Serving the Great Lakes Region Since 1978

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Metro Trading Association is the oldest trade association in the Great Lakes Region. MTA is here to help your business improve cash flow, reduce inventory and increase profits through bartering. It’s our top priority to fulfill your personal and business bartering needs. As the Midwest’s leading organized barter service, MTA has concentrated on building a strong barter economy for its members. Through our association with the International Reciprocal Trade Association and the National Association of Trade exchanges, we can access tens of thousands of businesses worldwide. Since it’s inception in 1978, MTA is approaching more than a quarter of a billion dollars in transactions. MTA provides exceptional customer service and commitment to our members. We look forward to your success!

Looking forward for maximizing your sales and minimizing your expenses?

Bartering may be an answer to your problems. Through the use of trade or bartering, you can fund many of your business and personal purchases without using cash. Instead you use trade revenue earned from selling your product or service to other member companies. Free up cash you may need for other purchases or use it to expand your business, and buy what you need for your company with trade revenue.