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MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

Becoming a member of the Michigan Association of Timbermen offers you individualized service from our staff; better connections to potential business partners and customers; and access to tried-and-true programs and services that will assist you in improving your bottom line.

Sponsorships

Event-specific and annual sponsor packages available. Our sponsorships maximize value and  increase exposure for your business or organization.

View the 2024 Sponsorship Guide here.

Annual Membership Directory

Members receive complimentary listings in our high-quality annual directory. The Directory is utilized by more than 300 industry professionals each year. Ads are discounted for higher level sponsors. View a digital version of the directory here

Social Media 

Benefit from exposure to younger generations and diverse audiences including land owners, loggers, mill operators, foresters, political leaders, and the general public. Visit our Facebook page here.

Legislative & Public Affairs

Our staff as well as our Lansing lobbyist works to provide Michigan's forest industry effective representation on the local, state, and national levels, favorably influencing public policy and legislation.

Career Development

Our staff as well as our Lansing lobbyist works to provide Michigan's forest industry effective representation on the local, state, and national levels, favorably influencing public policy and legislation.

Timber Talk
Quarterly Magazine

Timber Talk is published quarterly and offers complimentary classifieds for our members. The magazine provides up-to-date content with a focus on relevant stories and advocacy updates.

Ads start at just $90, and are included for higher level sponsors

Exhibitor/Vendor Opportunities

MAT hosts our popular Timbermen's Convention each spring. We will also be hosting the brand new "Michigan Forest Products Show" in Gaylord this year. These events will offer great opportunities for everyone from small vendors to heavy equipment dealers. View details here.

Networking

MAT offers coordinated networking opportunities for members to meet and interact, with the goal of generating new and maintaining existing business.

Government Programs & Grants

MAT staff regularly works to identify and secure grant funding to benefit our members. Recently, MAT secured more than $200,000 in funding to provide temporary bridging (crane mats) utilized by members throughout the State.

Education

MAT staff regularly works to identify and secure grant funding to benefit our members. Recently, MAT secured more than $200,000 in funding to provide temporary bridging (crane mats) utilized by members throughout the State.

Member Testimonials

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John Fowler, DT Fowler Manufacturing, Inc.

"We have been a MAT member for many years. During that time MAT has protected and stood for forestry all while looking out for its members. In todays world its more important than ever to be a member. Support your association. It supports you."
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