The Quality Certification Alliance offers a comprehensive brand safety and responsible sourcing participation model available for the manufacturer to the user of branded merchandise.

Every day your organization makes decisions. Do those decisions reflect your values? Do they protect your brand reputation? Is your logo in a safe place? How you advertise, source products and services, and with whom you choose to conduct business all reflect your corporate values.

Aligning Values

Participating in QCA formally aligns your organization's values with other companies that are committed to ethical business practices and higher standards of conduct in the marketing procurement community. Apply now to participate in the only non-profit, non-governing, independent third-party committed to protecting brand reputations through validated compliance best practices for manufacturers and importers of promotional products.

Participation Eligibility

QCA Affiliation is open to companies that use branded merchandise (promotional products, premiums and/or incentives) as part of their marketing and advertising campaigns. Accreditation and Certification are offered for members of the promotional products industry that manufacture, import, decorate and/or distribute promotional merchandise. An Advocacy Council is offered for promotional products distributors that meet basic responsible sourcing criteria. In total, there are four participation categories and corresponding requirements as outlined below.