APPLIED CLIENT NETWORK MEMBERSHIP FAQS
Agencies/brokerages using Applied Systems who are current on support are eligible as User Members. Associate membership is availabe to carriers, consultants and vendors. Certain restrictions apply, so contact the Director of Business Development at Applied Client Network for details regarding eligibility.
Membership dues, which range from $349 to $585 USD, are based on the number of licensed users and the type of membership.
No. A single membership covers all users at your location, making this a wise and economical investment.
Yes! Applied Systems pays for a new client's first 12 months as a member of Applied Client Network. Chapter dues are also complimentary during this period.
Applied Client Network membership runs on a calendar year basis, from January 1 through December 31.
If you join April through September, your membership will be prorated through the end of the current year. If you join between October and December, a prorated amount for the remainder of the year or a membership for the next year will be offered. This allows you to make a single payment and bypass the annual renewal process the year you join. Thereafter, you'll be on the same annual schedule as all other members.
You may pay by check, payable to Applied Client Network, or with a credit card (MasterCard, VISA or American Express). At the present time, only payments in U.S. dollars are accepted. NOTE – Payments coming from Canada – All member companies located in Canada are highly encouraged to pay by credit card to avoid currency conversion discrepancies. If paying by check, all payments must be sent in USD. If payments are received in anything other than USD, your check may be returned and subject to a processing fee. If you wish to pay by wire transfer, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
If paying by check, applications or renewal invoices should be sent to Applied Client Network. 330 N Wabash Ave. Suite 2000, Chicago IL 60611. If paying by credit card, you can pay online. NOTE - Applied Client Network will issue a $25 processing fee to any checks that are sent in error.
Invoices for the following year's membership are issued during the 4th quarter of the year.
Once you join the national organization, you are eligibile to request membership in a local chapter and/or one of the "chapters without borders." To find a local chapter in your area, click here. Separate fees, which range from $50 to $150 USD per year, apply. For your convenience, you may request chapter membership(s) at the same time you apply for national membership.
Chapters welcome new members at any time. Contact the Membership team at Applied Client Network to request an invoice so you can be added to the desired chapter(s). Fees will be adjusted depending on the month your request is made.
If you are the primary contact, you can edit your roster on the membership tab on your company profile. If you don’t know who your primary contact is, you can contact the Membership team at Applied Client Network.
If you are designated as the primary contact for your organization you can manage your companies profile online.
If you have misplaced or forgotten your Username and Password, use the convenient links on the Member Log in area to secure assistance. Usernames will be emailed to the address currently on the file in your membership record. For passwords, a link allowing you to create a new password will be sent to the email address in your membership record.
To maximize your agency's efficiency and profitability, individuals in any of the following roles will benefit: principals, producers, CSRs, accountants/bookkeepers, operations, trainers, system administrators/IT personnel and marketing. Send an email request to the Membership team at Applied Client Network with the name, title and email address of the individual(s) you wish to add.
Yes! Members can save more than 23% on Full Registration fees for Applied Net, depending on when they register. Discounts exceeding 31% are offered to member agencies that have previously sent their employees to the Annual Conference. And, member agencies sending four or more employees to the Applied Net also qualify for special pricing.
Watch dynamic, live and on-demand webinars from the convenience of your workplace or home.
We do not provide technical support, nor does membership allow you to move up in a "queue." We do offer the Applied Client network Community as a great resource for "users helping users" assistance. Here you will receive timely responses to your questions, and have the opportunity to exchange best practices and workflows with other insurance industry professionals.
Volunteering as a chapter leader, committee member, board member or at the Applied net conference are just a few ways you can gain new skills and information and share your knowledge with others. Watch your email and our website for periodic "Call for Volunteers" invitations or contact the Marketing team at Applied Client Network for more information.
Applied Client Network is the largest group of educators and advocates for users of Applied Systems Software. Comprised of dedicated volunteers, committees, and local chapters, we identify and respond to the needs of users in developing new education, tools, and resources to drive efficiency and agency value.