Trade associations and similar organizations have the power to bring great advantages to businesses like yours. Membership in a local, state or regional association representing your industry can promote legislation which will positively impact your products or services, open up access to specialty benefits, and even help you build your business through educational opportunities and networking events.
Because Avitus Group is driven to ensure our clients and members have access to every potential opportunity, we are proud to partner with the following associations. Please take time to learn more about those relevant to your business and industry.
The Home Builders Association of Billings in Montana is committed to maintaining the highest level of professionalism within the building industry through a combination of education, networking and civic involvement. Its goal is to achieve a positive investment for its members and our home building community.
The mission of the Home Builders Association of the Sioux Empire (HBASE) in South Dakota is to provide for the advancement of the building industry and the community. The association provides members opportunities to enhance professionalism through communication, educational opportunities and social activities. If you are affiliated with the building and remodeling industry in the Sioux Falls area, consider joining the HBASE.
The mission of the Montana Lodging and Hospitality Association (MLHA) is to support continued growth of travel, represent the industry in policy and legislative issues, and provide operational and educational services for current and prospective members. The MLHA advocates for members through the legislative and rule-making processes and negotiates special rates for a variety of products and services that will enhance the membership’s bottom-line.
The Montana Equipment Dealers Association (MEDA) is made up of farm implement dealers, construction equipment dealers, irrigation product businesses, and nearly every type of equipment dealership in Montana including motorsports dealers. Some members may qualify for dual membership with national associations that represent membership interest in Washington, DC.
Membership in the Montana Restaurant Association (MTRA) includes membership in the National Restaurant Association, one of the top lobbying groups in Washington, DC. The MTRA also has an Education Foundation and works with the National Restaurant Association’s ServSafe program to offer food safety and alcohol service training opportunities.
The Montana Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association (MPMCSA) serves as the advocate and information resource for the convenience store operators and petroleum marketers in Montana.
The Montana Tire Dealers Association (MTDA) was formed in 1977 to represent the tire industry before the Montana legislature and to promote the tire dealers in public affairs. The MTDA is represented in Washington, DC by the Tire Industry Association.
The Montana Retail Association (MRA) represents the interests and concerns of the retail industry throughout the State of Montana. The MRA recognizes the great need to serve as a vehicle to unify its members and meet the many needs that are common to retail businesses. The MRA exists to support Montana’s diverse retail community so they might prosper and grow and strives to improve the political environment in which the members operate.
The South Dakota Auto Dealers Association (SDADA) supports new automobile, power sport, recreational vehicle and heavy-duty truck dealers, and assures South Dakota consumers will continue to obtain the highest level of value and service for their vehicles. SDADA provides its member with valuable assistance, advice, and relief for all dealers regarding overreaching and burdensome regulations, rules and laws.
For over 75 years, the South Dakota Trucking Association (SDTA) has been a powerful voice for trucking in South Dakota. In fact, the SDTA has been responsible for several legal victories that have saved South Dakota businesses millions of dollars. To learn more about the SDTA’s accomplishments and the value of membership, visit the SDTA website.
South Dakota Biotech is the state affiliate of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO). This non-profit organization is dedicated to developing biotechnology through expanding research, advocacy, funding, education, infrastructure development and promotion. South Dakota Biotech serves a membership which includes business, universities, service providers and state-wide economic development entities to expand the bioscience industry.
The Wyoming Lodging and Restaurant Association (WLRA) is made up of over 500 hotels, motels and restaurants who work together to improve their industry. The leadership of the WLRA remain committed to improving the business climate and profit of the lodging, restaurant and tourism industry. Visit the WLRA website to learn more about this highly effective organization.
The Summit County Builders Association (SCBA) is a non-profit organization consisting of Builder and Associate Members who do business in Summit County, Colorado. The SCBA is committed to providing continued education and a forum for networking for our members and the community, representing the building industry in local government and influencing the local legislative agenda, enhancing the public image of the building industry and promoting sound environmental building practices and community planning. Visit the SCBA a website today.
The Wyoming Retail Association (WRA) is Wyoming’s “voice of retail.” We are managed by a 14-person Board of Directors representing all of the retail sector, from large corporations to small stores. Whether you are a multi-million dollar discount store or a smaller “mom and pop” retailer, the WRA is your source for retail representation, information and education. Explore the benefits of membership at the WRA website.
The Roto-Rooter Franchise Association (RRFA) is the voice of the Roto-Rooter franchisee. Members can attend the annual convention featuring educational programs and an opportunity to network with fellow Roto-Rooter franchisees. You also get the latest information on government and legal issues facing franchisees while attending the vendor exposition and enjoying fun activities that bring members closer together. If you own a Roto-Rooter franchise and would like to learn more, visit the RRFA website.
The Wyoming Travel Industry Coalition (WTIC) represents 75 organizations and related companies such as chambers of commerce, lodging tax boards, events, attractions and industry trade associations. The mission of the Wyoming Travel Industry Coalition is to increase the economic impact of the travel industry in Wyoming, provide resources for training, communication, education and act as the voice for the tourism industry on legislative and government issues affecting the industry. Visit their website to learn more.