Membership Has Its Benefits!

The mission of TICA is to provide expertise in full-service distribution. We connect every facet of the industry, from ice cream truck drivers to top corporate leaders. TICA's community shares the common goal of strengthening the ice cream industry.

Becoming a member of TICA means you gain instant access to a variety of year-round benefits including:

Networking & Education

Our largest members-only event and an industry favorite, the Annual Convention is the perfect opportunity to network and discuss hot topics and best practices with fellow members. At this event attendees enjoy a line up of dynamic speakers and educational presentations, retailer sessions, member division meetings, networking activities, and an Exhibit Hall showcasing the latest products and services.

Exposure & Access

Members are included in the TICA Member Directory which makes its way around the globe each year to serve as an important industry resource. Members have instant access to both a searchable online directory and a mobile application for a quick and easy way to connect with other members. 

Support & Credibility

Our members have the support of an international association behind them. Displaying the TICA logo on company materials, websites, and displays gives your company credibility and recognition.

Research & Tools

The ice cream distribution industry is changing, which is why we conduct industry research to help our members stay ahead of the game. Members can explore the trends and insights, and utilize on-demand DSD selling decks.

Exclusive Resources

Members have access to a robust variety of resources and on-demand educational sessions covering industry best practices, regulations, common challenges and solutions, and more. 

Discounts & Offerings

Did you know that many companies offer exclusive discounts to TICA members? This includes special deals on custom refrigeration units, programs and subscriptions, and other products offered by our Service Provider members.

Leadership Opportunities

TICA relies on resilient leaders equipped to address strategic obstacles both now and in the future. Join our diverse group of professionals with varied backgrounds and experiences, as a division or committee member or a board member. TICA's leadership opportunities aim to empower individuals to refine their leadership acumen, while contributing to the industry.

Timely News

Our signature monthly newsletter, The Scoop provides the latest association information, industry news, and information from the experts on current hot topics and trends. 

Joining is easy and gives your entire company instant access to these benefits!