Be a Member

Members of the Federation are
retail associations and/or chambers of commerce; or
associations with members providing services for the retail industry; or
enterprises associated with the retail industry/profession in the various countries in the Asia-Pacific region

FULL MEMBERSHIP

Full Members being all Associations carrying on business as a retail association and/or Chambers of Commerce, subject to the conditions hereinafter provided :

there would only be one Full Member per country/region.
the applicant is a dominant body speaking for retailers and must have the capability of representing the retail industry in its country/region; and the applicant must have not less than one year association operational experience at the date of application; and
the applicant must be operating in the country/region within the Asia-Pacific.

Full Members shall have the rights to:
a)vote and be voted in the Federation;
b)apply to host Asia-Pacific Retailers Convention & Exhibition (APRCE);
c)attend General Meetings, Heads of Delegation meetings, Executive Directors meetings and all other major events the Federation organises from time to time;
d)join and seek leadership in the sub-committees they are interested in.

ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP

Associate Members being all Associations carrying on business as a retail association but do not meet the criteria of a Full Member and subject to the conditions hereinafter provided:

an Associate Member, after 2 years of joining, upon recommendation at the Heads of Delegation meeting may be make a Full Member provided that: there is no Full Member representative within the same country/region; or the Full Member has not been active for the last 24 months and its membership been terminated.

Associate Members shall be eligible to: attend General Meetings, Heads of Delegation meetings, Executive Directors meetings as observers; attend all other major events the Federation organises from time to time; join in the sub-committees they are interested in.

AFFILIATE MEMBERSHIP

Affiliate Members being all firms, corporations and businesses not carrying on business as a retail association but being closely associated directly or indirectly with the retail industry.

Affiliate Members shall be eligible to : attend General Meetings as observers; join the Heads of Delegation and Executive Directors breakfast session, if any, for networking purposes; attend all other major events the Federation organises from time to time; be invited to join related sub-committees for mutual benefits.

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