What’s the difference between CREW Network and AZCREW membership?
AZCREW is an affiliate organization of CREW Network. Therefore, a member of AZCREW is also a member of CREW Network. This global Network is comprised of 70+ affiliate organizations with a total membership of more than 10,000 CRE professionals.
While the overall purpose and goals of AZCREW reflect those of CREW Network, AZCREW has its own unique structure allowing it to meet the needs of its market. AZCREW uses CREW Network's qualified fields of commercial real estate (QFCRE) to guide its membership criteria and experience prerequisite, and determines its own dues, programs and member activities.
How often do you meet? What’s the time commitment for membership?
AZCREW typically holds a luncheon once a month and additional professional development/networking events throughout the year, including: Professional Development Forums, philanthropic events, mixers, fundraisers and a book club.
We encourage members to get involved on a committee to help maximize your membership experience. Committee participation can vary, but each committee normally has a one-hour meeting or conference call once a month.
What are the benefits of membership?
As an AZCREW member, you also have access to all CREW Network benefits:
- Exclusive access to CREWbiz, an online business networking tool, membership directory, speakers’ directory and personal marketing profile. Your profile on CREWbiz can be used to promote your skills and expertise to our member base of more than 10,000 professionals globally.
- Discounted registration to the CREW Network Convention and Marketplace and to the winter, spring and fall CREW Network Leadership Summits
- Exclusive access to programs and leadership trainings, including the CREW Network Certificate in Leadership
- Complimentary copy of all CREW Network industry research benchmark studies and white papers
What are the requirements to join? How much does membership cost?
Potential members must be employed full-time in a commercial real estate field or be employed as a vendor, supplier or in such capacity to service the commercial real estate industry. Interested parties must complete an application for membership and accept the AZCREW Code of Conduct.
AZCREW offers different categories of membership, based on applicants years of experience and specialty. Dues rates vary based on the membership category for which you qualify. See full details »
What is the application process?
Interested prospects can review the qualifications and submit a membership application online.
The application form requires complete contact information, professional qualifications, years of experience in the industy and a description of the type of work performed. A nonrefundable application fee ($15) is required to be paid at the time the application form is submitted.
Completed applications are reviewed by the Membership Committee. Approved applicants will receive a “Welcome to AZCREW” e-mail as well as an invoice for membership dues. Once dues are processed, membership benefits are activated.
Please feel free to contact the Membership Chair should you have any questions.