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SSIA Membership

 

The Shoe Service Institute of America was founded in 1904 to promote and grow business in the shoe repair industry. Today, more than 100 years later, its mission remains the same.

SSIA is comprised of businesses at all levels of the industry sharing resources and working together to bring more consumers into shoe repair shops.

SSIA membership is available in three categories. Click on the appropriate link below to apply. All applications will be reviewed by SSIA's board of directors before membership is conferred.

Repairer/Retailer Membership

Available to firms engaged in the shoe repair business at the retail level. Membership dues are $45 for the calendar year or $100 for three years .

Click here to apply for retailer membership online

Click here to apply for retailer membership by mail or fax

Click here to renew retailer membership

Wholesaler Membership

Available to firms engaged in the wholesale distribution of products to shoe repair retailers. Membership dues are $250 for the calendar year.

 

SSIA's bylaws state, "Any person, firm or corporation engaged in the sale or distribution, as wholesalers, of leather, rubber shoe products, shoe findings, shoe store supplies, shoe repair services, shoe repairing machinery, or kindred products adequately equipped to serve the shoe repair or retail shoe store, is eligible for wholesaler membership in the association, provided that such person or firm is not engaged in the business of repairing shoes at the retail level for end users."

Click here to apply for wholesaler membership

Click here to renew wholesaler membership

Supplier Membership

Available to firms engaged in manufacturing or importing of products for distribution to wholesaler-distributors. Membership dues are $250 for the calendar year. There is also a $1,000 initiation fee for new supplier members.

 

SSIA's bylaws state, "Any manufacturer of leather, rubber shoe products, shoe findings, shoe store supplies, shoe repairing machinery or similar products, or the suppliers' agents, shall be eligible for supplier membership in the association."

Click here to apply for supplier membership

Click here to renew supplier membership

 

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