Why Join SAAMA

SAAMA serves as:

  • A forum in which matters common to its members can be discussed and the information can be distributed
  • A negotiating agent which promotes the collection, analysis and publication of meaningful information about the agricultural machinery industry
  • An association which co-ordinates collective actions against external factors which influence the agricultural machinery industry negatively
  • A body which promotes the industry

Types of Membership

Reporting member

R13 200

per annum

  • member reports sales figures

Non-reporting / associate member

R6 600

per annum

  • member is not required to report sales figures
The fees to join SAAMA are kept at a minimal base, and the benefits can be most tangible.

Member benefits

  • Sales Statistics
    • SAAMA, through Lightstone AUTO, provides a source for accurate equipment statistics.
    • The source data is in code format and processed in a highly secured environment.
    • The SAAMA sales data is made available to members through Agristats, which is a secured and powerful analytical web application.
    • As a reporting member you will receive the sales data in-line with your contribution and requirements.
  • Representative association
    • SAAMA on behalf of its members provides a unified voice to engage with Government and other industry role players, it advocates on behalf of the collective membership, raising shared business challenges with relevant government representatives and partners with Government and other industry role players to provide direction and advice for agricultural policy at all levels.
  • Counselling & Business Assistance
    • The network of SAAMA members offers extensive expertise which may be accessed directly, or through the SAAMA office which is able to provide initial guidance and advice and subsequent linkage with an expert member.
  • Combined forum
    • As a combined forum, SAAMA initiates dialog and activities which will further the interests of equipment manufacturers, importers and builders. It co-ordinates responses and campaigns to mitigate and manage common threats and challenges facing the industry and the association’s members and provides direction and support to members for the practical compliance to existing and new legislation which may affect members and their customers.
  • Networking
    • SAAMA Quarterly Meetings -These meetings provide the opportunity to network with other members while enjoying a lunch and short topical presentation from various guest speakers.
    • Golf Day - The Golf Day provides an ideal opportunity to compete against colleagues and fellow business people as well as to raise funds for the association. This event is hosted annually by SAAMA at the Serengeti Golf Estate in close proximity to OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg
  • Member Register
    • The register of members contains an alphabetical listing of member firms, providing details of their business and contact details. SAAMA members have access to the list as a hard copy or in electronic format.