You may already have a strong compliance program in place but changing times demand more. Changes in regulations demand regular attention and action on the part of companies and the individuals charged with managing ethics and compliance within them. Membership in ACE is your opportunity to take part in educational forums that help you learn what is on the compliance horizon. You will have access to timely & accurate information that ACE offers its members on its website. And, you will benefit from the robust network of ethics and compliance professionals in formal and informal gatherings throughout the year.

ACE has multiple membership individual and corporate options designed to meet your needs and involvement level.  Whether Organization or Individual, all ACE members benefit from:

  • Access to quarterly lunch and learn programs
  • Access to an annual Best Practices Workshop
  • Access to resources on the ACE website
  • Formal and informal networking and an active exchange among other compliance professionals
  • Opportunity to build leadership skills working hand in hand with top compliance professionals

Organization Memberships
Corporate membership provides access for five individuals from a single company as well as offering corporate visibility benefits.

Additional Corporate Seats are available for organizations needing more than 5 seats.

Individual Memberships
Individual membership provides basic access to one person.

Student/ Faculty membership, a great way to enter this field and gain relationships that can further your career choice.

Nonprofit/ government membership level designed to accommodate your professional field. For specific information, please visit the links provided.

By becoming a member of ACE you are joining a culture that says, “Let’s do it right!” Help your staff do more than the minimum and expand your professional resource network. A thoroughly pro-compliance mindset is a must for everyone involved with compliance.

We invite you to join us and let your ACE membership move you and your organization to a higher level of quality in compliance!

Not sure?  Why not try us out? We would be happy to have you or a member of your team attend an upcoming lunch and learn as our guest so that you can meet other ACE members and experience the quality of our programming.

To request a complimentary ticket to a lunch and learn or if you would like more information about membership, please email [email protected] or call 678-916-3059.

Membership Policies

Member Eligibility
Membership to ACE is open to any company, organization, group, or individual. Vendors and consultants of companies that offer compliance-related products or services are welcome to join as Associate Members.  Please contact [email protected] for more information on Associate Membership.


Membership Levels and Benefits
There are 3 Individual Membership Levels: Individual,  Nonprofit/Government, and Student/Academic and 1 Organization Membership Level: Corporate.


Membership Duration
Individual Memberships are effective for a maximum period of 365 days from the date of purchase.  For example, if you begin your membership on February 1 this year, it will be active until March 31 the following year. Organization Memberships are effective until December 31 of the membership year.  ie) If you join for 2020, your membership is active from the day you join until December 31, 2020.


Members all agree on the confidentiality provision included in the application: “By submitting this application for ACE membership, I agree and certify that I will not use, communicate or reproduce confidential, sensitive or proprietary information discussed or otherwise provided at ACE meetings outside of ACE meetings, except to individuals known to be authorized to receive such information or with the express written permission of the proprietor.”


Guest Attendees
Prospective ACE members are welcome to attend one Lunch & Learn as our guest (except the Ethics Week event) so that you can meet other ACE members and see how ACE can benefit you and your colleagues. Alternatively, you may attend one event as a guest of a current member.If you would like to attend a meeting as our guest, would like to join or sponsor ACE, or if we can answer any questions or provide any additional information, please email ACE at [email protected].


Refusal or Suspension of Membership
ACE’s Board of Directors reserves the right to refuse or suspend membership privileges. Such decision will be based on a majority vote of the Board and the reasons for such decisions will be provided. No refunds will be given. No solicitation of business is permitted. Any solicitation for business by members may lead to expulsion.