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Associate Membership

AWC’s Associate Member program gives you what you value most – a menu of opportunities that maximizes your return on investment.

Corporate Membership

$450 for less than 16 employees
$1000 for 16 or more employees

As a corporate partner, you define what you want to get out of your AWC/city partnership. Some partners want to work with AWC on projects or contribute to advisory committees. Others find their greatest value comes from interacting with city members at conferences and exhibits. However, you choose to connect, AWC will work with you to make your membership relevant.

Corporate membership benefits include:

  • AWC conferences, workshops, webinars and forums at a member rate.
  • Discounted member rates for AWC conference exhibits.
  • Sponsorship opportunities at AWC conferences.
  • Access to AWC’s new open data portal and the critical data cities use, including city survey results.
  • Subscription to AWC’s weekly e-newsletter, bi-monthly magazine and Legislative Bulletin.
  • One complimentary magazine ad and one complimentary e-newsletter ad.
  • Discounted rates for additional magazine advertising.
  • Submit training proposals for AWC conferences, workshops and webinars.
  • Contribute columns to AWC’s award-winning Cityvision magazine.
  • Participate on advisory committees or work with AWC on city-related projects.
  • Co-author whitepapers with AWC’s research staff.

For membership information, contact Michelle Harvey, 360-753-4137, michelleh@awcnet.org.

Public Agency/Non-Profits Membership

$300 for less than 16 employees
$500 for 16 or more employees

As a public agency/non-profit, you want AWC information and training, including our popular Labor Relations Institute, and to participate in our robust, cutting-edge member pooling programs. These programs are unique – they are member-driven, with a strong focus on cost-savings, prevention and customer service.

Public agency/non-profits membership benefits include:

  • AWC conferences, workshops, webinars and forums at a member rate.
  • Eligibility to apply for AWC’s member pooling programs: Employee Benefit Trust, Risk Management Service Agency, Workers Comp Retro and Drug & Alcohol Consortium. Applicants must meet eligibility requirements.
  • Access AWC’s new open data portal and the critical data cities use, including the Salary & Benefits Survey.
  • Subscription to AWC’s weekly e-newsletter, bi-monthly magazine and Legislative Bulletin.
  • One complimentary e-newsletter ad.
  • Discounted member rates for AWC conference exhibits.

For membership information, contact Shawna Rice, 360-753-4137, shawnar@awcnet.org.

Associate Membership Qualifications

The company must:

  • Have a bona fide interest in supporting the mission and goals of AWC.
  • Have a public service interest in cities and towns.
  • Have a reputable standing with AWC member cities and towns, peers and professional colleagues.

Granting of associate membership does not confer or imply an endorsement of the person, group, business, or product or service the associate member provides. associate membership is not automatic. The Chief Executive Officer has the authority to accept or reject any applicant or cancel membership at any time. Associate members will pay an annual fee for membership, which includes an array of benefits, many are described above.

Members

2014 Associate member roster

Interested in becoming an AWC Associate Member?

It starts with a short form. Then you’ll be contacted by an AWC staff member and we’ll get the process going.

How do I apply?

  1. Download the Associate Member Application form.
  2. Fill in the information.
  3. Save the application.
  4. Email the form to associates@awcnet.org, or mail it to: AWC, 1076 Franklin Street SE, Olympia, WA 98501. Questions? Give us a call.

Take advantage of discounted rates on exhibit booths and perks of sponsoring at two upcoming AWC events!

Click here for more information about our Labor Relations Institute, serving more than 400 local government human resources and labor relations directors, managers and department heads from across the state.

Click here for more information about our Annual Conference, serving more than 500 city elected officials from across the state.