GHRA helps its members to achieve better rates and discounts on goods and services they purchase, through negotiations with various vendors, including fortune 500 companies like Pepsi Co., Coca-Cola and Dr Pepper. It also provides marketing and promotional opportunities to its vendors.
GHRA also provides members with opportunities for professional growth through educational and service-oriented training programs. We have partner with many governmental agencies such as Texas Alcoholic beverage commission to introduce Manager Awareness Program (MAP). Other trainings offered by GHRA for its members are TABC, TECQ, Health Certificate, and IRS.
In a very short time, GHRA has reached a phenomenal growth and success. Almost one third of all C-Stores in the Greater Houston area are members of GHRA. Its current membership stands over 1500, which spreads over 40 counties, therefore making it the largest association of its kind.
Collectively, GHRA membership supports approximately 9000 local jobs. GHRA members make a huge amount of Tax contribution to local, state and federal agencies. In addition to being a good business partner, GHRA has developed strong partnerships with institutions like Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) Houston Police Foundation, American Red Cross, Aga Khan Foundation, Focus Humanitarian Assistance and Crime Stoppers.