Affiliates

AMSA affiliate members play an integral role in the household goods moving and storage industry – they are associated with the moving and storage industry, and partner with moving companies in their offered services. As an affiliate member, your membership will connect you to nearly 3,500 member companies – potential partners who need and use the products and services you provide. With access to an exclusive network of certified, professional movers, including company leadership, decision makers and innovators, you can promote your business and forge new relationships, nationwide.

This is your opportunity to find new business partners at AMSA, and be confident that you’re partnering with moving companies who are committed to upholding industry-wide standards of conduct and ethical business practices.

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Affiliate Membership Categories

AMSA affiliates are identified below the following membership categories. Which category do you belong in?

  • Broker — Corporate Relocation — Whether you are looking for domestic or international move partners, AMSA delivers an exclusive network of certified, professional movers with both the ProMover® and Registered International Mover® certifications
  • Freight Forwarder
  • Portable/Self-Storage
  • Other

AMSA member benefits include:

Visibility

AMSA membership provides visibility for your business to nearly 4,200 industry companies through our professional industry sourcebook and company listing in AMSA’s online buyer’s guide (all affiliate members receive a free basic listing), exposing you to potential customers and helping them find you. You will also have access to the AMSA affiliate logo for your marketing and sales materials, so members know you’re a company they can trust.

Connections

Make connections and identify potential customers through AMSA’s online Membership Directory. The directory offers a comprehensive and easy-to-use searchable database that is used exclusively by AMSA members. This essential member resource features detailed contact information for all members, and is organized by interstate, local and international movers, as well as suppliers, affiliates and associations.

Networking and Business Development Opportunities

AMSA offers in-person opportunities for professional networking and business development at our annual Education Conference & Expo, Safety & Operations Conference, and Moving Day on Capitol Hill. Affiliates can take advantage of these exclusive membership opportunities: exhibiting, sponsoring, advertising or speaking at AMSA’s industry events.

Advertising

Affiliate members receive discounted rates for advertising from AMSA’s print magazine (Direction), our electronic publication (Industry Trends) and industry e-newsletter (AMSA Today), on our industry website, ProMover.org, and consumer website, Moving.org.

Industry Recognition

Affiliate members are recognized by AMSA leadership for their support of the industry, and are eligible to receive AMSA’s Summit Award for Supplier Members. This distinguished award is presented at the annual Education Conference & Expo.

Exclusive Partnerships

The Chairman’s Circle and Member Discount Program provide the opportunity for category-exclusive affiliate member companies to receive recognition of their support and investment in AMSA and our activities throughout the year. Affiliate members have an opportunity to become a partner — a significant investment for members who believe that the ongoing viability of AMSA and the moving and storage industry is important to their business. Partnerships are available to AMSA suppliers in good standing who have been members for 18 months or longer.

Industry Intelligence and Expertise

Affiliate members will receive AMSA Today, a bi-weekly e-newsletter that provides industry news, congressional and regulatory updates, and exclusive members-only content from AMSA.

Direction magazine, our award-winning publication, includes news of interest to the entire industry, as well as stories and profiles about individual member companies.

A subscription of Industry Trends is also included in your affiliate membership, and provides an overview of the current trends, housing and migration developments, and business activity.

Scholarships

AMSA members can apply for academic scholarships through the Moving & Storage Institute, AMSA’s philanthropic arm, and scholarships are also available to participants in AMSA’s Leaders Program.

Lobbying and PR Efforts

AMSA represents and promotes the industry’s interests on Capitol Hill with lawmakers and regulators, working to eliminate unfair taxes, fighting rogues, and promoting common-sense regulation. AMSA’s full-time, active lobbying team deals with issues that can help or hurt our industry.