Associate Membership

Join the Association that Represents the Industry's Decision Makers

NCA Associate Members receive the most current trends and legislative updates affecting the private club industry, as well as garner exposure through their listing as a Preferred Vendor on the NCA website. Associate Members are used regularly as resources for NCA publications, articles and e-newsletters. Associate Member benefits include:

  • Associate Member Preferred Vendors Listing: High visibility as a “preferred provider” across the club industry’s top private, social and recreational clubs through this online directory, which includes links to your organization’s website
  • Opportunity for Editorial Consideration: Associate members are always the first choice for consideration when NCA is looking for editorial contributions for Club Director magazine and NCACONNECT, our monthly e-newsletter
  • Discounts on Advertising: Associate members receive a discount on advertising for all NCA periodicals, publications and the website
  • Sponsorship Opportunities at the National Club Conference and NCA Regional Conferences:Network with current customers and meet potential clients at NCA conferences and events, held throughout the year. Insightful, educational programs cover industry trends, policy issues and developments in Congress and the courts
  • Special Member Alerts: Keeping you up to date on key developments in legislative, legal and regulatory matters affecting the private club industry – as needed
  • Club Director: NCA’s flagship magazine covers the private club industry, focusing on governance, business guidance and industry analysis – quarterly subscription
  • Club Trends: This trends-focused report is produced quarterly with McMahon Group to provide the latest information on specific trends and an annual industry outlook – quarterly subscription
  • Washington Weekly Update: An insider’s perspective on our government relations work in Congress and the federal regulatory agencies – weekly e-newsletter
  • Club Industry Brief: An e-news digest designed specifically for private club leaders covering industry news, trends, golf, membership and operations  – bi-weekly
  • NCA CONNECT: Covers the latest news, trends and analysis of the issues affecting the private club industry – monthly e-newsletter
  • Webinar Series: NCA’s popular new webinar series brings you presentations from leading subject experts about issues like the financial outlook for clubs, strategic IT planning, and the impact of health care reform on clubs – free for NCA members
  • NCA Website: features valuable members-only materials—including the new Trends Tracker, which provides timely news on the latest trends, and the Health Care Resource Center, which provides a detailed overview of the ACA, and offers guidelines, tools and links to trusted resources as well as timely news articles
  • Member Consultations and Resource Center: NCA’s staff will research and answer member questions – customized member consultations and resources free for all members
  • NCA Publications: A collection of books for private clubs devoted to human resources, operations, legal, governance and planning topics – member discounts on all publications and book bundles

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Associate Membership is $1,250 annually.  

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Club Industry Brief

NCA's free bi-weekly news digest is designed specifically for private club leaders. It covers industry news and trends and articles on golf, membership and operations for private clubs.