Associate Members are invited to participate in the annual meeting (held during the Blade Show) but are not eligible to vote. All Associate Members receive:
- AKTI member decal, membership card, AKTI logo item, and a certificate suitable for framing
- Monthly membership news, industry news emails, and copies of AKTI publications
- Access to reliable, legally accurate knife law database
- Access to valuable knife business information
- Platinum Associates can list three people in the membership record to receive membership and industry emails and website logins.
- Platinum Associates are eligible to participate in various programs, such as donating knives to legislators and the Carry With Confidence giveaway, and are invited to round table discussions and industry presentations.