Direct Economic Impact of Club Industry is US$24 Billion

Alexandria, Virginia, United States: The Club Management Association of America (CMAA) has announced the release of the 2019 Economic Impact Report.

This semi-annual report details the economic impact of the more than 2,500 clubs managed by members of the CMAA.

CMAA releases the 2019 Economic Impact Report to the greater public and provides vital information on how clubs contribute to the economy. The report finds that revenue for CMAA clubs have reached nearly US$21 billion and a total direct economic impact of US$24 billion.

This report also details the philanthropic efforts of CMAA clubs. More than three-fourths of CMAA clubs support charities at the local, national, and/or global level, with the majority of clubs supporting local charities in their communities.

It is estimated that fund-raising events held by CMAA clubs in 2018 raised more than US$170 million for charities. On average, more than 80 per cent of these funds went directly towards charities in the clubs’ local communities.

Founded in 1927, the CMAA is the largest professional association for managers of membership clubs with 6,800 members throughout the US and internationally.

Its members contribute to the success of more than 2,500 country, golf, athletic, city, faculty, military, town, and yacht clubs.

The objectives of the Association are to promote relationships between club management professionals and other similar professions; to encourage the education and advancement of members; and to provide the resources needed for efficient and successful club operations.

Under the covenants of professionalism, education, leadership, and community, CMAA continues to extend its reach as the leader in the club management practice. CMAA has 42 professional chapters and more than 40 student chapters and colonies.

Related Articles

High-Profile Trio Elected to USGA Executive Committee

New Jersey, United States: Chuck Brymer, Chairman of DDB Worldwide, Cathy Engelbert, Commissioner of the Women’s National Basketball Association and retired Deloitte CEO, and Anthony Petitti, President of Sports and Entertainment for Activision Blizzard, have been elected to the Executive Committee of the USGA.

Read More »
We hope that you enjoy and value the information provided by the AGIF on our website and via our other multi-media channels. As a not-for-profit organisation, the AGIF relies largely upon membership dues to fund its operations. This is especially true during the Covid-19 period. AGIF Membership also has its privileges. In joining the AGIF, you will have the opportunity to publicise your brand and activities and participate in the Federation’s educational events at discounted prices. We welcome you to join the AGIF. In doing so, you will be supporting your brand and the industry. For more information, please see Membership Benefit page.