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NAUMD creates a network of uniform, image apparel, and workwear companies in order to improve supply chains, innovation, and awareness.

Our core values.
We believe that heroes wear uniforms.
We believe that uniforms empower employees.
We believe uniform industry members are good corporate citizens.

We continuously collect industry news to share.

UNIFORM NEWS & EDUCATION

The NAUMD is a leading news center and education provider for everything uniform and career apparel

The Pulse is a weekly email publication exclusive to the NAUMD and is widely considered to be the best source of news and information related to the uniform industry. NAUMD members are given priority access to the placement of company news and product announcements. Don’t miss an issue, subscribe here.

Uniform University is a growing collection of articles, videos, and documents. The resource is a valuable tool for uniform, image apparel, and workwear companies to train new staff and inspire experienced professionals. The content introduces new hires to industry concepts. Additionally, there are articles that can assist seasoned staff in generating ideas to improve products and services. The material includes recorded webinars presented by industry subject matter experts, presentations from recent NAUMD convention speakers, and lists of ideas to help organize sales and marketing initiatives.

The Insider offers news, events, and information not available to the general public. The NAUMD sends this monthly newsletter with news stories and information about industry-related issues of special interest to our members.

We recognize excellence in the industry

UNIFORM AWARDS

The NAUMD is a leading presenter of awards for image apparel, public safety and innovation.

IMAGE OF THE YEAR AWARDS®
Each year, the Image Apparel Institute recognizes the best workplace apparel programs with its Image of the Year Award®. Since 1978, the awards have recognized the organization’s program, plus the manufacturers and distributors that created it.

BEST DRESSED PUBLIC SAFETY AWARDS®
Each year, the NAUMD presents the Best Dressed Public Safety Award® to police, fire, sheriff, correctional, EMS, security and other public safety departments.

The NAUMD also presents annual INNOVATION AWARDS in various categories, such as fabric, footwear, public safety, digital technology, and more. Additionally, they acknowledge outstanding individuals with the Rising Star Young Leadership Award and the Lifetime Achievement Award, honoring both accomplished young professionals and seasoned veterans in the industry.

We strategically connect companies with each other.

NETWORK ACCESS

The NAUMD is a leading networking center for companies, executives, and working professionals. 

NAUMD Convention & Exposition is an annual event for the association, and has been well attended for decades. The show offers unparalleled access to the c-level executives, owners and managers of hundreds of North American uniform companies. There are over 80 supplies with exhibit booths and a host of programs produced on providing networking opportunities.

NAUMD Network Groups and Member Portal represent essential methods by which our members connect. Network Groups are part of the portal and associated mobile APP. The private tools are similar to LinkedIn where members connect, post updates, and discuss topics of inerest.

Webinars & Virtual Events are becoming a core offering of the NAUMD. The association is hosting multiple events a month in 2021. There are plenty of opportunities for companies to sponsor and present webinars to the community of NAUMD members and followers.

MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES AND RATES

MANUFACTURERS

Companies that are engaged in the manufacturing of uniforms, image apparel, workwear, and equipment items for resale to distributors and/or end-users.

  • Exclusive access to sponsorship opportunities of events
  • All team members can create a profile at TheUniformNetwork.com member portal and associated APP.
  • Broadcast channel programming as presenters or guests at webinars and on the podcast
  • Access to educational material, events, and broadcast channels for management, sales, and employee industry-related training
  • Access to industry data and research reports.
  • Subscription to The Pulse and The Insider, a members-only newsletter
$1,000 per year

ASSOCIATES

Companies that supply ingredient products (piece goods, mills, trim, etc.) and services to the uniform, image apparel, workwear, and public safety equipment industry.

  • Exclusive access to sponsorship opportunities of events
  • All team members can create a profile at TheUniformNetwork.com member portal and associated APP.
  • Access to educational material, events, and broadcast channels for management, sales, and employee industry related training
  • Broadcast channel programming as presenters or guests at webinars and on the podcast,
  • Subscription to The Pulse and The Insider, a members-only newsletter
$1,000 per year

DISTRIBUTORS

Companies that are principally engaged in direct sales to the end-user, and purchase for resale the majority of their items, on the basis of annual sales to the uniform, image apparel, workwear, and public safety equipment industry.

  • Exclusive access to distributor member-only events
  • All team members can create a profile at TheUniformNetwork.com member portal and associated APP.
  • Access to educational material, events, and broadcast channels for management, sales, and employee industry-related training
  • Subscription to The Pulse and  The Insider, a member-only newsletter
$500 per year

PROFESSIONALS

Individuals who are employed, contracted or involved in the manufacturing or sales of uniform, image apparel, workwear, or public safety equipment industry. (Please note that uniform purchasers, end-users are not eligible to be members).

  • Exclusive access to member-only events
  • Create a profile at TheUniformNetwork.com, the members portal, and the associated APP.
  • Access to educational material, events, and broadcast channels for management, sales, and industry-related training
  • Subscription to The Pulse and The Insider, a members-only newsletter
$90 per year

PDF VERSIONS

PDF APPLICATION

If you prefer a PDF version, can not pay via credit card or prefer to be invoiced each year, please use the PDF Application.

PDF BROCHURE

If you prefer a PDF version of the membership information we have this eight-page brochure you can download.