Suncoast Community Associations Institute

Suncoast CAI serves the educational, business and networking
needs of community associations in the Tampa Bay area.

Serving St. Petersburg & Vicinity

Suncoast CAI

Suncoast Chapter of CAI is a local group that helps community associations in St. Petersburg and surrounding areas. We offer educational programs, networking events, and connect associations with businesses that can help them. Anyone involved in community associations, including homeowners, managers, and businesses, can be a member. With 700 members, we’re one of the largest chapters in the country!

About CAI

Community Associations Institute is a national, nonprofit 501(c6) association created in 1973 to provide education and resources to America’s 231,000 residential condominium, cooperative and homeowner associations and related professionals and service providers. The Institute is dedicated to fostering vibrant, responsive, and competent community associations that promote harmony, community and responsible leadership. Learn more.

  • Resources – connect with the $40 billion community Association marketplace.
  • Networking – establish a strong professional network with your local chapter connections.
  • Education – master your industry. Enter the CAI educated business partner distinction.
  • Advocacy – stay current on the latest state and federal laws.
  • Member Benefits – answer answer HOA questions 24 seven with the CAI exchange online community.

Suncoast CAI Members

Suncoast CAI

700 members and growing

The Suncoast Chapter has approximately 700 members including nearly 300 community associations and individual homeowners, over 200 businesses and close to 200 managers and management companies. The chapter is one of 60 chapters in the country, located in St. Petersburg, Florida.

CAI members include:

  • Condominium and homeowner associations
  • Cooperatives and association-governed planned communities of all sizes and architectural types

  • Individual homeowners

  • Community association managers and management firms

  • Public officials

  • Lawyers, accountants, engineers, reserve specialist, insurance agents, builder/developers

  • Other providers of professional products and services for community associations

CAI Excellence

How does CAI serve its members?

  • CAI advances excellence through seminars, workshops, conferences and education programs, some of which lead to professional designations.

  • CAI publishes the largest collection of resources available on community associations, including books, guides, Common Ground magazine and seven specialized newsletters on community association finance, law and management.

  • CAI advocates community association interests before legislatures, regulatory bodies and the court.

  • CAI conducts research and acts as a clearinghouse for information on innovations and best practices in community association creation and management.

  • CAI provides networking and referral opportunities through both the national office and local chapters,

  • CAI-sponsored insurance programs for directors and officers and discounts on products.

Suncoast CAI

Discover the Benefits

  • Education
    Suncoast CAI offers educational classes, seminars, and publications to help residents and professionals working in community associations understand their rights and responsibilities. This can be helpful if you are involved in the management of your community association, or if you simply want to be a more informed homeowner.

  • Networking
    Suncoast CAI provides networking opportunities for people involved in community associations through monthly educational breakfasts, an annual networking trade show, and the signature annual golf tournament. This can be a great way to meet other people who share your interests, and to learn from their experiences.

  • Advocacy
    Suncoast CAI advocates for the interests of community associations before legislatures, regulatory bodies, and the courts. By joining Suncoast CAI, you can help to have a voice in the way that community associations are governed.