Affiliate Network

AIA: American Institute of Architects

Since 1857, the AIA has represented the professional interests of America’s architects. As AIA members, more than 74,000 licensed architects, emerging professionals and allied partners express their commitment to excellence in design and livability in our nation’s buildings and communities. Members adhere to a code of ethics and professional conduct that assures the client, the public, and colleagues of an AIA-member architect’s dedication to the highest standards in professional practice.

CRA: California Retails Association

The California Retailers Association (CRA) was founded and incorporated in 1933 to meet the needs of a growing company of retailers marketing a variety of goods in the State of California.

Sixty years later, CRA remains the only trade organization which represents a broad base of retail companies, including supermarkets, chain drug stores and general merchandise retailers. CRA member companies operate over 9,000 stores with sales in California in excess of $100 billion annually.

CRA’s mission: To provide effective representation of its diverse membership base through legislative and administrative advocacy.

NARMS: National Association for Retail Marketing Services

NARMS is a not-for-profit trade association dedicated to driving, promoting, expanding, and fostering the business
of providing retail merchandising and marketing services, and sales marketing services to all classes of trade.

Our members include all types of companies in the retail industry from consumer products goods manufacturers to
third party service providers to retailers. NARMS has four membership service divisions: Merchandising Service
Companies (including Manufacturer Rep Service Companies), Event Marketing, Mystery Shop & Demonstration
Companies, Professional Installation Companies, and Independent Food Brokers of America. NARMS membership
also includes Manufacturers, Retailers, and Associate Members.

NRF: National Retail Federation

As the world’s largest retail trade association and the voice of retail worldwide, the National Retail Federation’s
global membership includes retailers of all sizes, formats and channels of distribution as well as chain restaurants and industry partners from the U.S. and more than 45 countries abroad. In the U.S., NRF represents the breadth and diversity of an industry with more than 1.6 million American companies that employ nearly 25 million workers and generated 2009 sales of $2.3 trillion.


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