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The Association for Challenge Course Technology offers several memberships to accommodate the needs and demands of stakeholders, organizations, and individuals in the challenge course industry.

 

 

PROFESSIONAL VENDOR MEMBER (PVM)

A PVM of ACCT is a company which has successfully completed the Professional Vendor Member Application, including the Accreditation process. The process includes a stringent review which determines an applicant’s adherence to ACCT Accreditation Policies and Procedures and its commitment to ACCT Standards. Successful completion of this process distinguishes a PVM from other vendors, identifying the PVM as having been found to be highly experienced and competent.

  • Professional Vendor Members receive the benefit of being allowed to register employees to receive benefits. Each registered person must be legally employed by the member organization and listed on payroll. Volunteers and contract employees are not included.
     

    The following benefits extend to ALL registered employees of the company

    • 15 registered employees
    • Access to an annual Symposia for PVMs only
    • Member-only access to the latest digital edition of the ANSI/ACCT Standards
    • On-going access to periodic revisions of the ANSI/ACCT Standards with an active membership
    • Discounted member pricing on print copies of the ANSI/ACCT Standards
    • Eligibility to enroll in ACCT sponsored group Health Insurance Plans
    • Member-only access to all of the content and resources of ACCT Academy such as webinars, tutorials, technical notices, white papers, research and more
    • Receive digital copies of ACCT publications via your member profile
    • Discounted attendee registration to  the ACCT annual conference
    • Discounts with other organizations or companies that ACCT has agreements with
    • Eligibility to post resume on ACCT Job Board
    • Equipment recall notifications and safety advisories emailed directly to you
    • Eligibility to join ACCT volunteer groups to help shape the future of the industry

    The following company benefits apply

    • A licensed company version of the ANSI/ACCT Standard, with permission to print 15 copies for internal use
    • Participation in an industry recognized accreditation review process
    • Licensed use of the ACCT Professional Vendor Member Logo in your print and online advertising
    • Eligibility to submit events for the ACCT Calendar at no charge
    • Company listing  in the PVM directory on the ACCT website
    • Discounted rates for exhibiting at the ACCT annual conference
    • Eligibility to post unlimited employment opportunities with your company on the ACCT Job Board at no cost
    • Access to posted resumes on the ACCT Job Board through member portal
    • Eligibility to submit industry related events for posting to ACCT  social media
    • Auto Renewal

     

  • The organization is permitted one vote for Board Members in the Accredited Professional Vendor Member-elected category
     

  • $1,950.00/year, non-inclusive of accreditation, application, and renewal fees

BUSINESS TO BUSINESS (B2B)
VENDOR, SUPPLIER, MANUFACTURER

An organization or company that provides services or products to operators, vendors, or manufacturers. Common services offered by Vendors include but are not limited to design, installation, inspection, training and certification, operational reviews, engineering and business consulting. Many vendors also provide products direct to operators, and on occasion, direct to consumers.

  • Vendor / B2B Members receive the benefit of being allowed to register employees to receive benefits. Each registered person must be legally employed by the member organization and listed on payroll. Volunteers and contract employees are not included.
     

    The following benefits extend to five (5) registered employees of the organization

    • Member-only access to the latest digital edition of the ANSI/ACCT Standards.
    • On-going access to periodic revisions to the ANSI/ACCT Standards with an active membership.
    • Discounted member pricing on print copies of the ANSI/ACCT Standards.
    • Eligibility to enroll in ACCT sponsored group Health Insurance Plans.
    • Member-only access to all of the content and resources of ACCT Academy such as webinars, tutorials, technical notices, white papers, research and more.Receive digital copies of ACCT publications via your member profile.
    • Discounted registration fees to the ACCT annual conference.
    • Discounts with other organizations or companies that ACCT has agreements with.
    • Eligibility to post resume on ACCT Job Board.
    • Listing in ACCT’s online Member Directory.
    • Equipment recall notifications and safety advisories emailed directly to you.
    • Eligibility to join ACCT volunteer groups to help shape the future of the industry.
    • Additional individuals may be added to the organization’s membership roster at a a cost of $50 per additional member.
       

    The following organizational benefits apply

    • Eligibility to post employment opportunities on ACCT Job Board at a discounted member price.
    • Access to posted resumes on the ACCT Job Board through member portal.
    • Eligibility to submit industry related events for posting to ACCT social media.
    • Eligible for non-profit discount with proof of non-profit status.
    • Auto Renewal.

     

  • The organization is permitted one vote for Board Members in the General Membership Category
     

  • Commercial Operator: $440.00/year

    Non-Profit: $325.00/year

    *To qualify for non-profit pricing, the member organization must submit proof that their entity is a legally registered non-profit in their jurisdiction. Proof shall include a letter or certificate of non-profit status from the recognized jurisdictional taxing authority and must be on-file at the ACCT office. Members can upload a PDF of the document during registration or e-mail membership@acctinfo.org.

    Membership includes one (1) master account holder and four (4) additional individuals. Additional individuals may be added to the organization’s membership roster at an additional cost of $50 per additional member.

BUSINESS TO CLIENT (B2C) SERVICE PROVIDER
OPERATOR, PROGRAMMER

An organization or company offering challenge course programs or services direct to the public at a specific site or location. Most B2C operators manage challenge courses that may include but are not limited to low elements, high elements, climbing walls, ziplines, canopy tours, aerial adventure parks, or provide experience-based training and development to end users. Their offerings may be further described as educational, developmental, therapeutic, or recreational in nature.

  • Operator / B2C Members receive the benefit of being allowed to register employees to receive benefits. Each registered person must be legally employed by the member organization and listed on payroll. Contract employees and volunteers are not included.
     

    The following benefits extend to five (5) registered employees of the organization

    • Member-only access to the latest digital  edition of the ANSI/ACCT Standards.
    • On-going access to periodic revisions to the ANSI/ACCT Standards with an active membership.
    • Discounted member pricing on print copies of the ANSI/ACCT Standards.
    • Eligibility to enroll in ACCT sponsored group Health Insurance Plans.
    • Member-only access to all of the content and resources of ACCT Academy such as webinars, tutorials, technical notices, white papers, research and more.
    • Receive digital copies of ACCT Publications via your member profile.
    • Discounted registration fees to the ACCT  annual conference.
    • Discounts with other organizations or companies that ACCT has agreements with.
    • Eligibility to post resume on ACCT Job Board.
    • Listing in ACCT’s online Member Directory.
    • Equipment recall notifications and safety advisories emailed directly to you.
    • Additional individuals may be added to the organization’s membership roster at a  cost of $50 per additional member.

    The following organizational benefits apply

    • Eligibility to post employment opportunities on ACCT Job Board at a discounted member price.
    • Access to posted resumes on the ACCT Job Board through member portal.
    • Eligibility to submit industry related events for posting to ACCT social media.
    • Eligibility to apply for Operation Accreditation after one year of membership.
    • Eligibility to apply for licensed use of the ACCT Member Logo in your print and online advertising.
    • Eligible for non-profit discount with proof of non-profit status.
    • Auto Renewal.

     

  • The organization is permitted one (1) vote for Board Members in the General Membership Category
     

  • Memberships for Operator / B2C Members are on a per site basis. Organizations that operate multiple sites or locations may require more than one membership. Please contact the ACCT Business Office for more details.

    Commercial Operator: $440.00/year

    Non-Profit: $325.00/year

    *To qualify for non-profit pricing, the member organization must submit proof that their entity is a legally registered non-profit in their jurisdiction. Proof shall include a letter or certificate of non-profit status from the recognized jurisdictional taxing authority and must be on-file at the ACCT office. Members can upload a PDF of the document during registration or e-mail membership@acctinfo.org.

    Membership includes one (1) master account holder and four (4) additional individuals. Additional individuals may be added to the organization’s membership roster at an additional cost of $50 per additional member.

  • OPERATION ACCREDITATION
    An ACCT Accredited Operator is a company which has successfully completed the Accreditation Application, including the Accreditation process. The process includes a review by qualified parties which determines an applicant’s adherence to ACCT Accreditation Policies and Procedures and its  commitment to ACCT Standards. Successful completion of this process distinguishes an Accredited Operator from other challenge course programs and operations, identifying the Accredited Operator as having been found to be highly experienced and competent.

    BENEFITS:

    • All the benefits of Operator / B2C Member listed above.
    • Participation in an industry recognized accreditation review process.
    • Listing on ACCT Website.
    • Accredited member pricing for exhibiting at the ACCT annual conference.
    • Licensed use of the ACCT Accredited Operator Logo in your print and online advertising.

INDUSTRY STAKEHOLDER / AFFILIATE MEMBER

Any organization or entity that has an interest  in the Challenge Course  market. Included in this category are organizations that are involved in standard setting, regulation and policy making, other trade associations, law firms, supplemental service providers, and amusement park operators that do not provide Challenge Course services.

  • Stakeholder / Affiliate Members receive the benefit of being allowed to register associates which may be employees, volunteers or business associates working at the same organization. Each registered person must an employee, business partner, volunteer or member of the organization.

    The following benefits extend to three (3) registered employees of the organization.

    • Member-only access to the latest digital edition of the ANSI/ACCT Standards.
    • On-going access to periodic revisions to the ANSI/ACCT Standards with an active membership.
    • Discounted member pricing on print copies of the ANSI/ACCT Standards.
    • Eligibility to enroll in ACCT sponsored group Health Insurance Plans.
    • Member-only access to all of the content and resources of ACCT Academy such as webinars, tutorials, technical notices, white papers, research and more.
    • Receive digital copies of ACCT publications via your member profile.
    • Discounted registration fees to the ACCT annual conference.
    • Discounts with other organizations or companies that ACCT has agreements with.
    • Eligibility to post resume on ACCT Job Board.
    • Listing in ACCT’s online Member Directory.
    • Equipment recall notifications and safety advisories emailed directly to you.
    • Eligibility to join ACCT volunteer groups to help shape the future of the industry.
    • Additional individuals may be added to the organization’s membership roster at a cost of $50 per additional member
       

    The following organizational benefits apply:

    • Eligibility to post employment opportunities on ACCT Job Board at a discounted member price.
    • Access to posted resumes on the ACCT Job Board through member portal.
    • Eligibility to submit industry related events for posting to ACCT social media.
    • Auto Renewal

     

  • The organization is permitted one (1) vote for Board Members in the General Membership Category
     

  • Stakeholder / Affiliate: $330.00/year

    Membership includes a master account holder and two (2) additional individuals. Additional individuals may be added to the organization’s membership roster at an additional cost of $50 per additional member.

INDIVIDUAL MEMBER

Individual memberships are limited to one person. Individual members cannot be associated with any type of organizational membership such as a B2C or B2B membership. Examples of individual memberships may include, but are not limited to: any interested individual who is not directly affiliated with or employed by a company that delivers challenge course programming or provides services to the marketplace, i.e., a student, practitioner, retired person, lawyer, engineer, contract facilitator/trainer/builder defined as an independent contractor, or any individual with an active interest in the industry.

  • The following individual benefits apply

    • Member-only access to the latest digital edition of the ANSI/ACCT Standards.
    • On-going access to periodic revisions to the ANSI/ACCT Standards with an active membership.
    • Discounted member pricing on print copies of the ANSI/ACCT Standards.
    • Member-only access to all of the content and resources of ACCT Academy such as webinars, tutorials, technical notices, white papers, research and more.
    • Receive digital copies of ACCT publications via your member profile.
    • Discounted registration to the ACCT annual conference, subject to level (individual/student/retired)
    • Discounts with other organizations or companies that ACCT has agreements with.
    • Eligibility to post resume on ACCT Job Board.
    • Equipment recall and safety notifications emailed directly to you.
    • Eligibility to join ACCT volunteer groups to help shape the future of the industry.
    • Listing in ACCT’s online Member Directory.
    • Auto Renewal (not available for student pricing)

     

  • The member is permitted one (1) vote for Board Members in the General Membership Category
     

  • Individual: $95.00/year

    Student/Senior: $65.00/year*

    *To qualify for senior pricing, the member must be 65 years of age. To qualify for student pricing, the member must be enrolled, full-time in a secondary, undergraduate, graduate, or post-graduate program. Full-time shall be defined as 12 or more credits per annum for undergraduate studies and 16 or more credits per annum for graduate or post-graduate studies.


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