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 Please read the information below before submitting application. There are two options to submit an application to apply for membership with Premier Group Network. 


Download PDF version of the application here

Return completed PDF application to dana@premiergroupnetwork.com.


  • Applicants will receive an email confirmation when application is received.
  • Prospective members are asked to submit applications for consideration. All membership applications must be reviewed for recommendation by the Premier Group Membership Committee before being submitted to the Board of Directors for approval.
  • Members must be approved by the Board of Directors.
  • The total process takes approx 2 weeks to 1 month after application is received.


Established in 1997, Premier Catalog Group AKA Premier Group Network is 501(c)6 non-profit trade organization and an alliance of top industry suppliers and independent distributors that partner together to build their businesses. Our unique and successful group that is focused on improving business through shared experiences, close relationships and partnership, and great pricing/support programs. 

Premier Group Network is the leading supplier-distributor networking group in the promotional products industry and the only one that grants full and equal membership to both suppliers and distributors.  Membership is selective and based on a recommendation of the membership committee and approval of the Board of Directors. Read more or hear testimonials from members at www.premiergroupnetwork.com


The following outlines requirements  of Premier Group Distributors

  •  Distributor Members applicants will be considered for membership if they have an annual sales volume of $3,000,000 or greater in promotional products sales. Should it be deemed advantageous to the association, the minimum company sales requirement can be waived by a two-thirds majority vote of the Board of Directors. 
  • PG  distributors are encouraged to make Premier Group Network suppliers preferred vendors.
  • PG  distributors are required to report total annual sales figures as requested by Premier Group Network staff. 
  • PG  distributors are to allow up to two sales visits or other contacts per year by supplier members.
  • PG  distributors are required to attend the Annual Meeting without missing two consecutive meetings. Any distributor member who misses two consecutive annual meetings is subject to exclusion from Premier Group Network. Additionally, a $500 commitment fee is assessed to any member that does not attend the annual meeting.
  • PG  distributors must pay annual dues.
  • PG  distributors are required Premier Group Network information in a timely manner.
  • New members agree to an initial 2-year commitment.
  • Membership Dues (effective 2025): $7500 annually. Billed in January and July ($3750 each). These amounts should be offset by the Frequent Buyer Program rebate earnings. (subject to change)
  • Note: Travel and registration costs for PG Annual Meeting are the responsibility of distributor members.  Costs vary based on the location. Meeting locations are rotated annually.


  • To contribute to the success and growth of individual member companies through a unique partnering     structure that promotes best industry pricing, encourages information sharing, and fosters strong business relationships.

    Distributors contribute to this mission by:

    • Supporting other Distributor members of the group via the sharing of information, knowledge and buying power.
    • Actively seeking opportunities to support our supplier partners whose products appear in the Premier Group catalog.

  • Suppliers
    contribute to this mission by providing sales support to all participating distributors, including:

    • Nationwide competitive pricing support – offering Premier Group Network distributors pricing equal to or better that the best pricing offered to any group or individual company in the promotional products industry
    • Active sales representative support
    • Priority processing of distributor orders including informed and dedicated customer service
    • A sample policy that provides an economical method for distributors to purchase or receive samples as needed to support the supplier

  • Exclusive access. Connect directly with senior management and other major decision makers in Premier Group Network Distributor and Supplier member companies.
  • Preferred treatment. Premier Group Network Suppliers offer some or all of the following: free samples, special rush service, exclusive specials, and early exclusivity to new products.
  • Focused supplier support. Every Premier Group Network member has a designated PG inside salesperson to ensure the right person is reached every time.
  • Unique business owner forum. Company owners share tips and ideas with other company owners to help grow each other’s businesses.
  • Exposure to invaluable expertise. Premier Group Network members combined have over 250 years of diverse experience in literally every aspect of the promotional products industry.
  • Business-building events. PG’s Annual Meeting and events at these meetings provide the chance to meet with Supplier Members and Distributor members to review, share, learn and grow your businesses and experiences in a positive environment that is focused on the future and your success.
  • Best industry pricing. Premier Group Network Distributors enjoy best pricing from more than 30 of the industry’s finest Suppliers.
  • Distinctive sales tools. Premier Group Network Distributors receive a customized digital catalog featuring only PG suppliers with access to print-ready files.
  • Marketing mailings. We produce PG Idea Boxes, a collection of products from PG suppliers that carry a unifying theme. Each item is imprinted with the box theme and your logo and a custom card with your contact information is included. All items are expertly packaged and drop-shipped to your clients or bulk shipped to you.
  • Educational enhancement. Often Held in conjunction with trade shows, Premier Group University brings together regional Distributor members and Supplier sales reps to provide educational seminars to improve sales and understanding of our PG Supplier capabilities. In addition to events held at major industry trade shows, we hold periodic PGW - Premier Group Webinars featuring 2-3 supplier members conducting 15–20-minute presentations on their products and companies - new products, best sellers, social compliance and more. These webinars are appropriate for sales reps and management and recorded in case anyone misses the live
  • Strong focus on relationships. The Premier Group offers many opportunities for members to forge solid business relationships. Whether it is at the annual PG breakfast in Las Vegas in January or through an e-mail blast from PG’s web site, the Premier Group is committed to sharing ideas and encouraging collaborative efforts.



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