November 16, 2015
Who is the Motorcycle & Moped Industry Council?
The Motorcycle and Moped Industry Council (MMIC) is a national, non-profit trade association that represents the manufacturers and distributors of street legal motorcycles and related products and services in Canada.
Membership in the association is limited to those organizations engaged in the business of manufacturing and/or distributing whole motorcycles, mopeds or scooters in Canada. The Board of Directors of the MMIC may, by resolution, admit as a new member any organization fulfilling the necessary criteria, having received a written request for membership.
Members have certain rights and privileges as outlined herein and are entitled to a full range of benefits and services offered by the MMIC, including:
The fee structure for members in the MMIC is based on three criteria – an annual due; a per unit wholesale amount; and a wholesale dollar amount based on each company’s percentage of total wholesale dollar. Member company fees are reviewed and approved each year by the Board of Directors during the budget process. The fiscal year of the MMIC is from January 1st to December 31st. As well, there is a per unit fee on street legal motorcycles and scooters to financially support the Motorcyclists Confederation of Canada.
The main operating committee of the MMIC is the Executive Committee. It meets approximately four times each year. The Executive Committee reports to the Board of Directors, which meets at least once each year. The Technical Standards and Compliance Committee, the Policy and Government Relations Committee, the Show Committee, and the Communications Committee, meet approximately three to four times per year depending on the urgency and importance of the subjects being discussed.
Industry Partners in the association are limited to those organizations engaged in the business of manufacturing and/or distributing whole motorcycles, mopeds or scooters in Canada, as well as motorcycle-related aftermarket products and services,. The Board of Directors of the MMIC may, by resolution, admit as a new Industry Partner any organization fulfilling the necessary criteria, having received a written request for membership.
Industry Partners have certain privileges as outlined herein and are entitled to a range of services for the specified fee as offered by the MMIC, including: