Benefits of GMA Membership

In the midst of shifting consumer attitudes, an unpredictable marketplace and the most challenging economic and political climate in recent memory, GMA’s role has never been more important. A unified industry approach to the common issues facing food, beverage and consumer product makers is critical to achieving policies that accurately reflect the consumer packaged goods industry and the role we play in delivering nutrition, convenience and value to American consumers.

Simply stated, GMA’s leadership positively affects the bottom line of its member companies and the return on dues investment has never been higher. But GMA membership isn’t just about the value the association provides, it is also about sustaining and improving the lives of billions of people around the globe through product innovation, responsible business practices and effective public policy solutions.

Read below or download the brochure to learn how GMA works for its members and how it can work for you. Then contact the GMA Membership Team so your company can begin reaping the benefits of membership in the nation’s leading association for food, beverage and consumer product manufacturers.

Member Testimonials

“Key leaders in our industry are engaged with GMA and this creates an important, unified voice for the CPG industry.”

Alan Wilson, Chairman, President and CEO, McCormick and Company

“GMA speaks with a collective voice on issues that are challenging for our industry. GMA's advocacy on behalf of the industry is vital to reduce the incremental costs of unnecessary regulation.”

Denise Morrison, President and Chief Executive Officer, Campbell Soup Company

“GMA membership gives Clorox access to collaborative intelligence on the issues shaping the industry today and in the future. This unique insight allows us to enhance our value proposition to consumers and compete more effectively in the marketplace.”

Grant LaMontagne, Senior Vice President and Chief Customer Officer, The Clorox Company

“With the association’s political, scientific and communications staff working together, GMA allows The Hershey Company to cover and weigh-in on far more public policy issues than we could on our own. The association serves as an extension of my staff, allowing me to maximize Hershey's time, resources and money.”

Ron Graf, Senior Director, Government Relations, The Hershey Company

“GMA has been an excellent resource for regulatory support and scientific information. They have proven invaluable in providing authoritative back up, research and documentation. Their knowledge of the food industry, government agencies, laws and regulations have enabled us to take our programs to a higher level with confidence.”

Michele Ybarra, Manager, Quality Assurance, Ruiz Foods, Inc.

To learn more about how your company can benefit from GMA membership, contact:

Jonathan Downey
Senior Director, Membership and Business Development
jdowney@gmaonline.org
or 202.295.3945


If your company is already a member of GMA, learn how you can maximize your engagement and benefits by contacting:

Evie Kasper
Senior Manager, Membership Services
ekasper@gmaonline.org or 202.639.5918