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Why you need to join the CSGA

There are many reasons to join the CSGA. As a member, your business can save thousands of dollars while being recognized as an active member and supporter of your industry. By supporting the organization you will be helping create a voice for the industry that influences government and public policy, and promotes the sporting good industry for the benefit of all Canadians.

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There are many other benefits including:

  • CSGA Weekly

    Receive weekly Canada’s most highly read sporting good industry news brief with up-to-date relevant information from supplier, retailers, industry watch, link to weekly job board post, delivered every Monday direct to your inbox. Valuable archived landing page and search engine allows you to catch up on previous issues and share with your colleagues. See here.

  • Membership rewards

    Loyalty rewards are offered by the CSGA at no additional cost to its members for working together, making the association stronger, introducing new products & services, strengthen existing benefit programs, and making our Canadian Sporting good industry a dynamic and progressive unified industry in a global market. See here for membership information.

  • The industry directory

    When you join you will be able to update and correct the information in the database. Our industry directory… an invaluable resource for doing business in Canada.

  • The industry news page

    Members can post their press releases for no extra charge. CSGA news page  receives thousands of readers weekly, is linked to the CSGA WEEKLY, ensuring maximum ROP exposure to our industry key stakeholders and readers.

  • Jobs Classifieds

    Members can place job advertisements for no extra charge. No other venue is so finely targeted for people who are experts in our industry.

  • Networking

    Members are made aware of new relevant business opportunities, receive introductions, and promoted  globally to sporting good businesses that are interested in our Canadian industry.

  • All-inclusive Membership in the CPSA

    You have the option of a fully paid all-inclusive membership in the Canadian Professional Selling Association. This organization has the power of 30,000 members and benefit by saving up to 60% off corporate hotel rates at over 1,000 hotels across Canada, up to 30% off car rentals, 25% off Park’N Fly, and discounts with Porter and Via Rail. See here for many other benefits.

  • Save money with our preferred service partners

    We have negotiated preferred rates with key vendors. Our members report that they save many times the cost of their membership with the savings from just a single vendor. See here for preferred service savings.

  • Social media

    CSGA likes, follows, tweets its members in addition to complimentary posts on CSGA’s social media channels delivering new & returning clients and consumers to your company social media channels and website.

  • Advertising

    Members benefit enjoy a banner ad discount on Canada’s only sporting good industry web site that delivers thousands of weekly impressions at well below industry average CPM rates. See here for rates.

  • Endorse your business

    As a member of the CSGA in good standing you are permitted to use the CSGA logo on your business cards, brochures and website. Members can review the regulations and download the CSGA logo here.

It is easy to join the CSGA. See the different levels of membership and the annual fee, here:

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