ERA Member Services
For a complete list of ERA’s Recognized Resources, check out the Member Services page at era.org. Then link to a service provider’s home page for more information. Or take advantage of services from companies like Avis and Hertz Car Rentals (which are accessible ONLY via the ERA website).
EMPOWERING SYSTEMS, an ERA Recognized Resource for over 20 years, helps electronic manufacturers’ representatives grow their business. The company’s cloud solutions are designed for reps and how reps work. AccountManager, SalesAnalysis, Analytics, Mobile and Microsoft 365 integration keep reps in front of their customer and away from administrative work. Ask about the ERA member special discount. Contact Carroll Boysen at 888-297-2750 x709 or visit empoweringsystems.com or for more information.
SCHOENBERG FINKEL BEEDERMAN BELL & GLAZER LLC offers legal Expert Access services to all ERA members. An initial consultation on any commission recovery or other rep-related business matter is available without charge. For more information, visit sfbbg.com, or call Adam Glazer at 312-648-2300.
ERA TALKS is a new podcast series featuring informative interviews with industry leaders in a quick conversational format. For details, visit era.org/era-media-center/era-talks-podcast/.
ERA WATER COOLER is a free biweekly teleconference providing an open forum discussion for members and non-members. For details, visit era.org/era-events/era-water-cooler-teleconference-series/.
UPRIGHT supports businesses through web design, development, branding, content strategy, and corporate innovation. With diverse backgrounds in the startup tech community, we provide resources for companies to expand their growth through technology. Upright is familiar with the manufacturers’ rep model and its interaction with manufacturers and distribution partners. For more information, go to upright.nyc.
ERA UNIVERSITY provides members, employees and families with hundreds of online college, business, technology and special interest courses through 1,500 educational institutions. The instructor-led classes offer live interaction and access to lessons 24-7. Most classes run six weeks and include 12 two-hour lessons for $79. For details, go to ed2go.com/era.
BUDDE MARKETING SYSTEMS is a leading provider of point-of-sale (POS) reporting. With 15+ years of experience, BMS provides solutions to drive business growth, improve efficiency and maximize profitability. BMSoffers a vast selection of standard reports or can customize reports to achieve your business goals. For details, call 708-301-2111, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
RPMS offers sales analysis, commission reconciliation and sales force data exchange software designed exclusively for manufacturers’ reps. For more information, go to rpms.com.
LECTRIX is a results-driven marketing company that serves electronics manufacturers, suppliers and representatives. The company specializes in brand awareness, content creation, online event creation and lead generation. Visit lectrixgroup.com for details.
JJM SEARCH is the global executive search firm founded by Carla Mahrt, a 20-year electronics industry veteran. JJM is part of the MRI Network – leaders in the search and recruitment industry for over 40 years. Let Carla connect your company with bright, qualified candidates for your openings. For details on JJM, go to jjmsearch.com.
SPYRE GROUP offers resources that help sales rep firms provide value to the manufacturers they represent and increase efficiencies for their sales teams. It provides web, print and presentation development services, along with packaged solutions. For details, contact Patrick Knoelke at 913-499-6014, or visit spyregroup.com/reps.
UPS is an ERA member service provider for shipping of all kinds. For discounts of up to 34 percent, call 800-MEMBERS (636-2377).
REPFABRIC is a mobile efficiency tool that speeds up the entire workflow of business including email, opportunity tracking, commission reconciliation and principal reporting. Contact Repfabric at email@example.com, or call 844-737-7253, x225, to schedule a consultation.