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Become a CAWS Member

CAWS is the national association that serves, benefits, promotes and protects the apparel commissioned sales representative and Canada’s leading fashion markets. We are the sole national voice with strength that monitors and lobbies regulatory and legislative changes that affect our industry.

Download the application form (Fillable PDF format).

Membership Categories

Full Member: $300.00 + GST/HST

Commissioned Sales Agent Any person engaged as a wholesale sales representative whether operating independently or in direct or indirect partnership or ownership interest with any other wholesale sales representative or sales agency, firm, association, company or corporation. (Full Members attend markets and/or are eligible for all benefits and services.)

Associate Member: $150.00 + GST/HST

Salaried Employee Any salaried employee of a Full Member who has no ownership interest directly or indirectly in the business of the Full Member or any other person, sales agency, firm, association, company or corporation engaged in the or concerned with the business similar to that carried on by the Full Member and who has not entered into any agreement as a salesperson in their own name or on their own behalf with any firm manufacturing or importing merchandise for sale to retail outlets. (Associate Members attend markets and/or are eligible for group medical/dental insurance plan only.)

Contact the CAWS Support Staff for more information about becoming a member.