Internet Merchants Association (IMA) Introduces Free Bronze Membership For One Year

Membership Will Give Etailers Access to Exclusive Online Forum, Educational Opportunities

 — The Internet Merchants Association (IMA) today launched a membership drive aimed at ecommerce practitioners. Beginning today, e-tailers will be able to join this educational association for e-commerce merchants at its Bronze level (a US $99 value) at no cost. The free membership will be valid for one year, at which point members will have the option to renew or upgrade their membership at the regular cost. To join, please visit the IMA’s website (

“While we’re a relatively new association, we’ve already been recognized for the exceptional value we provide to those running e-businesses,” said IMA President Fred Neff. “Since our association was founded, we’ve regularly programmed educational seminars for ASD Las Vegas (, one of the country’s largest merchandise trade shows, and feedback has always been excellent.

“We’ve seen that IMA members are highly engaged in supporting each other’s businesses, be it by interacting at such shows, or sharing knowledge and experiences on our private online Forum, which is accessible to members only via the IMA website. This is our way of supporting the overall growth of e-commerce in the United States while extending our own community at the same time.”

IMA membership is open to anyone engaged in the practice of e-commerce. In addition to the private member forum, members can also take advantage of the IMA’s educational offerings at the ASD/AMD trade shows at no additional cost. Silver, Gold, Platinum and Diamond members can also avail additional amenities depending on their membership level, including a dedicated company platform within IMA’s member-only forum, speaking opportunities, and discounted rates to the IMA’s annual conference held every March in conjunction with the annual ASD/AMD trade show.

To avail this free Bronze membership, simply visit the IMA’s website ( and follow the simple instructions.

About The Internet Merchants Association

The Internet Merchants Association (IMA) is a nonprofit (501c6) trade association founded in 2006, providing Internet-based, or e-commerce, companies with the educational tools and resources required to successfully navigate this ever-changing world. IMA holds its annual conference in Las Vegas in March every year, in conjunction with the ASD/AMD trade show. During the conference, IMA sponsors workshops and sessions for its members with some of the industry’s most noted experts. Membership in the IMA ranges from the free Bronze level to the Diamond level with an annual fee of $3,995. Gold members include ChannelAdvisor and Vendio; Diamond members include ASD/AMD, Endicia and Miva Merchant. For more information about the IMA, please call 702-518-8002 or visit

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