Join as a Retailer/Vendor

The North American Celtic Trade Association (NACTA) is a non-profit organization that currently counts approximately 200 businesses among its members. Membership offers a unique opportunity to be a part of an inclusive networking group that allows members to grow their business, educate and communicate collectively within the Celtic Marketplace.

Why Join NACTA?

Retailer Benefits

Vendor Benefits

Build connections with tried-and-true vendors who are purveyors of award-winning products

Have your business listed on our website’s Vendor Member Directory

Have your store published in each issue of The Spirit of Ireland Magazine with directory listing and featured article

Networking events, seminars, educational workshops @ trade events both in the US, Ireland and Scotland

Targeted educational and networking workshops throughout the year

Join our Members-only NACTA Facebook Forum Page to share ideas, products & events

Access to our newsletter and the members-only area of our website, which includes industry news, sponsorship opportunites, and surveys. Join our Members-only Facebook Forum Page

Submit articles, product launch(es), and events for our quarterly Newsletters & Blog posts

Advocacy on behalf of our Members, with opportunities for access to grant-funded marketing & digital initiatives

Avail of our joint advertising opportunity with Irish Central News at significantly reduced advertising rates

Avail of our revenue generating NACTA Travel program, in collaboration with CIE International Tours & G Golf Ireland

As a NACTA Member, you can avail of reduced exhibition rates for US-based Trade events

Participation on discounted rate packages to attend international trade events and inward trade mission to Ireland & Scotland

Opportunities to participate in our Annual ‘Meet the Maker’ Tour of Ireland and inward trade mission to Scotland in    coordination with Scottish Enterprise International

Full-time administrative support

NACTA Member discounted packages for B2B online trading platform

Participation & nomination in our Annual NACTA Awards night

Participation & nomination in our Annual NACTA Awards night

Benefit from travel! Partnering with CIE Tours, NACTA has a unique travel affiliation program (, to share the best pricing and details on tours to Ireland, Scotland and England. We offer competitive pricing for group shop tours, and we provide free promotional material. Enjoy an annual opportunity to visit Ireland/Scotland on our #meetthemakers tour at low cost to you to see the product in the making by our manufacturer members. Listen, learn and retell the creative stories as you share the products with your customers.

Your fellow retail store owner and vendor suppliers appreciate your participation. Please consider coming on board as an active partner in this dynamic and unique trade sector.

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and lets get you connected!