Back >
< Back

join or renew AwardsPersonalization

“You’re always going to run into challenges in business, and you need to have a group before you that you can reach out to.”
—Mike Westbrook, Mile High Laser Engraving  

Join APA Today for Personalized Business Solutions

Whether you're a seasoned professional or new to the industry, you'll fit right in.

Follow these simple steps to join today.
1. Create your APA account
2. Select the right membership category for your business
3. Add your company employees to your profile
4. Submit your membership form with payment


Are you a former APA member? Welcome back and thanks for renewing!
1. Find your account information by searching for your email address.
2. If you don’t remember your username and login, select “Forgot Password” to reset your account.
3. Update your company employee roster
4. Submit your membership payment


Categories of Membership

Retail Membership $279

Any for-profit company offering personalization or recognition products at the retail level in accordance with state and local laws governing retail business.

Retail Branch Membership $115

Any store owned and operated by the same company whose headquarters is an active member.

Supplier Memberships are based on annual sales revenue.

When you join, select the category that best represents your business.

  • $650—Annual Sales Less than $1 Million
  • $775—Annual Sales $1–4.9 Million
  • $1,100—Annual Sales $5–10 Million
  • $1,475—Annual Sales More than $10 Million

Affiliate Membership $655

Furnishes services to retailers and suppliers

Associate Membership $655

Furnishes raw materials to suppliers

Any Questions?

If you need assistance completing this form or would like to speak to a representative, contact Member Services at or call 847.375.4800.  

Contains 0 items
Subtotal: $0.00

APA - Where Personalization Pros Connect.

The APA is the organization for retailers and suppliers of personalized and customized items. By providing education, meetings, and access to a vibrant network of professionals, the APA is the one place to ensure the growth of your talent, your business, and your professional community.

Learn More

© 2024 APA
Contact Us
8735 W. Higgins Road, Suite 300

Chicago, IL 60631
(Fax) 847.375.6480

Connect with Us