Affinity Partners


To further increase the value of your membership, TCIA has teamed up with several Affinity Partners to bring you cost savings and special services on many important everyday needs. To participate, please see details for each program below.

American Arborist Supplies

Toll Free: 1-800-441-8381
Email: aas@arborist.com

  • American Arborist Supplies is a leading supplier to the tree care industry, focusing on providing professional quality tools and supplies at the most competitive prices. Offering a wide selection of products, prompt shipping and knowledgeable, friendly sales staff.
  • Member Benefits: American Arborist Supplies will return to TCIA 5% of the total amount of each member purchase. 2.5% of this amount will be applied as a credit toward the member’s next TCIA renewal dues total, and 2.5% will be applied toward development of safety and educational products and programs for the tree care industry.
    Example:
    If your company purchases $2,000 in products online, American Arborist Supplies will send TCIA a credit of $50 to be deposited into your membership account. Credits will accumulate each time you make a purchase throughout the 12 months of membership, and when you receive your annual renewal invoice, the total credits will be subtracted from your membership dues.
  • Requirements: In order to receive a dues credit, you must let American Arborist Supplies know you are a member of TCIA and want to take advantage of this program to reduce your dues.

Benchmark Payment Networks

Phone: 631-659-3721
Email: saxman@BenchmarkPaymentNetworks.com

  • Benchmark Payment Networks provides electronic payment services to merchants in all 50 states and Canada. Using Benchmark, TCIA members have a cost-effective approach to merchant bank processing, remote deposit capture, and credit card processing with the latest technology. Benchmark delivers reliable and secure payment solutions to help TCIA member businesses succeed. 
    Additionally, members have available to them a variety of payment processing solutions that integrate seamlessly with your existing accounting systems. Benchmark will keep members current with the latest security and fraud prevention techniques and informed of the latest credit card technology. Also, in keeping with the Affinity Partner program, Benchmark Payment Networks contributes funds to support TCIA member programs.
  • Member Benefits: Benchmark will lower current merchant processing rates to help TCIA businesses save money. The cost-cutting rates have been negotiated by TCIA as a member benefit. These favorable rates also apply to mobile chip compliant devices, electronic check conversion and payroll processing.
    Example:
     Benchmark will provide a cost free analysis of your current merchant statement detailing the savings on a monthly basis, Benchmark will look to achieve a minimum of 10-25% savings off of your current program.
  • Requirements: Submit a copy of a recent statement by fax or email to Benchmark for review to identify your savings.

Ford & Harrison LLP

Phone: (202)719-2045
Email: glieber@fordharrison.com

  • Ford & Harrison LLP provides legal services pertaining to labor and employment law issues.  In addition, Ford & Harrison LLP also has significant expertise in health care law, particularly the recently enacted Patient Protection Act. They have 18 locations throughout the country.  Contact Gary Lieber, TCIA’s labor attorney.
  • Member Benefits: Ford & Harrison LLP will extend to TCIA members and to the Association a 10% discount on fees for all lawyers and paralegals.
  • Requirements: When you contact the legal firm, you must let them know that you are an active member of TCIA.

Market Hardware, Inc.

Phone: 888-262-8761
Email: doug@markethardware.com

  • Market Hardware provides affordable, professional custom-developed websites specifically designed for tree care professionals. Includes email addresses with your company name, easy tools to make changes anytime, web hosting services, registration with search engines, and more.
  • Member Benefits: TCIA members receive a $100 discount off a custom website package from Market Hardware. Additionally, Market Hardware, Inc. will return to TCIA 5% of the total amount of each member purchase. 2.5% of this amount will be applied as a credit toward the member’s next TCIA renewal dues total, and 2.5% will be applied toward helping TCIA develop safety and educational programs for the tree care industry. Monthly service charges are not included.
    Example:
    If your company purchases $2,000 in products/services, Market Hardware, Inc. will send TCIA a credit of $50 to be deposited into your membership account. Credits will accumulate each time you make a purchase throughout the 12 months of membership, and when you receive your annual renewal invoice, the total credits will be subtracted from your membership dues.
  • Requirements: In order to receive a dues credit, you must let Market Hardware, Inc. know you are a member of TCIA and want to take advantage of the Affinity Program to reduce your dues. Visit www.tcia.markethardware.com or call 1-888-262-8761 to learn how they can give your business the credibility it deserves.

Midwest Arborist Supplies

Phone: 616-456-8040
Email: brian@grandarborgroup.com

  • Midwest offers a full line of equipment and supplies for arborists.
  • Member Benefits: Midwest will return to TCIA 5% of the total amount of each member purchase. 2.5% of this amount will be applied as a credit toward the ,ember’s next TCIA renewal dues total, and 2.5%  will be applied toward helping TCIA develop safety and educational programs for the tree care industry.
  • Example: If your company purchases $2,000 in products online, Midwest Arborist Supplies will send TCIA a credit of $50 to be deposited into your membership account.  Credits will accumulate each time you make a purchase throughout the 12 months of membership, and when you receive your annual renewal invoice, the total credits will be subtracted from your membership dues.
  • Requirements: In order to receive a dues credit, your company must order online at Midwest Arborist Supplies website listed above and let them know your company is a TCIA member.

Sherrill, Inc

Phone: 1-800-525-8873

  • Sherrill, Inc. has a full line of equipment and supplies for arborists.
  • Member Benefits: Sherrill, Inc. will return to TCIA 5% of the total amount of each member purchase. 2.5% of this amount will be applied as a credit toward the member’s next TCIA renewal dues total, and 2.5% will be applied toward helping TCIA develop safety and educational programs for the tree care industry.
    Example:
    If your company purchases $2,000 in products online, Sherrill, Inc. will send TCIA a credit of $50 to be deposited into your membership account. Credits will accumulate each time you make a purchase throughout the 12 months of membership, and when you receive your annual renewal invoice, the total credits will be subtracted from your membership dues.
  • Requirements: In order to receive a dues credit, your company must order supplies online at Sherrill, Inc.'s website and click the “I’m a Member” box in the online order form.


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Please note: TCIA disclaims any warranties, either expressed or implied, for Affinity Partner products or services