Affiliate-level membership is available to reputable growers, importers, wholesalers, dealers, designers, manufacturers, and retailers who distinguish themselves using cultured pearls.
--Monthly members-only CPAA newsletter that includes member news, relevant industry happenings and deadlines, as well as business tips and reminders.
--Social media program participation including a minimum of one image of your work shared monthly on the CPAA Instagram feed, Facebook page, Twitter, and Pinterest accounts.
--Opportunities to be included in original pearl content (including profiles) that will appear on the CPAA website—with links to stories in the Shells newsletter, a proprietary email list of 24,000 trade participants including retailers—and in other articles that will appear in the trade press throughout the year. [Editor’s note: You MUST have your own professional high-resolution images of relevant merchandise to be considered.]
--Inclusion in quarterly email blasts to CPAA’s proprietary press mailing list with info about your company, contact info, and a minimum of one select image of your newest product.
--Opportunity to be included in the annual Jewelers of America press preview in New York City.
--Permission to use one select video in the CPAA’s new and proprietary #thisispearl digital ad campaign. [Will roll out after the AGTA Tucson GemFair 2018.]
--Permission to use one select image in the CPAA’s new and proprietary custom artwork campaign. [Will roll out toward the end of the first half of 2018.]
--A 30-percent discounted entry into the International Pearl Design Contest.
--Ability to participate in cost-effective and creative CPAA group advertising, marketing, and photography opportunities as they arise.
--The opportunity to be featured in live at-trade-show coverage by CPAA through Facebook and Instagram Live, original content that will be created by CPAA, and in CPAA social media.
Questions? Email Jennifer@jenniferheebner.com or Kathyspearl@gmail.com.