*Monthly membership meetings will help you make valuable professional contacts – and everyone knows more contacts equal more sales!
*Annual Vendor Trade Show gives opportunity for companies in our industry to showcase and demonstrate their latest products and services, meet with industry partners and customers, study activities of rivals, and examine recent market trends and opportunities.
*Our membership directory puts your companies name at the fingertips of people with whom you need to do business and heightens your credibility as one who supports the goals of the association.
*A monthly E-newsletter keeps you current on issues affecting our business. Members may advertise in the newsletter for a nominal fee.
*Membership Listing on the associations website.
*An opportunity to participate on any committee. From an entertainment committee to a legislative committee, there is room for everyone’s expertise.
*As a GCAA member, you are also a member of the Georgia Apartment Association and the National Apartment Association. It is through these affiliations that adverse legislative action affecting our industry can be defeated and positive changes made.
*Educational Seminars throughout the year are provided on a variety of topics.
*Sponsorship Opportunities for programs, events and education classes and seminars.
*Complimentary Vendor Spotlights at the dinner meetings, includes introduction, dinner, 2-3 minutes to address members about services and includes social media and newsletter advertisement for that month.
An Associate Membership is open to a variety of companies of all sizes that are capable of providing goods and services to the apartment industry. The Associate Membership classification provides many avenues for business growth in the multi-housing industry, both with the owner/manager members and other fellow associate members who can potentially utilize your services.
This membership gives you the opportunity to know your competitors as individuals and enjoy their friendship and respect; provide a means of cooperation between competitors for mutual self-interest; offer a medium of exchange with others having similar business problems; act as a spokesperson when, alone, your voice would only be a whisper; keep you informed of trade trends and changes; keep you apprised of the Code of Ethics and standards for your guidance and protection; encourage professional business practices and increase public and government respect; and provide an open forum for your views to be expressed that can help shape trade policies and practices.
The Georgia Apartment Association also provides a variety of printed forms for on-site use. These forms are written in strict accordance with state laws and eliminate many errors that can occur when preparing forms.
It is through your local membership with GCAA that GAA offers a wide variety of leases and forms for the multi-housing industry. The Georgia Apartment Association Lease is the most widely recognized lease in Georgia.
Members are able to purchase a variety of forms, such as the official GAA lease, applications, move-in/move-out, lead based paint disclosure and more. Be assured that you're protected by using a lease that is recognized by the court system in Georgia.
The National Apartment Association lease is also available for those companies who operate on a national level and want a standardized lease for all locations throughout many states.
By becoming a member, your company becomes an integral part of the multifamily housing industry. If your business has a product or service that provides value to the apartment industry, your membership will enable you to gain more exposure within the apartment industry, as a supporting member of the association. Membership is a powerful prospecting tool for enhancing business through networking.