Canadian Welding Association (CWA) membership is open to welding professionals, fabricators, manufacturers and anyone interested in the welding industry.


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Join the Canadian Welding Association (CWA) and be part of an organization that is dedicated to the growth and prosperity of Canada’s welding industry, and the people who work within it. As Canada’s only national welding association, we are passionate about welding, welders and Canadian companies and institutions that support them. With over 50,000 members from coast to coast the CWA represents and services a wide cross section of industry – construction, transportation, mining, oil & gas, shipbuilding, all are represented, all have a voice.

Through annual conferences, local and national seminars, trade shows and regular dialog with all levels of government, we actively advocate on behalf of our members. We work with educators, companies and other organizations to help build and promote the industry, while supporting the need of the next generation of welders with the education and job opportunities they will need to succeed. We provide forums for education and industry input through our free welding educators conference and regular CWA supplier committee meetings - providing a common voice for issues that directly impact those parts of our industry.

The CWA prides itself in the quality of the services we provide for our members – whether it’s one of our three regular membership publications, our extensive network of regional chapters, or our national conferences and speaker events, we deliver a uniquely Canadian viewpoint to the global welding industry. Members should know that 100% of the revenue from CWA activities is always redirected back into Canada.


Benefits Corporate
(Includes 3 Members)
Premium Chapter Sustaining Welder Educator / Student Basic
Welding Weekly x x x x x x
Co-operators Home and Auto Insurance x x x x x x
Tredd Commercial Insurance x          
Free Resume Posting x x x x x x
Networking x x x x x x
Chapter Events Discount x x x x x x
Engage (Electronic) x x x x x x
Marks Work Warehouse - 10% x x x x x  
Supplier Discount Coupons x x x x x  
Choice Hotels: Comfort Inn, Quality, Econolodge, etc. x x x x x  
CWA T-shirt       x    
Welding Journal (Electronic) x x x   x  
Welding Journal (Print) x x x   x  
CanWeld Conference Discount ($50) x x     x  
CWB discount for the Supervisor & Inspector Course ($100) x x     x  
Australian Welding Journal (Electronic) x x     x  
Car Rental Discounts (National/Enterprise/Alamo) x x     x  
Corporate Website Hyperlink x          
1 Free 1/2 page Engage Ad x          
CWB Welding Health & Safety Module x          


Membership 1 year 2 year 3 year 4 year 5 year
Premium * $75 $140 $205 $270 $335
Chapter Sustaining $35 $60 $90 $115 $140
Welder $30 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Educator / Student / Basic $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Corporate ** $250 $475 $700 $925 $1,150


* $5 will be donated to the CWA Foundation in support of welding education programs

** includes 3 individual members; $65 for each additional member

All applicable taxes are extra

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