Membership

Active members are Illinois firms engaged, in some manner, in the sale, installation or care of horticultural plants for the landscape. This includes growers, retailers, landscapers and irrigation contractors. There are three (3) levels of dues based on the company’s gross revenues from the preceding year. All Active member firms are entitled to vote on association matters.

Dues Levels

Membership Level

Gross sales and service

Dues

A Over $1 million $695
B $500,000 - $999,999 $495
C $0 - $499,999 $295


*Please add $50 for each additional location within the state and list a contact person and address for each additional location on the application form. 

* Membership dues to the Illinois Green Industry Association are not tax deductible as charitable contributions. However, they may be deductible as ordinary and necessary business expenses.

 

Additional Membership Types Available

Allied Members
Allied members are manufacturers and distributors of horticultural equipment and supplies, industry support services, and out-of-state growers, retailers and landscapers. Dues are fixed. Please note: Allied members are entitled to vote on association matters just as Active members are. ALLIED MEMBERSHIP IS NOT AVAILABLE TO FIRMS ELIGIBLE FOR ACTIVE MEMBERSHIP.
Annual dues are $395.

Associate Members
Associate members are individuals who are employees of member firms, educators, government officials and others somehow associated with the green industry. Dues are fixed. ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP IS NOT AVAILABLE TO ANY PERSON ELIGIBLE FOR ACTIVE OR ALLIED MEMBERSHIP.
Annual dues are $125.

Student Members
Student members are any full or part-time student studying Horticulture. STUDENT MEMBERSHIP IS NOT AVAILABLE TO ANY PERSON ELIGIBLE FOR ACTIVE, ALLIED OR ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP.
Annual dues are $25.

Retired Members
Retired members are individuals that have officially sold their business or who are not actively engaged in day-to-day operations of the business, serving previously as an "active member" as set forth under the guidelines of active membership.
Annual dues are $125.

 

Membership Application