Membership levels are based on the size of your company. (Misrepresentation regarding the company size could lead to revocation of your membership.)
Membership is required to access some areas of the web site, Member's Central, and to enroll in any certification program. If you have any questions, please email email@example.com or call 443-249-7919.
$5000.00 initial membership fee
$1800.00 annual renewal
Large Contractor (21-50 employees)
$2500.00 initial membership fee
$1200.00 annual renewal
Medium Contractor (11-20 employees)
$1500.00 initial membership fee
$800.00 annual renewal
Small Contractor (1-10 employees)
$800.00 initial membership fee
$550.00 annual renewal
Please note: Associate membership is reserved for Architects, Designers, and Consultants wanting to connect to and support the industry. Contractors, Manufacturers, and Distributors are not eligible for this level of membership.
Member Benefits and Growing!
TECHNICAL HELP LINE:
The CPAA offers its members a technical help line for their job site problems. Surprises and challenges are a part of our jobs.....give us a call when you have questions on how to address them. Our Technical Team consisting of manufacturers, technicians and professionals in the industry will offer solutions to your polishing job site headaches.
Another great benefit for members has always been the opportunity to network with industry professionals and peers. Whether it's through our certification classes, various trade shows or Member's Central - you always have the opportunity to rub elbows with true leaders within the industry, allowing you to forge new relationships and gain knowledge from experienced professionals.
Already a contractor providing quality projects to the industry? Then let it be known internationally within Polishing Inc. - the official magazine of the Concrete Polishing Association. The magazine leads the industry with new techniques, interesting job site highlights, and other useful, relevant articles that are sure to peak your interest as a polishing contractor. Polishing Inc. offers its members a powerful, marketing tool through direct mailings to your customers. Thousands of copies are also distributed to contractors and architects throughout the industry. As a contractor, you can have your job site story reach architects and engineers around the country!
Contractors all across the world have traveled to attend the CPAA Tradesman introductory course and the Craftsman and Master Craftsman Certification courses. These educational courses are extremely thorough offering the industries only non biased opportunity for hands on training. Courses are always being reviewed for content, effectiveness, and instruction--giving the student the most for their money.
CPAA WEB SITE AND MEMBER'S ONLY COMMUNITY:
General contractors, architects, engineers, etc. visit our web site daily to locate Certified Craftsman, download the latest position statements, standards, specifications and other relevant information for the polishing industry. As a Certified Craftsman... your contact information is advertised to assist in the selection of qualified Craftsman within a territory. The Member's Only community offers access to technical discussions, sell/buy equipment, discounts, forums, etc.
FREE WOC REGISTRATION:
Members receive free registration and reduced seminar fees for the industry's annual exhibition of concrete-related equipment and supplies.
CPAA SAFETY PROGRAM:
Everyone should be concerned about the safety of his/her crew and job site! The CPAA has developed a comprehensive Safety Program to meet the demands of OSHA. Tool Box Safety Topics are available to make compliance easy and effective. Membership in the CPAA can be an important part of your company's safety program.
SPECIFICATIONS, STANDARDS, AND BEST PRACTICES:
Specifications, Standards, and Best Practices are available for every facet of polished concrete. Looking for the right mix design? Want to know what the slip coefficient of polished concrete should be? Need to know how to maintain your polished concrete? Answers to these questions and more can be found within the CPAA.
CPAA offers its members exclusive programs for cellular service, insurance, leasing opportunities, estimating programs, and many other discounted services and items. New programs are continually being researched and implemented.
MARKETING AND PROMOTIONAL MATERIALS:
CPAA Members have exclusive access to brochures, manuals, and literature to assist in marketing and promoting their company. CPAA Sales Brochures highlight the key elements of concrete polishing, allowing you to present the information in a professional manner and excel as an industry professional.