Join today and start receiving these invaluable benefits of membership!

MGA aggressively represents the industry at the State Capitol, saving your business countless dollars and bureaucratic headaches.

  • Sales Tax, WIC, Food Stamp questions answered
  • Recall alerts
  • Local crime alerts
  • Weekly Capitol Watches
  • Coupon fraudulent alerts


Stellar communications connect & engage you in the industry.

  • Grocers Frontline monthly newsletter
  • Minnesota Grocer quarterly magazine
  • Annual Directory with complete contact information for every MGA member
  • Timely & pertinent regulatory updates
  • Access to Member’s Only area on our website


Educational opportunities.

  • Scholarship awards available for college students
  • Piggyback scholarship opportunities allow your company to provide customized scholarships to just your employees
  • Certified Food Manager Training Courses


Outstanding special events provide networking opportunities to build & strengthen relationships with peers.

  • Legislative Dinner
  • Annual Golf Event
  • Annual Summer Conference
  • Best Bagger Contest
  • Vendor Leadership Committee Luncheons
  • Board/Vendor Cocktail Reception


Member Services offer great value for your dollar

  • Business supplies for sale – “All-In-One Federal/State Poster”
  • Business Regulations Guidebook
  • Grocers Guide to Weights and Measures
  • Coupon clearing house service


Industry image enhancement & public engagement

  • “Bag Hunger” initiative to end hunger in MN
  • Sustainability programs
  • Be Food Safe campaigns
  • Health and wellness promotions