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Our Mission: To grow the mobile electronics industry
Serving: All stakeholders who will benefit in the success of the industry
Pillars of Success: Benefits – Information – Education - Communication
The Mobile Electronics Retailers Association has members nationwide. MERA’s primary focus is education and networking to advance the professionalism and profitability of our members and to advance the industry. We accomplish this through our annual KnowledgeFest, Mobile Electronics magazine, Software Solutions and great member benefits.
At MERA we are fortunate to have groups of industry veterans; retailers, manufacturers, sales reps, distributors and service provides that have poured themselves into the industry by serving as MERA’s volunteer leadership. Our staff members have years of combined experience in the mobile electronics industry. It is this leadership that assists us in guiding the association and thus the industry to best fulfill our mission to grow the mobile electronics industry.
Here is a sample of some of the great MERA membership benefits:
Mobile Electronics Show & KnowledgeFest Conference
The Mobile Electronics Show is the only trade event exclusively for the Mobile Electronics Industry.
The KnowledgeFest conference program provides new business opportunities from a stellar group of cutting edge exhibitors. KnowledgeFest delivers the highest quality education experience with industry professionals that provide valuable knowledge for retail owners and managers, sales professional and installation technicians. KnowledgeFest provides networking events that allows attendees to connect with other professionals while enjoying live entertainment and the annual Mobile Electronics Industry Awards, and other popular networking opportunities.
Learn. Experience. Connect.
Software Solutions TSS & MAID will help you run your business more economically and professionally. Thousands of mobile electronics dealers rely on the MAID is the most comprehensive mobile electronics installation and fitment database in the industry. With all major product brands represented, more than 3,800 points of data per vehicle, and more than 24,000 vehicle represented, this software and web solutions database is simple enough to aid your technicians in the bay, and powerful enough to provide data to leading manufacturers. TSS is the industry standard tool for managing a mobile electronics store. Used by hundreds of dealers nationwide, the TSS software is a complete business solution for managing products, sales, installations, and customer activity.
Extended Warranty & Service Plans (View Information)
The best service palns in the business and with pricing and margin that makes a difference to your bottom line with protecting your customers valuable assests. Even covers R&R costs.
MERA Shipping Program
Earn your anual membership dues back simply by shipping the same way with significant member savings.
Consumer Finance Program
CarCareOne program provides revolving private label credit card financing products to all of your customers.
Benefit Resourcing offers Health, Property and Liability Insurance is available to MERA members at group rates. The recently renegotiated program is saving members more money. Savings will vary by individual state regulations.
Credit Card Processing
Accelerated Payment Technologies, the creators of X-Charge, provides integrated and standalone solutions for credit card and debit card processing. APT provides competitive payment processing rates, new-aged payment processing technologies and world class support.
Extended Warranty Program
The Mobile Electronics Extended Protection Plan is designed to protect your customer from unexpected repair costs, and provide additional profit on the sale.
The place for employment connections in the automotive electronics industry. For job seekers this is a free service. For employers, discounted rates are available.
Online websites using a generic template branded for the retailer. This will be similar to the ones car manufactures use with their Dealers. A universal approach done in a professional manner all meant to maximize your awareness on the World Wide Web.
Social Media FAQ
Our Facebook page is designed to answer questions about in-vehicle technologies, promote MERA’s elite membership and linked with Mobile Electronics magazine. Network with other industry professionals on important topics that we face as an industry.
Revenew Systems (Revenew Online)
Revenew Online’s easy to use professional marketing campaigns for print and email promotions allow dealers to customize campaigns with their own logo, location and special offers. This turn-key solution also helps quickly build email lists and have instant access to future manufacturer promotions and ready-to-go campaigns.
Extended Education Venues
MERA offers education at various association and distributor events all over the country.