Japan Direct Marketing Association

HOW TO JOIN

If you are interested in becoming a JADMA member, please e-mail to JADMA at indicating which membership you wish to apply with the brief description of your organization.? >>contact us

1. Types of Membership

Full MemberThose who meet conditions 1-4 set out below
Associate MemberThose who meet conditions 2-4 set out below.
Supporting
Member
Those involved in related business who share the aims
of JADMA and the direct marketing industry in general.


  • Continuous experience of direct market trading for more than one year to date of application.
  • An adequate established customer service system.
  • A proven record of fair trading standards and practices in conformity with those promoted by JADMA.
  • Observation in all business practices of statutory regulations including those concerned with door-to-door sales, installment plans, premiums, misleading descriptions and medical products.

2. Membership Fees

  • Fees for Full Members are based on a nine level scale according to the sales of each member company.
  • Membership fees are calculated according to the sales as reported in company statements for the two previous years.
  • The membership fee scale for Full Members are given in the table below. Fees for Associate and Supporting Members are set as shown in the table below.

Membership
Type
Sales(100 mil.yen) New
Membership
Fee
Monthly
Membership
Fee
Full
Membership
Aunder 10100,000yen30,000yen
B10-3032,500yen
C30-5035,000yen
D50-7037,500yen
E70-10040,000yen
F100-20050,000yen
G200-30065,000yen
H300-50080,000yen
I500-800160,000yen
J800-1,100220,000yen
KOver 1,100300,000yen
Associate Membership50,000yen15,000yen
Supporting Membership50,000yen15,000yen

3. Admission Procedures

  • Applicants should complete the required application forms and provide necessary documents as requested by the Association.
  • In principle, applicants are subject to interview, investigation by the Ethics Committee and the Board of Directors, before membership may be approved. As the Ethics Committee and the Board do not meet on a set schedule, applicants should inquire as to when the application process is likely to be completed at the time they submit their applications.
  • Once the applicants are accepted, they are supposed to pay total amount of membership fee to obtain the official membership.

4. Payment of Fees

Once the application for membership has been approved by the Board, the new member wiII be invoiced for the necessary fees. Members are expected to pay fees in full for the number of months remaining in the year, including the month of membership approval. The total amount of the invoice should be remitted to the bank account indicated by the JADMA.