Organized for the Purpose of Business Advocacy and Lobbying on Behalf of the Vaping Industry
State Representation with a proven track record:
Registered and experienced state legislative relations team working on behalf of the vaping industry for the 2016 – 2018 General Assembly sessions:
- On-going advocacy at the General Assembly to build relationships with our representatives.
- Representation at local, high profile events annually to build relationships and raise awareness of the association.
- Annual “Legislative Day” at the General Assembly.
- Proven track record of highly successful lobbying efforts in the General Assembly
- On-going legislative member updates
VSFA is a member of the Vapor Technology Association (VTA), which allows every member of VSFA to be a member of VTA and have a voice at the national level.
- Federal advocacy on Capitol Hill and in all pertinent Executive Branch agencies.
- Coordination with VSFA’s state lobbyists to combine both state and federal lobbying efforts.
- Access to professional public affairs team to combat hostile media and promote the benefits of vapor technology.
- Practical guidance from VTA’s seasoned team of regulatory and legal experts to help members navigate the FDA and other relevant regulatory agencies
- Up to the minute emails for ongoing issues as well as Calls-to-Action notifications.
- Access to a full slate of persuasive and informative position papers that can be tailored for legislators, regulators and media.
- Routine membership reports on developments in Washington, DC and in the state capitals
Additional Member Benefits:
- Access to VSFA private Facebook forum
- Annual state and national conferences discounts to educate, inform and bind the industry together
- Member awareness on the VSFA website displaying member support with company logo and link to member website
- Member awareness in the VFSA annual conference program
- Access to calls to actions
- Member awareness on the VFSA Facebook page
- Up-to-date industry news
- Educational tools, webinar’s and training sessions on relevant issues
- Vape friendly merchant service providers
- 25% Discount on We Card training
- Discounts from multiple e-liquid companies and distributors. If you utilize these members-to-member discounts, the savings could more than cover your dues.