Membership Category Definitions
DISTRIBUTOR: Distributors buy Promotional Products from suppliers and sell them to arm's length clients.
SUPPLIER: Suppliers manufacture or import Promotional Products and sell them to the industry's distributors.
MLR: Multi-line Reps are independent companies employed by several suppliers to promote the sale of their product among distributors.
FRANCHISOR: Franchisors are head-office corporations whose franchise locations act as Promotional Product distributors.
FRANCHISE BRANCHES: Franchise branches act as Promotional Product distributors but are not independently owned.
ASSOCIATE: Associates are companies who provide services to our other membership categories.