Membership Registration

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Whether you are a beginning or professional gilder, an artist or designer, a manufacturer or supplier, or someone with a special interest in gold leaf, you are invited to join the Society of Gilders in one of the categories below. Membership is open to any individual, institution, or corporation, and begins as soon as your transaction is completed.

Membership gives you full access to this website, as well as discounted prices on classes, store merchandise, and conference registration.

After you complete the transaction, you will receive two emails from the Society of Gilders (SOG). One confirms your payment; the other provides a link to update your login details, with the steps to create your Directory listing.

If you don't see the emails within 5 minutes, please check your spam folder. Every receiving email service uses different spam filtering techniques to combat spam. To insure that SOG emails reach your inbox be sure to add [email]notifications@societyofgilders.org[/email] to your Contacts.

CURRENT MEMBERS MUST BE LOGGED IN TO RENEW


Student Membership — $50 Yearly

Student members receive almost all the benefits of “individual” members - students will be included in the printed, members-only Directory, but not in the on-line Directory.  Proof of enrollment (student ID or registrar’s letter, etc) must be submitted with the membership application.  On-line registrants should send the proof by separate file or letter.

Join or Renew Student Membership - membership will renew automatically every year from now on.  You will get a reminder 14 days before, but you may change your level, update billing information, or cancel at any time.
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Individual Membership — $100 Yearly

  • Subscription to The Gilder's Tip, the bi-annual journal of the Society of Gilders, a full-color publication covering all aspects of the gilding arts
  • Subscription to the periodic SOG electronic Newsletter, with events and updates of gilding interest
  • Discount coupons on purchases of gilding materials from participating corporate members
  • Special member discounts on classes, workshops and lectures offered in the Regional Education Program and at our conferences
  • A 50-character biographical description in the annual Society of Gilders Membership Directory
  • Listing by personal name with contact information, in the Society of Gilders online Directory- Note: individual member's websites are not published on-line, only in the printed Directory.
  • The opportunity to exhibit your work on the Gilding Gallery web page
  • Volunteer opportunities at Society of Gilders related events
  • Eligibility for election to the Society of Gilders Board of Trustees
  • One vote in Society of Gilders elections

Join or Renew Individual Membership - membership will renew automatically every year from now on.  You will get a reminder 14 days before, but you may change your level, update billing information, or cancel at any time.
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 Business Sole/Dual Practitioner Membership — $175 Yearly

For the business that consists of one or two people, the benefits are the same as for individuals, plus:

•    Business website, contact information, and description in the online SOG Directory
•    One additional subscription to The Gilder's Tip (total 2)
•    One additional subscription to The SOG Newsletter (total 2)
•    Business advertising rate in The Gilder's Tip
•    A 200-character biographical description in the annual printed SOG Directory
•    One additional vote in Society of Gilders elections (total 2)

Join or Renew Sole/Dual Practitioner Business Membership - membership will renew automatically every year from now on.  You will get a reminder 14 days before, but you may change your level, update billing information, or cancel at any time.
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Business Enterprise Membership — $250 Yearly

For all companies of more than two people,  the benefits are the same as for individuals, plus:

•    Business website, contact information, and description in the online SOG Directory
•    One additional subscription to The Gilder's Tip and The SOG electronic Newsletter
•    Business advertising rate in The Gilder's Tip
•    A 200-character biographical description in the annual printed SOG Directory
•    One additional vote in Society of Gilders elections (total 2)

Join or Renew Business Enterprise Membership -membership will renew automatically every year from now on.  You will get a reminder 14 days before, but you may change your level, update billing information, or cancel at any time.
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Corporate Silver Membership — $800 Yearly

All the benefits of a Business Membership plus:

  • Certificate recognizing Corporate Membership
  • Ten subscriptions to The Gilder's Tip and The SOG electronic Newsletter
  • Corporate listing in The Gilder's Tip and on website
  • Participation in member coupon program
  • Corporate advertising rate in The Gilder's Tip
  • Feature article in The Gilder's Tip and on website
  • Two additional votes in Society of Gilders elections

Join or Renew Corporate Silver Membership -membership will renew automatically every year from now on.  You will get a reminder 14 days before, but you may change your level, update billing information, or cancel at any time.
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 Corporate Gold Membership — $2000.00 Yearly

All the benefits of a Silver Corporate Membership plus:

  • Corporate exposure at all conventions and trade shows
  • Banner or prominence on website

Join or Renew Corporate Gold Membership -membership will renew automatically every year from now on.  You will get a reminder 14 days before; but you may change your level, update billing information, or cancel at any time.
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The Society of Gilders is a 501 (c) (3) tax-exempt organization. Consult a qualified accountant for deduction information.