Benefits of Joining APCD

Association of Private Club Directors recognizes the most trusted and respected businesses in the private club industry.

We evaluate these businesses by the most important factor of all:

How much do their customers trust them?

It’s time to shine a light on the firms in this country that are promoting values and delivering on them, time and time again. Great businesses in the private club industry are not solely focused on profit, but they choose to invest in creating meaningful and sustainable long-term customer relationships based on trust, the most precious transaction of them all.

As an APCD member, you have access to:

Interactive, online board orientation training that:

  • Reduces micromanagement
  • Minimizes board member liability and nurtures tax-exempt status
  • Creates a shared playbook
  • Focuses on collaborative governance

Valued at $995/year, complimentary to APCD members.

Learn more (hyperlinked):

Reduction of Director and Officer’s Liability Insurance with Preferred Club.





To apply to be a member of APCD, your business must provide the following: 

*Three referral letters from three private clubs in the USA. The letters must contain certain terminology.

*All referral letters will be confirmed by APCD and posted.

*They must agree to advertise honestly.

*Must have viewed and passed the APCD "INTRODUCTION TO PRIVATE CLUBS"​ tutorial in BoardRoom Institute. (Email to receive log-in information to take the quiz)

* These will be reviewed every year.