Board Retailers Retail Membership

Retail Membership – Why you Should Belong

As a BRA member you’ll receive discounts and special offerings on the latest vendor services and products that as an individual shop you might not be privy to.  Our members are provided with training and education, trade show access and invitations to exclusive industry events.  And we stand together as a voice in the industries we serve to ensure our members are a part of the innovation and evolution of the surf, skate and snow industries.

In short, being a Retail Member of Board Retailers Association offers you:

The Community

Network and fellowship of retailer members and the Board of Directors.

VIP Treatment

Exclusive access and discounts for networking events, trade shows and educational programs.

Manufacturer Awareness

Brands will know you’re informed and want to have a conversation.
BRA membership now offers a flat rate for all independent retailers of just $100 per year! That works out to just $10 per month and is 100% tax deductible.  For a complete list of benefits and services with corresponding membership tiers, consult the descriptions below or join now online.

For a downloadable PDF application: BRA Retail Membership Application.

Access to Private Label Program

Board Retailers to offer a fleece and boardshort program, with more to come this year!

Banner Advertising on

Member retailers are eligible to run banner ads to promote your shop, events and services at a monthly rate

Member Communications

Bi-Monthly newsletter and exclusive partner emails detailing the latest issues, products and services affecting the industry and independent retailers.

Member Discounts

Special offers and exclusive cost breaks on POS systems, credit card payment systems, care , POP and signage services, marketing and shipping resources, rental insurance, health insurance and more.

Exclusive Industry Event Discounts

Significantly-reduced, members-only rates for Surf Summit, Industry Boot Camp, The Skateboarding Summit and Trade Show networking events.

Research Studies

For insight and better forecast trends, log in to our website to access special research studies by partners Action Watch as well as some of our own BRA surveys.

Trade Show Special Networking Events

Our trade show partners often recognize BRA member retailers with special luncheons, dinners and networking events, in addition to VIP retailer access at their shows.