Southeastern Fisheries Association, Inc.


Why Should I Join SFA?

SFA is the largest professional trade association representing 85% of the domestic seafood industry in Florida.  

Comments from current SFA members:

  • to retain access to domestic fisheries resources
  • to make more money in the seafood industry
  • to educate & access to regulatory leadership
  • to save domestic commercial seafood industry
  • representation with regulators and scientists
  • to maintain compliance
  • to save our culture
  • business opportunities with members

Membership Categories

$1,050—Corporate includes:  Wholesale Dealers, Distributors, Brokers and Importers/Exporters

Contact person and up to 4 other designees qualify to receive publications and related information including email updates, access to “Members Only” area including the online Membership Directory; SFA logo for marketing, lapel pin, Membership certificate, and early access to Annual Meeting hotel rooms and discounted meeting fees.

* Corporate members may elect to be billed in four (4) equal monthly installments after initial membership year.

 $630—Associate includes: Advertising, Publications, Boat Building, Cartons, Boxes, Paper Products, Consultants, Financial Institutions, Engines and Hoists, Ice Companies, InsuranceFishing Supplies, Marine Electronics, Repairs & Ways, and Transportation/Fuel,

Contact person and 3 other designees qualify to receive publications and related information including email updates, access to “Members Only” area including the online Membership Directory; SFA logo for marketing, lapel pin, Membership certificate, and early access to Annual Meeting hotel rooms and discounted meeting fees.

* Associate members may elect to be billed in two (2) equal monthly installments after initial membership year.

$420—Retail Market/Restaurant (per unit) Contact person and 2 other designees qualify to receive publications and related information including email updates, access to “Members Only” area including the online Membership Directory; SFA logo for marketing, lapel pin, early access to Annual Meeting hotel rooms and discounted meeting fees and Membership certificate suitable for framing and discounted meeting fees.

$160—Boat Owner (per boat) Contact person and 1 other designee qualify to receive publications and related information including email updates, access to “Members Only” area including the online Membership Directory; SFA logo for marketing, lapel pin, framed Membership certificate, and early access to Annual Meeting hotel rooms and discounted meeting fees, Membership certificate suitable for framing.  

$20--SAM-Seafood Consumer, Seafood Access Member (SAM) for those who enjoy eating fresh domestic sustainable seafood. Member to receive informative emails about seafood issues, grassroots efforts to protect access to seafood for non-boaters and a discount to local/regional SFA events. $10--SAM-Industry Employee, Seafood Access Member (SAM) for those whose jobs are connected to the seafood industry. Member to receive quarterly emails with summaries about the issues affecting the commercial seafood industry and how it may affect their livelihood. 

Southeastern Fisheries Association is exempt from federal income tax under the provisions of Section 501(c)(6) of the Internal Revenue Code. Membership dues paid to the Association are not deductible as a charitable contribution for federal income tax purposes. However, dues payments by members are deductible as an ordinary and necessary business expense, subject to limitations resulting from the Association’s lobbying activities. Southeastern Fisheries Association estimates that the nondeductible portion of your dues allocable to lobbying is 10%.

SFA is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization

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