Value for Membership:

  • Assistance to North American suppliers on ‘international risk factors’ 
  • Immediate access to industry professionals with years of experience selling parts from North American factories into world markets 
  • Access to information on how to handle payment issues from world markets 
  • Assistance on which U.S. government agencies can best benefit your specific need for expanding your overseas sales 
  • Government advocacy on issues impacting the export aftermarket 
  • Global market research, special reports and industry analysis
  • Quarterly OAC Global Report covering relevant international exporting and aftermarket topics.  The report also includes the current membership roster and upcoming events
  • Member discounts on business solutions and data sources 
  • International networking events at international trade shows 
  • Access to brand protection and intellectual property protection information and services 


Exclusive Savings on services, research, trade shows and events critical to being competitive int he global aftermarket:

  • 20% discount on MEMA Financial Services credit reporting programs 
  • 10% discount on Experian credit reporting and one free business credit report
  • 10% discount on Activant Vista POS data services 
  • 15-18% discount on exhibit space at PAACE Automechanika Mexico 
  • Member discounted rates to advertise in OAC publications, the website, and certain events 
  • 40% discounts on exhibit booth space at AAPEX**


Exclusive Services, Events and Offerings:

  • Electronic access to OAC members’ only on-line electronic database (directory) of over 300 members in over 40 countries from around the world 
  • Electronic communication through several e-newsletters: 
    • OAC Global Report 
    • AASA News 
    • Industry News 
    • Washington Insider (for U.S. members) 
  • Executive networking events to meet customers 
  • Industry events targeted toward exporting which provide excellent networking and information to pertinent topics of interest* 
  • AASA Annual Vision Conference**
  • Access to the OAC on-line electronic ‘members only’ business forum 
  • Global business leader presentations 
  • Global outlook on financial, market and technology landscapes presented by financial and market experts 
  • Collaboration events tailored to create opportunity to drive down business costs and increase ROI for services and materials 
  • Annual Legislative Summit - Meet face-to-face with US Senators and Representatives to discuss important issues facing your company** 
  • Market Research (discounted member rates, exclusive studies, and 50% off custom research for members)
  • World Motor Vehicle Market Report and the Automotive Aftermarket Annual Status Report (a $500 value) - comprehensive market research report*** 
  • Access to the OAC Member Center at trade shows – great international networking opportunities 
  • Preferred member access to USA pavilions at key international trade shows 
  • Online event registration 
  • A voice in Washington, D.C., as well as state and foreign governments**
  • Access to iStateLink – State legislative monitoring Web site, subscription value of over $35,000 (free to members)**

* Complimentary for Premier International members 
** Only available to full AASA members
*** Available for free to OAC Corporate and Premier International members