Join GAMA

To join GAMA, please download the PDF document below and either fax or mail it in to us. You will receive notice by e-mail when your membership is active.

Welcome to GAMA!

Membership in GAMA provides:

GAMA provides support for the hobby game industry as a whole
GAMA provides many core membership benefits to help your business
GAMA resources & publications
Trade & Consumer Events (GTS & Origins)

Membership Types

When you join GAMA, you must join in the category that is appropriate for your business. The types of GAMA Membership:

A. Publishing/Manufacturing Member (PMM): This class shall consist of companies that are (1) principally engaged in the manufacture or publication of hobby game products or services, or (2) publish a magazine or other periodical relating to hobby games or the hobby game industry.

GAMA Publisher/Manufacturer Membership Form

B. Retailer Member: This class shall consist of companies that are principally engaged in the commercial retail sale of hobby game products making them eligible for one of the following:

  1. Voting Membership: One that is engaged in retailing: the sale of hobby games to end consumers. Retail sales must be conducted on an ongoing basis, the business must operate in a legitimate fashion at a legitimate business site. The business must earn the majority of its income from retailing and consider itself first and foremost a retail business to hold voting status.
  2. Associate Membership: One which is engaged in the retail sale of hobby games to end consumers, but does not earn the majority of its income from retailing hobby games. Associate members do not have the right to vote, but share all other rights and benefits.
  3. Introductory Membership: One which is in the process of opening a hobby game retail business. Introductory memberships are limited to twelve months total. This level of membership is intended to help a prospective hobby retail business begin successfully. Introductory members do not have the right to vote, and only have such rights and benefits as designated by the Board of Directors.

GAMA Retailer Membership Form

C. Wholesale Member: This class shall consist of companies that are principally engaged in the wholesale distribution of hobby game products.

GAMA Wholesaler/Distributor Membership Form

D. Communicating Member: Anyone not eligible for membership in one of the foregoing categories who is interested in furthering the purpose of this Association is eligible to be a Communicating Member of this Association.

GAMA Communicating Membership Form



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