The membership criteria ensures that the there is no selling by service providers and the discussions are at high level. As the QMA is designed to be a networking tool for regional manufacturers it does not have a membership category for non-manufacturers.
Members of the QMA enjoy the following benefits through the QMA.
There is no cost to belong except for the time it takes to be an active member of the QMA. The administrative costs associated with the QMA are covered by the Quinte Economic Development Commission (QEDC). Loyalist College and Trenval also provide support for other initiatives that support QMA members. There are currently no membership fees to join the QMA however the QMA steering committee may review this in the future to ensure the sustainability of the QMA.