Build credibility by identifying yourself with the leading regional green industry organization. CCLA has more than 260 members whose unique voices combine to speak loudly in legislative affairs. CCLA Members may use the CCLA logo on promotional materials, including their website, in email communications, on business cards and more.
Connect to the Larger Green Industry Community
Sometimes your best resource is a colleague who has gone before you. Join the journeys of other business owners or employees who face the same challenges and accomplishments. Networking meetings and CCLA events are a great opportunity to develop your leadership skills and contribute to the community. Whether you attend a monthly networking event, classes, trade show, golf fundraiser or the annual holiday party, the networking opportunities in the CCLA community are endless.
Cultivate Your Professional Growth
Looking for educational opportunities? Let us be your one stop shop to learn about professional development. Grow professionally with opportunities for continued education.
You will have opportunities to achieve MCLP, MNLA, ISA, irrigation certification, and PACE professional certifications. CCLA provides in-person stand alone education days, continuing education opportunities, occasional webinars and certification classes are all great opportunities for professional development through CCLA. We also compile industry events hosted by members and/or partner organizations of interest to our members.
CCLA also holds the largest conference in the green industry on Cape Cod. Their Annual Professional Education Seminars & Trade Show (PES) features 90-100 top industry companies in the trade show and dozens of educational seminars geared to all green industry professionals. In fact, the PES now draws green industry professionals from all New England states.
CCLA has more than 200 members whose unique voices combine to speak loudly in legislative affairs. CCLA will tell you which legislative issues may affect your business be it on the town, county, state or national level. Take action on issues of importance to you without ever leaving your office or join us on the Hill to speak to your legislators in person with the back-up of volunteers and staff “in the know” on important topics.
Stay Up to Date on Industry News & Issues
CCLA is the leader in local industry research as it releases research reports full of practical information and industry trends to inform your daily decision and give you an edge in a competitive market. Through regular member electronic updates and our print newsletter, you can stay up to date on the latest industry trends.
CCLA members look for ways to give back to our community. One way we do this is through our scholarship program:
- Annual Mike Stacy Memorial Scholarships to area students pursuing an advanced education in the green industry
- Toolship Award awarded annually to son or daughter pursuing education
Member Discounts on Goods & Services
Discounts on CCLA events are offered to members. CCLA also partners with various businesses to offer special pricing and discounts on goods and services to CCLA Members including the following:
- Free Cape & Plymouth Business magazine subscription
- MR Soares, Falmouth members receive 25% off purchases
- Complete Payroll Solutions – One month free payroll for any CCLA member up to $250, for new clients to Complete Payroll Solutions only
- Coastal Marketing Solutions – $30 off per hour of Marketing Coaching for CCLA Members
- Dennis Equipment Company – 15% off Carhartt for CCLA Members