2017 VDTA Convention


Membership Information

Opportunities through membership:

On-line Dealer Locator
VDTA•SDTA Members are listed in the Dealer Locator on this website. Thousands of consumers use the Locator to find dealers in their area.

Monthly Magazines
As a member of the Association you'll receive printed copies of Floor Care & Central Vac Professional and Sewing Quilting Embroidery Professional and access to the magazines through a member portal online.

Credit Card Processing
Generate as much profit as possible from every transaction with our partner. You benefit from one-stop payments for all your business needs conveniently and efficiently.

Discounted Admission to VDTA•SDTA Conventions
VDTA•SDTA members pay up to 90% less for Convention admission than non-members.

International Sewing Month
International Spring Cleaning Month
VDTA•SDTA members can participate in these yearly promotions designed to build store traffic. Your customers can register for prizes, sponsored by VDTA•SDTA and industry manufacturers, including a $600 shopping spree. Reserve your FREE marketing kits, including posters, banners, tags and more, HERE.

Health, Life and Business Insurance & Prescription Discount Cards
Members Can Save on their health premiums with Association Health Programs. Available in most states. Prescription cards can be used by VDTA•SDTA Members and their employees to save money on prescription medications.

Postcards & Brochures for your customers
A variety of postcards and brochures are available for purchase by VDTA/SDTA members to help promote your business.

Certification Programs
The Vacuum and Sewing Dealers Trade Association certification programs are designed to give the dealer an edge over the big business in their communities.

Extended Service Plans
Centricity brings industry experts, quality assurance systems & customer satisfaction to your store. And this increases your revenue stream and profits.

VDTA•SDTA Freight Savings Plan
Through Siriani & Associates and UPS.

Website Design & Point of Sale Software
Like Sew creates custom websites for your business. Their POS software can help get your business running smoothly.

Store Design
RDA, Retail Design Associates offers a unique program to put your store in order. Jim Rasmus offers in-store merchandising training and store review analysis.

New Member Kit
This kit contains a Membership certificate, window stickers and all the information you need to take advantage of our programs and encourage consumers to “Shop Local”.

Independent Dealer of the Month
You can apply to be featured as Dealer of the Month and have your store highlighted in the magazine.

Learning to Sew
This program encourages sewing machine retailers to provide their customers with sewing classes.

VDTA/Epstein Scholarship Opportunity
This scholarship program is available to dealer members, dependents, employees & their dependents.

Vacuum & Sewing Hall of Fame
You are encouraged to nominate someone for the annual Hall of Fame Award to honor the men and women of the past and present that have made significant contributions to our industry.


Not a member?
Print a form to mail to VDTA/SDTA
or Join on-line using a credit card

Why is it important to become a member of the VDTA / SDTA?


Why is it important to become a member of the VDTA / SDTA?


Among the most common reasons to join are desires to share interests, to continue education relating to changes and progress in the industry, and to meet daily challenges. By joining with others, dealers can accomplish what they cannot do by themselves. The association exists to educate and promote independent sewing and floor care dealers in order to increase their marketshare and enable them to be more competitive.


How can the services and programs assist me as a member?


The many benefits and services help lower overhead expenses, increase profit margins and help better communications in community promotion of dealer products and services.

Log-in to members-only area

(user name and password required)

If you're a member and would like to enter the
members-only area, send an email to mail@vdta.com and we'll send you the
User name & Password.

Available on-line to members only:

Complete links to the new "Flash"
magazine articles & columnists

BESF Scholarship Application

Vacuum & Sewing Hall of Fame Nomination Form

Benefit list with info and links to benefit providers