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Professional Membership

Professional Membership provides access to all PCMA member resources to industry professionals actively working onsite within a private club who are responsible for membership retention, relations, sales, marketing and communications. Professional Membership is a pre-requisite for professional certification opportunities and annual conference attendance. 

Professional Membership is not available to private club industry professionals working as a consultant or product/service provider. Instead, we invite you to learn more about our Professional Club Resource Program by scrolling down to that option. If you are a ownership or management company professional (affiliated with multiple properties), please contact PCMA directly to learn more about our multi-club membership opportunities.

If you have previously been a primary member, but have been removed from active PCMA membership for more than 12 months, please login to your account to re-join PCMA. This will allow you to update your existing profile.

Upon joining as a Professional Member you will pay a join fee of $165 plus annual dues of $560. If two or more Professional Members from the same club join PCMA at the same time, only one join fee will be applied.



Professional Associate Membership

One active Professional Membership within your organization is a pre-requisite for membership in this classification.

Professional Associate Membership provides access to all member resources with the exclusion of professional certification.

Important: Professional Associate Membership is only available to industry professionals actively working onsite, at a private club, alongside a professional holding an active Professional Membership. 

Renewal Policy: Professional Associate Memberships can only be renewed if there is an active Professional Membership.  Professional Associate Members will be required to upgrade to Professional Membership if there is not one active at the time of renewal.

Upon joining as a Professional Associate Member you will pay a join fee of $165 plus annual dues of $435. If one or more Professional Associate Member(s) join PCMA at the same time as the pre-requisite Professional Member, the join fee will be waived.


Professional Education Membership

Previous active Professional Membership is a pre-requisite for membership in this classification.

Professional Education Membership provides access to the following member resources:

  • Club Membership and Marketing Magazine
  • Continue Professional Certification (additional cost)
  • Annual Conference (additional cost)
  • Preferred webcast pricing
  • Industry Newsletter
  • Please Call Me Awesome Members Spotlights

Important: Professional Education Membership is only available to previous Professional Members who are no longer employed by a club due to:

  • Transitioning between employment opportunities
  • Retirement
  • Working as an industry consultant
  • Working as industry product/service provider

Renewal Policy: Professional Education Memberships can only be renewed if you remain unemployed by a club.  Professional Education Members will be required to upgrade to Professional Membership if they return to employment in a private club.

Upon joining as a Professional Education Member you will pay a join fee of $165 plus annual dues of $250.


Partnership

Industry product and service providers are not eligible for PCMA membership, however are invited to join an elite group of private club professionals focused on developing relationships through enhanced networking and education opportunities.  PCMA's partnership program features two investment tiers complimented by a comprehensive menu of add-on opportunities.  Please review the list of our active partners here.