Here are ten great reasons:
1. Legislative/regulatory advocacy and representation
UAC is your eyes and ears, keeping you informed of local, state, and Federal legislative and regulatory issues that affect your business, while actively working with these agencies to benefit our industry.
2. Workers comp/health insurance programs
UAC membership can help reduce your costs through insurance programs administered by the Snellings Walters Agency.
3. Reach new customers
Via this website and our presence in social media, print, on radio, on TV and at industry and consumer events, we give potential customers the tools they need to find you.
4. Safety School
UAC and Snellings Walters have teamed up to create Safety School, a toolbox of information business owners can use to conduct safety training: content on a variety of topics, directions for the instructor, slide presentations, attendance sheets for insurance/OSHA documentation, and tests for attendees.
5. Dynamic meetings
UAC networking + education dinner meetings provide networking opportunities along with informative speakers to help you maximize your business potential. Plus, you’ll have informal opportunities to meet and discuss issues with other UAC members, some of the most successful people in the business.
6. UAC Magazine
Six issues/year packed with practical info about the industry, urban ag updates, business management, and UAC events.
7. Professional development and education
UAC sponsors business and horticultural training, available to members at a discounted rate, provides scholarship opportunities to urban agriculture students, and promotes industry-related events.
8. Sales and marketing
Members have the benefit of promoting products and services to UAC’s fast-growing membership at discounted rates.
UAC’s annual awards program – GALA (Georgia Landscape Awards) – let you show off your work and be rewarded for your excellence. The annual UAC Safety Zone Awards help you focus on keeping your employees and your company safe and in compliance.
10. Make a difference
By serving on one of UAC’s committees, you will have a chance to support, elevate, and shape the future of your industry.