Benefits of APPA Membership

Strong distributor, supplier and decorator relationships are essential to great promotional products businesses. These relationships are born, built and maintained through membership of APPA.

As a member of APPA, you receive access to a comprehensive range of services and resources to support you and your business. You can download our Member Benefits brochure to read more about the services and exclusive benefits of APPA membership.

APPA has a large membership base in New Zealand, and works with some of the biggest names in the region to bring these members new deals, discounts and business opportunities. Click here to find out more about the New Zealand-based benefits of APPA Membership. 

Save $$$

Reduce the cost of doing business and take advantage of our group buying power through exclusive Service Provider member discounts from a range of products and services essential for all promotional products businesses, including freight, insurance, travel, legal resources and more.


APPA Search is a powerful product sourcing tool exclusively for APPA distributor members and an essential service for supplier members to ensure their range is visible to everyone. APPA Search provides distributors with information about thousands of products from all over Australasia.

Market Your Business

Exhibiting at APPA tradeshows is exclusive to APPA supplier members and listings in the online APPA member directory is free and exclusive for APPA distributor members.

Competitive Advantage at Tradeshows

APPA distributor members receive priority entry, member only exhibitor offers, premium member only gifts, complimentary luggage storage, member only prize draws, free coffee and free massages in the members lounge at APPA tradeshows.

Professsional Development and Networking

Receive heavily discounted and exclusive access to the acclaimed APPA Leadership Conference,  education sessions during CONVEX, APPA supplier member factory tours and more. These events are a great way to network with your fellow APPA members and learn more about your industry.

Stay Up To Date

Receive regular updates on industry issues affecting your business with exclusive and free access to webinars, the Promotional Products Marketing Magazine, e-newsletter Promo Insider and more.


Instant access to business resources via the member portal including industry benchmarking research, legal resources, past webinars and past issues of the Promotional Products Marketing Magazine. Access members-only social media accounts on Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn.

Enhance Your Credibility

Follow the APPA Code of Conduct and participating in the APPA Awards for Promotional Products Marketing Excellence to enhance your customers' confidence in the professionalism of your business.

International Connections

APPA is closely aligned with the leading global promotional products associations (PPAI - USA, PPPC – Canada and BPMA - UK) and can provide members with connections and access not available elsewhere.