Membership for Manufacturers

Members and professionals have the opportunity to help define the function and strategy, shape industry standards and best practices, create innovations and drive talent development. Members also have access to a variety of benefits and resources to help with their daily business requirements under the category management discipline, including Asssortment Optimization, Consumer Insights, Joint Business Planning, Merchandising, Omni Channel, Retail Execution, Shopper Marketing, and more.

Membership enables your company access to industry leaders, innovative solutions, and networking opportunities within the industry.

Membership encompasses a global network of suppliers, retailers, and solution providers serving a variety of distribution channels including: Automotive, Club, Convenience, Department, DIY, Drug, Food Service , Grocery, Mass, Military, Office Supply, Toys, Specialty, and Sporting Goods.

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Manufacturer Benefits & Levels

Gold Platinum Diamond
Resources & Communications, including e-newsletter, full website access, and resource directories.

Published Whitepapers & Best Practices Publications

Weekly Webinars that address current industry topics, solutions, and challenges.

Private Networking Groups

Facilitated Introductions

The number of CMA+SIMA Conference Registrations included with the membership fee.

1

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2

Member Discount on Conference Registrations

15% off

20% off

25% off

Training Credits, Annual Registration, and Certification Test Credits

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Training & Certification Discount

20% off

30% off

40% off

Job Posts & Administrative Support**

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Best Practices Consultation***

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Advisory Services Membership Discount

15% off

20% off

25% off

** Job posts are published for free in our weekly newsletter but may require an administrative fee
*** Best practices consultation is billed in addition at a discounted member rate beyond included hours (per level)