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About MMIC Membership

Membership and Industry Partners

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.

Regarding Membership in The Motorcycle & Moped Industry Council

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:

  • One voting representative on each committee of the MMIC.
  • Monthly wholesale and retail motorcycle/scooter sales statistics, by company, model, cc size, and category, nationally and by province, city and postal code. (participation is mandatory)
  • Volume show space rates at the PSS Motorcycle and OHV Shows in Toronto, Calgary, Vancouver, Edmonton, Montreal, Moncton and Quebec.
  • Participation in strategic planning and priority determination for MMIC.
  • Monthly e-newsletter.
    Annual Motorcycle and OHV Industry Statistics Report.
  • Regular updates on federal and provincial regulatory requirements.
  • Regular updates on operator requirements for street legal motorcycles in each province and territory.
  • In-house guidance on compliance issues.
  • Federal and provincial legislative submissions on issues that affect the motorcycle industry.

Fee Structure of MMIC Membership

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.

Regarding The Motorcycle & Moped Industry Council’s Organization

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.