Who Can Join

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

Retailers (Mainland China / Overseas Retailer with physical outlet(s))
  1. 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.
    • 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)
  1. 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
    • 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.
Retailers or Service Providers (Hong Kong / Overseas)
  1. A registered company in Hong Kong or overseas which is:
    • 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.
Membership Rights
  • Associate Members shall enjoy specific benefits of the Association at member rates. Click Here for details of Membership Benefits
  • Associate Members shall receive regular copies of the Association's publications, circulars, market information, schemes or programmes introduced by the Association from time to time.
  • 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.
Subscription Rates

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.
How to apply?

Please submit the following documents (1-2) to membership@hkrma.org or Hong Kong Retail Management Association by post:

  1. Associate Member Application Form
  2. Business Registration copies of current year
  3. A crossed cheque payable to "Hong Kong Retail Management Association Ltd" (Please send to the HKRMA by post)