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Knowledge Center


The National Club Association Knowledge Center provides NCA members a wealth of resources for private club leaders.

Member Consultations: NCA is your resource for timely, valuable information. Our staff can answer questions, usually over the phone or within hours of a receipt of an e-mail. One of the most valuable NCA member benefits. Don't waste your time doing research; let NCA look for answers while you run your club.

Publications: NCA publishes the industry's leading books and reference materials on key areas of private club operations, governance and planning and human resources. Two best-selling publications are the Club Director Reference Series and The Legal Reference Guide for Private Clubs, the definitive sources for tax, privacy, legal, financial and policy information. Members receive discounts of up to 50% off these must-have resources.

Browse the online store. Members should log-in to receive discounts.

Club Director: Club Director is NCA's quarterly members-only magazine, providing business, legal, legislative, policy and trend information for professional and volunteer private club leaders. Club Director is analysis-oriented, helping today's club management teams make policy decisions that support member service. NCA members can search the article archives by category or Table of Contents.

Club Trends: This trends report is a joint venture between NCA and McMahon Group. NCA members receive two copies of this quarterly publication.

Newsletters: NCA offers special e-newsletters for its members, as well as our Club Industry Brief, which is available to the entire industry:

  • Our monthly NCA CONNECT covers the latest news, trends and analysis affecting the private club industry.
  • Washington Weekly Update provides NCA members with an insider's perspective of what's happening in Washington that may impact the club industry.
  • National Club Association Club Industry Brief helps you keep an eye on the headlines in the private club industry. It's free, so sign up today!

Advocacy Resources
: NCA is the private club industry's voice and advocate in Washington. Members receive regular updates on current legal, legislative and regulatory issues, or can search by topic on issues such as health care reform, EFCA, H2B Visa Program, private status, SSA no-match letters and many other topics. Read more about the issues facing private clubs.

Special Reports:  Members can download free resources such as our recent Trends & Issues reports, economic reports and Legal Q&A.

Conference Presentations: Download the speaker presentations from the most recent National Club Conference and NCA's Regional Conferences.

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