Membership Benefits

The Accessories Council is a not-for-profit trade organization that represents the fashion accessories, jewelry, footwear, and handbag industry. In 2024, the Ac celebrates 30 years in business and will continue our mission to promote the growth and sustainability of the industry, while also providing support and resources to our members to help them increase sales. We are a team of passionate individuals whose lineage includes retail, wholesale, merchandising, marketing, publishing, and everything in-between.

We have owned the 115-year-old Ac Magazine for over 3 years and since rebranding and launching in 2021, the magazine has had over 3,000,000 page views, over 130,000 unique readers, and is opened in over 130 countries.

Below are ways to benefit from membership and find out more about what we do:
* Weekly Emails
* Educational Events
* Instagram Lives
* Partner Events
* Legislation
* Press Events
* Networking
* Awards
* Ac Member Meet-ups
* Regional Events

Contact for a personal appointment to learn more.



Membership pricing


Membership pricing is based on the annual sales volume of your company. Our members comprise several areas of business, including designers, manufacturers, suppliers, retailers, publications and other companies with ties to the fashion and accessories industries.

$0 - $2 MILLION




*Associate members are any companies that are not manufacturers or designers of accessories. This includes retailers, publications, suppliers, employment agencies, law firms, etc.

Become a Member

To apply for membership to the Accessories Council please fill out the form below and we’ll be in touch with the next steps.

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