Stairbuilders and Manufacturers Association Membership Benefits.
Member Perks & Benefits
Significant savings opportunities that include; MSC-Industrial Supply Company, Sherwin Williams, Lowes, ADP Payroll (25% average savings), FEDEX (22% average savings) OfficeMax and Staples (20% average savings), and much more.
Member page on SMA website
Your own SMA Member Page with your logo and photos at www.stairways.org – links to your site and directs inquiries and leads to you.
Peer judged awards-competition honors products that best express: Aesthetic Value, Safe Use, Quality Workmanship, and Technical Challenge.
Discounted SMA Publications
Stairways – SMA Quarterly News Publication
Advertising & Exhibiting Opportunities
Certificate of Membership Plaque
Wear & Display SMA Member logo
Education & Development
Develop leadership skills SMA Professional Certifications
Get SMA Architectural Educator Certification and provide Architects with the continuing education learning units they need for state licensure. SMA Code Certification promotes thorough understanding of your responsibilities and liability.
Staying ahead of the curve, informed of the latest technology, reliable methods, regulations, codes and standards allows SMA members to develop products and services that hit the market with timely effectiveness meeting the consumers needs of choice and safety while inoculating you with durable profitability.
Member Events & Conferences
Education seminars, conferences, workshops, and forums
Association special events and opportunities updates
Full-time professional provides design, and technical solutions of interpretation and compliance.
Referral of SMA office inquiries
Routed to the closest member
Access to SMA code library and resource docs
Industry surveys and reports
SMA members stay ahead of the curve, always informed of new technology, methods, regulations, codes, and standard. This allows members to develop products and services that fully capture the needs of consumers and increase profitability.
- Stairbuilders that assemble, fabricate, or install Stairs and/or Railings
- Stair Part/Material Suppliers that manufacture, distribute, or supply component materials specific to Stairs or Railing including hardware and lumber.
- Authorized Dealer Lumber Yards** and Mfgr Representatives of a SMA Associate Member. **not engaged in stairbuilding and/or railing installation
- Producers/Suppliers of ancillary products, such as, paint, adhesives, screws, nails, tools, machinery, software,or general business services, e.g. accounting, insurance, web development, etc.
- Governmental Members of the International Code Council
- Architects, Engineers, Interior Designers
Additional Membership Information
Bundle Memberships for Regular and Associate Members allow you to provide additional employees of your company access to valuable SMA resources in the members section of the website, including useful tools, certification programs, etc. as controlled by the primary contact/administrator of your SMA membership bundle.
Individual Memberships are available for Allied, Governmental, and Design Professional memberships.
Membership applications are typically reviewed for approval within one or two business days. You will receive an automatic notice that your submission was received. You will also receive notice upon approval of your application.
Code of Ethics.
Keep up to date with all of the latest code changes and design inspirations. No membership required.