About AAFSA Membership

AAFSA is the leading convener of the alcohol-free spirits industry, bringing together producers large and small, supply chain professionals and our service partners. All AAFSA members enjoy access to, and influence on its best-in-class advocacy efforts in Washington, DC, state capitols across the US and in key markets around the world. Membership with the leading trade association in the producer gives company leader’s insights, intelligence, and analysis from our professional staff, exclusive industry reports and our network of contacts from around the world, helping you make strategic decisions to grow your business in the US and around the world.

All AAFSA Members also receive:

  • Subscription to the, ‘AAFSA news’ weekly e-newsletter
  • Access to industry brand data
  • Weekly updates on state legislative and tax issues
  • Complimentary access to the AAFSA Summary of State Laws & Regulations Relating to Alcohol Free Spirits website
  • Compilation of laws, regulations and rulings governing the sale and distribution of alcohol-free spirits in each of the fifty states and the District of Columbia ($995 value for a one year subscription)
  • Access to monthly webinars developed for members
  • Additional product savings updated monthly on the AAFSA Member Portal
  • Discounts on AAFSA events, including the AAFSA Annual Conference
  • Members receive discounts on all AAFSA academy courses and programs; the curriculum was developed by a diverse group of industry veterans to address the unique challenges faced by the alcohol-free spirits industry

Why Join: Craft Membership

Access and Influence

  •  Access to Industry Experts and Leaders in the Spirits Industry: AAFSA expertise can help you make strategic decisions to grow your business and avoid potentially costly errors. AAFSA staff regularly interacts with FDA, and international regulatory bodies, providing members with information on current rules and laws, as well as the thinking behind the regulations.

  • Representation at the federal, state, and local levels on legislative and regulatory proposals; AAFSA is your voice in Washington, DC and in state capitols across the country.

  • Engage with the AAFSA State Government Relations team, comprised of 2 Vice Presidents covering the country and a team of 12 contract lobbyists with a track record of increasing market access and mitigating tax threats in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Business Development and Marketing

  • Opportunities to raise your profile, promote products, and showcase your brands in the US and in international markets at Council-sponsored product promotion events.

  • AAFSA events are attended by industry leaders and business partners throughout the alcohol-free spirits sector, along with public officials, the media and other opinion leaders.

  • MAP Program: benefit from access to the AAFSA/ FDA Market Access Program, which provides access to international trade shows, trade mission and overseas promotion to help promote the export of American Spirits/American Agriculture.

Insight and Analysis

  • AAFSA members receive weekly updates on state legislative and tax issues, keeping you informed on issues that affect your business.

  • Complimentary access to the AAFSA Summary of State Laws & Regulations Relating to Alcohol free Spirits website: Compilation of laws, regulations and rulings governing the sale and distribution of alcohol-free spirits in each of the fifty states and the District of Columbia ($995 value for a one year subscription).

  • Access to monthly webinars developed for members.

Savings

  • Discounts on AAFSA events, including the AAFSA Annual Conference.

  • Members receive discounts on all AAFSA Academy Courses and programs. The curriculum was developed by a diverse group of industry veterans to address the unique challenges faced by the alcohol free spirits industry.

  • Additional product savings updated monthly on the AAFSA Member Portal.

  • Solutions and savings for small and midsize businesses including travel, insurance, shipping, and more.

Why Join: Partner Membership

Branding

  • AAFSAPartner members receive website recognition as a AAFSA member
  • Depending on the level selected, members may have the ability to share thought leadership through webinars and /or white papers
  • Social Media and Press release recognition for members
  • Feature in the “AAFSA News” weekly e-newsletter

Business Intelligence/Analysis

  • AAFSA Partner members receive the weekly “AAFSA News” e-newsletter, ready by 2,000 employees of member companies, keeping them informed of policy updates and activities.
  • AAFSA Partner members receive weekly updates on state legislative and tax issues, keeping you informed on issues that affect your business
  • Access to AAFSA professional staff or insight and guidance on developing issues

Access/Networking

  • Exclusive event invitations
  • Unique sponsorship opportunities of AAFSA events not available to nonmembers
  • Discounts on events registrations, including the AAFSA Annual Conference

Savings

  • Solutions and savings for small and midsize businesses including travel, insurance, shipping, and more
  • Members receive discounts on all AAFSA AcademyCourses and programs. The curriculum was developed by a diverse group of industry veterans to address the unique challenges faced by the alcohol-free spirits industry

We offer our Partner Members four levels of engagement

  • Honorary Membership
  • Silver Membership
  • Gold Membership
  • Platinum Membership

The regardless of level, all Partner Members receive our weekly member newsletter, state law tracking and legislative updates, and exclusive event invitations – as well as sponsorships of AAFSA events, thought leadership opportunities and the opportunity to engage with our network of alcohol spirits producers worldwide and in the US. Learn more about membership here.

Director Members

The AAFSA Direct Members comittee is comprised of the industries leading producers and marketers of alcohol-free spirits. Together, representatives from these players make up our Board of Directors and issue specific committees. These groups work to guide legislative, regulatory, and public affairs issues that impact the alcohol-free spirits sector, its adult consumers and its business partners at the local, state, federal and international levels.

Craft Members

AAFSA is proud to have a growing number of Craft Members across the United States. Our craft Members include small to medium sized blenders producing a wide variety of alcohol-free spirits products and beverages. Our Craft Members are active in making their voice heard on public policies issues affecting the industry at both the state and federal level and we recognize the important role that they play in their community through their contributions to local economies, tourism, and job market.

Partner Members

Our Partner Members represent people, organizations, firms, and related associations engaged with the supply chain for the alcohol-free spirits industry involved or not in direct sales.Launched in 2021, the goal is to connect the industry’s broader ecosystem to exchange thoughts, resources, and expertise, and to provide support regarding the critical issues that impact the industry at large.

AAFSA Services for its members

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Honorary Membership

$ 1000 /Annual
  • Honorary membership is designed especially for silent members
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Silver Membership

$ 2000 /Annual
  • Silver Membership includes free advice about the US Market
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Gold Membership

$ 5000 /Annual
  • Gold Membership includes Labeling advice to enter US market
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Platinum Membership

$ 15,000 /Annual
  • Platinum Membership includes member FDA Registration and Labeling advice to enter the US Market

Donate to AAFSA click here to help our association, you can start from 50 dollars.

You can donate directly to AAFSA, and we’ll allocate it to where it’s needed most. AAFSA will post reports about how your donation has been used. Opportunity to engage with our network of alcohol spirits producers worldwide and in the US. Learn more about membership here.

Our Members

AAFSA is the leading convener of the alcohol-free spirits industry, bringing together producers large and small, supply chain professionals and our service partners. A place where executive leaders, craft producers and all industry stakeholders can share their ideas to drive innovation and succeed in the modern alcohol-free spirits marketplace. For more information on any of our membership opportunities email membership@americanalcoholfreespirits.org

For more information about joining AAFSA as a Director, Craft or Partner Member contact the Membership Department by emailing membership@americanalcoholfreespirits.org 

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American Alcohol-Free Spirits Association of the United States

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:

Head of Membership Services
membership@americanalcoholfreespirits.org

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AAFSA Antitrust Compliance Policy

FDA Program

Your donation will allow AAFSA to purchase laboratory equipment, hire attorneys, travel to visit bottling plants around the world, and to lobby in Washington to pass laws protecting our industry.

THE PROBLEM: Many Alcohol-Free Spirits brands are containing alcohol, even 0.5 % of alcohol is too much alcohol and could be harmful to your health.

THE SOLUTION: AAFSA is patrolling the web and visiting stores around the world to bust fake alcohol-free spirits companies

THE MISSION: AAFSA mission is to protect and serve the alcohol-free spirits industry , producers, vendors, and consumers are part of this industry.

Suggested donations amounts

WE THANK YOUR FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR AAFSA, TO GUARANTEE A BETTER COMMUNICATION PLEASE SEND US AN EMAIL AT: INFO@AMERICANALCOHOLFREESPIRITS.ORG OR CLICK ANY AMOUNT SHOWN ABOVE.

I WILL SEND YOU IN RETURN OUR ROUTING INFORMATION
There is no minimum and no maximum amount.

Best regards

 Reynald Vito Grattagliano.
AAFSA FOUNDER

MEMBERSHIP REQUEST

WE THANK YOUR MEMBERSHIP REQUEST TO BECOME PART OF AAFSA, TO GUARANTEE A BETTER COMMUNICATION PLEASE SEND US AN EMAIL AT:
 MEMBERSHIP@AMERICANALCOHOLFREESPIRITS.ORG

WE WILL SEND YOU IN RETURN THE MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION AS WELL AS OUR ROUTING INFORMATION.

Best regards

 Reynald Vito Grattagliano.

AAFSA FOUNDER

THE PROBLEM: Many Alcohol-Free Spirits brands are containing alcohol, even 0.5 % of alcohol is too much alcohol and could be harmful to your health.

THE SOLUTION: AAFSA is patrolling the web and visiting stores around the world to bust fake alcohol-free spirits companies

THE MISSION: AAFSA mission is to protect and serve the alcohol-free spirits industry , producers, vendors, and consumers are part of this industry.