The Lingerie Industry Association (LIA)was formally incorporated in 2016 as a 501(c)(6) trade organization to promote and build the lingerie industry. LIA represents businesses involved in the manufacture, importation or distribution of lingerie products. LIA is a not-for-profit organization run by its members for its members. As a member of LIA, you're invited to get involved and play a vital role in the direction of the association and impact the industry as a whole which benefits everyone.
Any corporation, partnership or individual maintaining a place of business in the United States, Canada or Mexico and engage in the manufacture, importation or distribution of lingerie products for general sale to retail distribution channels, is eligible for regular membership, providing such applicant is not also primarily engaged in the retailing, wholesaling or sales representation of lingerie products. Regular membership will be eligible to have voting rights and serve on the board of directors.
Affiliate Retailer Membership (FREE):
Any Corporation, partnership or individual maintaining a place of business in the United States, Canada or Mexico actively engaged in the selling of lingerie products intended for the North America market, providing such applicant is not also primarily engaged in the manufacture, importation or distribution of lingerie products. Affiliate members shall not have the power to vote or serve on the board but may serve on committees.
The following corporations, partnerships or individuals shall be eligible to become associate members: sales representatives of lingerie manufacturers’ products to wholesale and retail customers, suppliers of raw materials, consulting or other services to a regular member firm, licensors and publications pertinent to the lingerie industry. Associate members shall not have the power to vote or serve on the board of directors but may serve on committees.
Receive considerable exhibitor discounts at lingerie trade shows, including the April 2017 Altitude Show (www.altitudeshow.com).
Receive clear and concise interpretations of industry news and regulations through communications, webinars and member alerts.
Address legal and international trade issues as they affect the lingerie industry.
Develop industry standards to eliminate duplication of efforts.
Networking opportunities, LIA provides a forum for members to discuss social and business issues through committees, e-newsletters and membership meetings.
Press opportunities to positively promote your business.
Influence government regulations, generate positive publicity and establish consumer awareness.