Memberships

Member Services & Benefits


Advocacy Support:

RAI regularly makes representations Central and State Governments and local authorities on critical issues. RAI liaises with the Government, in identified areas for the development of the retail community. As a member, you would have access to the "Member's Only" section of the website – and be able to participate in collaborative efforts within the community to shape policy.


Networking Meets:

As a member you would be invited to participate in Networking Meets held at Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Bangalore and other cities across India.


Other Benefits:

  • A complimentary pass to Members Networking Meets & Regional Summits
  • 100% government funded skill up gradation training programs by Retailers Association's Skill Council of India (RASCI) under National Skill Development Council
  • Subsidized entry to international events such as World Retail Congress (WRC), National Retail Federation (NRF) as a result of RAI exclusive tie-ups
  • Trade information, legislation updates
  • Opportunity to connect with various Embassies present in India for matters related to exports, tie-ups and exchange of know-how
  • Organisation and employee insurance benefits as an association tie-up with Edelweiss. Accident insurance policy for Rs 2lakh cover at Rs 2/-per month per employee and 3lakh cover at Rs3/-per month per employee.
  • Daily newsletter that provides updates on the developments in the retail industry


  • Core Membership
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    ₹2,500

    Core Membership of RAI is applicable to retailers across sectors. To join as a Core member, a retailer must fulfil the following Criterias:

    • Issue a tax invoice for every transaction
    • Be registered under Goods and Services Tax (GST)
    • Not employ child labour

    Membership fee is based on Turnover.

    

    Further details available in the Membership Form

  • Associate Member
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    ₹25,000

    Associate Members are companies that support retail industry. These include retail consultancies, retail hardware and software suppliers (design companies, retail fixture and furniture companies, POS hardware, ERP, software, security systems to name a few).


    To be eligible as a service provider you should:

    • Be Registered as a Company or Firm in India
    • Be a Supplier, Vendor, Developers or Service providers to the Retail Industry

    Membership fee is based on Turnover.

    

    Further details available in the Membership Form

  • Real Estate
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    ₹25,000

    Real estate members are companies that develop/manage retail destinations such as malls and shopping centres. Real Estate members are not required to contribute in to corpus fund of the association.


    To be eligible you should:

    • Be a real estate developer
    • Be registered under Goods and Services Tax (GST)/PF/ESI, etc.


    Membership fee is based on Turnover.


    Further details available in the Membership Form

  • Affiliate Membership
    Duration
    12 months
    Package price
    ₹10,000

    Affiliate associations are associations/industry bodies that partner with RAI towards promoting exchange of information and pursuing common interests. Few examples are- NASSCOM, The Federation of Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI), Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Clothing Manufacturers Association of India (CMAI), Gems & Jewellery Association of India (GJAI), National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI), All India Footwear Manufacturers & Retailers Association (AIFMRA), etc.