The Restoration Industry Association is the oldest and largest non-profit, professional trade association dedicated to providing leadership and promoting best practices through advocacy and professional qualifications for the restoration and cleaning industry.
As a member of RIA, you will have access to many benefits to help broaden your business opportunities, strengthen your training programs and promote your professionalism to the industry and beyond. All employees within an RIA member company are entitled to the receive member discounts and member benefits offered.
Restoration Convention + Industry Expo
RIA members receive deep discounts to attend the industry’s premier event designed to bring together restoration professionals with industry vendors for networking and education. Learn about the latest trends in technology, best business practices, and network with leaders of the reconstruction and restoration industry.
Restoration Industry Resources
C&R Magazine provides restorers with in-depth articles on best practices, industry trends and important resources. The quarterly magazine is free to RIA members and you will need to login using your membership credentials to access the issues.
C&R Monthly Updates
C&R Monthly e-news keeps restorers in the know. Stay abreast of the latest RIA news, advocacy updates, industry news and more.
Restoration Advocacy Resources
Industry Briefings on Key Issues
RIA brings together industry experts to provide updates and insights on key advocacy issues facing restorers related to pricing, Third Party Administrators, Third Party Consultants and more, along with tools and information to help restorers succeed.
Restoration Industry Professional Development
RIA training courses are led by industry experts and will help you advance your career by preparing for certification and maintaining your continuing education. Training courses are provided in a variety of formats including, in-person, live webinars and on-demand.
Restoration Industry Certifications
Considered the premier certifications within the restoration industry, RIA oversees a variety of advanced certification programs. Within each specialty, candidates undertake a rigorous course of study and research culminating with a standardized certification exam. As an RIA certified restoration professional you are asserting your skill set, experience, and dedication to the industry and your peers.
As a member of the Restoration Industry Association (RIA), your membership provides you free access to the Labor Calculator created by JRCC and Enlightened Restoration Solutions to help contractors understand pricing (a $100 value). This proprietary labor rate calculator will help you create your own price list. RIA members can access this members only benefit here.
Restoration Industry Mentoring
If you want a different result tomorrow, you have to do something different today. Join the RIA mentor program today, and take a step toward a better future tomorrow! At RIA, we believe in providing mentoring relationships that thrive on cooperation and partnership. We serve both existing and the next generation of leaders who are seeking mentorship guidance at all levels of the business by sharing the wealth of available resources, wisdom, and experience of successful restoration professionals.
Restoration Equipment & Product Discounts
Sunbelt Affinity Program
Sunbelt Rentals is committed to being a preferred supplier to RIA and its subsidiaries, and with our National Account partnership, we can further support you with the information and resources you need. RIA members receive significant rental discounts and may be eligible to receive a volume allowance % back on their Sunbelt Rentals. Save on rental discounts today!
AiME Affinity Program
AiME instantly reviews estimates providing consistent, fair, and intelligent responses to augment your ability to write and review insurance estimates for homes and businesses. AiME provides training and education, resulting in improved accuracy, completeness of scope, and improved cycle times. RIA members receive a discount on the first six months of an AiME subscription. Sign up today!
Earthvisionz Affinity Program
RIA members may now sign up to receive free, precise push notifications about anything threatening their corporate offices or public safety surrounding those offices. Earthvisionz currently has over 140 alert types including all types of severe weather and natural disasters such as hurricanes, floods, hail, tornados, earthquakes, wildfires, blizzards, storm surges as well as power outages, civil unrest, and a complete pandemic tracking system. Any and all of these alert types will be available to RIA members at no charge.
Visibility in the Restoration Marketplace
Find a Member & Find a Certified Professional Directory
RIA members receive increased visibility in the marketplace through listings on the RIA Find a Member and Find a Certified Professional Directory. Members can show customers their commitment to professionalism and quality by displaying the RIA logo and certification logos for their certified personnel.