CONSIGNMENT EVENTS ASSOCIATION

Member Exclusive Benefits

We are striving to provide our members with money saving opportunities. Our current member benefits include:

E-Payment Solutions: One year free CEA membership for new clients or equipment discounts for existing clients of E-Payment Solutions. 

Trinity-HPSI Discount Program: Discounts at Staples, Office Depot, Lowe's, and many more stores.

AnsleyRDGroup: Free training seminars

For more details and how to obtain the offers, please log in to the Members Only section. Not a member yet? Scroll down and join today!

Membership Levels & Information

Primary Event Owners: Any person who independently owns at least 25% of an active consignment sale event free and clear of a franchise agreement. Only one primary event ownership membership is allowed per company. Initial Membership Fee $25. Annual Dues are $75 per year. Has access to member contact information. Member has full voting rights.

Secondary Event Owners: Any person who independently owns at least 25% of an active consignment sale event free and clear of a franchise agreement that works with a sale that already has a primary membership in place. Initial Membership Fee $25. Annual Dues are $25 per year. Member has access to member contact information. Member has no voting rights.

Event Organizers: Any person who manages and/or operates an active consignment sale event free and clear of a franchise agreement but has no ownership interest. Initial Membership Fee $25. Annual Dues are $60 per year. Member has no voting rights. Member has access to member contact info.

Contingent Membership: Offered to any person who is in involved in the process of starting or considering the start up of a consignment event business model without a franchise component. Conversion to another membership category with the start of an active consignment sale would occur upon membership renewal. Initial Membership Fee $25. Annual Dues are $200 per year. Member has no voting rights. Member has access to member contact info.

Industry Partners: Any person who currently offers supplies, services and/or advice to the consignment event industry. Initial Membership Fee $25. Annual Dues are $100 per year. Member has no voting rights. Will be included on vendor page of website. No access to member contact information. 


An active consignment sale is defined as a sale that has hosted an event within the past 12 months.

Memberships follow the person, not a business. There is a transfer fee of $25 to transfer a membership due to change of ownership or management.

If a membership lapse occurs the member is subject to another membership fee in addition to dues payment.

Voting Rights include votes on the following:
1. Who is on the Board of Directors
2. Changes to the Articles of Incorporation and/or Bylaws
3. Approval of a merger with another association or if/when to dissolve the association


STEPS TO JOIN:

1.  Register Below (it's pretty quick and painless!)

2.  Check your email - you will get instructions on how to pay your invoice.  

(All payments are accepted via Paypal to ceaassociation@gmail.com)

3.  We will confirm your payment and membership (this is a manual process so your patience is appreciated.)

4.  Print your paid invoice for your records (sent via email).



Bylaws for Membership Consideration: CEA - Bylaws REDACTED.pdf

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