AFA is the largest and most comprehensive resource in the industry for the latest developments, tools, materials, standards, trends and discounts. Join the American Fence Association today or renew your existing membership.
The American Fence Association is a membership organization of fence professionals dedicated to promote the highest levels of professionalism and ethics through the education and certification of its members.
AFA serves more than 1,400 member companies in the United States and extends into 18 foreign countries. By offering education and certification programs and providing networking opportunities, AFA is ensuring that its members have a competitive edge among their industry peers.
Whether you are new to the industry or a seasoned professional, it is valuable to have a group of industry professionals to consult with and seek advice from regarding your business. As an AFA member, you can connect with members at an upcoming AFA event or through an AFA chapter. PLUS, AFA member benefits extend to all of your employees – even branch employees.
Attend or Exhibit at our annual FENCETECH show to see the latest and stay connected!
Get connected and network with others in your area by joining your local chapter.
Earn distinction for your dedication, hard work and support to the fence industry. AFA offers two annual awards:
Grow your company’s brand awareness through our publication opportunities including the Annual Buyers Guide, The Voice, Across the Fence and Fencepost Magazine! (See Media Kit) As a member, you also get a printed version of the Directory & Buyers Guide each year to keep for yourself!
AFA Membership Branding: Spotlight your professional affiliation by displaying the AFA Logo on your business cards, websites, employee apparel, stationery and other marketing materials.
AFA Insurance Program: AFA has collaborated with Alliant Insurance to offer an insurance program that meets the needs of AFA members. This is the only program custom-built to address the unique risks of the fence industry. General liability, worker’s compensation, commercial auto, property, umbrella, employment practices liability and surety bonds are all coverages you can rely on with the AFA Insurance Program!
Stay up to date with our Shop Drawings, Safety Manual and ASTM manual in the member portal!
AFA Members receive valuable discounts on more than 30 operating expenses that can reduce overhead costs and increase profitability through existing AFA partnerships. These programs can pay for your association membership time and time again. As a bonus, you aren’t the only one who can save! Your staff and your family also have unlimited access to these savings through your AFA Consumer Savings Portal.
Savings based off the average member business, which does $1.5 million in annual sales.
Member dues are based on your company’s previous year's sales.
A. We offer a 12-month membership (not calendar year.)Q. Is this a company membership?
A. Yes, no matter if you have 5 employees or 5,000 you all receive member benefits and pricing at events and tradeshows.Q. Is there a discount?
A. We offer 50% off for your first year of membership. Only available for contractors and supplier/wholesalers.Q. How do I sign up to become a member?
A. Click here to complete the process online or call Member Services at (800) 822-4342.Q. How do I pay for membership?
A. You can send a check to the AFA office, pay online via MyAFA Portal, pay by credit card over the phone, fax in your authorization or by ACH. For billing questions, please contact Member Services at 1800-822-4342 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.