Retail Membership – Why You Should Belong

As a BRA member you’ll receive discounts on the latest vendor services and products that as an individual shop you might not have access to. Our members are provided with training and education, trade show access and invitations to exclusive industry events. We also provide you with industry and retail  statistics—and the opportunity to participate in several action-sports specific research programs. 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, snow, wake, sup and kite industries. In short, being a member of Board Retailers Association offers you:

The Community

Network and fellowship of retailer members. Our membership has cumulatively thousands of years of retailing experiences to draw from.

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 for all independent retailers, costs just $99 per year!

For a complete list of benefits and services consult the Retail Member Benefits descriptions below.

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Retail Member Benefits:

Tax Deductible Member Dues

Since Board Retailers Association is set up as a non-profit organization, the already low Member Dues of $99 are completely tax deductible.

Introductions to professional service providers in your region

Any BRA Member can contact the BRA Executive Director with any professional service need(s).  The Director will identify the best person who has the capacity to perform the service at a competitive price then make an introduction to the Member even if the provider is not yet a BRA Vendor Partner.

Access to our Private Label Program

Board Retailers offers fleece, board-shorts, head-wear, t-shirts, socks and other OEM product programs, with more to come!

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 Member cost breaks on POS systems, credit card payment systems, POP and signage services, marketing and shipping resources, rental insurance, health insurance and much 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

Gain insight and better forecast trends, periodic special website access to view 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.

Retailer Round Tables

BRA Members receive invitations to participate in BRA Retailer Round Tables, which will be scheduled on a variety of dates in various region later this year and throughout 2020.

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