureMagazine,
B2B Newsletter & Furnitex & design Newsletter)
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Networking Events / Seminars & WorkshopsSilver Discount
AFA Gala Award Event TicketsSilver Discount
Visitor Entry to AFA EventsPlatinum Discount