What is the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC)?
AACC is a national advocacy, nonprofit organization that represents close to 1,200 2-year, associate degree-granting institutions and their 13 million students. Since 1920, AACC has been the leading proponent and the national voice for community colleges.
What is the Corporate Program?
The program serves as a bridge between the business community and the 2-year college sector. AACC partners with companies offering solutions that address community colleges' needs. Business and community college leaders convene so they may explore collaborative initiatives and gain a better understanding of their respective sectors.
How can AACC's Corporate Program help develop my network of contacts?
The program offers a variety of meeting and networking opportunities. Depending on your specific needs, businesses may join the Corporate Program as:
a) Platinum, Gold or Silver Circle Corporate PARTNERS;
b) SPONSORS of events at AACC’s annual meetings;
c) Convention EXHIBITORS.
a) PARTNERSHIPS: Platinum, Gold, and Silver Circle levels offer in-depth, medium, and light levels of engagement with our member colleges and their presidents. Annual, calendar-year partnerships offer robust packages of complementary benefits such as meeting registrations, advertising and exhibitor discounts. All corporate partners are automatic Corporate Council members. Membership terms and conditions available upon request.
b) SPONSORSHIPS: Corporate members and non-members may select from a range of à la carte sponsorships at annual meetings such as:
c) EXHIBITORS: Annually, the convention exhibit hall attracts more than 200 businesses, non-profit organizations, and educational institutions. Click here for a detailed description of the hall and the list of exhibitors.
How does my company ensure we are maximizing our partnership with AACC?
AACC's staff helps you make strategic use of your corporate partner benefits and, whenever possible, we customize packages that meet your needs. Moreover, through AACC publications, we disseminate information about successful collaborations between corporate partners and member colleges. Read about such initiatives:
- Pearson's Research and Innovation Network
Is my contribution tax deductible?
AACC is a 501(C)(3) nonprofit organization all contributions are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.