Membership in PLNA
PLNA and its member community provide support in a variety of ways that allow you to choose how and when you utilize the assistance you are looking for. As a member of the PLNA community, you receive benefits that save you money and time, provide you access to exclusive content and services for members only, and expand your network of colleagues and friends. You gain a support system for your business that will provide you and your company countless benefits.
PLNA has designed its member categories in line with the various business types in the industry so that we can provide you with communications and benefits that are aligned with your business needs.
Classic membership annual dues are $360 and your membership year is defined by the quarter end for the month that you join. Example: If you join on August 15, your first year membership is valid through September 30 of the following year. You will continue to renew on September 30.
Wholesale Grower/Rewholesaler - Any company who is engaged in the production of plants and/or wholesale plant materials at the B2B level.
Manufacturer/Distributor - Any company who is engaged in the manufacturing or distribution of related products and/or hard goods for the nursery and landscape industry.
Landscape Services - Any company who provides landscape or related services in the commercial or residential setting; this includes design, installation, restoration or maintenance.
Retail Garden Center/Outlet - Any company who sells plants and/or hard goods on a retail basis.
Nonprofit/Educational Institution - A nonprofit organization that provides education or related services to green industry professionals.
Ancillary Services - Any company who provides services that support the landscape and nursery industry businesses; e.g. insurance, banking, software
PLNA has designed upgrade packages that offer your company even more savings on additional benefits specifically geared toward your business type.
Signature Membership - Gets your brand in front of potential customers at a deeply discounted rate.
Partner Membership - Receives all the Signature level benefits plus even more exposure on PLNA's websites and some face-to-face time with potential customers at PLNA events.
Individual & Organizational Memberships
Professional Membership - PLNA offers individual memberships to industry professionals who are owners of green goods industry business located within Pennsylvania with no other assistance; leased, contracted or employed in their business. Member benefits are more limited as these members companies will not be recognized as members of PLNA; only benefits that can be used on an individual basis will be provided. Dues are set at 50% of Classic Membership; currently $180/year.
Student Membership - Any individual student currently enrolled in a horticultural program in high school or college in Pennsylvania is eligible for student membership. Dues: $30/year. Click here for more information.
Student Club Membership - Any organized group of students with an interest in horticulture a the high school, vo-tech or college level in Pennsylvania is eligible for student club membership. Dues: $60/year. Click here for more information.
For more information on Individual and Organizational Memberships please contact Tina Rife, Director of Membership, at 717.238.1676 or tmrife@PLNA.com.