The Central Arizona Chapter of the Community Associations Institute (CAC-CAI)serves the educational, business, and networking needs of community associations in the greater Phoenix metropolitan area as well as the many thriving communities throughout central and northern Arizona. Members include condominium, cooperative, and homeowner associations as well as those who provide services and products to associations. The Central Arizona Chapter, a nonprofit 501(c)(6) association incorporated in 1980, has approximately 700 members including over 150 businesses, and more than 250 associations. The chapter is one of 59 Community Associations Institute chapters nationwide. The Institute is dedicated to fostering vibrant, responsive, competent community associations that promote harmony, community and responsible leadership.
CAI-CAC is the leading professional organization devoted to education and putting unity into community!
Putting unity into community
CAI is a national membership organization dedicated to fostering vibrant, competent, harmonious common-interest communities. Founded in 1973, CAI and its 58 chapters provide education, tools and resources to the volunteers who govern communities and the professionals who support them. CAI's 28,500-plus members include community association volunteer leaders (homeowners), managers, management firms and other professionals who provide products and services to community associations.
The CAI Promise
In CAI, you'll find a friendly and accessible forum to develop relationships, increase your knowledge, and help shape the future of our communities. CAI offers a host of resources that will help you excel. By utilizing these resources, you can:
Develop the skills you need to successfully manage your association
CAI offers education courses on both the national and local levels in a variety of formats for board members, homeowners, managers, and other professionals.
Build relationships that will help you succeed
CAI chapters, our national conferences, and our education courses provide opportunities to develop relationships with others in the industry who can help you succeed.
Discover resources that will give you the answers
CAI's publishing division, Community Associations Press, publishes the largest collection of books and guides available on community association management and operations.
Move your career onto the fast track
CAI's designations programs and Professional Management Development Program, offered through the National organization, recognizes your achievements and continuing education opportunities that can help you get ahead.
Expand your thinking
CAI conducts research and acts as a clearinghouse for information on innovations and best practices in community association creation and management. (Best Practices can be found in our Resource Center)
Protect your interests
CAI advocates community association interests before legislatures, regulatory bodies, and the courts. (Local legislation information can be found in our Resource Center)
Deepen your knowledge
What issues affect your community association? Community Resource, the Central Arizona Chapter's quarterly magazine, is filled with hot topics, legislative updates, industry news scans, manager & homeowner perspectives, vendor tips, community spotlights, and much more! That's why more than a thousand association board members, homeowners, service providers, and legislators in Central and Northern Arizona look to Community Resource for industry information, answers to problems, and professional development.
CAI's National award-winning magazine, Common Ground, and several specialized newsletters provide in-depth analyses of legislative trends as well as practical articles about community association finance, law, and management.
CAI-CAC is the leading professional organization devoted to building community and relationships and uniting community association leaders, management professionals and business partners through public awareness, education and legislative involvement.
THE PRIMARY OBJECTIVES ARE TO CONTINUE TO PROVIDE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS AND EVENTS THAT ARE ACCESSIBLE TO HOMEOWNERS, BOARDS, MANAGER MEMBERS, BUSINESS AND FUTURE PARTNERS. EXPANDING THE EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE TO THEM WITH A FOCUS ON RELEVANT
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