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SAAC membership provides a means for networking with your peers, access to experienced professionals who willingly share their knowledge and experience, and through volunteerism an opportunity to learn new leadership skills. 

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A Distributor is a company (or a company that maintains a division, department, or affiliate) located within the United States, Canada, or Mexico, whose primary business includes developing ideas for the use of advertising specialties/promotional products, buying such products from suppliers and reselling them to end users/buyers. A distributor carries their own accounts receivables, sells and invoices entirely in their name, and operates their business place.

  1. Have been engaged in the specialty advertising/ promotional products industry for at least 1 year as a Distributor. (The personal experience of the applying official as an official of another firm in this industry is acceptable.)
  2. Have a minimum annual sales volume of specialty advertising/promotional products as a Distributor of $50,000.
  3. Sell to at least 5 companies, none of which is connected with the applicant through stock ownership, common directors or officers, common ownership or any other means.
  4. Submit invoices from at least 10 specialty advertising/ promotional products Suppliers from whom the applicant has purchased specialty advertising/ promotional products other than sample products in the past six months, or be a member in good standing of PPAI or SAGE.

Individual Membership

$75

1 Member

Yearly Membership

Distributor Member Level 1

$150

2 – 10 Members

Yearly membership

Distributor Member Level 2

$225

11+ Members

Yearly membership

A supplier is a company within the United States, Canada, or Mexico that manufactures, converts, warehouses, or decorates advertising specialties/promotional products for sale through advertising specialty/promotional products distributors, as its principal business or maintaining a division or department devoted exclusively to this work.

  1. Have been engaged in the specialty advertising/ promotional products industry for at least 1 year. (The personal experience of the applying official as an official of another firm in this industry is acceptable.)
  2. Have a minimum annual sales volume of specialty advertising/promotional products  of $50,000.
  3. List at least 5 specialty advertising Distributors to whom the applicant has sold specialty advertising/promotional products other than sample orders in the past six months, or be a member in good standing of PPAI or SAGE.

Supplier Member Bundle

$180

Unlimited Members

Yearly Membership

A supplier is a company within the United States, Canada, or Mexico that manufactures, converts, warehouses, or decorates advertising specialties/promotional products for sale through advertising specialty/promotional products distributors, as its principal business or maintaining a division or department devoted exclusively to this work.

  1.  Have been engaged in the promotional products industry for at least one year.  (The personal experience of the applying official as an official of another firm in this industry is acceptable.)
  2. Submit a letter from at least 5 current Distributor or Supplier firms that can verify the  above, or be a member in good standing of PPAI or SAGE.
  3. If all your lines are current SAAC members, YOUR membership is free!

Multi-Line Rep Member Bundle

$180

Unlimited Members

Yearly Membership

A Business Services Rep. sells services, information or products (other than promotional products) that support the normal conduct of business.

  1.  Provide products and services (not promotional products) that are used in or support the normal conduct of business.
  2. Have been engaged in the promotional products industry for at least one year.
  3. Provide references from five (5) promotional products industry companies that are members of, SAAC, PPAI, SAGE, or a PPAI-recognized regional or international association, who verify that the applying firm provides products or services to companies in the promotional products industry. This can be done in one of the following two ways:
    • Submit a purchase order from each of the five (5) references for products or services sold by the applying firm within the last year, or
    • Secure and submit a letter from each of the five (5) references, on their letterhead, verifying that the applying firm provides products or services to companies in the promotional products industry.

Business Service Member Bundle

$180

Unlimited Members

Yearly Membership