The Decorators Alliance of North
America (DANA) provides Decorators, Designers, and related professionals
with meaningful industry and professional affiliation, state of the art,
interactive design and business education, and highly regarded professional
certification. Through DANA, members stay connected to industry trends
and forecasts, news and legislation, events and educational opportunities,
and people and products that affect our careers. DANA offers
benefits that help decorators, designers, and design-related
business owners grow both personally and professionally.
DANA membership is open to:
Interior Decorators, Interior Designers, Color Consultants, Window Treatment
Professionals, Aging in Place Professionals, Professional Organizers,
Stagers, Redesigners, Decorative Painters, Decorating and Furniture Sales
Consultants, Custom Bedding Professionals, Home Fashion Designers, and other
industry niche professionals.
Our one major goal is to make
it easier for you to be successful in your business. We are committed to
coaching and mentoring you to success at every stage of your business.
Through DANA, members
continually have the best tools needed to serve clients, and a surefire way
to keep up with industry changes, without the effort they would have to make
on their own. DANA keeps members informed, educated, equipped, and connected
As a member of DANA, you get:
affiliation that you can be proud of
opportunity to become a Certified Professional Decorator (CPD)
continuing education courses
business or success coaching when you need it
created at YOUR request
monthly ready-made content for your personal newsletter or blog
Listing in DANA’s "FIND A DECORATOR"
online member directory
on products & programs
from the industry’s leading business gurus & vendors
to the DANA E-Library, with big discounts on digital products
& business tools
to be featured in the DANA DECORATOR SPOTLIGHT at your request!
In addition to the exceptional education offered to
all Decorators' Alliance of North America (DANA) members as part of membership,
we strongly encourage DANA members to acquire industry education from a DANA
approved program before joining DANA, although it is not necessary. We also
encourage these program participants to improve their professional status by
taking and passing the DANA Certified Professional Decorator Exam
after joining DANA, in addition to their previous certifications.
All DANA members are eligible for the
Professional Decorator Program
although it is not a requirement for membership.
The DANA Certified Professional Decorator
Certification is a well-rounded examination of the many knowledge bases a
qualified decorating professional should hold. Our DANA study manuals ensure
that regardless of your previous training, you will be equipped to stand for
examination for the DANA CPD designation.
DANA approves of the following curriculum for
Northern Essex Community College
DeGangi School of Interior Decoration Certification Programs
Sheffield School of Interior Design
Accredited 2 or
4 Year College or University Design Programs
Certified Interior Environment Coach©
Professional Organizing Certifications
Window Treatment Consultant
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"I appreciate all that I have received from DANA and look forward to what is
~ Diane McMillan
your growth and profit-making potential through your DANA membership.
Alliance of North America welcomes seasoned decorating professionals as well as
those brand new to the field.
$23.00 Billed Monthly
Membership - 12-Month
Membership for $184.00
(a $276 value-like getting 4 months FREE!)
Membership Plus Certification Exam - Register for
your CPD exam while joining, and save even more-only $459.
(a $509 value if purchased separately with a
yearly membership, and a $601 value if purchased separately with a
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