Member Benefits

The Association of Coupon Professionals is committed to assisting your organization by delivering optimum coupon solutions designed to fit your business needs. Whether you are a manufacturer, retailer or solution provider, the ACP has the knowledge, expertise and educational resources to benefit your business.

 

Our goals are : Advocate for the efficiency and effectiveness of coupon promotions, including education on coupons, leadership on coupon industry topics, a platform for solutions, and shared best practices on print and digital coupon effectiveness.  The key benefit to our members is to help ensure the most effective coupon strategies and redemption processes for optimal cost efficiency in coupon promotions.

 

ACP Mission:

The Association of Coupon Professionals provides manufacturers and retailers with education and valued insights to effectively execute coupon promotions from development through settlement.  This is accomplished by providing resources to industry professionals on coupon guidelines, new trends, emerging technologies and best practices including forums for coupon education.

 

Membership Exclusive Benefits Includes:

  • Annual Industry Coupon Conference Attendance (one free registration with membership)
  • Member Rates for additional attendees to the Industry Coupon Conference, savings of $400-$700 p/attendee versus non-member rates
  • Dedicated resources in the member only area of website: couponpros.org includes:
    • Access to the Coupon Industry Resource Library (CIRL) in the member, password protected, area of the ACP website: couponpros.org
      • The library catalogues the vast amount of ACP resources by topic. It combines conference content, webinars, voluntary guidelines, best practices, and white papers.
    • Three years of Conference Presentations
    • Recorded Conference Presentations
    • Access to all the latest ACP and JICC voluntary guidelines
    • Recorded Webinars
      • GS1 Databar Practical Guide
      • How to Coupon
      • Family Codes for Manufacturers
      • Family Codes for Retailers
      • The New Paperless Coupon Standard & Process
      • Plans for three -four Webinars p/year, recorded and available to members’ area
  • Eligibility to participate on any Task force or Committee to guide the direction of the industry
  • Eligibility to submit trends articles and “Members’ Corner” articles for the ACP Newsletter “Redeeming Notes”
  • Early Access to webinar, workshop and conference sponsorship and exhibit opportunities
  • Referral Service to ACP members for headquarter inquiries.

 

The ACP membership is unique. We have all three key aspects of the coupon promotion industry; manufacturers, retailers and service providers.  This provides our members with a complete understanding of the coupon industry and promotes knowledge sharing and insights across the industry.

 

How the ACP Membership Supports the Industry:

 

  •  ACP Academy – Coupon Training and Educational Conferences, Workshops and Webinars (including digital and print coupon vehicles)
  • Industry leading Coupon Guidelines Development
  • Best practices development from leading industry professionals
  • Sharing New trends in a rapidly evolving industry
  • Monitoring and reporting new and emerging technologies