Member Benefits

OSA Membership provides you a Powerful Partnership with various providers.  We are proud to present some exciting new programs and enhancements to some of our existing services in an effort to assist our members in reducing their fixed operating costs. Companies and their employees can save money as members!

Please contact OSA for your member certificate to qualify for member rates. Call (905) 482-4942 or email Karin S. Eaton

Member Benefit Program where members receive exclusive discounts on products and services offered by some of our affinity partner:

 

Federated Insurance

The risks you face as a contractor are unique.  As the recommended insurance provider for the OSA, Federated Insurance can design customized and comprehensive programs specifically for you and your business.  Federated will take the time to work with you directly to determine the level of coverage that fits and give you access to exclusively value-added programs and services to support and protect you, your business and your employees.  To learn more, visit Federated at www.federated.ca or call 1.844.628.6800


 

Catalyst Finance

Catalyst Finance is a Canadian owned lease and finance company who works in all provinces as well as the US.  Catalyst creates leasing programs for sign companies so they can offer flexible payment options at competitive rates to their customers making it easier for them purchase the sign.  Catalyst also helps the sign companies with their cash flow by making the upfront payment before the sign is created and paying the balance owing within 48 hours of the installation.  This reduces receivables and allows companies to focus on their core business.  Catalyst will work with you to create a great experience for your customers allowing them to get the sign they want not the one they can afford.  For any questions please contact Amanda Meloche ameloche@catalystfc.com or 1-866-444-6399 x 785

 

EstiMate Sign Pricing Software

What EstiMate offers that other software doesn't is Future-casting: with rock solid pricing technology and a forward-facing view of your finances, EstiMate will guarantee that you achieve your goals in business and life every time you use it. Try the 14 day free trial. If you decide to proceed with Estimate you must contact us to receive the exclusive discount.


 

Crane Training Canada Inc.

Crane Training Canada (CTC) has trained over 100,000 crane & hoist operators since 1998.  CTC is pleased to provide OSA members with a discount rate for a Training Certificate for Operators of truck mounted Articulating Boom Crane, up to 8 tons capacity, as required by the Ministry of Labour.


 


Zomaron 

Zomaron has been a trusted payment processor to thousands of businesses nationwide since 2008. With a full range of merchant service solutions, including our proprietary suite of payment products, Zomaron boasts the latest in payment technology with industry leading product and service support at exceptional rates. Offering preferential rates for debit and credit card processing for the Ontario Sign Association members! For more information on Zomaron, click here or connect with their business advisor Stephen Alford at 416.897.7793 or at salford@zomaron.com


 

V-Sign Software

V-Sign Software was created to take the headache out of managing projects and give you extra time to put the art back into sign making. Companies purchasing membership for 2019 receive 50% off the set-up fee and $US50-75 per month on the software subscription. As a Sign Association member, you save $US600-900 ($CDN750-1125) per year on your subscription and you save $US660 ($CDN825) on the set-up fee.

“Before V Sign, we lost thousands of dollars in revenue due to lost invoices. We spent years and hundreds of hours working with other systems that did not meet our needs. With V Sign, we got things up and running in less than a month. We now have accurate invoices, better cash flow and, best of all, it syncs directly to QuickBooks!”

– Paul Vass, Kota Graphics & Design Inc.


 

Mark's Work Wearhouse

Ontario Sign Association/Sign Association members receive a 10% discount on all Mark’s purchased items. If the item is on sale or discount, the lesser amount is honoured.  Connect with OSA to receive your discount card.  

 



Work Authority

Ontario Sign Association members receive 15% off Work Authority Cards (In-Store & Online).  Connect with OSA to receive your discount card. 

 


International Sign Association

OSA Class 1 members automatically become members of the ISA.  The ISA membership provides a variety of benefits, a few of which include:

  • Industry-Specific Education & Training Programs: ISA Online Learning builds more effective employees with the best training and education available in the sign, graphics and visual communications industry. Nearly 70 online courses will strengthen job skills while saving you time and money. Upon completion of an online learning course, you will receive a digital badge showing your proficiency to share on your resume or social profiles.

  • Access to member-exclusive research: Today’s sign companies must remain current on a wide array of technical and regulatory issues relating to the sign industry, including sign component specifications, safety and environmental regulations and many more.  ISA and the Sign Research Foundation offer research white papers, economic reports and industry trends for the sign, graphics and visual communications industry to assure customers and improve sign regulations.

  • Sign Manufacturing Day: Finding qualified workers is one of the biggest challenges facing the sign, graphics and visual communications industry.  ISA provides its members with a toolkit to host a successful annual Sign Manufacturing Day facility tour to encourage students to explore exciting and diverse career opportunities within the industry.
For a full list of ISA member benefits, visit: https://www.signs.org/memberbenefits

Further Benefits

  • Exposure via OSA/ISA/SAC Membership Directory
  • Additional Resources and Benefits can be located at www.sac-ace.ca (Sign Association of Canada - National)
  • Webinars (Upcoming & Recorded)
  • Special discount rates for all events.

We have heard from members repeatedly that they have made back their annual fees just by taking advantage of some of these member benefits.  If there are any other benefit programs that you would be interested in, please let us know. 




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