Associate Member
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GOLD LEVEL MEMBERS

ASSOCIATE MEMBERS

ACA Connects, America’s Communications Association (ACA Connects or ACAC), is a non-profit trade group representing the interests of independent communication companies. Thank you for your interest in becoming an ACAC Associate Member!

By joining ACA Connects, your company will support the continued viability of independent communications companies and gain access to exclusive Associate Member benefits shown below. Membership period is January through December.

ASSOCIATE MEMBER PROGRAM BENEFITS

*Opportunities noted with asterisk are available on a first-come basis and have an additional cost to participate. See costs and descriptions below chart.

2021 SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Please note that this is a comprehensive list of potential opportunities; this list is subject to change. In-person event sponsorships are not guaranteed and will only be sold only when the event is confirmed. If we are unable to hold an in-person event, it may be replaced with a virtual event.

Board Retreat - $6,500 Be one of 5 sponsoring companies who join our board, staff and counsel for the two days at our annual board retreat/golf outing. One representative can attend from your company and join our board for golf and evening dinners. Sponsor can also submit a one-page sheet for inclusion in board documents. Travel expenses are not included. Available to Gold level members, only.

CEO Leadership Conference - $6,000 Your company can be on a short list of vendors who will be in attendance for our first CEO Leadership Conference in Washington, DC. Spend 2 days with a group of CEO’s from ACAC member companies for strategic meetings with Members of Congress and FCC Commissioners. Only 1 representative from each sponsoring company is permitted to attend. Sponsorship includes registration fee. Travel expenses are not included. Available to Gold level members, only.

In-Person Board Meeting - $6,000 Communicate your message to an audience of key decision makers from 19 leading independent operators! Your sponsorship includes one company rep to join the board for either breakfast or lunch, followed by a 15-minute presentation. Sponsor rep can also attend the accompanying board dinner. One additional employee can attend for a nominal fee for a total of two people, max. Travel expenses are not included. A vendor can only sponsor one board meeting (in-person or virtual) per year. Available to Gold level members, only.

Virtual Board Meeting - $3,500 Be the exclusive sponsor of a virtual, quarterly board meeting of ACAC directors! Sponsor can submit a 90-second video and will be permitted to join the beginning of the call to offer a short (1 minute max) welcome to board, staff, counsel and guests. Sponsor logo will be added to attendee dashboard for the duration of the event. Additionally, sponsor can submit a one-page sheet for inclusion in board documents. Available to Gold level members, only.

Custom Vendor Webinar/Legal Webinar - $3,500 Participate in a joint webinar with ACA Connects! One-on-one interview format with ACAC staffer -- topic to be determined by sponsor and approved by ACAC. We will promote via two emails (in HTML format provided by Associate Member) and host the webinar on our platform. Sponsor will receive email addresses for registered attendees of webinar. Opportunity limited to one webinar per month. Vendor can only sponsor one custom webinar per year. Available to Silver and Gold level members, only.

Monthly Webinar - $1,500 Sponsor one of ACAC’s existing monthly webinars! Your logo with contact info will be included on the attendee dashboard for the duration of the webinar. Sponsor can submit content for slide in presentation (with link to URL of their choice). Available to Silver and Gold level members, only.

Action Brief - $1,500 Sponsor logo will be added to the masthead of the brief and sponsor can submit a banner (with link to URL of your choice) for placement within the brief. Distributed to over 2,200 industry professionals. Available to Silver and Gold level members, only.

Media Sweep banner - $1,000/wk (top banner - 1 max); $500/wk (middle banner - 2 max). Have your company’s banner (with link to URL of your choice) in ACAC’s most widely distributed publication! Received by nearly 10k industry colleagues, your banner is sure to make an impact! Available to Silver and Gold level members, only.

Sponsored Retweet - $500 Want to give a boost to a post on Twitter? Have ACAC retweet it for you! Our 3,600 Twitter followers will be sure to take notice! Available to Silver and Gold level members, only.

If you are interested in any of the above sponsorship opportunities, and have enrolled in the Associate Membership Program, please email Stacey Leech at stacey.leech@acaconnects.org. In your email, please include which sponsorship opportunities you are interested in.