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Join IACC

If you are serious about heightening your expertise and your agency’s reputation in the field of commercial collections, or if you want to build awareness for your organization among the commercial collector community, the time to join IACC is now. IACC members are empowered with resources, education and information needed to provide the highest quality collection services in the industry. For membership benefits and requirements, follow the link that applies to your membership type:

Agency Membership

If any part of your national or global business includes the collection of commercial debts, IACC is your association.

Agency Member Application
Agency Member Online Brochure

Member benefits include:

  • Meetings & Educational Programs:  Forward-thinking educational opportunities on the latest trends and challenges are presented at IACC's Annual Convention, Mid-Year Conference and teleseminars.  For more information, please visit our Events page.
  • Listserve/Linked In: Collaborative idea exchanges via IACC's members-only listserve empower members with answers to their questions and helpful resources from other members.  IACC also hosts a Linked In group for industry discussions.
  • IACC/CLLA Agency Certification Program: Becoming an IACC/CLLA Certified Commercial Collection Agency demonstrates that an agency meets or exceeds the program’s high standards for business operations and professionalism. Becoming an IACC Member Agency is the first step in becoming a certified agency and puts you in touch with people and resources that can answer questions and otherwise guide your company through this rigorous process – all while conferring the many valuable benefits of membership.
  • IACC Certified Commercial Collector Program:  Only members of IACC are eligible to pursue the IACC/CLLA Agency Certification Program.  This esteemed certification demonstrates that an agency meets or exceeds the program's high standards for business operations and professionalism.  Becoming an IACC Member Agency is the first step in becoming a certified agency.
  • Affinity Program:  Through IACC's established Affinity Program, members gain access to essential products and services which support their business operations at discounts reserved for IACC members only.  IACC's commitment to growing its Affinity Prgoram means more opportunities to save and to benefit from special services.
  • Emerging Leaders Program:  IACC's new education and professional development program is designed for promising future leaders in the commercial collection industry-whether they are young professionals or more experienced inviduals who are new to the industry.  Through educationand networking, we are preparing young members for leadership roles in their companies - YOUR business!
  • Forwarding Network:  Need to forward an account to an agency or attorney who shares your dedication to excellent services?  IACC's Forwarding Network provides the peace-of-mind you need.  All IACC members are committed to the triadic system (Agency-Attorney-Law List) within the association, as there is a mutually beneficial relationship between each of the membership categories.  With a triadic structure, the agencies market their services directly to the credit granting community.  Since most agencies do not provide legal services, the agencies collaborate with debtors and their attorneys, creditors and with law list publishers to provide a conduit for efficient communication and performance.
  • Prestige Within Our Industry:  Through a heightened public relations presence in industry publications, IACC is garnering positive publicity for the association and those who are connected with it through membership.
  • Legislative Leadership:  By keeping members informed of proposed state and national legislation concerning credit and collections, IACC membership allows you and your clients to make your voices heard.
  • Insurance & Bonds: Members can apply for statutory bonds, client contract bonds and errors and omissions insurance at competitive rates.
  • Licensing Service:  State license applications can be confusing and frustrating. IACC offers a unique licensing service that simplifies the process.
  • Scope Newsletter:  The IACC newsletter, Scope, provides members with updates on industry developments, important legislative and legal issues, and IACC events and resources.
  • B2B Collections E-Newsletter:  The IACC e-newsletter, B2B, is a free electronic publication for commercial creditors and collectors and features informative and useful articles pertaining to credit and collections and the points where these industries intersect.
  • www.commercialcollector.com: IACC's website provides members-only access to resources while also keeping members abreast of upcoming events and new services.  It also features an electronic membership directory and products for purchase
  • Members-Only Marketing Toolkit:  Marketing your agency's services to credit grantors has a never been easier thanks to the creation of a customizable marketing toolkit available only to members.  A brochure, Powerpoint presentation, press releases and more are ready and awaiting member usage.

Agency Application
Agency Member Online Brochure

Associate Membership (Commercial Collection Attorneys)

Commercial collection attorneys have a wealth of networking and educational opportunities to gain by joining IACC as an Associate Member.

Associate Application
Associate Member Online Brochure

Associate member benefits include:

  • Forwarding Network: Since IACC members are found in nearly every state and many countries, you always know where to turn when you need to forward an account to an agency or attorney who shares your dedication to excellent service. In addition, members of IACC are committed to the triadic system (Agency-Attorney-Law List) within the association as there is a mutually beneficial relationship between each of the membership categories. With a triadic structure, the agencies market their services directly to the credit granting community. Since most agencies do not provide legal services, the agencies collaborate with debtors and their attorneys, creditors and with law list publishers to provide a conduit for efficient communication and performance.
  • Conferences and Educational Programs: Education is the foundation of the IACC mission. IACC’s Annual Convention and other educational offerings, such as IACC’s Mid-Year Conference and teleseminars, focus on bringing IACC members to the forefront of the industry. Presentations and discussions focus on the latest trends and greatest challenges in the commercial market.
  • Prestige Within Our Industry: Through credit industry publications, credit association events and trade show presentations, IACC publicizes that members have demonstrated tremendous industry knowledge, and a commitment to ethical practices.
  • Scope Newsletter: The IACC newsletter, Scope, provides members with updates on industry developments, important legislative and legal issues, and IACC events and resources.
  • B2B Collections E-Newsletter: The IACC e-newsletter, B2B, is a free electronic publication for commercial creditors and collectors and features informative and useful articles pertaining to credit and collections and the points where these industries intersect.
  • The IACC Website: IACC keeps members informed of the association’s events and services through the website. It also features an electronic membership directory and products for purchase.
  • IACC Certified Commercial Collector Program: The IACC Certified Commercial Collector Program can be used for training new collectors or as a review for more experienced collectors. Members with certified collectors on staff also have a distinct marketing advantage because IACC collector certification shows their clients that they have a cutting edge skill set and quality assurance.
  • Legislative Leadership: By keeping members informed of proposed state and national legislation concerning credit and collections, IACC membership allows you and your clients to make your voices heard.
  • Commercial Collectors Hotline: IACC Associate members can use the toll-free IACC hotline for immediate access to industry or association information.
  • Listserve: IACC’s members-only listserve is an excellent networking and information forum. Members use the listserve to post questions and comments about the industry.
  • Member Discounts: IACC offers members special prices on manuals, meetings, educational seminars, public relations materials and other valuable resources.

Associate Application
Associate Member Online Brochure

Affiliate Members (Vendors)

Affiliate members play an important role in IACC by providing access to products and services which support our member commercial collection agencies and professionals in their efforts to run efficient and effective practices.

Affiliate Member Application

Affiliate members benefits include:

  • Fantastic Opportunities to Network With Potential Customers: Our members attend the IACC Convention, which makes it a valuable business development and networking opportunity for Affiliate members. The Convention provides just the right atmosphere for Affiliate members to meet the more than 100 decision makers from commercial collection agencies and law offices that attend this meeting each year. Want to get your name out to our members in a big, bold way? Become a convention sponsor or exhibitor.
  • Scope Newsletter: The IACC newsletter, Scope, provides members with updates on industry developments, important legislative and legal issues, and IACC events, networking opportunities and resources.
  • B2B Collections E-Newsletter: The IACC e-newsletter, B2B, is a free electronic publication for commercial creditors and collectors and features informative and useful articles pertaining to credit and collections and the points where these industries intersect.
  • The IACC Website: IACC keeps members informed of the association’s events and services through the website. It also features an electronic membership directory, which enables affiliate members to research and contact possible commercial collection agency and attorney business prospects.
  • Listserve: IACC’s members-only listserve is an excellent networking and information forum. Members use the listserve to post questions and comments about the industry. Affiliate members can join in the conversation, or use the listserve as a means to educate themselves on potential customer’s needs.

Affiliate Member Application