Membership Has Its Benefits! MELA is a Midwest leader in the green outdoors movement, existing to support and provide resources for all advocates of sustainable landscapes. Our members bring passion and expertise to every project, as well as a hands-on approach and commitment to sustainable design, installation and maintenance standards and practices.
Check out our membership fees.
View our Membership Brochure.
For our professional members:
Reach customers interested in sustainable landscaping by listing your business on our website
Link to your own website directly from the MELA site.
Network — listed by members as the #1 benefit — MELA is the only place to connect on a regular basis with all types of professionals in the landscape industry: designers and architects, contractors, arborists, growers, garden centers, and others gather within the MELA movement to learn about and create sustainable landscapes.
For our residential and corporate members:
Dialogue with professionals — MELA brings together customers who desire sustainable landscapes with the professionals who are qualified to build them.
Discounted fees for up to 8 people (depending on your membership level) for all MELA conferences, networking events and educational seminars. The value of this benefit alone can save you the cost of membership. We offer:
Each of these events offers the best of learning and networking in the Midwest, bringing together professionals from all branches of the industry, non-profit partners, and individuals interested in sustainability. Through MELA, you can connect, learn, and lead with others in creating and stewarding sustainable lawns, home gardens, parks, campuses, conservation areas and more!
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