Vendor/Service Provider Membership

Join CRF as a Vendor/Service Provider member and unlock exclusive benefits tailored to organizations that serve the risk management community. With a focus on fostering valuable connections and providing industry-specific resources, our membership ensures optimal exposure and a high return on investment for your organization. Discover the benefits of joining CRF as a Vendor/Service Provider member.

Membership Benefits for Service Providers

One discounted registration to each Credit & Accounts Receivable Forum:

  • Enjoy one complimentary registration to each of the three in-person meetings.
  • Additional attendees can register using a discounted Vendor member rate.
  • Engage in networking sessions with practitioners and fellow industry partners.

Priority Access to the August Forum & EXPO:

  • Gain priority access to limited booth spaces at our summer EXPO.
  • Benefit from member-exclusive discounts when reserving booth spaces.

Education-Based Webinars:

  • Showcase your expertise and connect with our member community through educational webinars.

Publication Opportunities:

  • Share your educational articles with our audience by submitting them for our quarterly publications.

Speaking Opportunities:

  • Unlock potential speaking opportunities at our three annual Forums.

Access to the CRF Library:

  • Dive into our comprehensive library of over 90 publications, covering a wide range of topics.

Quarterly Reports:

  • Stay informed with quarterly reports on Domestic Trade Receivables through the National Summary of Domestic Trade Receivables (NSDTR).

Annual Bad Debt Report:

  • Gain insights from our annual Bad Debt Report.


  • Receive a subscription to the quarterly Credit & Financial Management Review, a journal featuring articles on theory, strategy, law, economics, and best practices in credit and financial management.
  • Stay updated with the quarterly edition of Perspective by CRF, a newsletter containing articles of relevance to the community.


Membership Application Requirements

  • Certification: All third-party collection agencies must be certified by either the Commercial Collection Agencies of America or the Commercial Law League of America. Include a copy of your current certificate with your membership application for approval.
  • Code of Conduct: All members are required to review, sign, and adhere to the Credit Research Foundation Code of Conduct.
  • Member Limitations: To ensure a balanced and mutually beneficial environment, the number of industry partner/service provider members is limited based on the number of credit practitioner members in our community.


Membership Details

Annual Dues: $4,160

To apply for Vendor/Service Provider Membership, please click the button below to complete the Membership Application.

Join CRF as a Vendor/Service Provider member and seize the opportunity to connect with top-tier Fortune 1500 companies and executives actively engaged in the risk management discipline. Experience unparalleled exposure and unrivaled industry partnerships through CRF.