Somfy is proud to partner with the following 5 leading industry and design associations. Somfy's active participation in these 5 groups ensures that our solutions and services are constantly evolving to provide you and your customers with a simpler way of life – one that is more secure, comfortable and energy efficient.
Housing Industry Association (HIA)
Housing Industry Association (HIA) is the official body of Australia's home building industry
As the only national industry association for Australian building professionals, HIA represents the interests of the housing industry at regional and national levels. HIA's extensive membership program supports residential builders, trade contractors, developers, design professionals, kitchen and bathroom specialists, manufacturers and suppliers. We have been supporting the Australian home building industry for more than 60 years.
The Housing Industry Association (HIA):
- Supports members
- Helps the residential building industry speak with a united voice
- Promotes industry standards through a National Code of Ethics.
For more information, please visit www.hia.com.au
Blind Manufacturers Association of Australia
The Voice of the Industry for 60 Years
The Blind Manufacturers Association of Australia (BMAA) is the industry association in Australia which represents the manufacturers of blinds, awnings and shutters, as well as component suppliers, throughout Australia. Our members range from small family businesses to large national organisations.
The BMAA is a membership-based organisation that is the voice for the industry. BMAA lobbies on behalf of the industry on matters that will impact on manufacturers and suppliers. The Association has operated in Queensland since 1947, and has provided over 60 years of service to the industry. The BMAA evolved from the Venetian Blind Manufacturers' Association of Queensland, and is now the peak organisation for the industry.
For more information please visit www.bmaa.net.au
Green Building Council Australia (GBCA)
Launched in 2002, the GBCA is a national, not-for-profit organisation that is committed to developing a sustainable property industry for Australia by encouraging the adoption of green building practices. It is uniquely supported by both industry and governments across the country.
Mission The Green Building Council's mission is to develop a sustainable property industry for Australia and drive the adoption of green building practices through market-based solutions.
Objectives Its key objectives are to drive the transition of the Australian property industry towards sustainability by promoting green building programs, technologies, design practices and operations as well as the integration of green building initiatives into mainstream design, construction and operation of buildings.
For more information please visit http://www.gbca.org.au/
Specialised Textiles Association
Manufacturers, installers and suppliers. Together we cover the world.
The Specialised Textiles Association is a national association representing fabricators, installers and suppliers of textiles, equipment, accessories and services in the specialised textiles industry.
Specialised Textiles Association mission is to maintain relevance in the industry by working with members to provide and share information and facilitate the development of our industry.
Specialised Textiles Association provides support to our members in a variety of ways including:
- National and State based events held throughout the year where members can learn, share and network
- Publishing a comprehensive Member Directory - in hard copy and online on our website
- Facilitating connections between buyers and suppliers by holding an annual trade exhibition
- Acknowledging members for their great work by hosting the Awards for Excellence competition
- Educating and informing others using Connections Magazine
- Enabling members to differentiate themselves from their competitors with STA Business Accreditation
For more information please visit http://specialisedtextiles.com.au/
Property Council of Australia
The Property Council of Australia is the leading advocate for Australia's biggest industry – property.
Our industry represents one ninth of Australia's GDP (the largest of any sector), employs 1.1 million Australians (more than mining and manufacturing combined) and generates $72 billion in tax revenues to fund community services.
A thriving industry creating prosperity, jobs and strong communities
To champion a strong property industry
The Property Council champions the interests of more than 2200 member companies that represent the full spectrum of the industry, including those who invest, own, manage and develop in all sectors of property, creating landmark projects and environments where people live, work, shop and play.
Led by a powerful board and strong executive leadership team, the Property Council's vision is a thriving industry creating prosperity, jobs and strong communities.
In 2015 our two key advocacy priorities are fairer taxes and better planning with an overall objective to improve housing affordability in Australia.
The Property Council has around 95 staff located across ten offices around the country to service the needs of our members.
For more information please visit www.propertycouncil.com.au