Local Chapter Benefits

To strengthen the heads, hearts, and hands of all members here in Boston, the Chapter has created meaningful partnerships with businesses in our design community. These partnerships exist to deliver the best of what Boston has to offer to keep you learning, growing, designing, and connecting in this kick-ass city we call home.

Below, you’ll find a list of our current partnerships and their benefits specific to members of the Boston Chapter.

If you are a local business who would like to offer AIGA Boston Members a discount on your products or services please contact our Partnership and Community Outreach Director.


Breather is like ZipCar, but for spaces. Breather offers spaces for rent in Boston, around the US, and abroad, where you can really be productive. A Breather space helps you punctuate your work life, allowing you to meet, work and focus without distraction.  AIGA members can register here and book spaces.


Daybreaker is an early morning dance movement in 15 cities around the world and growing. Events start with a one hour yoga + fitness experience and then dance with reckless abandon for two hours before work. You never know where our next location will be and what surprises are in store. AIGA receive a discount for 15% off any ticket with the code AIGA. Check out postings for Boston events.


AIGA Boston has a dedicated network on the Crew platform, where projects and designers can be matched within our network. In order to get access to the projects that are directed our way and support AIGA Boston, you’ll need to be a part of our network. Each project with be matched with a member of the AIGA Boston network. Learn more and register.


Smile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at , you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to your favorite charitable organization. Shop with AIGA Boston on Smile.


AIGA Boston members have exclusive access to our Facebook group to participate in discussions about design.

National Benefits

Membership in AIGA has its benefits—including discounts on services and products, exclusive access to new job opportunities and more. Join today to contribute to the influence of design, further your professional development and connect with a welcoming community of peers.

All AIGA members receive these benefits:
Design Jobs
All AIGA members can view complete job listings at AIGA Design Jobs, and Sustaining members and above receive discounted rates for posting job opportunities.
Health Insurance Assistance
Health insurance enrollment assistance is offered to AIGA members through a partnership with AHP, a national health insurance program company serving associations for over 30 years.
Professional development
All AIGA members can access webinars produced with AIGA partners, as well as discounted rates for certificate courses and leadership workshops.
AIGA members can apply for a free six-month trial of 3M™ Visual Attention Software (VAS)—a $300 value–as part of an exclusive 3M and AIGA focus group program Click here to learn more and apply.
.Design domain name
Members receive their first year of .design domain registration free, and the market’s lowest annual renewal rate thereafter.
Designer Directory
Only AIGA members are listed in the AIGA Designer Directory.
Event discounts
Members get discounted rates for local chapter events, lectures and networking events, as well as regional workshops and national conferences.
Competition discounts
Members save 25 percent on entry fees to national AIGA competitions.
All members receive Communiqué monthly, and can opt in to other newsletters such as Eye on Design, AIGA’s blog for news on the world’s most exciting emerging and established designers.
Members at the Supporter level and above can access these exclusive benefits:
Apple discounts
AIGA members are eligible for discounts on Apple products and accessories, as well as complimentary shipping and engraving.
SuperHi discount
Learn to create beautiful HTML, CSS, and Javascript websites with SuperHi.
Members at the Sustaining level and above can access these exclusive benefits:
Skillshare discounts
Sustaining level members will receive 40 percent off a premium Skillshare subscription, and new AIGA members will receive 2 months free with the option of receiving 40 percent off a premium Skillshare subscription should they choose to upgrade their AIGA membership to the Sustaining level.
Advisory Opinion Letter
Members at the Sustaining and above levels have the ability to apply for an advisory opinion letter. Find the request form on our Membership FAQ page.