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Membership for Reps

Membership for Manufacturers Representatives

Membership for Reps in the region is handled at the National level.  Specific information on how to apply can be found at the following link on the National website:

If you have questions and/or wish to apply for membership, please call John Beaver or Steve Alford locally with the contact info listed in the officers page or Karin Derkacz at ERA at 312-559-3050 or send an e-mail to

There are both local and national benefits with membership for Reps as outlined below:

Local Benefits:

  • Attendance at no charge or at member-discounted fees for all chapter-sponsored ERA programs and events.
  • Access to ERA's Lines Available listings of manufacturers seeking representation in the metro New York area.
  • Access to ERA's confidential Matchmaker and Classified Ad services to find buy-sell-merge prospects, new employees, alliance partners and more.
  • Rep firm listing on the New York ERA Web site.
  • The best rep-to-rep networking and peer support in the business.

National Benefits:

  • many educational programs and events;
  • on-line and hard copy publication;
  • benchmarking and best practices surveys;
  • informational resources for both you and your principals;
  • legislative lobbying;
  • access to experts for free advice;
  • and much, much more.