Western Canvas Products Association
 

THE WESTERN CANVAS PRODUCTS ASSOCIATION

The WCPA is a volunteer non-profit trade association serving the fabric awning, technical sewing and marine canvas industries.  The Association’s mission is to promote and adopt the highest ethical, business and professional standards within the industry, and to work for the betterment of the industry with governmental entities, related professional organizations and customers.

 ANNUAL WCPA EVENTS AND MEMBER BENEFITS

  • Membership Incentive Programs (Free supplier coupons worth $500 or more)

  • Annual Convention & Expo
  • Regional Meetings

  • Award Competition & Recognition

  • Affiliation with the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI)

  • Online Directory Listing

MEMBERSHIP INCENTIVE PROGRAM

In cooperation with Supplier Members, the Association offers coupons and valuable discounts on products. Taking advantage of these makes WCPA membership better than free.

WCPA ANNUAL CONVENTION & EXPO

The Association sponsors an annual convention and expo for all awning and marine related companies and guests to meet and discuss important industry issues. Seminars and round-table discussions provide advanced learning opportunities.

REGIONAL MEETINGS

The Association has established Regional structures to afford members greater opportunities to work together on issues facing a local or regional jurisdiction.

AWARD COMPETITION & RECOGNITION

The Association recognizes companies for their craftsmanship and professional work. Photo entries are judged by industry peers and winners presented award plaques in numerous different classifications of work.

AFFILIATION WITH THE INDUSTRIAL FABRICS ASSOCIATION INTERNATIONAL (IFAI)

The WCPA operates as an independent zone of the IFAI and benefits from their programs and influence in several ways:

  1. Addressing many larger issues in the industry, society and throughout the world.

  2. Providing professional certification programs and standards for individuals within the industry.

  3. Promoting educational materials and programs for governmental officials.

ONLINE DIRECTORY LISTING

Each member will be listed annually via the Internet at www.WCPAOnline.com with a brief company profile to help promote their business through an online industry related directory.


CLICK HERE FOR THE UPDATED 2014 WCPA BYLAWS AMENDMENTS & CHANGES 

In late 2014, the WCPA Board of Directors voted to make changes to the WCPA Bylaws. Click here for the updated information.



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