Supplier Member Benefits
Iowa's largest group of grocery and food industry executives
IGIA membership connects you to the pulse of the grocery industry. Attend networking events, golf outings, our annual Convention, and our Hall of Fame Dinner. Get access to our weekly industry newsletter, special alerts, the quarterly magazine, and more members-only communications. Plus, sponsor events or advertise with the IGIA to reach a highly targeted audience of key industry leaders.
Annual dues for supplier/vendor companies are just $500/year and cover your company, which means membership access for your whole team.
In 2022, we are back to in-person events!
The IGIA hosts numerous events throughout the year that bring together people from across the grocery and convenience industry. You can visit our Main Events page to learn more.
Industry Communications & Publications
The IGIA provides valuable communications to our members on topics pertaining to Iowa businesses, state and national legislation, grocery and retail trends, and more. These are resources to you and your company as well as effective and highly viewed opportunities for advertising visibility.
Listing in Supplier Member Directory and VendorStation
All members are listed in IGIA’s quarterly magazine, the iowa grocer, as well as online at our VendorStation, a public directory of IGIA's supplier members.
Member Participation in Committees and Councils
Member representatives participate on various committees that help plan IGIA events and fundraising efforts throughout the year. Our members serving in committee roles have been absolutely crucial to the association's decision-making as we navigate the changing nature of the business community. Serving on a committee puts your name in front of industry peers, giving voice to your ideas and business goals and providing valuable networking opportunities.
Statewide Government Relations Program
IGIA provides legislative lobbying at the state level to protect your business interests.
The Iowa Grocers Education Foundation awards scholarships to students who have ties to the grocery industry. We also have a "Piggyback" Scholarship Program which allows member companies to set up their own scholarship awards in their names.
The IGIA Board of Directors includes representatives from every corner of Iowa's grocery industry.