Retail Facilities Maintenance & Other Maintenance Associations

USM maintains relationships with top organizations in the retail facilities maintenance and other maintenance industries. This gives USM continuous access to today's most advanced technical information, as well as a range of educational and other valuable resources.

Our industry affiliations include:

Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association

PRSM.jpgFor more than 15 years, the Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association (PRSM) has been the leading membership organization empowering retail facilities professionals by delivering industry best practices, education, forums and partnerships. PRSM has an actively engaged community of multi-site retailers and reputable vendor partners who value business relationships, lifelong learning, industry credibility and recognition. Members depend on PRSM to help them achieve success and a competitive advantage through quality programs and resources.

The Association for Convenience & Fuel Retailing 
(formerly National Association of Convenience Stores)

NACS.jpgNACS serves the convenience and petroleum retailing industry by providing industry knowledge, connections and advocacy to ensure the competitive viability of its members' businesses. In 2007, the association shortened its name to NACS and added a tagline that better defines its presence both internationally and at the retail fueling level: The Association for Convenience and Petroleum Retailing. In 2010, this statement was further enhanced to The Association for Convenience and Fuels Retailing.

The Worldwide Cleaning Industry Association

ISSA.jpgISSA has alliances with more than 75 local, regional, and national associations as well as industry, government, and other leading corporate and community entities around the world. These are in addition to its own offices in Lincolnwood, IL; Amsterdam, Netherlands; Leicester, United Kingdom; Monterrey, Mexico; and Shanghai, China.

The National Minority Supplier Development Council

NMSDC-Logo.jpgNMSDC is one of the country's leading corporate membership organizations. Their mission is to advance business opportunities for certified minority business enterprises and connect them to corporate members. From small, minority-owned organizations to billion dollar powerhouse companies, they are committed to helping to solve the growing need for supplier diversity.

Snow & Ice Management Association

sima.jpgSIMA is now poised to build on the first decade of its existence as the nonprofit professional trade association for snow and ice. With new leadership at the executive level, including a new Executive Director and fresh Board of Directors, SIMA is continuously building the go-to resource for our industry.

Retail Industry Leaders Association

RILA.jpgRILA proudly counts nine of the top 10 U.S. retailers as members. RILA members also hold the top spot among key retail segments including: apparel, consumer electronics, department stores, home improvement, large format and small format, demonstrating that RILA is truly the association for 'retail leaders.' In fact, no trade association represents more top retailers than RILA.

Restaurant Facilities Maintenance Association

RFMA.jpgThe mission of RFMA is to advance industry awareness of restaurant facility management, while promoting professional and ethical standards to serve the customer with added value.

International Facility Management Association

IFMA.gifIFMA is the world's largest and most widely recognized international association for facility management professionals, supporting 22,655 members in 78 countries. The associations mission is to advance the facility management profession by providing exceptional services, products, resources, and opportunities, and the members manage more than 37 billion square feet of property and annually purchase more than $100 billion in products and services.