Benefits of Membership

“The ONLY Organization of its Kind in the Healthcare Industry”
 
Its focus is the promotion of the IMR - Independent Manufacturer Representatives & Manufacturers within the health care industry. IMR members are independent sales agencies located across the nation who offer manufacturers a professional, highly qualified sales force. Manufacturer members support the continuing use of independent sales agencies to market their products.
 
 
What Does HIRA Offer?
•    “Sales Force of Choice” for manufacturers looking for an outsource sales solution
•    Annual Conference - educational workshops, industry speakers, networking, manufacturer exhibits (open to members and guests)
•    Experienced staff that is happy to answer questions and provide information or direction about membership, working with reps and various industry issues
•    Discount at Red Roof Inn - 15%
•    Attend the HIRA Annual Conference at the member rate - $100 savings
•    Interviewing Guidelines - questions to ASK and questions you should be prepared to ANSWER - $100 value *
•    E-Newsletter that keeps members up to date with industry articles, new member listings, and upcoming events
•    MRERF - Manufacturers’ Representatives Educational Research Foundation 
$300 discount on their certification programs
•    Specimen Contract – a boiler plate contract that you and your legal counsel can tailor to your specific needs when preparing an agreement between an IMR and Manufacturer - minimum value $400
 
Independent Manufacturer Representative (IMR) Member Benefits
•    Vendor Credentialing Discount – the amount saved with this discount alone covers the cost of HIRA membership - 10% discount
•    Sub Rep Specimen Contract - a boiler plate contract that you and your legal counsel can tailor to your specific needs when preparing an agreement between you and your sub rep - $400 value
•    Free 20 minute initial telephone consultation with the ‘go to’ law firm for reps, no obligation - $85 value
•    Access to “Line Available Ad” postings by manufacturer members and non-members looking for representation - $200 value
•    Free expo badge at Medtrade when HIRA exhibits - $500 value
•    Listing in the online rep member directory - minimum $150 value
•    Access to the online manufacturer member directory that is sort-able by market and searchable by company name - 10 to 15% savings
•   Access to Service Provider members who offer assistance and support
 
Manufacturer Membership Benefits
Exhibit space at the HIRA Annual Conference – lowest exhibit fee in the industry
IMR membership that represents 500+ feet on the street
Discount co-exhibit space in the HIRA Pavilion at trade shows like Medtrade and AORN - $3,000 - $4,000 savings
“Line Available Ad” postings (1st ad is free with membership) – ads are emailed to the entire rep membership 1x/week for 30 days as well as posted on the members only section of the HIRA website for a period of 30 days. Interested parties are instructed to contact the manufacturer directly. - $200 value
Guidelines for writing an effective “Line Available Ad” - $50 value
Free expo badge for clients of co-exhibitors in the HIRA pavilion at Medtrade - $500 value
Access to the online IMR Member Directory that is sortable by market or territory and searchable by name - $150 value
Listing in the online Manufacturer Member Directory - $200 value
Brochure - Value of Outsourcing Sales *
Manufacturers Guide to Successful Field Visits * - $150 value
Power Point Presentation – Marketing through IMR’s - $150 value
*Information provided by MRERF
Service Provider Member Benefits
Access to over 500+ potential clients - $200 value
Exhibit space at the HIRA conference - lowest exhibit fee in the industry - $250 value
IMR membership that represents 500+ feet on the street - $150 value
Discount co-exhibit space in the HIRA Pavilion at trade shows like Medtrade and AORN - $3,000 - $4,000 savings