Why Should you join NACPO?
"Our membership and particularly attending the conference has been invaluable to our business operations and profits. We have learned so much about what other members are doing to generate more business. We have implemented so many ideas from other members; probably 30% of our business now. Being able to talk with other members about their experience regarding staff, office operations, physical operations and vendors is awesome."
Travis Fryback , Team Casino Parties & Music, Eugene OR
National Network of Companies
As a national association, NACPO members benefit from a wide and diverse set of experiences and talents. By being geographically widespread, the association members cooperate with each other in ways competitors won’t. It’s amazing the things members share with each other to help and make all the businesses and the industry prosper.
Once you become a member of NACPO, you will immediately have access to our “members only section” of our web site and have at your finger tips the ability to contact anyone of our members by e-mail and/or by telephone.
After you have attended one of our National Conferences, and have networked with other members of our association, you will find that what you take back to your place of business will not only be measured in increased production dollars, you will have a new vigor for the business you have chosen.
At our National Conferences, we discuss many topics of great importance to our industry, including but not limited to, “Marketing with Social Networking”, “Group Business and Workers’ Insurance Polices for our Association”, “Dealers as Independent Sub-Contractors versus Employees”, “Are we really in the Gaming Business or are we Entertainers?”
At one of our conferences, we actually took an anonymous survey to see how much we were all individually spending (per month) for various advertising and business insurance. The analysis of the results of those two surveys helped members save money. This is just another benefit of belonging to our association.
Our association newsletter comes out periodically throughout the year, and is posted on our web site for members and non-members alike. Usually, after our National Conference, which usually takes place in Las Vegas, Nevada, a newsletter is produced by our participating chairperson. This information is gathered from our president (President’s Message) and other members who attended the conference and is then posted on our web site for all to review especially those who were unable to attend.
On our web site, there is a posted roster of all of our participating members. These are the individuals who live and work by the NACPO Code of Ethics, have been established by NACPO in order in order to raise the level of professionalism for our industry. They are a valuable resource for any questions that you may have about our industry.
After you have been a member of our association you will find that you will gain new acquaintances and lifetime friends whom you have a lot in common with. They will assist you in the growth of your company and become another valuable resource. You will learn many things from them and actually may be able to work with them directly or indirectly.
Another benefit of belonging to NACPO is the knowledge gained from other members who share their vendor resources. Associate vendor members are also invited to come and share their new products at our annual conference.
Monitoring of Industry Issues
By belonging to NACPO you will find that the industry issues you have encountered may not be the first time this has happened. And, that there is another member or group of members that have dealt with these matters already. This may be the single most important reason for joining and benefiting from our association.
Keeping in touch with how the industry is changing, growing, and evolving can be a tremendous value for the long term in your business career.