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Click the membership application category for your company below to join the STAFDA family and take advantage of benefits:

Distributor Membership Application

Manufacturer/Associate Membership Application

Independent Rep/Agent Membership Application

To join, you may also complete this PDF application and email it to STAFDA. Please note, there are two pages to the application.

Why Join STAFDA?

Join STAFDA for the education, services, consultants, and networking. The Specialty Tools & Fasteners Distributors Association has fostered industry relationships since 1976 to help make members’ businesses stronger and more profitable.

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Convention & Trade Show:

  • 3,500+ STAFDA members take advantage of outstanding business workshops, new product demos, and one-on-one conversations

  • A 500+ booth buying Trade Show featuring show-only special pricing

  • Hiring opportunity to interview college students with industrial distribution, supply chain, or related majors

  • Relationship building with distributor, rep agent, and manufacturer STAFDA colleagues


  • In-person intensive and interactive workshops

  • Free monthly webinars

  • Training Manuals for group or self study on subjects ranging from Customer Service to Outside and Inside Sales/Service, Disaster Preparedness to Showroom Design, and Inventory Management

  • The annual University of Innovative Distribution offers 40+ classes taught by experts over four days; STAFDA distributor scholarships are available


  • Meet with policy-level distributors, manufacturers, and rep agent executives at the Annual Convention & Trade Show, World of Concrete Hospitality Party, and other Association events

  • Utilize member Board of Directors, Liaison Committees, and other forums to voice opinions and provide input while building connections

Advice & Savings

  • Family of consultant experts in A/R, Customer Service, Economics, HR, Inventory, Profit Improvement, Sales, Technology, Warehousing, and more!

  • Service partners offer discounts on shipping, background checks, business insurance, payroll processing, legal care, and others.

And much more!  Attached is a PDF describing STAFDA's Services & Benefits as well as a membership application.

Please click here for a PDF of a membership application (applicable to all three membership categories).