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Retailer members are businesses primarily engaged in the sale of hobby games to end consumers ($125/year).


Introductory Retailer members are businesses that are in the process of opening a hobby game retail business. This membership type is intended to assist prospective retail businesses get the best start in the industry. As such, it is limited to a period of twelve months maximum ($125/year).

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Voting Rights Business Services Seminars Webinars
Elect fellow members to the Retail Division, including a Chair who will represent retailer interests on the Board of Directors.
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Take advantage of a wide variety of business services, organized to provide you with improved rates and benefits as a member.
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Give and attend peer-to-peer seminars at events throughout the year. Share best business practices with other retailers.
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Access an archive of webinars given by professionals from all aspects of the industry. Tune in live or watch on-demand.
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GAMA Expo Origins Game Fair ESSENtial Summit Industry Calendar
Expo is the largest hobby games industry event in the nation. Build your business and new professional relationships across four days.
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Trade Day is a condensed version of GAMA Expo, held during Origins. Deepen your knowledge by attending seminars.
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Attend this retailer summit held in during Essen SPIEL in October. Connect with publishers and learn about their latest news.
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Discover what other industry events are happening each month and make plans to connect with other members across the world.
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Career Center Committees Facebook Group Website Forums
Upload your resume, submit a job listing, or search through opportunities to find your next big venture in the industry.
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Get involved and make positive change within the association by joining a committee focused on various goals.
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Connect with other members and share your latest announcements and burning questions in a members-only Facebook group.
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Create environments for businesses with similar goals or locals to collaborate through the Groups feature of the website.
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Around the Table Newsletter Ordering Guides White Papers
Enjoy a subscription to GAMA’s quarterly magazine, featuring educational articles, game overviews, and retailer news.
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Receive a digital newsletter on the first of every month highlighting recent news and announcements from the GAMA home office.
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The GAMA Retail Division organizes quarterly guides recommending new and evergreen products for stores to stock.
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Discover new info on important industry topics through the selection of White Papers our members have published.
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The Game Manufacturers Association (GAMA) is the non-profit trade organization dedicated to serving the hobby games industry. GAMA strengthens and supports all industry professionals by advancing their interests, providing educational programs and opportunities, and promoting our unique form of quality social entertainment. Read More »