Frequently Asked Questions

How do I join the association?

To join AAA you can sign up online at www.joinaaa.org or fill out an owner-manager membership application or an associate membership application and email it to membership@atl-apt.org.

 

If I am a member of AAA, does that make me a member of GAA?

If you are a member of AAA, you are automatically a member of GAA. The same applies if your company is a member of any of the seven affiliate Associations in Georgia.

If my company joins in the middle of the year, do I still pay the full dues amount?

The membership period is from Jan-December. You can join as a member anytime throughout the year. Your membership will be pro-rated for the upcoming year for the amount of months you missed out on in the previous year! For a more detailed breakdown, please email our Membership Department (membership@atl-apt.org).

How can I get more involved in AAA?

If you haven’t already, we highly suggest that you and any other members of your company come out to our next  AAA-101 class! This complimentary class is hosted by our most seasoned veteran members. They explain everything there is to know about AAA and give insight on how to market to key decision makers in the Apartment Industry. They are also there to answer any questions you may have about membership. Look at our events calendar to find out when the next class is offered, and be sure to register!

Please check out the "Get Involved" section of our website: https://www.atl-apt.org/get-involved. Here, you will find our Involvement Form- which you must fill out in order to be considered for our Membership Committee. Any questions can be sent to our Membership Department (membership@atl-apt.org).

When should I expect a new directory?

Our Membership Directories are printed and sent out annually in September! If you did not receive a copy, please contact our Membership Department so we can verify your company address and the primary contact who would have received your company’s copy!

I applied for membership, when will I receive confirmation that I have been approved?

Thank you for applying for membership! If your payment has been processed you are unofficially considered a member, meaning you will have user access and be able to register for events. Your company will officially be approved as a member at our next board meeting (The board meets every month except for in June & August). After approval, you will receive a New Members Packet in the mail which will include a current copy of our Membership Directory and other helpful information to get you rolling! We also encourage you to head over to our events calendar and search for our next AAA 101 class.

What is my Membership ID?

We actually do not have Membership IDs. If someone needs confirmation of your membership, our Membership Department will be happy to help! Please email them at membership@atl-apt.org.

Is there an online directory or an excel version?

You can take a look at our Associate Member list through our Online Buyers Guide provided at this link: https://aaa.officialbuyersguide.net/. We do not have an excel version available to our members, sorry for any inconvenience!

I have a new community I need to get signed up, what is my first step?

Kelly in our Membership Department will be happy to help you with this! Please email her with your community information at kcole@atl-apt.org.

What is the best networking opportunity as an Associate Member?

All of our events offer networking opportunities and benefits! However, the event that your company will not want to miss out on is our annual Trade Show. It is the southeast’s largest trade show dedicated to the apartment industry. Typically there are over 2,000 attendees (not including exhibiting companies). This is your chance to showcase your product or service to thousands of other industry professionals. You must be an Associate member of AAA to exhibit.  To view booth availability for the upcoming show, please visit www.aaatradeshow.com. There you will find a link to an interactive map which will show available booths. At this link, you can also download a Trade Show application.

  

Which AAA events provide sponsorship opportunities?

All of our major events provide sponsorship opportunities! Those include: Dinner Meetings, Maintenance Mania, Vic Maslia Golf Classic, Trade Show, Food-A-Thon, Board Walk: AAA’s Reverse Trade Show, Peggy Waskom Super Bowl, Field Day, and S.T.A.R. Awards. For questions about each event and how to sponsor, you are welcome to contact events@atl-apt.org.

 

Do I have to be a member of AAA to attend an event?

 Membership is required prior to attending or sponsoring any major event that AAA offers. Major events include: Dinner Meetings, Maintenance Mania, Vic Maslia Golf Classic, Trade Show, Food-A-Thon, Board Walk: AAA’s Reverse Trade Show, Peggy Waskom Super Bowl, Field Day and S.T.A.R. Awards.

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