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Membership for Suppliers/Vendors

Partner Membership

AACS Partner Members are the vendors and suppliers of our membership. Become an AACS Partner Member and get access to a robust network of hundreds of school owners, directors, and decision makers!

Interested in becoming a Premier Partner for even greater exposure and opportunities? Join at the Platinum, Gold, Silver, or Copper level to become a Premier Partner and receive registration to attend most AACS conferences, plus additional promotional benefits like social media posts, newsletter articles, eblasts and webinars.

Becoming a Premier Partner at the Platinum, Gold, Silver, or Copper level will provide you with greater exposure to the decision makers for the goods and services you provide to the beauty, barber, and wellness industry. Our Premier Partner Program provides greater recognition, priority booth assignment, external communication opportunities, and more. You will also have the first choice of available sponsorships, opportunities to attend school owner dinners, present at conferences. and most importantly secure space at the coveted Quarterly Partner Expos held in conjunction with NACCAS. 

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AACS hosts a series of seminars, conferences, and conventions throughout the year including two major national conferences designed specifically for the beauty, barber, and wellness education sector. As an AACS Partner member, you’ll have the opportunity to exhibit, present, and promote your company at these well-attended industry events. 

  • AACS Career Educators Alliance (CEA) Conference: This two-day conference is designed to help your instructors excel as educators.
  • AACS Annual Conference: The Annual Conference provides owners and administrators the knowledge and tools they need to meet today’s operational challenges and grow their schools.
  • Congressional Summit & Hill Day: A two-day summit at which AACS members gather to network, meet with congressional representatives, and advocate for the industry in Washington, D.C.
  • Quarterly Partner Expo in conjunction with NACCAS: Partners have the opportunity to  exhibit to beauty, barber, and wellness school owners at these quarterly NACCAS events. 
Depending on your Partner level, packages include attendance at up to all seven industry events.

AACS Partner members have the opportunity to present educational webinars to the AACS membership, in the areas of operations, admissions/marketing, financial aid/compliance, and education/teaching. 

These virtual events present even more opportunities to connect with decision makers, owners, and leaders at beauty, barber, and wellness schools.

Maximize your exposure to those who make the important decisions at beauty, barber, and wellness schools nationwide! There are many event sponsorships available to AACS Partners, so no matter your budget or level, you will have the chance to promote your company at our well-attended industry events.
Many of our Partners choose to provide special offers or discounts to AACS member schools. Partners may submit their discounts to be listed on the Vendor Discount page on the AACS website. 
Offering a discount to AACS members shows your commitment to our members, and the beauty, barber, and wellness education sector.

AACS is proactive in both federal and state government relation activities. As a regulated industry, we stay prepared to combat constant attacks on our sector of education. Involvement in our advocacy efforts is an important activity for AACS Partner members to show their support for the industry. 


Premier Partners receive a registration to attend the annual Congressional Summit & Hill Day event, at which leaders in our sector gather to advocate for beauty, barber, and wellness education. 

Partner Membership


AACS is the only national association representing the beauty, barber, and wellness education sector, with over 250 school-owner members, comprising over 500 schools across the U.S. Here’s what an AACS partner has to say about the value of their membership.