GMA offers companies engaged in the consumer packaged goods industry in various forms—manufacturers, retailers, distributors and other types of CPG companies—membership in three different categories designed to maximize their return on investment:
GMA represents more than 200 companies that manufacture and market branded and private label food and consumer packaged goods through retail, wholesale and foodservice channels of distribution. General members include retailers and foodservice companies that manufacture and market consumer products for sale. They also represent companies who provide outsourced marketing and sales services to customers that sell food, beverage and consumer products.
Associate Membership is available to companies that supply services to the consumer packaged goods industry and fall under one of the following categories: consulting firm; technology provider; audit firm; logistics or other service provider.
Supplier membership is available to companies that manufacturer or process agribusiness products, or ingredients used in products for human or pet consumption or sold to other manufacturers at any point aling the CPG industry value chain as an ingredient.