The American Rental Association (ARA) is the international trade association for the equipment rental industry. Now in its sixth decade of operation, the ARA is the source for industry research, government affairs, information, business development tools, insurance, education and training, networking and marketplace opportunities for the equipment rental industry throughout the world.
Established in 1905, The California League of Food Processors represents the business interests of California's dynamic fruit and vegetable processing industry. The league’s food processing members supply the nation's consumers with premium quality fruits and vegetables which range from apricots to zucchini in every package type imaginable.
The HIDA Educational Foundation is dedicated to improving the efficiency and effectiveness of medical product distributors and the healthcare supply chain through education and research. The HIDA Educational Foundation works through the cooperative efforts of manufacturers, technology firms, and distributors. VAI has been active in the medical distribution area for many years and has had great success in this area.
When you join ISSA, the world’s most recognized cleaning association, you become a member of a global community of more than 6,000 distributor, manufacturer, building service contractor, in-house service provider, and manufacturer representative companies. ISSA’s more than 80 years of experience can mean success for your future.
Long Island Association strives to lead and unify the region in order to strengthen Long Island as a place to live, work and do business. LIA actively advocates the interests of, and promotes cooperation among the business, labor, educational, scientific, technology, not-for-profit and civic communities. LIA also seeks to create and retain balanced economic opportunities and jobs in a clean, healthy and safe environment.
For 85 years NACDS has represented traditional drug stores, supermarkets and mass merchants with pharmacies and supplier partners. Chains operate over 40,000 pharmacies, and NACDS’ member companies include regional chains, with a minimum of four stores, and national companies. Chains employ nearly 3 million individuals, including 152,000 pharmacists.
VAI is proud to be an associate member of NAW, National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors. A principal value of NAW membership is the opportunity for networking and benchmarking within the entire wholesale distribution industry. Since NAW members represent all lines of trade, NAW is uniquely positioned to create programs and opportunities for executives to learn from peers with whom they do not compete.
The Pet Industry Distributors Association, was organized in 1968 for the purpose of promoting progress within the pet industry and to conduct programs and activities on behalf of the wholesaler-distributor. The mission of the Pet Industry Distributors Association is to enhance the well-being of the wholesaler-distributor, to promote partnerships with their suppliers and customers, and to work cooperatively in fostering the human-companion animal bond.
SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association promotes growth in the $373 billion U.S. plastics industry. Representing nearly 900,000 American workers in the third largest U.S. manufacturing industry, SPI delivers advocacy, market research, industry promotion, and the fostering of business relationships and zero waste strategies. SPI also owns and produces the international NPE trade show. All profits from NPE are reinvested into SPI’s industry services.