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 chart and descriptions below. For a downloadable pdf application: BRA Retail Membership Application. Retail Member Benefits:

Access to our Private Label Program

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

Member Communications

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

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

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.