Now you can join the National Coffee Association with the most economical membership package we offer. Sign up any time during October 2012 and get an extended membership through December 31, 2013 – for the regular one-year membership price – and reap the benefits that so many in the coffee industry already enjoy.
Here's what you will receive as a member of the National Coffee Association:
Unique Networking Opportunities. You’ll connect with other industry leaders at events such as our annual spring Convention; Coffee on the Hill (at the Capitol in Washington, DC); the Fall Coffee Summit; and our brown bag lunches and Days for Service held throughout the year.
Government Affairs. You and your business will be well-represented by NCA’s aggressive government affairs program, through which potential legislative and regulatory challenges to coffee commerce are closely monitored. NCA gives the industry a united voice at all levels of government.
Market Research and Industry Intelligence. You’ll benefit from NCA’s efforts to track and analyze coffee industry news, business and consumer trends, production and trade data, and market research. As a member, you’ll receive the monthly Coffee Reporter, our membership newsletter that covers industry and NCA developments. Also, NCA’s proprietary annual research is regularly published in timely reports in the NCA Market Research Series. Among those reports, the annual National Coffee Drinking Trends report has traced and analyzed consumer coffee drinking, behaviors and attitudes for over 50 years and is considered the industry’s gold standard.
Professional Development. Members of the NCA have access to unmatched knowledge, tools and techniques to meet their business needs and challenges. The Coffee Summit, NCA’s annual Fall Education Conference, is an affordable opportunity to enhance your coffee knowledge by engaging with industry professionals from companies of all sizes in interactive, open space sessions that include both traditional and non-traditional presentations.
Scientific Affairs and Issues Management. You’ll be kept up-to-date and in-the-know through NCA’s Scientific Advisory Group, which regularly monitors and examines all scientific literature on coffee and caffeine, addressing potential issues and promoting positive benefits to increase consumption. The NCA also tracks issues related to the coffee industry – political, socio-economic, agricultural, food safety, business, international trade, etc. – to educate consumers on the benefits of coffee.
NCA Knowledge Bank. As a member, you’ll have unlimited access to information on any coffee industry related question or topic. Tap into our growing library of invaluable articles here on our website, or email your questions and NCA staff members will provide the information and answers you need.
Want to learn more? Have questions? Explore our website to see the many additional benefits that NCA membership affords you.
Or, for faster service, call Leigh Price, Manager of NCA Member Relations at 646-924-4033 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org. We welcome the opportunity to speak with you personally to discuss how NCA can help you and your business.
Member-Only Discounts. You’ll enjoy and take advantage of significant discounts on registrations to our live and virtual events as well as purchases of research reports, books, CDs and other items from our online store.