AACO ASSETS

MEMBERSHIP REWARDS

The American Association of Corporate Optometrists presents AACO ASSETS to show our appreciation to our loyal and active members. Members earn rewards and stipends simply by engaging with AACO!

 


 REWARDS PROGRAM DETAILS

MEMBER LOYALTY
Anniversary Reward
Anniversary Points are awarded one-time, after completion of each milestone year. As you complete consecutive years as a member, you will earn the number of points listed. Membership must be a contiguous to earn the reward points. If the membership is not renewed by the grace deadline of March 30, then the membership anniversary date will reset.
  • Year 5 = 25 points
  • Year 10 = 50 points
  • Year 15 = 75 points

New Member Renewal
Complete the first year of membership and renew your membership by February 28th to earn 10 points.

 

Early Renewal
Renew your membership before January 31st each year and earn 25 points.

 

RECRUITMENT
Membership Recruitment
Earn reward points by recruiting new AACO members! Must be a new (not a renewal), paid member in category Regular Level 1 or Associate, and must list the referring AACO member on their application.
  • Recruit 1-2 new members = 50 points (total, not each)
  • Recruit 3-5 new members = 75 points (total, not each)
  • Recruit 6 or more new members = 150 points (total, not each)

SERVICE
Board & Committees
Earn reward points by serving on AACO committees and the board of directors.
  • Serve as AACO President = Lifetime Membership
  • Serve on the Executive Board = 150 points
  • Chair a Committee or Task Force = 50 points
  • Serve on Committee or Task Force = 25 points

  

CONFERENCE ATTENDANCE  
Register & Attend
Earn reward points by registering and attending AACO conferences.  In addition, complete all ‘member rebate requirements’ and earn rebate stipends! 
  • AACO Annual Conference = 75 points 
  • AACO Regional Events (Includes AACO @ SECO and AACO @ GWCO) = 25 points
 
Attendance Stipend 
All current AACO members who register and pay to attend the AACO Annual Conference will qualify. To qualify, members will complete the following: 
  • Register for an AACO meeting by the early registration deadline 
  • Reserve their hotel room in the AACO room block by the deadline, using the registration link or code provided
  • Arrive on-time on the first day of the event and attend the first session (and all following CE sessions) 
  • Get ‘passport book’ stamped from each exhibitor 
  • Complete the assigned 10-minute vendor appointment sessions 
  • Fully participate in the entire meeting (all CE sessions, Awards Gala, Members Business Meeting) 
Stipend amount will be determined by how many members qualify for stipend per event.

 

AACO CORPORATE OPTOMETRIST™ MAGAZINE 
Submit an article for publication = 25 points
MEMBER BENEFITS 
Set up a free webpage = 25 points
 

 


 

REDEMPTION OF POINTS

  • AACO Rewards, 1 point = $2.00 in membership value.
  • Reward points carry no cash redemption value and may only be used as a rebate toward member dues.
  • Points may be redeemed for a rebate from members next year’s dues renewal.
  • Members may earn up to a maximum of 150 points per member per year for credit.
  • The member points will re-set to 0 January 1st of each year, points do not accrue.
  • Rebate payments will be calculated and paid in Q2 of each year.