Join: Network Professional Association Member Advantage
The Network Professional Association offers a convincing slate
of member benefits. If you are potentially a corporate
member click here. Here's why thousands have joined the organization.
Affiliation with a professional association is a boon to your
resume. We know from over a decade of recent experience that employers
and clients prefer to hire and retain candidates who demonstrate
a tangible commitment to their personal development, who are involved
in community activities and who advance their career through education.
Members tell us that they prefer to work with employers and clients
who value their professionalism – they get the chance to do a better
job, often at better rates. That rate increase alone more than pays
the membership fee.
For over a decade The Network Professional Association has built
a reputation for promoting professionalism in the networking industry.
When you join, you buy a piece of that reputation and the opportunity
to enhance it by getting involved. It is expected that, as a member,
you will make efforts to enhance that reputation further, so that
your Association is seen over time to contain the best people there
are in Networking.
NPA brings to members to opportunity to focus on professionalism,
ethics and business skills. These are vital skills are a unique
offering through NPA and recognized as required components to developing
Chapters: Ultimate Peer-to-Peer
As an NPA member, you have tremendous opportunities to interact
with other network professionals through local chapter meetings,
workshops, and newsletters. These opportunities allow you to share
and receive information, knowledge, skills, and opportunities with
your peers. The NPA does not have Chapters in every area, but offers
help and support to even brand new members to start them up. Peer-to-peer
networking (also known as "fellowshipping") continues
to be the highest-rated benefit in member surveys.
The NPA encourages members to get involved and thus enhance these
important leadership and professional skills. Members have opportunities
to develop leadership, communication, management, marketing, public
relations, and organizational skills by serving on NPA committees
and in chapter leadership positions. The experience of starting
a Chapter is known to benefit those who do it.
Opportunities for Industry Related
Through our joint effort as volunteers, NPA members share opportunities
for industry-related conference packages and discounts. These conferences
allow you to network with peers and learn new technology in educational
labs and seminars.
NPA Member Logo
You can utilize the NPA member logo credential in your professional
correspondence, resume, and business cards. Get the industry recognition
you deserve by identifying yourself as a true network professional
dedicated to continued training and development.
Member-only Software, Savings and Programs
Each year the NPA provides to members a variety of software packed
with information, software and resources that aim to enhance the
quality of your approach to your work.
Member-only Savings and Programs
Specific Benefits now in place:
NPA Job Board
by Network Professional Association
Job Search for IT Professionals
NPA Logo Merchandise
by Cafe Press
Available to all IT Professionals, Shirts, hats, bags and more. All with the NPA Logo!!
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