WHAT CAN ARA OFFER TO VENDORS?

ARA Endorsements

As an Endorsed Vendor the immediate impact in the Atlanta Market with over 1,000 independent operators, ARA preferred vendor will have exposure to a vast market share

Space

Shelf space is a key area for any merchant, ARA will establish the space need to assist a vendor to promote their products

Promotions

ARA marketing programs will have an immediate impact as we use many different levels of marketing from Posters, Newsletters, Field MSR’s and text, email & voice messages to emphasize a program.

Exposure

ARA uses many levels of Marketing to promote the Endorsed Vendors through Newsletter, Website and Member Support Representatives in the field

Newsletter

The newsletter is a publication which is distributed to all ARA members that not only covers industry and trade association news but also includes industry tips and trends beneficial to the members

Spanner Board

Spanner Board is used by ARA to run exclusive promotions from ARA preferred vendors

Town Hall Meeting

This Meeting is held to inform the ARA membership of market changes, new contracts and other projects

Annual General Body Meeting

The Annual General Body Meeting is an annual event where the ARA Body, Membership and Vendors come together to network and enjoy the festivities

Website

ARA website is a marketing tool and a bridge to communicate to ARA members, vendors and inform the general public the ARA platform

Compliance Director

The Compliance Director is a member of the team that enhances and enforces the programs adapted by ARA Board

Member Services Staff

ARA has developed a Member Services Department that bridges the lines of communication between vendors and ARA members

Member Support Representatives (Field Merchandisers)

ARA Member Support Representatives visit ARA member stores to discuss vendor contract requirements, promotions and to ensure compliance with approved ARA contracts

POTENTIAL VENDORS

If you are interested in becoming an ARA endorsed vendor, please read the following:

  • Submit a vendor application along with a proposal via mail providing your company profile, including product specifications, rates, ARA Benefits, discounts to ARA Members, references, current clients/customers, contact information and any other relevant information.

  • Once your proposal is received, it will be reviewed by our Marketing & Promotions Team.

  • If approved the ARA will get in touch with your company to initiate discussions. Assuming a mutually beneficial agreement is reached, a contract will be executed to that effect with your company.

 

For further inquiries, please CONTACT US

VENDOR APPLICATION

 

ARA ENDORSED VENDORS

ATM

ATMLink

BEVERAGES

Buffalo Rock

Coca-Cola

Community Coffee Co.

Red Bull

Metro Coffee

Monster Energy

Novamex (Jarritos)

Buffalo Rock Pepsi

Royal Cup Coffee

VPX Sports

LaBrada (Lean Body) 

Essentia Water

Enternal Water

Calypso

Nesquik

KDP

C4 Energy

UpTime Energy

Simply Juices

Rowdy Energy

BITCOIN

National Bitcoin

CoinFlip

FINANCIAL SERVICES

Smartbiz Pay

World Pay

GROCERY SERVICES

Core Mark

Eby-Brown

H.T. Hackney

ICE

Home City Ice​

ICE CREAM

Premium Distributors

POS SYSTEMS

Modisoft

PROPANE GAS

AmeriGas

Blue Rhino

SNACKS

Frito-Lay

Golden Flake

 
 

OUR FUTURE

We, as the Members and Directors of ARA, will continue to strive towards the same ideals which our founders dreamed of by building our working principles in everything we deliver, and into how we work as an organization. We hope to grow together, as a unified family, while building timeless bonds with our vendors “ARA’s True Partners in Progress”. Similarly, we sincerely hope to make a strong impact on the Atlanta community by being able to benefit them as much as they have benefited this Association.