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Member's Benefits


Please review the members benefits below:

SGD Member Categories - Benefits Table Registered Pre-Registered Student Friend (inc. Retired member)
Promotional & Professional Support
Use of logo and letters MSGD after name
Included in 'Designer Search' on website
Project leads, competitions, media opportunities
SGD site boards
Opportunity for promotion within SGD's PR activities
Opportunity for promotion on SGD stand at events
Access to job vacancies advertised on website
Registration Starts Here workshops and support groups  
1x free Accreditation Advice Session (included in membership fee)  
Business mentoring Scheme  
Professional Development / CPD / Events
CPD and educational advice on website
CPD activities recorded on your SGD account
Up to 3 Accreditation submissions / year  
SGD CPD Days at preferential rates
Spring and autumn conference at preferential rates
Member events run by SGD suppliers & supporters
Discounted entry to events and trade shows
Networking and Communication
Garden Design Journal - 10 digital issues a year
if subscribed
Garden Design Journal - 10 physical issues a year
* *
Quarterly digital Members' Newsletter
Access to local cluster groups or formation of new group
Local and national networking opportunities
Suppliers' Directory on SGD website
Opportunity to enter appropriate categories SGD Awards
Finalist and Winner Logos supplied
Promote Awards success on SGD website and Newsletter
Professional Benefits
Email and telephone support
Bespoke insurance scheme
Contributing & Volunteer Opportunities
Opportunity to join SGD Council 8 positions 2 positions    
Opportunity to join SGD Committees
Can attend and contribute at SGD annual AGM
Vote at SGD annual AGM
Volunteer on RHS Flower Show stands
Volunteer opportunities at other events

* Student members and Friends of the Society can purchase a discounted subscription to the Garden Design Journal at a cost of £29.95 (inclusive of VAT) per 10 issues in the SGD Shop.