Associate Membership

Highlight Your Company for Leading Private Club Decision Makers

NCA Membership connects you to a community of leading private clubs from across the country, and helps you achieve greater business success through a wide range of benefits, including:


Preferred Vendor: High visibility as a preferred vendor to top private clubs through NCA’s online directory, which includes a description of your company and links to your website.

Associate Member Directory: Inclusion in NCA’s printed associate member directory, which is given to all new club members upon joining.

Club Director highlight: Annual inclusion in NCA Associate Member ad in Club Director magazine, circulated to thousands of private club leaders.

NCA website highlight: Your company’s hyperlinked logo and description featured on the homepage as “Featured Vendor of the Week.”

Social media: NCA will promote and share your content through our Twitter and LinkedIn channels, both of which have more than 1,000 followers.

Advertising discounts: Special ad pricing for print and electronic periodicals and website advertising.

Sponsorship opportunities: Priority consideration for sponsorship of NCA’s National Club Conference, regional education, webinars and other events.

Co-signed communication to NCA members:* Ability to have NCA mail promotional communications, co-signed by NCA’s President & CEO, to all primary club member contacts.
*Additional fees beyond annual membership dues apply to co-signed mailings to cover costs.


Webinar series: Opportunity to showcase your company’s unique expertise and engage directly with leaders from top private clubs by presenting a session in NCA’s webinar series.

Club Industry Brief promoted content: Have a news item included in NCA’s bi-weekly e-news digest, linking to additional content on your website (once annually).

Editorial: First choice for consideration when NCA is reviewing editorial submissions for Club Director magazine and NCA CONNECT.


NCA staff will research and answer your questions on private club issues.

BE ON THE FOREFRONT OF PRIVATE CLUB NEWS & ADVANCE YOUR INDUSTRY INSIGHT 24/7 access to members-only tools; archived content from NCA’s periodicals, books and live education; and member rates for NCA publications and events.


    • Club Director (up to 12 recipients): NCA flagship quarterly magazine covering the private club industry, focusing on governance, business guidance and industry analysis.

    • Club Trends (1 recipient): Quarterly trends report, co-produced with McMahon Group.


    • Washington Weekly Update: Insider’s perspective to NCA’s government relations work.

    • NCA CONNECT: Monthly e-newsletter, covering private club news, trends and analysis.

    • Club Industry Brief: Bi-weekly private club industry e-news digest.

    • Special Member Alerts: Breaking news updates on private club industry issues.

Download a membership application.

Associate Membership is $1,285 annually.  

For more information, contact Stephen Peeler at 202-822-9822 or

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.