FAQs

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Does your association provide a standards and practices manual?
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Yes, we maintain such a manual. It is available to all paid members, both corporate members and associate members.

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Is there a GPI mentoring program?
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Yes, prior to each meeting, the Membership Committee and/or Board of Directors reach out to all potential members and first time attendees. There is also potential member/first time attendee Welcome Reception scheduled at each GPI meeting.

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How do I join?
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Click here to be taken to the Membership page of our website, which describes the two different levels of membership (corporate and associate), and includes information on how to apply for membership.

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What else? Besides attendance at the meetings, what other benefits are there to membership?
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All members have access to the monthly GPI Economic Advisor, the GPI Surplus Materials Web site, where members can post and sell excess product. Corporate Members have the opportunity to participate in the annual Financial Performance Survey, Associates members receive a compilation of the survey. The Business Expo allows members to show off their products and services. GPI members continually rave that the relationships that they have built through GPI have helped them grow their business, overcome obstacles and implement new ideas.

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I am a supplier to one of your members. May I join GPI?
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Suppliers are ideal for our associate membership. GPI Associate members are an integral part of the association. Companies share their experiences, new products, new technologies with manufacturers and key decision makers.