Reach your target customer and support the MAA

The Massachusetts Arborist Association is the only professional trade association in the state that serves the commercial tree care industry. Its membership includes more than 600 owners, managers and key personnel from the state’s leading tree care firms. Residential, commercial, municipal and utility arborists, as well as other allied green industry professionals are all active MAA members. For more than 75 years, the MAA has elevated the professional standards and business success of its members through education, certification, advocacy and networking.

Commercial suppliers to the tree care industry join the MAA as Associate Members. Annual dues support the MAA and its mission of industry education, safety training, professional standards, workforce development, and consumer outreach.

For more information or to secure one of the opportunities below, please contact Kristen or Carrie at the MAA office.

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

EDUCATIONAL DINNER MEETING (September - April): $600 members / $850 non-members

The MAA offers six dinner meetings per year with attendance ranging from 100-150 tree care professionals. Sponsorship at each meeting is exclusive and entitles your company to recognition via print and digital media; two admission/dinner tickets with VIP seating; a display table at the meeting and an opportunity to briefly address the group during the educational segment of the meeting.

SAFETY SAVES SEMINAR (October, November & March): $300 members / $550 non-members

The MAA offers three Safety Saves Seminars per year. They are held before dinner meetings from 2:00 – 4:30 p.m. Attendance ranges from 50-80 tree care professionals. Sponsorship is exclusive and entitles your company to recognition via print and digital media, two admission tickets, and a display table for your literature.                  

SAVE! DINNER MEETING & SEMINAR on the same date: $800 members / $1300 non-members

ARBOR DAY OF SERVICE: $600 members / $850 non-members

In late April, MAA members from across the state take part in a volunteer initiative called Arbor Day of Service. The MAA partners with the local community leaders, to identify projects that could benefit from professional tree care. Projects included tree planting, ornamental pruning and hazard tree removal at sites including town parks, elementary schools, community libraries, and playgrounds across the state.

Sponsors demonstrate a strong level of support for the MAA’s new Arbor Day of Service initiative and its mission to increase awareness of proper tree care while making a difference in local communities throughout Massachusetts.

Arbor Day of Service sponsors receive recognition in all print and electronic event promotion including news releases, signage, newsletters, e-mail blasts & web site. Another opportunity to drive business is for sponsors to offer discounts to Arbor Day of Service volunteers.

MCA PREP COURSE (fall & spring): $600 members / $850 non-members

The Massachusetts Certified Arborist (MCA) designation is the symbol of professionalism for arborists in the state. This rigorous exam requires many hours of preparation and successful candidates are recognized for their accomplishment when they join the MCA ranks. A new, daylong prep course was introduced in early 2018 to great reviews with 50 candidates in attendance. This important overview will be offered twice a year as a way to help arborists prep for the MCA exam. Sponsorship is exclusive and entitles your company to recognition via print and digital media and a display table for your literature.

TRAINING SEMINARS (ongoing): $300 - $550 members / $600 - $850 non-members

The MAA offers some of the best training in the tree care industry. Throughout the year, special seminars are developed based on current trends in the arboriculture industry. In the past few years special seminars have been offered on Safety Training, Bare Root Tree Transplanting, and EHAP. Sponsorship levels and benefits are determined by the specifics of the special seminar. Check the MAA website for specific details.

NEWSLETTER SPOTLIGHT: $300 members / $550 non-members

Showcase your company’s equipment, products and services with a one-page “Sponsor Spotlight” article in the MAA’s newsletter, distributed quarterly in both print and digital to MAA members.  (Suggested max word count: 1000 words).

NEWSLETTER ADVERTISING

MAA Associate Members receive a discount on advertising in the quarterly newsletter.  Click here to view the advertising rate sheet.

To sign up as an Associate Member of the MAA, or to learn more about the benefits of sponsorship,
please contact Carrie Martin or Kristen Dreyer at info@MassArbor.org or at (508) 653-3320.