What are the benefits of becoming a member?
Depending on your membership level, ACSA members will have opportunities to receive MEMBER ONLY discounts, critical updates, learn during our webinar and convention education sessions, be a part of our legislative efforts to strengthen the business climate, and more!Read more
How do I become a Voting member?
Click the Become a Member button in the upper righthand corner. Membership dues are based on production volume and you may join at any time. Your dues are valid for a full year regardless of the date you join. Please select the category that best fits your production volume.Read more
I don’t have a DSP yet, so can I still be a member?
Yes, ACSA offers a Candidate Membership for those actively pursuing a DSP permit in the United States and you can upgrade your membership upon receipt of your DSP.Read more
I don’t operate a distillery but supply products and/or services to distilleries. Is there a class of membership for me?
Yes, you can join ACSA under an Affiliate membership or Sponsor.Read more
How do I know when my membership is about to expire or has expired or how do I check my membership status?
To check your membership status, login using your username and password, then, click your icon in the upper righthand corner (in between notifications and forums). Once in the member portal, click membership, subscriptions. If you cannot access the member portal, your membership has expired. You can renew on the join ACSA page using your original username. For questions, email email@example.comRead more
How do I renew my membership?
To renew your membership, login using your username and password, then, click your icon in the upper righthand corner (in between notifications and forums). Once in the member portal, click membership, subscriptions, update. If you do not have a subscription, you can renew on the join ACSA page.Read more
How do I get a username and password?
You select your username when you initially register to become a member. If you’d like to change your username, please contact Carason Lehmann at firstname.lastname@example.org or call her at 803.606.2187Read more
Can I share my membership with colleagues?
As ACSA is a trade group, the actual member is the DSP or business. We’ve made it easy for up to 15 colleagues from a single business entity to join under the one membership. For Voting members, only one email address will be associated with voting rights. Make sure to identify which email address should receive the ballot to vote.Read more
I forgot my password, what do I do?
To recover your password, go to the member login in the upper right hand corner and click “Lost your Password?” You can also contact email@example.com.Read more
How can I sign-up for webinars, educational programs, and events?
To sign-up for education related programs, click the Education tab on our website for more information on upcoming events.Read more
What is the easiest way to update my contact information?
To update your contact information, login using your username and password, then, click your icon in the upper righthand corner (in between notifications and forums). Once in the member portal, click membership, info.Read more
How do I use my membership discounts for events?
ACSA will confirm if you are a member in good standing and eligible to receive that benefit or discount. The provider of the service/product (if not ACSA) contacts us and we simply confirm.Read more
I’m interested in upgrading my membership to a higher level. Do I have to wait until my current membership expires?
No, in fact, we want you to notify us when your production volumes increase to a new level or when you obtain your DSP (if a candidate member). To upgrade, click the Become a Member button in the upper righthand corner, membership, subscription, change plan, then select your new production level.Read more
ACSA is a national nonprofit trade group. I understand it is governed by fellow members of DSPs. How is the board elected?
Designated Directors shall be elected by the Voting Members from a list of eligible nominees provided by the Nominating Committee each year. The elections are typically in March with new board members taking their seats in April.Read more
When is the ACSA judging of craft spirits held? Do I need to be a member to participate?
ACSA’s Annual Judging of Craft Spirits is held in the fall of each year. The competition is open to all DSPs and in 2018, the competition opened to international craft spirits products. Due to COVID-19, the 2021 Judging of Craft Spirits will be held in the spring and is not open to international entries.Read more