Refer a Merchant - Get a Reward

As an MRC member, you know the impact that membership has had on your company and your career. With the MRC Referral program, now is your chance to share the value of MRC membership with your colleagues, customers, and partners. Encourage a Merchant Company to join our vibrant community and you will receive a USD$25 gift card. Encourage 5 Merchant Companies to join and earn a complimentary MRC Vegas conference registration.

Help spread the word about MRC, receive rewards, and grow our community!

Who is eligible to participate?

All MRC Member Users, with membership in good standing, are welcome and encouraged to participate in the MRC Referral Program.

Who can be recruited?

Merchant Member Companies - eCommerce merchants who process an annual payment volume, with the goal of preventing fraud, optimizing payment acceptance, and mitigating false positives.

Don’t know if a company is already an MRC Member? Go to Merchant Risk Council and login to the member portal. Once in the portal, select ‘Directories’ from the left side navigation and select ‘Member/Company Search’. Here you can search for current MRC Merchant member companies.

*Please note that the referral program is only valid for new member companies. It is not valid on membership renewals. Referred members must not have held an MRC membership within the previous 12 months.

How does the referral program work?

Invite companies to join the MRC in the following ways:

  1. Complete the Refer a Merchant Member Form below – Log in to the MRC website and complete this form with the company name and contact information for the Merchant organization you would like to refer for MRC membership. MRC will invite them to join and highlight the many benefits MRC membership has to offer. If your referrals are converted into MRC members, you will be rewarded.
  2. Join Online – Ask your recommendations to add your name under the referral section on the membership application.

Receive Rewards

What’s in it for you? For every Merchant Member Company referral that becomes an MRC member, you will receive a USD$25 gift card.

If you successfully recruit five new Merchant Member Companies by January 31, 2022, you will receive a complimentary MRC Vegas 2022 full conference registration.

Recruitment Tips – We’re Here to Help!

  • Make the MRC a constant in your conversations. When talking to your network, make it a point to inquire about their engagement or membership with the MRC.
  • Tell your membership story. When did you join? How does MRC provide value to you and your company?
  • Focus on their needs. Identify the issues facing the organization and highlight the MRC benefit(s) that will help address their needs.
  • Provide the necessary information about how to join and where to find the membership application.
  • Follow up. Touch base to see if they have additional questions. If they have become members, say thank you and make sure they are aware of the next MRC event or community call of relevance.

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For questions about the MRC Membership Referral Program please contact 

To refer a new Merchant Member, please sign in, then complete the form on this page.