Why Join OGA?

The mission of the Ohio Grocers Association (OGA) is to become the leading voice and advocate for Ohio’s Food Industry.  Serving grocers, suppliers, brokers and wholesalers, OGA is dedicated to represent our membership through legislative efforts; be their primary resource for education and communication; and operate as an extension of our members, devoting our resources to their business.

OGA Member Benefits

OGA members have access to a wide variety of programs, benefits and resources to help with your business representation, operation, and communication.

• Legislative Representation (on State and Federal Levels)

• Industry Updates and Communication

• Networking with Industry Leaders

• Educational Opportunities

• Training and Certification Resources

• Member Programs

Choose a Membership Type


Retail Membership – Retail Membership is open to any retailer engaged in the retail distribution of food and grocery products.  Dues are typically based upon annual sales within Ohio.

For more information about Retail Member Benefits, click here.

For more information about Retail Membership, download our Retail Membership Application.


Associate Membership – Associate Membership is open to any organization engaged in the distribution of food and grocery products, or in the manufacture or distribution of equipment, groceries, or services used by retail food stores.

Categories include: Wholesalers, Distributors, and “Green” Membership Options.

For more information about Associate Member benefits, click here.

For more information about Associate Membership, download our Associate Membership Application.

Video Testimonials

A brief message from former Chairman (2016-2017):


Here’s what OGA members are saying in a short (2-minute) video.

Join OGA today!

Shane Schaefer, COO, at 614-448-1629 or shane@ohiogrocers.org

Ohio Grocer Association
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