Receivables Management Association International – RMAI2024-04-04T08:02:11-07:00


RMAI offers education opportunities including live classes, webinars and more.

Certification Program

Professional designations for businesses and individuals operating and employed within the receivables industry.


RMAI serves as the voice of the debt buying industry, representing members before federal and state agencies and in the courts.

Upcoming Events

2024 Executive Summit


Member Benefits

Training & Education

Education & Training

Discounted and complimentary registration for live classes, live and recorded webinars, and other valuable information.

Training & Education

Events & Networking

Make meaningful connections through exclusive networking opportunities, Annual Conferences and other events for members.

Training & Education

Alerts & News

Stay up to date as the trends, rules and regulations around the industry evolve with exclusive member publications and alerts.



Participate in state and federal advocacy efforts on behalf of the industry with amicus briefs, grassroots advocacy and more.


Press Resources

We invite press inquiries about our organization and our industry.


Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to the most frequent questions we receive about our the receivables management industry, our organization and the members we represent.

What is Receivables Management Association International (RMAI)?2023-12-13T12:42:27-08:00

Receivables Management Association International is the nonprofit trade association that represents more than 600 companies that support the purchase, sale, and collection of performing and nonperforming receivables on the secondary market. RMAI member companies include debt buyers, collection agencies, law firms, originating creditors and industry-related product and service providers. RMAI provides its members with extensive networking, educational, and business development opportunities in asset classes that span numerous industries. The association publishes spring and fall publications, a monthly online newsletter and Member Alerts, and conducts robust state and federal advocacy efforts in support of RMAI members and their businesses.
Founded in 1997, RMAI is headquartered in Sacramento, California.

What is RMAI’s mission?2023-12-13T12:47:56-08:00

RMAI promotes the essential role of the receivables management industry in the credit ecosystem.

What is RMAI’s vision?2023-12-13T12:48:47-08:00

RMAI ensures a viable credit ecosystem by setting receivables management industry standards, being the authoritative voice in advocacy, championing professional and ethical business practices, and providing unrivaled business networking opportunities.

What is RMAI’s commitment to Diversity Equity Inclusion?2023-12-13T12:49:09-08:00

Now the Diversity Equity Inclusion Committee, in February 2019, the RMAI Board of Directors started the Diversity Equity Inclusion Task Force with a mission to empower RMAI member companies to create an inclusive culture by delivering rich content and experiences on diversity and inclusion practices that will allow their businesses to thrive. RMAI created the DEI Annual Conference Scholarship to help foster the participation of a diverse group of employees at RMAI events.

What is RMAI’s commitment to advocacy?2022-10-11T13:15:26-07:00

RMAI serves as the voice of the receivables management industry, representing members before federal and state policymakers and in the courts. Despite a clearly challenging landscape, RMAI has maintained an unparalleled level of success for:

  • Negotiating a positive outcome on bills that we negotiated at the state level
  • Engaging lobbyists in numerous states, including California, Connecticut, Oregon, Massachusetts, Colorado, Maine, New Hampshire, and Washington, to name a few
  • Maintaining a strong presence in Washington, D.C. and continuing to developing influential relationships with the CFPB, FTC and OCC
  • Consistently educating local, state and federal policymakers on the important and critical role the industry plays in the credit ecocycle

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What is the Legislative Fund?2023-12-13T12:45:48-08:00

The Legislative Fund was created to extend the impact of RMAI’s advocacy activities beyond what would be otherwise possible, providing critical financial resources that enable RMAI to engage and educate legislators around the country, and to more effectively support or oppose legislation that affects the industry. Legislative Fund contributions support RMAI’s robust state and federal advocacy efforts on behalf of the receivables management industry.

Does RMAI offer resources for consumers?2022-08-23T12:39:39-07:00

Yes! We share helpful information and tools with consumers for making informed financial decisions and taking control of their finances. You can visit our consumer financial literacy website at FinancialLiteracy.Rocks. We also provide quick links to consumer agencies. Click here.

What is the RMAI Receivables Management Certification Program?