Associate Membership Benefits
OGA serves as your dedicated guardian at the Ohio Statehouse, cultivating strong ties with legislative and regulatory bodies. Thanks to our steadfast presence and proactive engagement, we've successfully protected our members from significant financial burdens, thwarting tax hikes, onerous regulatory challenges, and detrimental legislative measures, resulting in substantial savings.
In addition to the wealth of benefits, members enjoy quarterly issues of the OhioGROCER Magazine, stay current with our weekly email briefings in The Weekly Checkout, and receive vital alerts pertinent to the Ohio Food Industry. These include Special/Urgent alerts that demand your immediate focus and action.
The Ohio Grocers Foundation extends scholarship opportunities to both members' employees and their dependents. Our Reimbursement Program offers financial backing to individuals and stores seeking to augment their skills, enhance job knowledge, and advance their careers within their respective organizations.
OGA ensures its members stay well-informed on the latest educational and compliance matters by offering comprehensive training and resources that are invaluable for your business.
Discover a range of valuable materials, including the OGA SuperPoster, a comprehensive all-in-one poster that conveniently consolidates all mandatory Ohio state and Federal postings in a single location. Our collection also includes educational kits on topics like Workplace Violence, OSHA compliance, and Responsible Alcohol Sales. We also hold educational conferences, covering a spectrum of subjects from loss prevention to compliance
Since 1899, OGA has been the driving force that unites grocers, suppliers, brokers, and wholesalers throughout the great state of Ohio. The association's strength thrives on the rich diversity of its members. Spanning the spectrum from national supermarket chains and local independent retailers to convenience stores, suppliers, and wholesalers, OGA proudly represents every facet of the dynamic food distribution industry.
Exclusive invitations to a myriad of customer interaction events, ranging from golf invitationals to our cherished annual Brown Bag Celebration and Annual Gala, as well as an array of other dynamic networking occasions.
- Secure your spot in our online Buyer's Guide, complete with clickable links for enhanced visibility.
- Elevate your presence through premium advertising on the OGA website, reaching a wide and influential audience.
- Unlock the potential for collaboration and active participation in retail member outreach programs and taskforces, where your voice and expertise make a significant impact.
OGA members enjoy exclusive discounts on a variety of services, including reductions on workers' compensation premiums, natural gas, group health insurance, pre-employment testing and background checks, property & casualty insurance, and a host of additional offerings.