CAI gives you the opportunity to learn from your peers, share your own expertise, and access tools, resources and information that can make you a more effective and respected manager. Plus, opportunities to expand your career by earning the following distinguished credentials –

CMCA® – Certified Manager of Community Associations®
AMS® – Association Management Specialist®
PCAM® – Professional Community Association Manager®
LSM® – Large-Scale Manager®

CAI also offers membership for Community Management Companies to expand your client base and the resources to assist you as a corporate executive in growing your company.

Here are the resources and services you’ll receive as a CAI member:

  • Professional Management Development Program
  • Local Chapter Education and Networking Events (including four complimentary educational programs)
  • National Conference and Events
  • Professional Designations and Certifications
  • Common Ground, CAI-National’s Award-Winning Magazine
  • Chapter Magazine, Channels of Communication
  • Community Manager Newsletter
  • Career Center
  • Service Directory
  • Advocacy Center
  • Publication Discounts
  • Information & Tools
The annual membership for individual managers is $132 per year or for a management company, the membership dues are $425. This amount includes the mandatory Advocacy Support Fee of $25 and an optional $20 contribution to CAI’s Foundation for Community Association Research- a tax deductible donation to a 501(c)(3) organization.

The mandatory $25 Advocacy Support Fee goes directly to our Legislative Action Committee and supports the efforts of CAI to represent and protect our members on state legislative and regulatory issues.

Membership Dues are non-refundable.

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Community Manager Membership Application
Management Company Membership Application

NOTE: One individual manager membership is included in the management company membership.  To sign up additional company managers as members, please use the community manager membership application.