Design Associations

Design Associations

Canadian Decorators' Association (CDECA)


The Canadian Decorators' Association is a professional not-for-profit association representing decorators, designers, and design-related businesses across Canada. CDECA is committed to enhancing the quality of the decorating industry by providing industry-specific resources to its members. Membership allows you access to national advertising, peer-to-peer networking, website listing, affiliate directory, business insurance, magazine offers, newsletters, referrals, and other media opportunities.

Canadian students and graduates of QC Design School's Interior Decorating program are eligible to join CDECA. For more information on their available membership types, please visit

Canadian Association of Renovators and Home Stagers (CARAHS)


CARAHS is a non-profit organization whose aim is to bring together people with complementary backgrounds, with the view of helping them through education, networking, and relationship building. Its members include home stagers, color consultants, redesigners, renovators, and trades people.

CARAHS offers many valuable tools and resources to its members. These benefits include discounts off HomeStars packages, business resources, website listing, vehicle decals and logos, free monthly chapter workshops, email updates, and discounted health and safety courses.

Canadian graduates of QC Design School's Home Staging and Interior Redesign programs are eligible to become members of CARAHS. For more information on the available membership types, please visit

Real Estate Staging Association (RESA)


Real Estate Staging Association was formed to provide support to all professional real estate stagers in the United States and Canada. RESA members will have access to up to date information relative to the changing industry, marketing support services and access to continuing education providers.

More benefits of a membership with RESA include marketing assistance, peer to peer support, directory listing, newsletters, political advocacy, and access to the Members Only Resource Area that includes media and press release guides, logos, and other business resources.

RESA offers membership opportunities to all working home stagers and design professionals. For more information on the available membership types, please visit

Professional Organizers in Canada (POC)


Professional Organizers in Canada develops professional organizing by creating public awareness of the industry and provides members with support by giving them access to tools, training, and resources to grow their own businesses. Some benefits of membership with POC include monthly newsletters, discounts on continued education, free local chapter meetings, member-only rates for annual conferences, available business insurance, and a directory listing.

QC Design School's organizing students and graduates can consider joining POC to expand their networking opportunities and to gain additional industry recognition. For more information on the available membership types, please visit