MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

  1. Advocacy & Lobbying Opportunities:

  • An opportunity to be consulted and to represent the IRFA at retirement policy formulation processes. ​

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       - Trustees, POs and Individuals

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  2. Learning & Developmental Opportunities:

  • Join one of the working committees and contribute and learn.

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  3. Preferential Member Tariffs:

  • Get a discount and booking priority for the IRFA annual conference and workshops held throughout the year (various topical issues).

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       - Trustees, POs and Individuals

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  4. Opportunity for Presenting Topics:

  • An opportunity to deliver presentations of different industry topics.

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  5. Involvement in Research

  • A chance to be involved in different IRFA research projects.

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  6. Peer to Peer Networking Opportunities

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  7. Staying informed & Updated:

  • Ongoing updates in the form of our IRFA Dispatch.

  • Key events alerts

  • Ongoing updating of any new industry related legislation and draft papers along with the option to submit comments prior to submission.

  • A copy of the IRFA magazine on a quarterly basis.

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       - Trustees, POs and Individuals

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  8. Interaction with Regulators, Policy Makers & Critical Industry Players

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       - Trustees, POs and Individuals

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  9. Exposure to the Continental Retirement Industry

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  10.   Elect the IRFA Leadership:

  • Voting rights for board members as well as right to stand for election.

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  11. Free/Discounted Attendance on Workshops

  • 1 free delegate attendance per workshop.

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       - Trustees, POs and Individuals

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  11. IRFA Distribution Request – Accrediated Educational Events

  • Where an IRFA member would like us to share to our contact list an invitation to an educational event they are hosting, the following criteria need to be met and Board approval needs to be obtained: 

  1. The IRFA Office needs to confirm that all membership fees have been paid up and that the member is in good standing.

  2. The event has to be of an educational nature and accredited by an organisation recognised by SAQA (e.g. Batseta, FPI).

  3. The event has to include IRFA branding.

  4. The event attendance has to be free and adhere to the requirements of Pension Funds Act PF Directive 8 of 2018.

  5. The member must participate in the annual IRFA conference. For corporate/professional members that would mean a minimum of an exhibition space and or sponsorship and for retirement fund members would be required to attend the conference.

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       - Trustees, POs and Individuals

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