Georgia Association of Convenience Stores

Membership

There is Strength in Numbers

 

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If you own or operate stores in Georgia or provide products and/or services to the Georgia convenience store industry, you should consider joining your fellow retailers and suppliers and support GACS through your membership investment. GACS members not only receive member only benefits, but your membership dues help provide the resources that enables GACS to be the premier voice of the convenience store industry with elected and regulatory officials on a year-round basis.

View our financial planning calendar to help you with budgeting for the year.

Retail Membership Benefits

  • Legislative Representation at the Georgia General Assembly (Jan-April)
  • Regulatory representation with state agencies
  • Receive updates on issues that affect your bottom line
  • Network with & learn from fellow retailers
  • Employees may apply for GACS Educational Foundation Scholarships
  • Learn from GACS educational programs and training
  • Quartely GACS Today magazine
  • Annual GACS Membership Directory - reference point when looking for industry vendors
  • Order industry and regulatory signage for your locations
  • Receive one complimentary convention registration - $295 value
  • Take advantage of the GACS health insurance program

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"GACS provides us opportunities to interact and make new relationships with colleagues from all over the state and country. We want to make the convenience store industry in Georgia the best for business and GACS helps us work towards that goal."
Sagar Patel, Susie Q's Foods

Associate Membership Benefits

  • Networking Opportunities & Events
  • GACS Today Magazine Article Submissions
  • GACS Convention Tabletop Exhibits
  • GACS Membership Directory Listing by Company and Product
  • Southern Convenience Store & Petroleum Show - Reduced member rates
  • GACS Educational Foundation Scholarships
  • GACS Legislative Reception For Georgia General Assembly
  • Tiered Sponsorship Recognition Program
  • GACS Supplier Committee Participation
  • Legislative and Regulatory Updates via Email
  • Health Insurance Program is also open to associates members

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“GACS allows for Suppliers to interact with Retailer Customers outside of the traditional appointment/meeting framework. This allows for a special rapport to be fostered outside of day to day business. GACS also serves as a liaison to impact, influence, monitor, & report legislative regulatory changes that may affect our industry as manufacturers.”
Matt Friend, National Tobacco Company

Dues Investment Schedule

Associate Membership Dues.................................... $650
(Includes suppliers, manufacturers, wholesalers, brokers, services)

Retail Membership Dues
E-Membership...............................................................$150 (Only for single store operators with a working email address)
1 Store..............................................................................................$350
2 Stores............................................................................................$450
3 Stores............................................................................................$525
4 Stores............................................................................................$600
5-9 Stores........................................................................................$750
10-14 Stores....................................................................................$1175
15-19 Stores....................................................................................$1375
20-29 Stores....................................................................................$1675
30-39 Stores....................................................................................$2050
40-49 Stores....................................................................................$2250
50-99 Stores....................................................................................$3000
100+ Stores.....................................................................................$4000

 
“We really enjoy participating in GACS. Since we are a small, family business, being involved in the events allow us to meet with all of our customers and wholesalers in one setting.”
Brandon Berryhill
Turkey Creek Snacks
 
"I wanted to thank Angela and her staff for keeping us up on the ever changing news alerts from the Governor’s office and all other agency’s during hurricane Irma. Being a distributor here in Georgia, it’s very helpful for us to know exactly what counties were being effected."
Jerry Weeks, Home Folks Wholesale Co.