Membership FAQs

What is ACCCE?

Association of Certified Commercial Cannabis Experts (“ACCCE”) is the international association for professional development and certification in the commercial cannabis industry. ACCCE is the premier provider of education in commercial cannabis industry risk management best practices.


ACCCE brings together like-minded risk and compliance professionals from commercial cannabis businesses, ancillary cannabis businesses, and regulatory agencies to identify solutions to the largest risks affecting the safety and soundness of the licensed cannabis market and increase the awareness of tactical solutions to address these risks.  

How much does it cost to become a member?

Membership is $100/year.

Learn more about ACCCE’s membership fees and any current discounts we may be offering.

Why should I become a member?

Becoming a member gives you access to ACCCE’s Commercial Cannabis Handbook which provides you with information on the different sectors of the industry and key risks issues they are most exposed to.

Membership also includes the opportunity to earn certification and access to our resource library, discounted webinars, and community events.

How is ACCCE different from other cannabis associations?

ACCCE is the only international organization focused on commercial cannabis industry risk management education and certification.

Learn more about the benefits of being a member of ACCCE.

Are there any eligibility requirements to become a member?

Anyone can become a member with ACCCE. Learn more about the benefits of membership.

Why should I join ACCCE if I work for a commercial cannabis business?

The knowledge provided by ACCCE allows commercial cannabis businesses to more effectively manage their risk and communicate their risk management process and policies to third-parties. As examples, the information provided by ACCCE may help you restructure your vendor contracts, revise your treasury services practices, or better negotiate lower insurance premiums.

I advise commercial cannabis businesses but am not directly involved in commercial cannabis. Why should I join ACCCE?

If you are at an ancillary cannabis business, such as a bank, consulting firm or insurance broker, you will find that knowledge from ACCCE allows you to communicate more effectively with your commercial cannabis clients and demonstrates your knowledge of the commercial cannabis industry. As a result of your comprehensive industry knowledge gained through ACCCE’s educational opportunities and community support, you will be able to grow your commercial cannabis business customer base.

I am a young professional, is this the right organization for me?

ACCCE welcomes young professionals as members! You will be able to advance your career by expanding your knowledge of the commercial cannabis industry and risk management. ACCCE also offers its Certified Commercial Cannabis Professional exam to recognize the knowledge and commitment that these members bring to the commercial cannabis industry.

I’m an experienced professional, is this the right organization for me?

Experienced professionals often pursue ACCCE certification to demonstrate their knowledge of risk management and the commercial cannabis industry. Obtaining your certification also enables you to participate in thought leadership opportunities.

What payment methods does ACCCE accept?

ACCCE currently accepts Visa, Mastercard, and Discover. If you require a different payment method, please contact us.

How can I cancel my membership?

Please contact us to cancel your membership.