Our Associate members include well-known recreational names such as Sea World, SeaLife Aquarium, LEGOLAND California, Breakers Water Park, and the Sun Devils. Locally we feature businesses such as Hughes Federal Credit Union, Broadway Carpet, Sam’s Club, Pizza Hut of Arizona, Honey Baked Ham, FastPark & Relax, Budget Blinds, COSTCO, Coast to Coast Travel, Doubletree Hotel Tucson at Reid Park, Radisson Suites Tucson, and many others.
An ESM membership offers you a unique opportunity to attract new customers through the Employee Services Programs of Greater Tucson employers. An Associate membership will get your foot in the door. You will find that some employers only allow solicitation from ESM members. The contacts that the ESM Board works with are not buyers or procurement personnel they are HR personnel, Employee Club Members or Employee Store Managers whose goal is to provide a benefit for employees therefore Associate members are expected to offer all members product discounts greater than what can be obtained by the general public.
Successful marketing will depend on your willingness to invest time in attending the vendor fairs. You should participate in as many events as possible and take advantage of every opportunity. Your commitment is necessary.
Marketing exposure to approximately 25,000 employees throughout Tucson.
Opportunity to participate in on-site trade shows.
Your company information published in the Discount Buyer’s guide and distributed at the on-site trade shows.
Upon approval, free full page ad in the RTEAM Magazine, a Raytheon employee publication.
Exposure on the ESM Tucson web site.
You receive the same local discounts for employees at your company that are offered to the Organizational members.
Participation in the on-site trade shows.
Many trade shows are conducted at high security companies, as a result RSVPs and Identification are required. Cell phone use can be restricted.
When to Apply & Dues:
All Associate memberships must be approved by the board. Membership can be refused. You may apply for a membership at any time. Memberships are for the calendar year and all memberships expire on December 31 regardless of when you join. Renewal fees are due by December 31st. Dues must be paid at the time of application. Dues are not pro-rated.The chapter accepts checks and PayPal.
Application, checks, and documents can be mailed along with the Primary and Alternate Representative’s business cards to:
ESM Association of Southern Arizona
P.O. Box 18213
Tucson, AZ 85731
* Associate Membership – $250.00/year includes your meals at the meetings and most Vendor Fair expenses.
Board approval of your submitted application is required for membership.
Membership expires 12/31.