California Association of Community Managers
The Value of Affiliate Membership

  CACM’s expansive reach and the multiple ways we have been able to utilize its membership resources have allowed Allied to grow and improve the way we communicate with managers in the common interest development industry.

-Phil Charest
Allied Trustee Services

Affiliate Membership

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Affiliate MembersCONNECT WITH COMMUNITY MANAGERS STATEWIDE as an Affiliate Member with CACM. Since 1991, one of CACM’s top priorities has been bringing together community association managers and leading industry service providers. Our community manager members turn to CACM affiliate members to help meet the needs of their communities.

CACM Affiliate membership is a worthwhile opportunity for service providers to meet, network and do business with more than 2,300 community management professionals throughout California. Plus, Affiliate Members have access to exclusive sponsorship and advertising opportunities designed to help you open doors and grow your business.

CACM offers Affiliate Members unprecedented opportunities to run their organizations more efficiently and market their products and services to potential clients. Benefits vary according to membership level. As the name suggests, Associate membership provides a low-cost introduction to CACM and the industry, but has limited benefits. Affiliate level membership has a slightly higher cost, but many more benefits, and savings associated with those benefits quickly add up. And the comprehensive Advantage level has the highest cost, but quickly pays for itself. access to exclusive benefits, including:

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Statewide Membership

No extra chapters to join -- one membership covers your offices throughout California. Gain visibility in the following regions without the cost of joining multiple chapters: Bay Area, Coachella Valley, East Bay, Los Angeles, Orange County, Sacramento, San Diego and Ventura.

Affiliate MembershipIncreased Visibility
Affiliate members have exclusive advertising, sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities that help increase visibility among a targeted audience. Visit the Promotional Opportunities page to learn more.
Networking Opportunities
Sponsor or exhibit at our annual events to gain invaluable face-to-face time with the community managers you want to do business with.

Manager Mailing List
A complimentary manager member mailing list is available to Affiliate Members to utilize for direct mail marketing promotions.

Resource Guide Listing
Reach thousands of California community managers with a free basic listing in the annual Resource Guide, a comprehensive printed directory of California community managers, management firms and service providers. In addition to a free basic listing, Affiliate Members receive a free copy of the guide and the option to purchase additional advertising features.

Online Directory Listing
Affiliate Members receive a free listing in the Affiliate online directory (, including the option to purchase several listing enhancements. Community managers, board members and the public can access this free directory to search for the service providers they need. Listings are only available to Affiliate Members, and CACM actively promotes this tool to managers statewide.

Professional HR and Benefits Program
Cost-effectively outsource your HR service requirements such as payroll, healthcare, 401K and workers compensation through a trusted CACM allied service provider.
Recognition as a "Vetted Service Provider"
CACMs Asset Protection Compliance Program confirms that your organization maintains adequate insurance and licensing and is well-qualified to provide the services you offer. Differentiate yourself from your competition through identification as a Vetted Service Provider on CACM professional listings. Expand awareness and drive customer growth through an affordable Vetted Service Provider microsite.

Vision magazinePublication Subscriptions
Enjoy a free subscription to CACM's leading industry publications, including Vision magazine and the Law Journal. These quarterly publications are a great way to advance your knowledge of the industry and familiarize yourself with the challenges managers face.

Staff Support
Take advantage of our knowledgeable staff when it comes to marketing tips and tools specific to the California community management industry.
Work With Ethical Professionals
The CACM Code of Professional Ethics and Standards of Practice, adopted by our Board of Directors as the official rules of conduct for CACM members, provides security, satisfaction and pride in belonging to a group of highly ethical peers.