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STC membership offers valuable benefits for your organization including: 


Education and Information

Access to the Members-Only section of the STC website that includes real-time member directory with member contact information, technical and educational resources.

Targeted educational programming on the key issues affecting the synthetic turf industry.

Continuing Education Credits-As an approved provider of education with the Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System (LA CES), the STC qualifies the educational content of its Membership Meetings so licensed landscape architects may earn continuing education credits.

Technical Guidelines through the online Resource Center.

Quarterly e-newsletters and timely updates on the latest industry trends, laws and regulations that impact your business and member news.

Industry Connections and Networking Opportunities

STC members tap in to an influential international network of industry contacts with whom they may exchange information, discuss issues and share best practices.

Two Membership Meetings per year, in March and October. STC meetings feature multiple in-person networking events, cutting-edge educational programming and an Exhibitor Showcase that highlights the latest product developments and innovations in the industry.

Members receive significant members-only discounts on meeting registrations and Exhibitor Showcase space.

Volunteer leadership opportunities to make valuable industry connections and share your expertise on task forces and committees.

Targeted Marketing/Advertising and Promotional Opportunities

Opportunities to promote products and services to a targeted audience by becoming exhibitors, event sponsors and advertisers

Free listing in the STC Online Buyers Guide and Member Directory a key resource for buyers of synthetic turf products and services - and additional advertising opportunities found here.

Engagement with STC’s extensive social media network on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

Exclusive use of the "STC Member" Logo 

Awards and Recognition

Opportunities to showcase company projects and recognize employees through the STC Awards Program. Annually in March, STC presents awards for - Sports Project of the Year, Landscape Project of the Year, Philanthropy, Innovation, Sustainability, Volunteer Service and Lifetime Achievement.


STC Certified

Only STC member companies are eligible to obtain the respected "STC Certified" designation. This certification identifies member companies who have demonstrated that they deliver the very highest quality synthetic turf products and services. Being "STC Certified" affirms the excellence of your products and services and sets your company apart from competitors.

Certified Turf Installer-Landscape (CTI-L) Designation

Landscape synthetic turf installers may achieve the respected STC CTI-L (Certified Turf Installer for Landscape designation) by completing a training course and exam. Certified Turf Installers for Landscape are recognized as the most highly trained installers for landscape synthetic turf. STC members receive significant discounts on the CTI-L training course and exam. 

Industry Advocacy

STC members support key advocacy initiatives for legislation and regulations that are beneficial to the interests of the synthetic turf industry.

STC serves as the lead source and adviser to the industry through a collective and unified international voice.

Apply for Membership Online

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Need more Information?

If you have questions, or would like additional information on how membership in the STC can benefit your organization, contact Maria Donovan, Director of Membership at or 443-640-1067 x. 1137.

We look forward to welcoming you as a member of the STC!


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