Benefits of Membership
Service Industry Association membership automatically allows you to use the Network’s computer Bulletin Board. This feature is not only a great source of contacts for your business, but for your personal use as well.
There are hundreds of member companies in the Service Industry Association. When you join, you will receive a database directory of all members, listing not only names, addresses and phone numbers, but also company profiles, including size, areas of specialization, geographic coverage and products serviced. What an incredible opportunity to sell your services, form partnerships, and establish subcontracting agreements. And to share ideas and opinions with your peers on the issues and problems that we all face!
Professional Training & Technical Seminars
Members have numerous opportunities every year to participate in professional training sessions and technical seminars held throughout the country. Still more networking opportunities and chances to keep abreast of emerging technologies and market trends and changes through our alliances with many other associations and training venues at discount rates because you are part of SIA.
The Service Industry Association Annual Conference offers a superb opportunity to meet your peers. Held in a different location each year, the conference features informative speakers who share their wisdom and experience in a wide variety of topics. Smaller workshops provide numerous networking opportunities and share a wealth of new ideas and problem solving techniques.
A Buying Group Consortium
SIA has partnered with The Buying Group to provide you with a one stop shop member savings program. You can take advantage of our Buying Power and save money on your day to day business expenses. As one Member puts it ” it’s a no brainer”. See all our savings opportunities by clicking on the product and services link on www.thebuyinggroup.com/SIA and then click back to the join page to register and start saving. It’s easy to do… why wait? Just fill out the membership agreement directly on their website and you can start saving.
The computer and medical service industry is officially recognized and has been granted lobbying representation in Washington. If you want to be part of an organization with a united voice and a strong influence on future legislation and standards that impact our industries, both nationally and internationally, join the Service Industry Association. You will be heard!
Networking & Alliances
One of the most important aspects of Service Industry Association membership is the opportunity for networking and information exchange at so many different levels. The sharing of ideas with other members is a vital and necessary process that benefits everyone. Partnership arrangements. Purchasing consortiums. New sources for parts. Or maybe just a smarter way to advertise. Networking can help members accomplish so many things. Not just in your local market, but all over the world. Our members tell us they partner with more than two other members per year with an average income generation of over $200,000. Service Industry Association membership automatically allows you to use the Network’s computer Bulletin Board. This feature is not only a great source of contacts for your business, but for your personal use as well.
Another valuable benefit of Service Industry Association membership is our insurance program both through The Buying Consortium, when you sign up and a Medical Liability insurance program with discounts as a member. Many members have been able to take advantage of substantially lower rates.
The Service Industry Association Network News is published quarterly and a pdf copy is sent to all members. You can have up to five receive the newsletter in your company. The newsletter is full of valuable information covering such varied and significant topics as legal issues, industry trends, member news, and legislative and regulatory developments. Additionally, advertisements may be placed in the newsletter at very reasonable rates, providing your company with national and international exposure. Some examples of the newsletters are shown on this website but the latest editions are for Members Only.