Member Benefits - Organic Trade Association
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Member Benefits


Get Connected to OTA
The single most effective way you can address the range of critical issues facing your organic business is by joining the Organic Trade Association (OTA) —the membership-based business association for the organic industry in North America.

As the recognized and respected industry trade group for 25 years, OTA effectively represents the industry’s interests to policymakers, the media, and the public. OTA membership provides you representation at the highest levels, and connects you to essential information, programs and services that provide a competitive advantage in the marketplace.

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Whether providing essential information on laws, regulations, public opinion, or marketplace trends, OTA does it all.”
—Barry Cik, Director of Engineering, Naturepedic

Get Connected to Regulatory and Legislative Advocacy
 - Influence decisions in Washington D.C., Ottawa, and internationally
 - Prepare for emerging issues identified by OTA’s government relations staff

Get Connected to Market Trends and Industry News
 - Follow timely industry information through OTA’s exclusive member publications 
 - Develop your business strategy using the latest OTA market research

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“OTA has provided access to many new customers via The Organic Pages, and created a strong networking community within the industry.”
—Esther Meima, Marketing and Sustainability Manager, NewOrganics

Get Connected to Consumer Education, Marketing and Public Relations Resources
Educate potential customers with OTA’s Organic. It’s Worth It. Consumer campaign 
 - Access compelling evidence and talking points about the value of organic 
 - Benefit from OTA’s defense of organic when naysayers attack, or when a crisis occurs

Get Connected to a Vibrant Business Network 
 - Increase your visibility and gain distribution, domestically and internationally 
 - Meet and exchange information with organic industry leaders—your current and potential customers and suppliers— from OTA’s diverse membership

Get Connected to Discounted Products and Services 
 - Socially Responsible 401(K) Retirement Plans through Social(K) 
 - Liability and Risk Management Insurance through HUB International  
 - Communication Services through Premiere Global Services 
 - Job Postings through Green Dream Jobs 
 - Credit Card Processing through Affiniscape Merchant Solutions 
 - Ground and Air Shipping through FedEx and other carriers  
 - Automobile Rentals through Hertz 
 - Business IT Products with HP


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Join Now to Show Your Commitment to Organic
Through Your OTA Affiliation

Questions about OTA membership?
Get connected to answers by contacting OTA's Membership Manager Linda Lutz at (802) 275-3819


2014 Annual Fund

Research and Promotion 2012