Association Membership Benefits
For our Member Companies:
Offering comprehensive and varied range of services, the Association is a valuable resource for the member company and its employees.
For the Communities we Work and Live In:
Your membership supports Association activities on behalf of all manufacturers. Through partnerships forged with the leaders in our communities, we are committed to improving the quality and quantity of people entering the region’s workforce. We also continue enhancing the skills needed for our incumbent workforce to remain more competitive in an increasingly challenging global market, while in general supporting the needs of all business and industry.
Since 1906, The Manufacturers’ Association has grown into what we are today because we understand we exist to serve the many needs of our members. In good times and in challenging ones, we have been there for our members!
The chart below provides an overview of member benefits. Please contact us if you have additional questions.
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|Member Services, Benefits, Programs and Activities||Members||Non-Members|
|Training Programs & Workforce Development –
Large course curriculum: customizable programs, with training available either off-site or on-site at your location
|Discounted – Typical cost savings of $200 on many individual 5-day or longer courses; Savings vary by course||Higher Rate|
Public Training Workshops – Offering a variety of courses in multiple disciplines
|‘Members Only’ Reference Library –
Access to Internet-based library of HR documents, templates and white papers, also presentations given at our Half-Day Member Forums
|HR Direct Hotline/Rapid Response –
Quick answers to general employment-related questions, including regulatory compliance issues, best practices, etc.
|Regional Wage & Salary Survey, Employee Benefit & Retirement Surveys||FREE to those members & non-members who participate & discounted for non-participating members||$600 for survey data|
On-Line Job Center Postings and Resume Database
|‘Wake-Up’ Sessions –
Informational sessions sponsored by a member company, with one-to-one networking opportunities available. These include our ‘Wake-Up to Manufacturing’ as well as our ‘Wake-Up to Association Member Benefits’
|FREE||$20 for attending non-member|
|Half-Day Member Forums –
Multi-speaker presentations on cybersecurity, finance, legislation, ISO, and other topics of importance
|FREE or reduced cost (varies by program)||$20 – $50 (by topic/location)|
|Legislative Updates –
Our frequent discussions with local representatives in the region keep you ‘in the know’ with info in our communications
|Member Ambassador Program –
This program is designed to strengthen the relationships between our current members and provide a more accessible ‘front line contact’ to get answers to questions, stay current on new training being offered, etc.
|Consulting Services –
The Association has a senior level (SPHR Certified) HR representative available for review and development of employment policies and handbooks, compliance reviews, organizational development, employee communications strategies, and performance management programs
|Rates vary||Rates are 100% higher than member prices|
Our Employer Health Insurance Program (EHIP) has available benefit plans that are specifically designed to bring value to your company, offering group medical, dental and vision programs
|Rates vary||Rates vary|