TRAINING, EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, AND RESEARCH FOR MANUFACTURERS’ REPS AND THE MANUFACTURERS THEY REPRESENT

WHAT IS MRERF?

The Manufacturers’ Representatives Educational Research Foundation (aka MRERF) is the creative energy behind educational programs offered by the Institute for Professional Advancement (IPA). The Foundation prepares curriculum, publishes resource material, and provides updated information about representative-manufacturer partnerships which is available to both academic and business communities.

Our mission embodies being the education and research authority for reps. We consistently seek industry and academia input which will enhance our accomplishments and visibility.

To achieve that goal of educating and thus transforming manufactures’ representatives’ and distributors’ professions, MRERF needs financial support in order to continue developing its expertise. These funds come from donors like you. MRERF is a 501(c)(3) charitable education foundation sponsored by 17 diverse industries, and donations can be made to the MRERF annual fund or endowment may be tax-deductible, (contact your tax adviser.)

You can donate to the MRERF annual fund or the MRERF endowment.

To Donate, please click here:

You can also contact MRERF to donate by calling our office at 303.463.1801.

Purpose

The Foundation is dedicated to:

  • Raising awareness of independent multiple-line selling organizations, their channel partners and other industry professionals
  • Providing professional and relevant education for the representative community, their channel partners and other professionals
  • Funding research focused on the roles and relationships of manufacturer representatives, manufacturers and their channel partners

To read about MRERF’s educational subsidiary, the Institute for Professional Advancement (IPA), click here.

Want to know all the nitty gritty? Click here for the MRERF bylaws. 

MRERF Membership

Members of MRERF must be nonprofits that are involved with independent manufacturers’ representatives, their manufacturers and their distributor partners.