RSPA hosts two signature events each year: Our annual summer conference and expo, RetailNOW®, and our winter, executive thought leadership summit, Inspire®.

RetailNOW® – This convention & tradeshow brings industry leaders, innovators, and channel players together to develop relationships necessary for any successful business. The diversity of attendees and exhibitors allows for the very best in education, thought leadership, and product availability paramount to the strength and growth of the industry. It is where the industry meets.

Inspire® – All leaders are charged with providing visionary insight and strategic thinking for their businesses. RSPA’s distinct position as the only industry association for the point of sale and retail technology ecosystem provides us with a unique opportunity to bring together the industry’s top leadership perspectives to one location, for collaboration and connection. Coupling that valuable networking with three days of executive education, Inspire prepares leaders to return to their businesses with new perspectives, best practices and renewed energy for the year ahead.

RSPA is also able to obtain special discounts to other various industry shows and conventions throughout the year which are made available to RSPA members.

Improve your team’s performance through education provided by industry experts. The RSPA learning platform is available year-round to ensure essential industry information and training is available to our member companies and their employees. RSPA is your source for industry education in a variety of formats:

Online Education: In addition to the onsite education sessions found at our networking events, individuals can also sharpen their business or technical skills online. RSPA offers live webinars along with a library of On-Demand education topics.

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RSPA Members have unlimited phone consultations with RSPA General Counsel, Bob Goldberg as well as supplier contract reviews, and access to legal templates. There is no limit on the value of the benefit. The only restriction is failure to take advantage. RSPA provides up to date legal guidance from an individual that knows the industry and the issues.


NEW! Group Management Services (GMS) Through an initiative with national provider Group Management Services (GMS), RSPA members will receive preferred rates on a variety of HR services including access to employee benefits, most notably healthcare insurance. GMS has established policies with some of the largest health insurance providers in the United States to provide best-in-class benefits solutions to SMB organizations at an affordable rate. GMS has worked with carriers in all 50 states including major healthcare providers Cigna, United Healthcare, BlueCross BlueShield, and Aetna. Login for contact information.

NEW! Innovative Office Solutions: Innovative Office Solutions and RSPA are partnering together to provide office product offerings to RSPA members. Innovative Office Solutions is a progressive, woman-owned, provider of office productivity solutions. Through a full portfolio including office products, furniture & design services, facility & breakroom supplies, print & graphic design, promotional products and technology solutions, Innovative is more than just a name, it’s the culture. Click here to learn more. (Must be logged in.)

UPS: Save up to 34% on UPS Shipping. RSPA members have exclusive access to the UPS Savings Program, which provides great discounts on UPS domestic air, ground, and international services. Simple shipping! Special savings! It’s that easy! For complete details or to sign up, click here! (Must be logged in.)

RSPA has awarded more than $2 million to families of RSPA member companies since the inception of its scholarship program. Employees and family member of reseller members‚  who have been members for 3 years can apply for scholarships to help ease the costs associated with higher education.

Click here to learn more about applying for RSPA scholarships or to donate to the fund.


Connect Magazine
Connect is published by RSPA eight times per year and includes industry news, trends and opinions, articles on emerging technologies and legal issues within the industry, and educational information to assist business owners in becoming and remaining successful. Connect is complimentary with RSPA membership. Members are encouraged to submit articles, information and/or press releases to be considered for publication in Connect.

To submit press releases for publication, subscribe or view advertising rates for Connect, email

Community Connection
RSPA’s monthly e-publication gives readers a quick look at current industry events as well as information on the latest RSPA news. If interested in contributing please submit all articles for consideration to is RSPA’s interactive website created to serve as the home for the Point of Sale and retail technology industry. This site provides access to industry news, calendars, on-demand education, and archived articles on a wide range of topics.

RSPA Member Directory
The online searchable directory allows you to find members to help meet your needs as well as provide exposure and traffic.

RSPA sponsoring companies gain exposure with industry leaders and company decision makers. The RSPA Sponsorship Program provides opportunities to sponsor multiple events throughout the year or individual opportunities at RSPA’s RetailNOW® and Inspire® events. As awareness of RSPA grows, it makes it an especially good time to get involved.

Sponsorship opportunities include: Package Sponsorships (Platinum, Gold & Silver Levels); individual event sponsorship; Education Sponsorship & Community Sponsorship.

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