Frequently Asked Questions

How does my company join MMA?
Simply click here to fill out an application, or call MMA at 601-292-1127 to speak with Shannon Hillman in the Membership Department.
What's the cost to join MMA?
Annual MMA membership dues are based on a graduated scale that is determined by the company's total number of employees in Mississippi. For more details about the dues for your company, please contact Shannon Hillman at 601-292-1127 or Jim Stringer at 601-292-1126.
If I'm not a manufacturer, can I join MMA?
Yes, any company who would like to be a member of MMA is welcome to join. When you join, you are classified as either a manufacturing or non-manufacturing member. Manufacturing members must be representatives of a company that manufactures, is a fabricator, processor, or a distributor of a manufactured product. Manufacturing members have voting rights. Non-manufacturing members are those who work with and support manufacturers. Non-manufacturing members still receive all the benefits that MMA has to offer, but do not have voting rights.
Can I get a list of all MMA members?
No. The MMA board of directors has voted not to publish a list of our membership to anyone. However, MMA has the exclusive rights in Mississippi to sell the Mississippi Manufacturers Register® . The Register® lists every manufacturer in Mississippi and is sold at a discount to MMA members.
How long has MMA been in existence?
MMA was established in 1951.
Does MMA offer any insurance programs for its members?
MMA Group Insurance Trust and MMA Insurance Services offer discounted insurance rates to MMA members.

MMA and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Mississippi have been partners for more than 15 years. MMA also partners with Berkley Southeast Insurance Group to offer MMA members long-term and short-term disability and life insurance benefits. In addition to these products, the MMA Group Insurance Trust offers many other employee benefits, such as dental and cancer coverage, and intensive care products.

The MMA Insurance Services was created in 2010 as a managing general agency and is a wholly owned subsidiary of the MMA Work Comp Group. MMA Insurance Services is also able through Berkley Southeast Insurance Group to offer other lines of property & casualty insurance coverage, such as property, general liability and auto insurance, as well as write multi-state operations.
After I join MMA, how often can I call MMA for answers to questions I may have?
You may contact the MMA staff as often as you like. There is absolutely no limit or fee on consultation services or information available to our members.
Does MMA have regular meetings?
No. MMA has standing committees with subcommittees. We also have seminars, conferences, a legislative reception, and convention. You will notice that the MMA staff speaks at various local manufacturing or other business-related groups around the state. The MMA board of directors meets three times a year.
Does MMA have a convention?
Yes. MMA holds its annual convention each spring. 
How many members does MMA represent?
MMA currently has more than 2,200 members.
I'm a supplier. Are there opportunities to exhibit at seminars or sponsor MMA events?
Yes. MMA has opportunities for exhibitors at our two-day Environmental & Safety Conference and Expo, as well as our annual convention. There are also opportunities to sponsor each of these events. In addition, MMA has an annual golf tournament benefiting our Political Action Committee that offers many opportunities for sponsorships.