MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS INCLUDE:
*Business Level and Farming Member benefit only
THE HIA® IS A GREAT ASSOCIATION FOR YOU IF...
1. Your business is newsworthy.
Our weekly newsletter is sent to almost 4,000 non-members and Members alike every single Friday, while Members receive a Members-only monthly newsletter. Your Membership enables you to submit announcements, news and press releases through firstname.lastname@example.org with request. Each month, the Member News section on our website is updated for additional exposure.
2. Your business' social content needs an exposure boost.
Farming and Business Members may submit their original posts to be re-shared by HIA’s social media administrators to the HIA's® more than 60,000 followers. Submissions should include the URL associated with the company’s original post from one of the following platforms: Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram. Members must be logged in to the HIA website to see the “HIA Member Social Media Request” feature on the “Members Only Content” page. We reserve the right not to re-share suggested member content.
3. You could benefit from discounts on other members products and services.
Members are offered exclusive HIA® discounts on HIA®-sanctioned events. Members also reserve the right to offer Members only discounts for their products and services to other Members. To see what discounts are available to you as a Member, just login and browse our Membership Directory to find discount codes or messages about how to claim a member benefit in the company’s profile footer. As a Farming or Business member, you have the ability to offer your own discount code. To offer your discount to Members, login at www.thehia.org and edit your profile to include your discount offer in the inquiry field provided.
4. You need access to credible industry information.
Proprietary HIA® resources and assets include:
5. You want to boost your brand in the retail sector or boost your B2B influence.
Farming and Business members are encouraged to sponsor HIA's nationally recognized grassroots advocacy, education and retailer campaign program known as Hemp History Week, and to participate in Association business and development, including via Committees and Task Forces. Only Members are eligible to sponsor and exhibit at the annual HIACON and other HIA events.
HOW YOUR MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS THE HIA®:
Membership dues go towards the general fund to be allocated towards the annual budget and assist with the funding of staff, lobbying efforts, special projects, training, events, professional services and more. The national HIA distributes fifty (50%) percent of dues revenue back to state Chapter programs.