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Benefits of Membership

STA Member Branding Pack

Stand out as a quality business with our branding pack. All STA members receive a member sticker for their vehicle and premises, a digital promotional pack including a membership certificate, a digital image of the STA logo and links to the STA website.

Get Listed in the Member Business Directory

Our comprehensive member and product directory - published in hard copy and searchable online – is available only for members to list in, but is viewed by thousands of potential customers.

STA Annual Awards for Excellence

Be acknowledged for your great work by entering your projects into the Awards for Excellence, an annual competition, designed to recognise excellence and innovation in our industry. All category winners receive a winning plaque and are promoted on the STA website, Connections magazine and facebook page. All finalists receive a (PDF format) recognition of their entry which makes a proud edition to their showroom. 

HR and Industrial Relations Advice

Members enjoy free HR and IR advice through STA partner “HR advice online”

Legal Services

Free initial legal advice through STA partner Hitch Advisory, who are experienced in many issues occurring in our industry. Negotiated rates if representation is required.

Insurance Services

Access Insurance products that have been designed in direct consultation with your own industry, allowing you to purchase insurance relevant to your own needs.


The STA is connected with an active network of training providers, and can provide up to date information and advice in this vitally important, complex, and constantly changing area.

Industry Events

Learn, share and network with others in the industry who have a similar passion for our industry at national and state based events held throughout the year. Take a look at our events page for the latest events taking place. 

Connections Magazine

Educate and inform others using Connections Magazine to communicate to a niche market hungry for knowledge and news about our industry. Members can use Connections to advertise their products and services to their target markets, and have the opportunity to contribute content to the magazine itself.

Members Forum

Share questions and ask advice from other members on the Members Only Web Forum.

Nominate for STA Council of Management

Have your say about the direction of our industry and association through involvement on Council of Management, industry focus groups and special interest groups. Gain valuable experience and business connections. 

Member Discounts

Take advantage of event discounts by enjoying reduced fees on a variety of events such as the annual trade exhibition and advertising in Connections Magazine. Your membership also gives you access to IFAI bookstore at discounted rates.

These are just a few of the benefits available to members of the Specialised Textiles Association. Join today to access all of this and much more.

Click here to download a copy of our Membership Benefits Guide