PRODUCT & SERVICES
Designed and led by top Canadian credit professionals, NACM-Canada offers targeted, performance driven programs. Included with the cost of membership is a subscription to NACM's Business Credit magazine, published 9 times a year, which features articles, news and research on a wide range of domestic, Canadian and international credit, financial and management issues.
Other membership benefits include:
NACM-Canada’s website (www.nacmcanada.com) and NACM’s website (www.nacm.org) are packed with information for the business credit community. The entire range of NACM services are represented on the website: from the Asset Protection Group to the Government Business Group, NACM-Canada, FCIB (Finance, Credit and International Business), and CFDD (NACM’s Credit and Financial Development Division), the NACM websites are your virtual gateway to a host of information, products and services. Many members frequent “Useful Sites”, providing links to a warehouse of information and resources and saving hours of search time. Whether it’s information about bankruptcy, copies of official bankruptcy forms or sample credit applications, you’ll find it in the NACM Useful Sites section. The NACM E-News Update is issued weekly and contains articles of interest to the credit and financial community, as well as a listing of current and upcoming events. You will receive NACM’s E-News Update as a benefit of membership.
Commitment to Education
Learning new skills or improving skills keeps all professionals at the top of their field. NACM-Canada and NACM provide a wide range of educational development programs tailored to every level of experience; from the career credit professional to the business credit novice. Educational offerings are conducted in a variety of formats, while mindful of ever-changing needs, time pressures and technological knowledge.
NACM-Canada’s Annual Credit Conference and Expo
Held each October in a major Canadian city, this annual gathering of credit professionals from Canada, the U.S. and elsewhere focuses on sharing relevant information and providing cutting edge education in the credit management field that will assist attendees with their professional responsibilities. In conjunction with the Conference, we also hold a Luncheon Expo at which vendors exhibit the latest products and services available in fields such as credit insurance, commercial collections, risk management and receivables management. View past conferences.
NACM Credit Congress & Exposition
Each year, nearly 2,000 credit professionals gather for NACM’s premier educational event – The Annual NACM Credit Congress & Exposition, which provides a forum for exchanging information on the most current changes in the field. The NACM Credit Congress, packed with over 70 different educational sessions, a general session and limitless opportunities to network on a nationwide scale is the best value for your education dollars! Find out more.
NACM-Canada's freshly investigated credit reports provide companies with the information needed to make better credit decisions. Click here for more information.
- No contracts – pay as you go
- Customized reports with answers to specific questions
- Credit recommendations within the report
- Top independent credit reporting resources
- Special discounts for members
NACM-Mechanics Lien & Bond Services (MLBS)
NACM’s Mechanic’s Lien & Bond Service brings best-in-class services options to today’s construction credit professional. The competitive nature of today’s world requires that you manage all aspects of your business. This includes managing notice, lien, bond claim, foreclosure and suit against bond time frames. How you track these deadlines will determine if you’re maximizing the utilization of your resources. MLBS can track your deadlines prior to requesting a notice or lien though the MLBS Tracking Service. Find out more here.
Professional Designation Programs
The National Education Department has defined and advanced the profession by setting standards used by credit professionals in the field of business credit and finance through its Professional Designation Program.
- Credit Business Associatesm (CBA)
- Credit Business Fellowsm (CBF)
- Certified Credit Executive® (CCE)
- Certified International Credit Professionalsm (CICP)
Holders of the Canadian credit designation, the Fellow Credit Institute (FCI) now called the CCP, are also encouraged to take the CCE Designation Exam. FCI/CCP holders should register with the NACM-National Education Department and complete the exam application form. The Roadmap points and work experience requirements are waived. Candidates should submit a copy of their FCI/CCP certificate with the exam application form. Go to the NACM website for more information.
Industry Credit Groups
FCIB and NACM-Canada operate a number of industry credit groups. Group members discuss past experiences of individual mutual accounts as well as examine general problems specific to the industry.
Books and Publications
NACM’s Weekly eNews provides targeted and timely articles of interest to the credit and financial community via email every Tuesday. Read More
Business Credit magazine keeps you informed on the credit issues that affect the way you do business and is published 9 times a year. Read More
NACM’s Credit Managers’ Index is created from a monthly survey of credit and collections professionals and is a great benchmarking and forecasting tool. Read More
NACM’s Resource Library is your online credit database. You can use it to search laws and topics, download forms, and cross reference data. Read More
NACM online Bookstore carries many carefully selected and crafted books and respected publications for the international business credit professional. Read More