ABOUT US

The Retail Solutions Providers Association is the industry association for the point of sale technology ecosystem. Our members include resellers, hardware manufacturers, software developers, distributors and other service providers, primarily serving the hospitality, general retail, supermarket or c-store vertical markets.

Membership in RSPA may be held by businesses whose work touches or can be classified as being primarily in the point of sale or retail technology industry. RSPA members have voting privileges and one owner, director or officer of the member firm may be elected to serve as a director or officer of the association. Applicants must have adequate facilities to operate such a business and shall be of good credit and reputation.

RSPA members in good standing may participate in all member benefit programs, may register and attend all association events at member rates and will receive all association publications.

CONFERENCES & EVENTS
RSPA hosts two signature events each year: An annual summer conference and expo and a winter, executive thought leadership summit.

RetailNOW® brings industry leaders, innovators, and channel players together each August to develop relationships necessary for any successful business. The diversity of attendees and exhibitors allows for the very best in education, thought leadership, and product availability paramount to the strength and growth of the industry. It is where the industry meets.         

Inspire® - this thought leadership summit gathers the industry’s top leaders for executive level education with ample opportunities for more intimate networking.

RSPA is also able to obtain special discounts to other various industry shows and events throughout the year which are made available to RSPA members.

INDUSTRY EDUCATION
Improve your team’s performance through education provided by industry experts. The RSPA learning platform is available year-round to ensure essential industry information and training is available to our member companies and their employees. RSPA is your source for industry education in a variety of formats:

Online Education: In addition to the onsite education sessions found at our networking events, individuals can also sharpen their business or technical skills online. RSPA offers live webinars along with a library of On-Demand education topics.

Certification: For individuals who wish to credential their professional skills, RSPA offers access to the ETA CPP and the PCI-SSC QIR programs.  Additionally, a certificate program in RSPA’s proprietary PCIwise is also available. PCIwise courses are provided to RSPA members at no additional cost.

LEGAL ASSISTANCE
RSPA Members have unlimited phone consultations with RSPA General Counsel, as well as access to 30+ legal templates. RSPA provides up to date legal guidance from an individual that knows the industry and the issues.

SHIPPING DISCOUNTS/UPS
Save up to 34% on UPS Shipping. RSPA members have exclusive access to the UPS Savings Program, which provides great discounts on UPS domestic air, ground, and international services.

SCHOLARSHIPS
RSPA has awarded more than $2 million to families of RSPA reseller member companies since the inception of its scholarship program. Employees and family member of reseller members  who have been members for 3 years can apply for scholarships to help ease the costs associated with higher education.

PUBLICATIONS

connect Magazine
connect is published by RSPA six times per year and includes industry news, trends and opinions, articles on emerging technologies and legal issues within the industry, and educational information to assist business owners in becoming and remaining successful.

RSPA E-newsletter
RSPA’s monthly e-publication gives readers a quick look at current industry events as well as information on the latest RSPA news.

GoRSPA.org
www.GoRSPA.org is RSPA’s interactive website created to serve as the home for the Point of Sale and retail technology industry. This site provides access to industry news, calendars, on-demand education, and archived articles on a wide range of topics.

SPONSORSHIP
RSPA sponsoring companies gain exposure with industry leaders and company decision makers. RSPA Sponsorship provides opportunities to throughout the year or specific event related opportunities at RSPA’s RetailNOW® and Inspire® events.

To learn more about RSPA call Member Services at 800.782.4274.