Membership

WATRA members have exclusive access to resources that help build their professional network, develop vital career skills, and position themselves higher in the compensation and benefits community.


Membership Highlights

Programs - Regular professional development programs that deliver practical information members can apply at work and are eligible for WorldatWork and SHRM/HRCI re-certification credits.

Events – Larger events with nationally-recognized experts and strategists discussing key total rewards issues of the day and cutting edge approaches.

Networking Community meetings and sessions designed specifically to help members network, get to know resources they can offer each other, and facilitate longer-term career growth.

Discounts Discounts on local compensation and benefits market survey data and more in-depth certification courses from WorldatWork at discounted member prices.

Resources – Access to presentation handouts and recordings and member-only online directory.




Membership Options

Individual

Practitioners

Individual HR professionals and leaders on the “inside” of their employer

12 Months Membership:
$100.00 (USD)

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Individual Consultants/

Contractors

Individual HR professionals and leaders at consulting firms or individual 1099 consultants/contractors

12 Months Membership:
$100.00 (USD)

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Corporate Groups

One employer with 4 or more individual members; 5+ receive a 30% discount off the cost of membership

Membership (includes 4):
$350.00 (USD);

$70.00 (USD) each additional member

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Student/Transition

Individuals who are studying to become an HR professional and leader, between roles, or latter career who want to remain involved in our community.

12 Months Membership:
$50.00 (USD)

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Sponsoring Partner

Our members find solutions to their most pressing HR quandaries with help from industry experts, such as our sponsoring partners. As a sponsor, you are not only solution providers, but are also a valued WATRA member and contributor to our success. Sponsors support our mission and objectives by providing intellectual and financial resources to enhance our initiatives.

  • Sponsoring partners receive:

Prominent logo placement on our website and programming presentations
Three (3) individual memberships
Spotlights on Social Media
Special recognition in the member only online directory
Speaking opportunities*
12 Months Sponsorship:
$1500.00 (USD)

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*Presentations must be educational, not a “sales pitch” for your organization, and materials will be approved by the Board.

Need to convince your boss?

Letter Template: Individual Membership

Subject: Professional Development Request

Hello [Boss's Name]:

I would like your approval to become a WATRA (Washington Area Total Rewards Association) member.

WATRA is the leading local association for Total Rewards professionals. Members get exclusive access to an abundance of networking opportunities, professional development, best practices, tools, and webinars. Members also receive significant discounts on training, certifications, and events. Having access to these resources will help the team stay current with trends and updates for total rewards and help the company remain competitive in attracting and retaining great talent.

Individual membership is only $100 for 12 months. This gets me free access to all the resources mentioned above.

Thank you for your consideration. Let me know if you have any questions.

Sincerely,

[Your Name]


Letter Template: Corporate Group Membership

Subject: Professional Development Request

Hello [Boss's Name]:

I would like your approval to grant the team a WATRA (Washington Area Total Rewards Association) membership.

WATRA is the leading local association for Total Rewards professionals. Members get exclusive access to an abundance of networking opportunities, professional development, best practices, tools, and webinars. Members also receive significant discounts on training, certifications, and events. Having access to these resources will help me stay current with trends and updates for total rewards and help us remain competitive in attracting and retaining great talent.

Corporate group membership is only $350 covering four (4) individuals, and then it is $70 per additional member for 12 months. The entire team gets free access to all the resources mentioned above. I am asking for a total of $[total amount] to cover [number of individuals].

Thank you for your consideration. Let me know if you have any questions.

Sincerely,

[Your Name]


WATRA

P.O. Box 4313

Arlington, VA  22204


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