Associate Member Program

Are you a company that provides a valuable product or service to cable and broadband providers?

ACA Connects is pleased to offer a membership opportunity for vendors in the telecommunications industry! This program is designed to offer a platform for vendors and providers to connect through marketing promotions and events, both virtual and in-person.

2022 Gold Level Members

Adara Technologies logo
Atlas Digital Group logo
Calix logo
Cartesian logo
Cinnamon Mueller logo
Comcast Technology Solutions logo
Discovery logo
EarthX logo
Evolution Digital logo
Kelley Drye logo
Minerva logo
Mobia logo
NCTI logo
NuTEQ Solutions logo
Open Vault logo
Power & Tel logo
Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers logo
Technetix logo
viamedia - AMP Member Logo

The first step is to determine which level of membership works for you!

We have four options: Platinum, Gold, Silver, and Bronze. Each level has different benefits, access to sponsorships and membership dues. We are sure you can find the right fit for your company!

Membership Benefit
Bronze
Silver
Gold
Platinum
Cost
$1,500
$5,000
$10,000
$25,000
Listing in ACAC’s online Associate Member Directory with a company description and linkable logo
25-word description
50-word description with enhanced listing
50-word description with enhanced listing
50-word description with enhanced listing
Subscription to ACAC’s daily Media Sweep, bi-weekly Action Brief and quarterly ICN publication
Permission to use ACAC Member logo in print, digital advertising and on company website
Follow by ACAC social media accounts
Invitation to attend ACAC Summit
Participation in ACAC webinars (unless specifically noted as operators only)
Company spotlight in one Action Brief
Editorial content submission in ICN (topic and content to be approved by ACAC)
Submission in one issue
Submission in two issues
Submission in all four issues
Complimentary submission of a quarter-page ad in ICN
Submission in one issue
Submission in two issues
Submission in all four issues
Access to sponsorship opportunities at the Summit and throughout the year
Dedicated eblast to ACAC operator members to promote your company or product (topic and content to be approved by ACAC)
One eBlast per membership year
Two eBlasts per membership year
Complimentary placement of a mid-level banner in Media Sweep
Two weeks per membership year
Four weeks per membership year
Logo recognition on Associate Membership Program landing page
Logo recognition on first page of Operator Members Lounge
Access to Operator Members Lounge and content included in that section (login is not to be shared with anyone outside the member’s company; some content may be restricted to operator members only)
Logo recognition on first page of board portal
Logo recognition on ACAC website home page
Logo recognition as Platinum Member at all board meetings in 2023
Special invite to attend 1st quarter board meeting to be held in conjunction with the Summit (does not include Executive Sessions)
One page of company literature/materials to be included in the 1st quarter board meeting documents
Two complimentary registrations to Summit 2023 (cannot be transferred to individuals outside your company)
Recognition in Summit 2023 program
Logo and verbal recognition of your company during Summit 2023 30th Anniversary Dinner and opening general session
Reserved VIP table at Summit 2023 30th Anniversary Dinner
Prominently displayed sign with logo at Summit 2023 registration desk
Complimentary full-page, four-color ad in the Summit 2023 program
Logo recognition throughout the Wednesday General Sessions at Summit 2023
Complimentary submission of a 30-second sizzle to run during Summit 2023
Recognition of Platinum Member in Summit 2023 mobile app
Announcement of confirmed Platinum Members in March ICN
Article in Action Brief announcing Platinum Members
Submission of article (100 words max) and logo in one issue of the Action Brief
Recognition throughout 2023 in ACAC’s social media
Bronze
Silver
Gold
$1,500
$2,500
$5,000
Listing in ACAC’s online Associate Member directory with a 25-word company description and linkable logo
Enhanced listing in ACAC’s online Associate Member directory with a 50-word company description and linkable logo
Enhanced listing will be featured in ACAC’s online Associate Member directory landing page
Participation in ACAC webinars (unless specifically noted as operators only)
Participation in ACAC webinars (unless specifically noted as operators only)
Participation in ACAC webinars (unless specifically noted as operators only)
Subscription to ACAC’s daily Media Sweep
Subscription to ACAC’s daily Media Sweep
Subscription to ACAC’s daily Media Sweep
Subscription to Independent Communications News (ICN), a digital publication
Subscription to Independent Communications News (ICN), a digital publication
Subscription to Independent Communications News (ICN), a digital publication
Permission to use ACAC Member Logo in print, digital advertising and on company website
Permission to use ACAC Member Logo in print, digital advertising and on company website
Permission to use ACAC Member Logo in print, digital advertising and on company website
Follow by ACAC social media accounts (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn)
Follow by ACAC social media accounts (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn)
Follow by ACAC social media accounts (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn)
Spotlight in one Action Brief
Spotlight in one Action Brief
Editorial content submission in one issue of ICN (topic and content to be approved by ACAC)
Editorial content submission in two issues of ICN (topic and content to be approved by ACAC)
Submission of ¼ page ad in one issue of ICN
Submission of ¼ page ad in two issues of ICN
One dedicated email blast to ACAC members to promote your company or product (topic and content to be approved by ACAC)
Complimentary placement of a mid-level banner in two weeks of Media Sweeps
Logo recognition (with link) on first page of board portal
Access to the following sponsorship opportunities:
  • Vendor Solutions Webinar ($3,500)
  • Action Brief ($1,500)
  • ACAC Webinar ($1,500)
  • Media Sweep ($1,000 or $500)
  • Sponsored Retweet ($500)
Access to the following sponsorship opportunities:
  • 2nd Qtr Board Leaders Fly-In ($6,500)
  • 4th Qtr Board Retreat ($6,500)
  • 3rd Qtr Board Meeting ($6,000)
  • 1st Qtr Virtual Board Mtg ($3,500)
  • Vendor Solutions Webinar ($3,500)
  • ACAC Webinar ($1,500)
  • Action Brief ($1,500)
  • Media Sweep ($1,000 or $500)
  • Sponsored Retweet ($500)

Once you have decided on the membership level that best suits your needs, simply complete the application online. We have made it even easier for you to pay online with a credit card or you can submit the application and send us a check.

Be sure to look at the sponsorships that are available to your level! If you are interested in any securing any of the sponsorships, please reach out to Stacey Leech.

2022 Sponsorship Opportunities

Please note that this is a 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. Additional opportunities may be added throughout the year. Additional opportunities may be available upon request.

$6,500
Be one of the sponsoring companies who join our board, staff and counsel for two days at our annual board retreat/golf outing. Sponsorship allows for one representative to attend from your company. Hear from our board speakers by participating in the board meeting (with exception of specific discussions); enjoy golf with board, staff and counsel at a beautiful resort course; network during the receptions and dinner events. Sponsor can also submit a one-page sheet for inclusion in board documents. Travel expenses are not included. First options available to Gold Members.

$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. Only one person from sponsoring company may attend. Company MUST HAVE existing relationship (in good standing) with NCTC and be included on the invite list prior to securing sponsorship. Registration to participate in The Independent Show is NOT included with this sponsorship. Travel expenses are not included. Available to Gold level members (who are on the invitation list to TIS), only.

$6,500
Join us in May for a special event with our ACAC board members and their company CEOs. Your company can be on a short list of vendors who will be in attendance for our first fly-in since 2019. Board members and CEOs from their companies will be traveling to DC for our 2nd quarter board meeting, Congressional sessions/meetings and dinner events. Attendees will arrive on Monday in time for a dinner event that evening. Our 2nd quarter board meeting will be held on Tuesday. (Sponsors are welcome to join the board for breakfast and lunch the day of the meeting.) Another dinner event will be held on Tuesday evening. On Wednesday, attendees (including vendors) will participate in sessions/meetings with Members of Congress. Additionally, vendors can submit a one-page sheet that will be included in board documents. This sponsorship is the perfect opportunity to spend some time networking (in-person!) with the ACAC board member companies! Only one company representative per sponsoring vendor. Travel expenses are not included. Available to Gold level members, only.

$3,500
Be the exclusive sponsor of our 1st quarter 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.

$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.

$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.

$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.

$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.

$500
Want to give a boost to a post on Twitter? Have ACAC retweet it for you! Our 3,800+ Twitter followers will be sure to take notice! Available to Silver and Gold level members, only.