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Trading Membership Bundle

Direct access to markets, advice and support.

Trading Membership Bundle - 11 payments of $106 approx.
($1,170 per year, includes $330 national association membership)

  • 4hrs of free on-site business support for production, retail, business, WHS or marketing/branding in NSW & ACT from our in-house experts. (Additional time will be charged at the member rate of $70 per hour)
  • 1 x Subscription to N&G News magazine.

Download the Membership Brochure and Application Form

Like any plant, your business needs the right environment to flourish!
Pollinate your business with great ideas, training and the right information:

Professionalism & Compliance

  • Access free on-site business support for production, business, WHS or marketing/branding (cost for non-members - $140 per hour + travel).
  • Access to Industrial Awards information, support and updates. Help with Pay Rates, Employee Disputes and Award conditions.
  • NGINA holds various Events every year, receive discounted member pricing on events.
  • Discounted Industry Training for technical, compliance and business matters.
  • Business Recognition Awards Program open to all members.
  • Human Resources Manual with necessary information and templates on: recruitment, compensation, employee relations, training, WHS and administration.
  • Australian Garden Centre Accreditation Scheme (AGCAS). This national accreditation scheme encourages business improvement and acknowledges excellence in garden retailing.
  • Trading Terms & Conditions Templates suitable for operators in the wholesale nursery and landscape industries.

Communication

  • Subscription to N&G News magazine.
  • Regular emails with industry updates from NGINA and NGIA.
  • Automatically become a member of regional groups (membership is free).
  • Optional membership of special interest groups (nominal fee), includes the right to vote and hold office.

Attract the right customers:

Profitability

  • Members in NSW & QLD can Exhibit at Trade Days run by NGINA or NGIQ, stand fees apply.
  • Buy at Trade Days in NSW and QLD, includes Free Access Pass to Sydney Trade Day as required.
  • Discounted stands at many Expos/Events.
  • Access to business savings negotiated for the Nursery Industry.

Promotion

  • Your own Mini website to promote your business (a sub-site of NGINA). List your company details, post messages and pictures.
  • 1 week Site Wide Ad on www.ngina.com.au (valued at $200)
  • Listing in the national Nursery Trade Register traderegister.ngia.com.au
  • Usage right of the NGINA member logo and a member decal, so your customers know you’re part of the peak industry body.
  • Unlimited Job Ads posted free on www.ngina.com.au (valued at $50 per ad)

And protect your industry and business from nasty surprises:

Representation

  • Representation at all levels of government to ensure policy makers, regulators and research and development opportunities are aware of your business priorities.
  • Membership rights, become a director or councillor and help shape NGINA policies and directions. Vote on NGINA constitutional matters.
  • Requisite Membership of the Nursery & Garden Industry Australia to represent you on Federal matters. The national association membership fee of $330 is included in your NGINA membership.

Available for business with 3 or less full-time equivalent employees including the principal/owner.