Membership in OGA Pays Huge Dividends!
In recent years, the average OGA member saved at least $8,000* as a direct result of our efforts to prevent an increase to Ohio’s Commercial Activity Tax (CAT).
Besides advocacy efforts through the association itself, members can also save thousands of dollars by participating in any of our Partner Programs.
The chart below illustrates some of these savings. Watch for your OGA Membership invoice and renew today!
If you aren’t a member, contact us and join in the savings!
OGA Retailer Members Savings Chart
Annual Ohio Sales
2 – 4 Million – saved a minimum of $8,000
4 – 6 Million – saved a minimum of $16,000
Over 6 Million – saved a minimum of $24,000
OGA Associate Members Savings Chart
Annual Ohio Sales
0 – 10 Million – saved a minimum of $8,000
10 – 20 Million – saved a minimum of $40,000
20 – 30 Million – saved a minimum of $80,000
30 – 40 Million – saved a minimum of $120,000
Each level above 40 million then saves a minimum of $40,000 more
An OGA membership has value!
- As an OGA member, you benefit from registered lobbyists dedicated to helping you with unfair laws or proposed laws that affect your business in Ohio.
- Weekly updates (via The Weekly Checkout) on necessary information about the Ohio Food Industry
- Timely notice about food recalls, scams, fraudulent checks/coupons.
- Up-to-date postings and changes for minimum wage, smoking, etc. – turnkey compliance
- Required government postings (OSHA minimum fine $1,000!)
- Notification of WIC and license inspections
- We “go to bat” for you with lottery, liquor and complaints to the Attorney General
- Help with understanding and complying with new labeling and food safety regulations
- Representation for fair treatment on food stamp (EBT) regulations
- Tuition Reimbursement on any course or seminar related to your food industry job – up to $1,000 per person per year!
- Scholarship funds available to members’ employees and/or dependents
- Service discounts over and above what you could get alone on such items as workers compensation, money orders/wire transfers, health insurance, fuel, natural gas, etc.
The list could go on, but where else could you get all of the above for such a minimal investment?
OUR STRENGTH IS IN OUR NUMBERS – EVERY MEMBERSHIP COUNTS
Let our members tell YOU why an OGA membership is important! Watch the video here.
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