ARA assures access to an adequate supply of competitively-priced products for members through cooperative collective bargaining and negotiation. The association creates long-standing alliances with its vendors and suppliers in order to provide its members with the benefit of volume pricing
ARA negotiates the best deals for its members and passes the savings to them in the form of rebate checks and specialty discounts.
ARA provides members with opportunities for professional growth through educational and service-oriented programs such as training sessions, seminars, workshops, resources, newsletters, and networking. View calendar for upcoming events.
ARA holds Town Hall meetings for the membership to keep them informed of the new trends in the industry while also providing them a chance to network with other members and vendors.
ARA produces a newsletter every quarter called ARA Newsline that not only covers industry and trade association news but also includes industry tips and trends beneficial to the members.