Business Partners

Building Better Communities in Ventura, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, & Kern Counties.

If you provide products and services to Community Associations, CAI membership can give you direct access to thousands of potential customers and providing opportunities to enhance current client relationships. Plus, promote your company through exclusive sponsorship and advertising opportunities and gain information to help you succeed in the growing Community Associations marketplace.

CAI Business Partner members include attorneys, accountants, contractors, insurance professionals, reserve providers, banks/lenders, builder/developers, software providers, landscapers, roofers, and many others. CAI community managers and board members look to the chapter when researching vendors who serve the industry so consider joining today and take full advantage of our networking opportunities.

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

Membership Dues

The annual membership dues are $625. This amount includes the mandatory Advocacy Support Fee of $25 and optional $25 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 California Legislative Action Committee and supports the efforts of CAI to represent and protect our members on state legislative and regulatory issues.

Employees of your company are considered affiliates of your membership and can receive member benefits as well. To qualify as an affiliate, the employee must be a direct employee of the member company. Affiliates receive access to the website (, member discounts on event registrations, publications and the opportunity to serve on Chapter committees and the Board of Directors. Be sure to submit the Business Partner member Affiliate Sign-Up Form with your completed application.

CAI also offers a Multi-Chapter Membership that affiliates your company with as many CAI Chapters as you wish. The membership is an ideal, cost-effective option if your company is active in geographic areas served by multiple chapters. To be eligible for Multi-Chapter memberships, your company must have an active Business Partner membership. The annual membership fee is $325. (includes mandatory $25 Advocacy Support Fee.)

Membership Dues are non-refundable.