Community Trade Organizations

Executive Council of Home Owners (ECHO)
A nonprofit organization dedicated to the interests of and controlled by condominium and planned development owners and their owner associations.
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Community Associations Institute (CAI)
Community Associations Institute (CAI) is a worldwide membership association that provides information, education and resources to all those involved in community association governance and management. CAI’s 30,000-plus members include homeowner volunteer leaders, community managers, association management companies and other professional service providers. Working in partnership with 59 domestic chapters, one international chapter and housing leaders in other nations, CAI also advocates on behalf of common-interest communities before legislatures, regulatory bodies and the courts. Their mission is to inspire professionalism, effective leadership and responsible citizenship, ideals reflected in communities that are preferred places to call home.
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California Association of Community Managers (CACM)
CACM is the only organization in the country whose membership is comprised entirely of community association managers and association practitioners. To learn more about the education and training, visit our website at: