Member Benefits

Discover all the reasons to join NPFDA in our Membership Brochure. Annual dues for member categories is $625 per year. 

Networking Opportunities

Make new contacts and cultivate relationships with other members by attending the Annual Convention in Atlanta every January, the Protein Suppliers Showcase, The NPFDA Fall Meeting, and the Spring Exchange (our most popular small meeting).

Keeping You Regularly Informed:


The National Protein & Food Distributors Association's Scholarship Foundation is pleased to offer the opportunity for a scholarship award to NPFDA member children and/or employees ONLY. As a member, one of your greatest benefits is to have the opportunity to win funds towards your or your children's tuition.  - Click Here to learn more!

While Bringing Buyers and Sellers together is what we do best, we do offer a host of other cost saving benefits to help lower your expenses:

APPI Energy Savings (APPI): The National Protein & Food Distributors Association has endorsed APPI Energy  to provide data-driven procurement solutions that reduce and manage electricity and natural gas supply costs for members on an ongoing basis. Every day, APPI Energy identifies the wide range of energy supplier prices across the U.S., and utilizes that data to provide the lowest prices available among many vetted, competing suppliers. APPI Energy now offers a full array of efficiency measures to reduce and track your consumption. To take advantage of this membership benefit program, contact Carrie Shepard at APPI Energy at 800-520-6685. One page flyer. 

Industrial Fleet Management (IFM):  IFM is a resource to NPFDA members who lease their over the road and delivery fleets.  Lease rates are what the market will bear and agreement terms are difficult to navigate.  Since 1973 IFM has reviewed thousands of lease and fuel agreements gaining a unique exposure to what is reasonable and achievable in the market.  NPFDA members receive a free, detailed fleet analysis with specific recommendations on how to significantly reduce lease and diesel fuel expenses while maintaining existing vendor relationships and service levels. To learn more contact IFM's President, Joelle Marr at 410-803-2451 or

Savings4Members (S4M): From credit card processing and fuel to office supplies, payroll, and everything in between - every business has operational costs. But could some of them be lower? For the average business, the answer to that question may come after hours of research. For members like you it’s much easier. Put your membership to work for you. By partnering with Savings4Members, we’ve joined hundreds of organizations like us to give businesses like you. Click here to learn more.  

Special discount for NPFDA Members.