Buying power and discounts part of IHRSA membership
Tue, November 5, 2013 at 15:44
IHRSA in News, group purchasing

There are many benefits to an IHRSA membership. The obvious that immediately come to mind are access to research by IHRSA; networking with industry peers, colleagues and experts; and information about the health and fitness industry including health and fitness club retention, management, classes, and much, much more.

One area that doesn’t always get a lot of publicity is IHRSA Group Purchasing. We have partnered with a few companies that allow IHRSA members, and in some cases employees of IHRSA members, to obtain discounts for certain items and offers.

Currently, IHRSA Group Purchasing has deals on music licensing; maintenance, janitorial and repair; insurance and utilities.

In some instances, the money you save with Group Purchasing can offset the cost of your annual IHRSA membership.

One of the more diverse offerings is Grainger, which offers more than 1 million products from 3,000 suppliers (not all may be available for discount). Some of the offerings include 55% of selected items, free delivery on online purchases, discount for emergency orders, and more. Grainger also has a different deal every month.

Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI) has music from more than 500,000 songwriters, composures and producers. IHRSA members get 15% off the BMI License.

Affiliated Power Purchasers International is an energy consulting firm that can help members figure out the best option, work with them on the forms and paperwork, provide customer service, and more.

Philadelphia Insurance is the newest to the Group Purchasing team. It is offering property/casualty insurance through your own insurance agent.

For more information on any of these offers, or to learn more on becoming an IHRSA member, visit the IHRSA Group Purchasing page on the website.



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