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Educated Business Partner Distinction


CAI Business Partners are indispensable to the community associations they support with their guidance, products and services. CAI education helps these businesses and professionals differentiate themselves in the competitive community association marketplace.

Business Partner Essentials is an online course designed to help CAI-member product and service providers better understand CAI, community associations and the industry at large. Individuals who pass the course and maintain CAI membership earn the CAI Educated Business Partner distinction, gaining special recognition among thousands of companies and professionals who support common-interest communities—accountants, attorneys, bankers, insurance professionals, landscapers, painters, reserve specialists, software providers and many others.


Course Materials

Online course with exam. Printable materials and a certificate of completion.BusinessPartnersChartv2.jpg

Course Length

Approximately three hours, with additional reading materials available.


CAI Business Partner members: $99 | Nonmembers: $199


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Other Education Opportunities

CAI also offers many other learning opportunities for business partners including webinars and national conferences and events.​