Compelling Reasons Why Your Company Should Join CRMA
The Chattanooga Regional Manufacturers Association works to enable cooperation, competitiveness, and profitable growth for all Tennessee manufacturers to create an enriched economic future for all citizens of Tennessee.
As the only statewide association exclusively dedicated to manufacturers and their allies, CRMA has a professional staff dedicated to the needs of its members.
CRMA works rigorously to help our members CONNECT, COMPETE, ADVANCE
CRMA Offers TWO Levels of Membership Participation
Membership is divided into two different classifications – Manufacturers and Associates. Our primary members include manufacturers, and associate members are organizations that provide goods or services used by manufacturers. CRMA membership dues are based on the number of employees a member has in Tennessee.
What is included in Basic Level
- CRMA Seminars and Trainings
- Discounts to CRMA programs and events
- Access to Members Only section of CRMA website, including the CRMA membership directory
Basic Level benefits plus:
- A table for 8 at CRMA’s Annual Meeting
- $250 credit for CRMA seminars
- Sponsorship recognition at CRMA Annual Meeting
- Invitations to VIP events
Why Should Your Company Join CRMA?
Networking with Fellow Members at Dozens of Events each Year
AIME; Annual Meeting; Association Wide Meetings; Breakfast Briefing Series; EHS Series; EHS Summit ; Golf Tournament ; Leadership Series; Lunch Sessions on Various Topics; Manufacturers Excellence Luncheon; etc.
Opportunities to Serve On or Provide Input into Committees Representing All Functions
AIME, Community & Government Relations, Economic Development, Education & Workforce Development, Energy, Environment Health & Safety, Human Resources, Logistics and Transportation, Member Connect, Revenue & Taxes
Important Information Sharing on Website Available Only to Members
CRMA works to keep members informed and up to date on areas and issues affecting employers such as human resources and labor relations, environment health and safety, taxation and others.
Company Listing on CRMA Website
CRMA members want to do business with other CRMA members and we support this by including on our website contact information for your organization and a link to your website (Available only through member login to protect you from unwanted solicitation)
Low Cost-High Value Training Seminars Including Partnership Discounts with UT
CRMA supports its members with ongoing training and seminars providing up-to-date information on a variety of manufacturing and administration topics at costs much lower than market
Support in all aspects of manufacturing and administration
Through the work experience of the CRMA Staff, expertise of the CRMA Committees and connections with Business, Industry, and Government Partners across Tennessee, support is available to help members with any questions or issues
Free Consultation Services
The CRMA Staff will work with you one-on-one to help you find answers to your questions and direct you to resources necessary to help your organization be competitive
Notification of Latest Information Important to Operations and Administration
CRMA works to keep members informed and up to date on areas and issues affecting employers through emails and newsletters
Job Advertising Service for Members Including Job and Resume Posting
CRMA can post your job search on our website providing you with resumes that match your request either through a blind or direct contact posting helping you fill hard to find positions
Confidential Member Survey Service on Issues Relating to Your Organization
CRMA can conduct confidential surveys on specific questions for your organization giving you feedback to how other manufacturing members handle policies and other topics such as tobacco use, shift schedules, etc.
Consultation in Economic Development and Growth
CRMA works daily in economic develop and can connect members with partners, agencies, and utilities to help develop a growth package for your organization
Opportunities to Shape Tomorrow’s Workforce Today
Helping members secure a competent workforce is the top priority and a paramount operation for CRMA as we connect regionally, on the state level, and nationally with organizations to develop the workforce to help all of our members succeed and grow