Since its inception, NLAE has provided a variety of services, opportunities, and benefits for members to enhance their personal and professional skills and expertise. Today, NLAE is an information resource and professional network for nearly 100 association executives—an intimate group dedicated to advancing their associations and the industry as a whole.

Membership is restricted to the professional staff of any regional, state, provincial, multi-state or national nursery, floriculture, landscape trade association or other allied nonprofit organizations, subject to the procedures established by the Board of Directors. The membership “belongs” to the individual and is portable to any employing organization.

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NLAE is Leadership: NLAE is committed to its leadership role among green industry associations in North America. By uniting the various facets of the industry we can advance and promote the value of the green industry.

NLAE is Professional Development: Our programs focus on helping executives and their staffs enhance their knowledge and skills in order to develop successful organizations.

NLAE is Networking: NLAE is committed to assisting you make vital contacts, within and outside, the green industry.

Together, all of us comprise a powerful body of businesses and organizations. If you are an association executive, or provide products or services to the association community, involvement with NLAE is vital.

Membership benefits include:

    • Private listserve to share ideas and ask questions
    • Conferences and other events
    • Critical legislative updates
    • Industry news an alerts
    • Association management resources
    • Networking

Dues are based on the total operational budget of your association. Please note all applications will be reviewed by the staff and/or the Board of Directors to ensure compatibility with our membership standards.

Operational Budget Dues

    • $1 – $100,000: $150
    • $100,000 – $200,000: $200
    • $200,000 – $500,000: $275
    • $500,000 – $1,000,000: $350
    • Over $1,000,000: $450
    • Additional members (other staff after the 1st): $50 each

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