East Coast Executive Credit Association (ECA)
The purpose of this group shall be to collect, compile, and exchange credit experience information and to discuss improvements in credit management techniques and other subjects of interest to members from the apparel, footwear, and cosmetics industries. This credit group may include in membership any company, which (1) manufactures or distributes products to retail, specialty or department stores, (2) operates a credit department with a professional credit manager, (3) has sales exceeding $100 million per year, and (4) is a member in good standing of any NACM affiliate in the United States. A company shall be eligible for membership in this credit group as described in the Bylaws.

Meetings:
Face-to-face meetings are held four times per year in February, April, August, and December, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with report clearances all other months.

 

Mountain West Electrical Suppliers Teleconference Credit Group
The purpose of this group shall be to collect, compile, and exchange credit experience information and to discuss improvements in credit management techniques and other subjects of general interest to members of the industry. This credit group may include in membership any company, which primarily manufactures or distributes products or services to the electrical contracting industry in the Mountain West states. A company shall be eligible for membership in this credit group as described in the Bylaws.

Meetings:
Meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month, from 9 to 9:30 a.m. (PST)/10 to 10:30 a.m. (MST) via conference call.

 

Northwest Seed Credit Association
The purpose of this group shall be to collect, compile, and exchange credit experience information and to discuss improvements in credit management techniques and other subjects of general interest to members of the industry. This credit group may include in membership any company, which manufactures or distributes seed products, nationally or internationally. A company shall be eligible for membership in this credit group as described in the Bylaws.

Meetings:
Face-to-face meetings are held on a quarterly basis in Salem, Oregon usually in the months of January, May, July, and November from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.

 

Regional Food Manufacturers & Processors Credit Group
The purpose of this group shall be to collect, compile, and exchange credit experience information and to discuss improvements in credit management techniques and other subjects of general interest to members of the industry. This credit group may include in membership any company, which manufactures or processes food products in the Pacific Northwest. A company shall be eligible for membership in this credit group as described in the Bylaws.

Meetings:
Face-to-face meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday of the odd months of the year, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

 

Regional Metals Credit Group
The purpose of this credit group shall be to collect, compile, and exchange credit experience information and to discuss improvements in credit management techniques and other subjects of general interest to members of the industry. This credit group may include in membership any stocking metals service center involved in the mill production and/or distribution of metal products and distribution of such metal products shall be regional or national in scope. A company shall be eligible for membership in this credit group as described in the Bylaws.

Meetings:
Face-to-face meetings are held on the second Monday every other month, odd months of the year, from 8 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and members participate in person.

 

Regional Sporting Goods & Apparel Credit Group
The purpose of this group shall be to collect, compile, and exchange credit experience information and to discuss improvements in credit management techniques and other subjects of general interest to members of the industry. This credit group may include in membership any company, which manufactures or distributes products or services in retail, specialty or department stores regionally or nationally. A company shall be eligible for membership in this credit group as described in the Bylaws.

Meetings:
Face-to-face meetings are held on the second Friday of odd months of the year from 12 to 2:00 p.m.

 

Southwest Ag Credit Association (WACA)

The purpose of this group shall be to collect, compile, and exchange credit experience information and to discuss improvements in credit management techniques and other subjects of general interest to members of the industry. This credit group may include in membership companies who are involved in the distribution of agricultural related products or chemicals and/or its product is affiliated with the agricultural industry. The distribution of agricultural related products must be regional or national in scope. Member companies that are associated with these types of businesses are also considered. A company shall be eligible for membership in this credit group as described in the Bylaws.

Meetings:

Face-to-face meetings are held four times per year in the months of February, May, August, and October. May, August, and October meetings will be held in Fresno, California. The February meeting city will vary as the group meets in conjunction with WACA (Western Ag Credit Association).

 

Western Ag Credit Association (WACA)

The purpose of this group shall be to collect, compile, and exchange credit experience information and to discuss improvements in credit management techniques and other subjects of general interest to members of the industry. This credit group may include in membership companies who are involved in the distribution of agricultural related products or chemicals and/or its product is affiliated with the agricultural industry. The distribution of agricultural related products must be regional or national in scope. Member companies that are associated with these types of businesses are also considered. A company shall be eligible for membership in this credit group as described in the Bylaws.

Meetings:

Face-to-face meetings are held three times per year in the months of January, June, and October at various locations throughout the Western U.S.

 

West Coast Apparel & Footwear Credit Association
The purpose of this group shall be to collect, compile, and exchange credit experience information and to discuss improvements in credit management techniques and other subjects of general interest to members from the apparel, footwear, and cosmetics industries. This credit group may include in membership from any company which (1) manufactures or distributes products to retail, specialty, or department stores; (2) operates a credit department with a professional credit manager; and (3) is a member in good standing of any NACM affiliate in the United States. Any company meeting these qualifications shall be eligible for membership in this credit group as described in the Bylaws.

Meetings:
Face-to-face meetings are held four times per year, the second Wednesday in February, April, July, and October, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

 

Western Regional Building Materials Credit Association (WRBM)

The purpose of this group shall be to collect, compile, and exchange credit experience information and to discuss improvements in credit management techniques and other subjects of general interest to members of the industry. This credit group may include in membership any company, which is primarily a distributor or manufacturer of building materials to lumber yards & dealer’s products and/or services in the Western Region. A company shall be eligible for membership in this credit group as described in the Bylaws.

Meetings:

Face-to-face meetings are held four times per year as scheduled by the membership.