Club Catering Professional Association

 

Join

  Club Catering

Joining ACCP puts you in the heart of the incredible world of club catering professionals. Never before has there been a community of catering directors just like you with which to network, learn and share the amazing highs. Join today and start growing professionally and personally.

The ACCP offers 3 different types of memberships: club professional memberships; student memberships and associate memberships for industry creative partners (vendors).

Club Professional Student Associate


Invite a Friend

Help the association grow! Refer your club industry colleagues to join the ACCP. When 2 of your referrals join the ACCP, you will receive a beautiful crown necklace (same one worn by Lynne LaFond DeLuca, Michele Carroll and the ACCP staff that everyone raves about!) or tie tac as a "thank you!" from the ACCP! Ask your referrals to mention your name on the membership application in the "Referred By" field.


ACCP Crown Necklace
Yours when 2 of your new member referrals joins the ACCP!


Refer a Creative Partner/Industry Vendor

Associate memberships are available for our Creative Partners/Industry Vendors. Refer your favorites for membership! Share this page


Refer a Student

Student memberships are available for high school and college level individuals. 


Membership for all Club Professionals (Catering Professionals, Club Managers, Food & Beverage Directors, etc.)

Premiere Membership $795.00 per person annually

Benefits include:

  • Quarterly 30-minute mentoring sessions with Lynne LaFond DeLuca and/or Michele Carroll ($500 value)

  • Unlimited, year-round email access to industry experts. It's like your own personal consultant! ($500 value)
  • VIP session at the Annual Conference ($250 value)
  • 6 Live Webinars Annually
  • UNLIMITED access to the recorded webinar library
  • Monthly Newsletter, chocked full of great ideas and marketing strategies
  • Archives of white papers, research and industry surveys
  • Preferred Premiere Member Pricing for Regional and Annual Conferences
  • Access to the online, Member Directory
  • Complimentary Career Search and Resume Posting on the ACCP website
  • Access to Incredible Educational Travel Experiences (additional fee)
  • Marketing Plan Templates
  • An ADDITIONAL 10% discount (on top of wholesale prices) on all specialty linens, excluding lamours, at Creative Coverings
  • 2 free bookings from Venue Concierge by The Knot, an offline, high-touch, wedding venue referral service that delivers qualified leads, booking site tours with interested couples.
  • 10% discount on all subscription plans with 3D Event Designer powered by Events Clique, an online 2D and 3D floor plan, buffet diagram, inventory and seating chart software.
  • A 20% discount at Two Bright Lights - Your Online Publicity Platform
  • A 10% discount off of your entire order with Sobelle Favors
  • A 15% discount with SayCheese! Paper Products
  • A discount with Carla David Design - Design, paper products and printing
  • A 10% discount with Form Decor Furniture Rentals
  • A 10% discount with Simply Sweet Cakery
  • A complimentary phone consultation and a 15% discount with MR Publishing for your collateral (brochures, menu packets) and printing needs
  • A 40% discount off of retail with Orrefors/Kosta Boda

See the "Benefits" tab for a full description of the Creative Partner Benefits and Discounts

Register for Club Professional Membership Here 

    Membership $395.00 per person annually

    Benefits include:

    • 6 Live Webinars Annually
    • UNLIMITED access to the recorded webinar library
    • Monthly Newsletter, chocked full of great ideas and marketing strategies
    • Archives of white papers, research and industry surveys
    • Member Pricing for Regional and Annual Conferences
    • Access to the online, Member Directory
    • Complimentary Career Search and Resume Posting on the ACCP website
    • Access to Incredible Educational Travel Experiences (additional fee)
    • Marketing Plan Templates
    • An ADDITIONAL 10% discount (on top of wholesale prices) on all specialty linens, excluding lamours, at Creative Coverings
    • 2 free bookings from Venue Concierge by The Knot, an offline, high-touch, wedding venue referral service that delivers qualified leads, booking site tours with interested couples.
    • 10% discount on all subscription plans with 3D Event Designer powered by Events Clique, an online 2D and 3D floor plan, buffet diagram, inventory and seating chart software.
    • A 20% discount at Two Bright Lights - Your Online Publicity Platform
    • A 10% discount off of your entire order with Sobelle Favors
    • A 15% discount with SayCheese! Paper Products
    • A discount with Carla David Design - Design, paper products and printing
    • A 10% discount with Form Decor Furniture Rentals
    • A 10% discount with Simply Sweet Cakery
    • A complimentary phone consultation and a 15% discount with MR Publishing for your collateral (brochures, menu packets) and printing needs
    • A 40% discount off of retail with Orrefors/Kosta Boda

    See the "Benefits" tab for a full description of the Creative Partner Benefits and Discounts

    Register for Club Professional Membership Here

    Student Membership

    $50.00 per student annually

    Student memberships are for actively involved students, wishing to learn and experience what the catering departments in Clubs are all about and the impact that this vital department can have on the Private Club Industry. Students must be enrolled in high school or college in order to be eligible for a Student Membership.

    Benefits include:
    • Two 30-minute mentoring sessions with Lynne LaFond DeLuca and/or Michele Carroll, Club Industry Experts. During this session, we will help you better understand the options available within the private club industry including Club Industry “Dos and Don’ts”; and familiarize you with Club Industry culture and language.
    • Full access to our educational webinars, both live and recorded, so you can better learn about and understand catering in the Club Industry.
    • Monthly Newsletter, chocked full of great ideas and marketing strategies
    • Archives of white papers, research and industry surveys
    • Student Member Pricing for Regional and National Conferences
    Register for a Student Membership Here.


    Associate Membership

    $1,100.00 per company annually, plus a one-time $100.00 application fee


    If you are not a Club Professional, Associate Memberships are for Club and Special Event Industry Vendors, or "Creative Partners". Associate Member applications will be subject to an approval and invitation process.

    Associate Members are asked to provide:

    • A Member benefit, such as a discount on your product or service for ACCP Members
    • An educational resource, article or white paper about your subject matter expertise that will be included in our Club Catering Professional Certification Program (this is not a marketing or promotional piece – it is purely educational)

    Associate Membership Benefits include:

    • One 45-minute consulting session with Lynne LaFond DeLuca and/or Michele Carroll, Club Industry Experts. During this session, we will help you better understand and position yourself and your business within the private club industry including Club Industry “Dos and Don’ts”; and familiarize you with Club Industry culture and language.
    • Full access to our educational webinars, both live and recorded, so you can better learn about and understand the Club Industry.
    • Customized, personal marketing piece for your business or service, distributed 2 times to our entire database (10,000 private clubs).
    • A listing in the Associate Member Resource Guide on the website.
    • Access to the ACCP Marketing Add-Ons (see below)

    Associate Members can also "add-on" the following marketing opportunities:

    • Additional consulting/mentoring sessions Lynne LaFond DeLuca and/or Michele Carroll, Club Industry Experts. $500.00/one hour session
    • Direct marketing to the ACCP membership and database. $400.00/e-blast (subject to approval and limited to a maximum of 2 times per year per company)
    Register for an Associate Membership Here