American Beverage Association members manufacture and distribute non-alcoholic beverage products in the U.S. Our industry is a vital part of our nation's economy. With a direct economic impact of more than $169 billion, we provide nearly 240,000 jobs and support hundreds of thousands more that depend, in part, on beverage sales for their livelihood.
Through member support, ABA serves as an effective organization of producers, franchise companies and suppliers, and acts as a strong national voice for the refreshment beverage industry.
ABA membership consists of franchise companies, production plants, canning facilities, distribution/sales centers and companies that manufacture and sell a full range of products, including packaging, machinery, equipment, ingredients and other services to the industry.
Active Membership -- Available to any person or firm in the United States or its possessions engaged in the manufacture and marketing of non-alcoholic refreshment beverages. It may include all production, distribution or other facilities related to manufacturing and marketing of beverages that are controlled by that person or firm. Annual dues are based on sales.
Associate Membership -- Available to any person or firm that manufactures or sells any product to, or performs any service for, any person or firm that meets the definition of an Active member. Annual dues are based on sales to the beverage industry.
International Affiliate Membership -- Available to any person or firm engaged in the manufacture and sale of refreshment beverages that is not located in the United States or its possessions. Annual dues: $300 (U.S. dollars)
For further information, please contact ABA's membership team at (202) 463-6764.