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Associate Member

Qualifications

To qualify as an ASSOCIATE Member of the HKRMA, your organization has to be:

Service Providers or Other Related Organizations (Hong Kong / Overseas)

1. A registered company in Hong Kong or overseas which is:

  • Must have a valid business registration and has been fully operative for at least one year.

  • engaged in the supply of goods or the provision of service to either retailers or service providers, or

  • associated directly or indirectly with the retail or service industry or involved in the study of or research into retailing, servicing or related fields.

 

2. Typically, associated members include but are not limited to:

  • Manufacturers/wholesalers/distributors/importers supplying goods or services to retailers.

  • Companies offering services or solutions to retailers, such as management consultants, audit and accounting firms, logistics service providers, I.T. providers, legal firms, advertising agencies, interior design firms, contractors, security companies, and more.

  • Other associations, local and overseas, which are retail related.

  • Educational institutes.

  • Semi-government and non-government organizations.

Retailers (Mainland China / Overseas Retailer with physical outlet(s))

3. A registered company in Mainland China or overseas which is:

  • Has engaged in the retail sale of merchandise or the provision of retail services with physical outlet(s) in Mainland China or overseas.

  • Must have a valid business registration and has been fully operative for at least one year.

  • Shall not have any records of trading in counterfeit goods.

  • Might be asked to provide proof such as tax returns or bank statements to prove that you have been trading for at least one fiscal year.

  • Might be asked to provide a recommendation for your membership application.

  • E-tailer (Mainland China / Overseas Retailer without physical outlet)

 

E-tailers (Mainland China / Overseas Retailer without physical outlet(s))

4. A registered company in Mainland China or overseas which is:

  • Has engaged in the retail sale of merchandise or the provision of retail services in form of website or mobile APP with check-out process without physical outlet(s).

  • Must have a valid business registration and with a physical business address in Mainland China or overseas and has been fully operative for at least ONE year.

  • Shall not have any records of trading in counterfeit goods.

  • Might be able to provide proof such as record of stock keeping, tax returns or bank statements to prove that you have been trading for at least one fiscal year upon request.

  • Might be asked to provide a recommendation for your membership application.

 
 

Membership Fee

An annual subscription fee of HK$3,600.00 (1st January to 31st December) shall apply for all Associate Members.

NOTE

  1. All subscriptions shall be due on the 1st day of January each year.

  2. If such subscription is not paid within 30 days from the date of a request to remit the subscription to the Association, the membership of such member shall be void, unless he satisfies the Executive Committee that the delay in payment was due to absence from Hong Kong or other sufficient cause.

  3. Application for 1-year membership (apply in January to June), the member will be required to pay the annual fee HK$3,600.

  4. Application for 18-month membership (apply in July to December), the member will be required to pay 1.5 years of the annual fee HK$5,400.

 

Membership Rights & Benefits

Rights:

  • Participate in and voice views on HKRMA-initiated consultative trade issues.

  • Associate Members shall have no voting rights at the Annual General Meeting.

  • Associate Members shall be allowed to participate in related sub-committees of the Association by invitation only.

Benefits:

  • Free listing of business opportunity to all members at HKRMA "Membership Benefits Programme" webpage

  • Free listing of comprehensive company information on HKRMA Membership Directory Webpage

  • Exclusive opportunities to join business matching activities to broaden your business and exposure

Market Information:

Associate Members shall receive regular copies from time to time, including:

  • Complimentary copy of survey and research findings conducted by the Association, as well as trade-related information and relevant legislation updates, etc.

  • Free access to the Association's position papers on trade-related issues

  • Complimentary copy of the Association's regular publications, such as annual yearbook, quarterly newsletters, monthly e-Newsletters, circulars, and market information, as well as information on projects or programmes organized from time to time by the Association.

  • Discount offers for the Association's publications (e.g. Report on Manpower Situation of the HK Retail Industry)

Education and Training:

  • Discounted admission to the Association's activities, including Retail Conference, workshops, seminars, networking activities, Annual Dinner, etc.

  • Enjoy fee discount on Retail Management Courses.

2020 NEW MEMBER INCENTIVES

  • 2-year & 3-year Membership Special Offers - 20% discount (2-year) and 40% discount (3-year) for advertising with HKRMA

  • Free Promotional Opportunities - One guaranteed free solution showcase opportunity and one free online button on HKRMA official website for one month or HKRMA e-Newsletter for one issue

  • 20% Discount on Booking HKRMA Venue

Please contact HKRMA for details of the special offers, which are subject to the Terms & Conditions. HKRMA reserves all rights to make the final decision in case of any disputes.

 

How to Apply

  1. Submit your membership application via Online Application and upload Business Registration copies of current year

  2. Send a crossed cheque payable to "Hong Kong Retail Management Association Ltd" to the HKRMA by post

 

CONTACT INFO 

Tel: (852) 2866 8311

Email : admin@hkrma.org

Website : www.hkrma.org

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