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:
Industry Event Discounts
The NPA nationally and the chapters locally can easily get member discounts to just about any training event and especially seminars and conferences.
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!!
Personal & Business Insurance Brokerage Service
by Wells Fargo
NPA is proud to offer insurance brokerage service through the worldwide network provided by Acordia. Let our agents quote your services today!
QUAL for JOBS/Recruiting in Europe
Qual is the quality address for Corporate Recruitment in Europe. For elite companies and well-known recruiters, Qual offers a unique possibility to reach accomplished IT specialists, certified network and systems experts, and managers. Qual's visitors come from across the European Community and North America.
by eBay Seller OnRamp
List, sell and received payment on inventory or idle assets sitting on your books today. Offloading assets is easy on eBay; you can either do it yourself, or find a trading partner to sell on your behalf. We’re offering NPA members an exclusive opportunity to quickly get set up and selling efficiently.
by GLOBAL IT COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION
NPA is a founding member of what is known today as GITCA. GITCA provides technology, serice, and education to support the IT community through its leaders and connect user groups, associations, and student IT organizations. GITCA stands committed to the free exchange of resources, ultimately elevating the status of the IT Professional both in their industry and in the community. GITCA global journals
IT White Papers
A primary source of news and information on Information Technology, IT Whitepapers is a resource of company white papers and research reports created for the most qualified audience of IT professionals.
Use these papers assist in making the right purchasing decisions.
Loans for Technical/Professional Education
by Wells Fargo's Capital
With the rising cost of education, the NPA is now offering its members the opportunity to apply for educational and training loans through Wells Fargo's Capital for Knowledge program. Finding flexible, affordable and convenient financing for Technical / Professional or other training is now easier than ever thanks to this great member benefit.
Offering 10% off on all courses.
Technology Group Bookstore
by Pearson Technology Group
Network Professional Association / Pearson Technology online bookstore, with 30% off on all titles is for NPA Members only, another exclusive benefit of your NPA membership. Members are entitled to 30% off ALL Pearson Technology Group books from such leading publishers as: Cisco Press, New Riders, Adobe Press, QUE, Addison-Wesley Professional, Alpha, Peachpit Press, Macromedia Press, Pearson interactive, Prentice Hall PTR, and Sams Publishing.
by ACDsee Software
An exclusive benefit to NPA members. This is a $129.99 value. View your photographs at full size with uncompromised speed and resolution, browse thumbnails quickly and easily, and process large files with unrivaled speed. If you’re looking to streamline your workflow and increase productivity, this is the software for you.
by Computer Memory Outlet
Outlet Prices & Premium Service at Computer Memory Outlet
Customer Relationship Manager
by SalesNexus CRM
SalesNexus is a powerful, web based CRM that's great for sales teams from 5 to 500. Complete sales prospecting and pipeline management as well as robust email marketing features make this a CRM that any small or medium sized business can jump into quickly and easily.For management, there's comprehensive reporting that keep you finger on the pulse of your business. Best of all, SalesNexus is affordable. A 30 day free trial is available so you can see for yourself. You may also want to take a look at the free ebooks and reports available on their site written with growing small business sales in mind.
by Kidasa Software
NPA discount of 20-30% on Milestones software. The software combines powerful project scheduling and tracking capabilities with ease-of-use. You can download the free trial software to try it before you buy it.
Novell solutions lower cost, complexity and risk on virtually every platform. Get the resources you need to stay current with technology, keep your Novell solutions running smoothly and reduce the overall risk to your IT operations.
Reset Local Password Pro
by Keroon Software
Keroon Software is offering all NPA Members a 30% discount on the Reset Local Password Pro product.
SpiceWorks network management
Network Management software. You want network management software that works for you, not software that makes you work.
24/7 Doctor Care Plan
by Veritas Benefits
Healthcare costs continue to rise, even though we’re all a bit lighter in the wallet these days. How can you take control of your healthcare costs? Utilize this customized Doctor Care package! Whether you need to ask a routine medical question, get a prescription, or you’re looking for help in finding care for a loved one, this package is here to help!
Automobile Dealer Deals Network
by Veritas Benefits
Dealership Deals Network, brought to you by Car Perks, has partnered with 10,000+ automobile dealerships throughout the United States provides its participants with a new and pre-owned vehicle auto buying service. Members have access to search a network of more than 3 million vehicles across the country
by Working Advantage
Working Advantage member discount benefit is available to all Network Professional Association members. The expansive portfolio of offers includes discounts for:
- amusement park tickets
- Broadway Theatre
- movie tickets
- ski tickets
- sporting events
- family events
- recreational activities
- zoos and aquariums
- merchant gift certificates
- online shopping and service discounts with select partners.
Credit Union Membership
by Alliant Credit Union
The Network Professional Association and Alliant Credit Union partnership is pleased to offer you and your family free credit union membership as an exclusive, no-cost member benefit. This is a benefit for all members, international and US-based.
Premier Health Discount Plan
by Veritas Benefits
Premier Health Discount Plan includes discount plans for dental and vision- both have some of the largest Preferred Provider Networks (PPN) in the nation.
Prescriptions For Less Card
by Veritas Benefits
We are able to provide Americans access to the same discounted prescription drug coverage as the large insurance companies receive. THIS CARD IS FREE TO PRINT AND USE.
Protection Advantage Plan
by Veritas Benefits
We’ve got you covered whether it’s your identity, car troubles, a legal issue, or maybe you need financial help, this package is an affordable way to keep everything secured.
Millions of Association and Travel Club members around the world have already experienced the savings available through Hertz. You can take advantage of membership discounts and value-added offers while enjoying the benefit of the many Special Services Hertz has to offer.
by Alamo Rentals
Year-round membership discounts available at more than 550 participating locations throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Mexico, Latin America, and the Caribbean; Unlimited mileage; A wide selection of quality vehicles including luxury cars, convertibles, SUVs and minivans.
by PC Connection
NPA has partnered with PC Connection, Inc. to bring you great deals on items you need. Discounts on more than 150,000 technology products from more than 1400 leading brands and provides technical support for the IT professional.