You spoke, we listened. A new, simplified membership structure is now available!

NCTA membership categories have changed to adapt to the state of the industry and the evolving role of NCTA. Members and non-members can renew or join now for the 2016 membership that is effective January 1 - December 31, 2016. Become a part of the community of Christmas Tree professionals and share the knowledge and experiences of thousands who share your concerns, questions and needs. If you are serious about making your Christmas Tree business both fun and profitable, you should be a member of BOTH the National Christmas Tree Association and your state/regional Christmas Tree association.

Three Membership Levels

The NCTA membership structure is no longer based on whether you are wholesale, retail or choose and cut, and it is no longer based on the number of trees you sell. It is based ONLY on the cost of the benefits provided in three categories. Some services/benefits appeal to some members and not to others, and that’s okay. The new membership levels allow you to purchase a benefits package that works best for your budget and for your business.

NCTA Membership Categories

Download a detailed benefits breakdown of the new Membership Categories

Introductory Member - $99
Basic member benefits for new members, those who run small operations, or are retired but still want to keep up with the industry.

Industry Member - $299
Includes additional benefits to help you grow your business and stay connected with NCTA and others in the industry.

Professional Member - $599 + Advocacy Sponsorship
Specialized research and content specific to your business sector and tailored to your specific needs.

What is the Advocacy Sponsorship?
A sponsorship to the Issues Advocacy Fund will ensure NCTA stays on the front lines of issues affecting the industry. Issues that are of interest to NCTA may include fire codes, legislative issues, labor/immigration, import/export, hard goods, and regulatory issues. With each Advocacy Sponsorship, NCTA will be able to continue funding efforts to protect the industry from threats, and advocate for issues that help members run profitable businesses growing and selling Christmas trees.

Additional Membership Options:

Download a detailed benefits breakdown of the new Membership Categories

Supplier - $433

For those who provide goods and services to Christmas Tree growers and retailers.

Researcher - FREE (email address must end in .edu or .gov to be eligible)
For government and university professionals involved in research on behalf of the farm-grown Christmas Tree industry.

New members, click the yellow "Join Now" button. Existing/renewing members, click the green "Renew Membership" button:

Special Offers for NCTA Members

The following companies offer special promotions and discounts to NCTA members. A summary of these include:
  • Capital Q – Offers discounted rates and seasonal credit card processing as well as equipment leasing.
  • Eckert AgriMarketing/FarmWebDesign – Offers flat-fee website design services especially tailored for the farm and agriculture industry.
  • First Pioneer Insurance Agency – Offers a special worker’s compensation insurance program.
  • Hertz Car Rentals – Offers NCTA members a discount of up to 10% on all car rentals with Hertz.
  • Constant Contact – sign up today for email marketing discounts at
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