Member Benefits & Resources

Expand your network by becoming an ACG NY Member, but don't take our word for it!  View the video of current members as they discuss why they joined ACG, the benefits of keeping their membership, as well as the importance of DE&I. 

To make the most of your ACG membership, leverage these key benefits to jumpstart your networking and business development.

New Benefits & Partnerships!

ACG has recently announced the addition of the below new benfeits and partnerships for its members, across all 59 chapters:

Founders Card

ACG members can now access a free trial of the Founders Card for six months. Founders Card is well known for its travel benefits, but also offers generous discounts on mobile phone plans, shipping and even Matt Hickman’s favorite Fiji water®. Other benefits being redeemed right now include: Stripe, Dell, adidas, UPS, FIJI WAter, Molton Brown, Soos, Adobe. Learn more under the 'member benefits' tab on


ACG members can also access a free trial of CLEAR and/or purchase at a discount. Faster. Safer. Touchless. Start your easy, one-time enrollment online, then finish at a CLEAR location—no appointment necessary. All you need is a valid government-issued ID. Once you’ve completed your enrollment, you can use CLEAR right away. Access your two-month free trial, or purchase at a discount.

Grata & Next Target

Grata: ACG has established a partnership with Grata, a modern company search engine that offers its subscribers powerful intelligence to identify potential deal targets within specific industries and inform future deal-making decisions.

Starting next month, ACG and Grata will launch Next Target, a new newsletter that will bring members industry-specific trends and insights to help identify where investment opportunities are emerging, and how to find those targets. We kicked off the partnership with the Middle Market Growth® "2021 Guide to Deal-Making," a special edition released in January 2021 that includes trends from the Grata platform.

ACG members get access enhanced subscription options for Grata’s platform. Learn more here.

Cambridge FX

ACG established this endorsed partnership, the proceeds of which include a revenue share for chapters. For more than three decades, Globalization Partners has been a leading provider of comprehensive and fully integrated cross-border payment and currency risk management solutions for middle-market businesses and private equity companies. Cambridge is proud to be the exclusive endorsed partner of FX risk management and global payments for ACG and ACG members. Learn more during a free consultation!

Middle Market Certification Program

ACG rolled out the Middle Market Professional certification last fall: The team discount is being highlighted throughout this month. When members join with four of their peers, they will pay $1,500 each instead of $1,895. When they enroll with nine it drops to $1,250—a savings of more than $600. Know the deal! Claim your place in the middle market - invest in yourself and your team. Next exam date is March 5, 2021!

Concierge Service

Every Member has access to a dedicated membership liaise for 24/7 service. Be set up on private 1-1 meetings at ACG events and elsewhere during your travels.

Digital Member Platform 

Administer your membership with our web platform to connect with other members, receive notifications, sign up for events and more.

Best in Class Exclusive Events 

With over 1100 events globally and 40 per annum in NY alone, receive exclusive invitations to Private Equity Industry meetings and VIP invite only breakfasts, luncheons, dinners, receptions Virtual events and more.

Exclusive Content 

Members will receive exclusive member to member content via different platforms including a subscription to ACG Middle Market Growth Magazine.

  • Register for any of ACG’s upcoming programs or view a playback.
  • ACG’s strategic alliance with Insperity provides HR solutions for ACG members, all at exclusive ACG member rates.
  • ACG JobSourceSM and The Ladder e-newsletter: career resources whether you’re looking for a new opportunity or to fill an open position.
  • Read the award-winning magazine showcasing Middle Market M&A in print and online.

Your Personal Brand

Members are welcome to join chapter committees, event advisory boards, speaking faculty's, host TV, podcast and webinar shows and stay proactive with ACG NY in the way that suits you best.

We hope you take full advantage of all of the benefits ACG has to offer, creating your own unique Power of ACG member experience. If you have any questions about your ACG membership, please contact ACG New York's Executive Director, Vikash Magdani, who will be happy to help.