Member Categories & Qualifications
NSSEA offers four membership categories: Dealer, Supplier, Service Provider, and Independent Manufacturers Representative.
NSSEA Bylaws state that membership shall be open to any established firm engaged in the business of selling school equipment, supplies, educational gifts/toys, or instructional materials. Schools, government agencies, non-profits, or individuals employed or contracted by schools are not eligible.
NSSEA Dealer, Supplier, and Service Provider membership dues categories are based on the company’s volume of gross annual sales of products for educational use. Independent Manufacturers Representative membership dues categories are based on the number of representatives on the educational market sales team.
Select your category below:
- Dealer Members: Companies who sell educational products to consumers through retail stores, catalogs, mail order, online, distributors, and direct sales.
- Supplier Members: Companies in the education market including manufacturers, publishers, importers, and wholesalers who market to consumers through a network of dealers.
- Service Provider Members: Consultants, mail list brokers, trade publishers, printers, catalog producers, inventory/POS systems, OEM, retail fixture manufacturers, online service providers, and whole suppliers.
- Independent Manufacturers Representative Members: Companies who represent two or more different suppliers in selling products to dealers, with orders being written in the name of the supplier.
Questions? Contact NSSEA Customer Service at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 800.395.5550 or 301.495.0240.