Benefits of Membership

Services

  • Acting as a representative of the manufacturing sector in dealing with Local and Foreign Governments and in the monitoring of legislation affecting manufacturers;
  • Assists with the generation of market expansion both regionally and internationally through the mounting of local, regional and international trade fairs, exhibitions and foreign trade missions;
  • Providing members with information on all local, regional and international trade related matters of relevance;
  • Representing members at the various domestic, regional, hemispheric and international trade negotiation meetings and delegations;
  • Negotiating for and on behalf of TTMA members with Government, and other relevant stake-holders;
  • Acting as the liaison between the membership and the Government, specifically the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Investment;
  • Offering education and assistance for local manufacturers in the efficient use of modern methods of manufacture and in the development of exports;
  • Encouraging members to maintain and adhere to required standards and grades of quality in all manufactured goods and services;
  • Offering assistance in securing markets for both raw materials and finished products;
  • Sourcing and distributing statistical information and relevant data on trade and industry, imports and exports, manufacturing processes and finance;
  • Educating members on all forms of financial assistance available to manufacturers and also on the procedures through which this assistance may be obtained;
  • Promoting joint ventures between members and foreign enterprises;
  • Representing on the following task forces, boards and committees for the purpose of consultation and participative dialogue; Standing Committee on Business Development, Food & Beverage Industry Development Committee, CARICOM Trade Support Programme, Mercantile Committee, Port Users Meetings, Technical Advisory Team, National Export Strategy for T & T, The Standing Tripartite Committee on Labour Matters, Manufacturing Advisory Council, National Health Insurance Scheme, Industry Fund, National Health and Food Safety Committee, TVETT Task Force, T & T Fair Trading Commission, Price Advisory Committee, National Productivity Committee, Construction Sector Oversight Committee, National Technical Committee for the Revision of Standards, Technical Negotiating Group, Technical Working Group, Technical Coordinating Committee.

Benefits

  • Reduced Rates - enjoy preferential advertising rates in the TTMA's quarterly publication, 'The Manufacturer'
  • Networking - our events connect you with fellow TTMA members, as well as industry leaders and experts
  • Representation - TTMA lobbies on behalf of members on issues affecting their businesses
  • Research and Market Intelligence - intelligence that keep members informed on business trends and policy developments
  • TTMA Premium discount Card - take advantage of savings offered by our partners to TTMA members.
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