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Retailer Benefits

Maximize your membership and take advantage of the cost-saving benefits. Not yet a member? Join the Awards and Personalization Association and expand your exposure in the awards and personalization industries. Enjoy the numerous member benefits that can help your company grow and thrive.


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Member2Member Forum

This online community provides access to products, services, and advice 24/7.

Business Toolkits

The business toolkits provide you important information on current industry trends and knowledge from experienced industry professionals. Current toolkits include social media, business operations, and CorelDRAW.

Trade Shows

Admittance fee to trade shows is included in annual membership dues. Trade shows are a great opportunity to meet suppliers face to face, attend one-of-a-kind education programs, and network with peers. Complimentary admittance applies to all employees associated with your company membership.

Insights Magazine

This bi-monthly publication is a valuable resource for new products, discovering innovative techniques, and keeping up on industry news. Subscribe to Insights, the bi-monthly magazine of the Awards and Personalization Association.

Coupon Book

This valuable Coupon Book provides discounts and deals from supplier members that can be used throughout the year and offset the cost of membership dues. Each year supplier members provide coupons for shipping, discounts toward purchases, credit toward equipment, and more. The Coupon Book offers thousands of dollars in savings from leading industry suppliers. 

Savings Program

This business savings solution is designed to help lower overhead costs. Decrease the costs of commonly purchased products and services such as credit card processing, fuel, office suppliers, payroll processing, and more.

Credit Card Processing

Elavon offers a simple, cost effective payment processing program, all backed by the highest standard of customer service. Learn more here and be sure to mention that you are a member of the Awards and Personalization Association.  


Stay ahead of your competition and get certified! Earn elite designations by attending preapproved education sessions. No other association in the industry offers the Certified Recognition Specialist (CRS) or Certified Recognition Master (CRM) designation.

Virtual Learning

Regular webinars are hosted throughout the year that address a variety of topics relevant to the awards and personalization industries, including processes, software techniques, marketing tips, and more. Vendors are encouraged to submit a topic for consideration. It’s a win-win! Vendors gain additional exposure and retail members learn from experts.

Locate a Supplier

Utilize the new online product search tool to locate the products and services you need offered by Awards and Personalization Supplier members. Our searchable directory provides you with the information you need to source products and equipment. As a retail member you'll have access to this up to date directory of supplier members as well as a printable supplier list from the August issue of Insights.

Download a Logo

Show your loyalty and support of this engaging association by displaying a logo on your marketing materials and website. Log in to download a file and link it to It’s that easy!

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Awards and Personalization Association

The Awards and Personalization Association is the organization for retailers and suppliers of personalized and customized items. By providing education, meetings, and access to a vibrant network of professionals, the Awards and Personalization Association is the one place to ensure the growth of your talent, your business, and your professional community.

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Chicago, IL 60631
(Fax) 847.375.6480

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