TCIA’s Business Solutions offers a three-layered approach to business development. These three layers include free solutions for members, customized business consultations, and premium solutions for added growth.

Free to TCIA Members

Storm Network

TCIA’s Storm Network comprises a database of fellow TCIA tree care company members who are willing to help other members with crews and equipment during significant storm events.

Business Mentor Network

Members are helping Members! Seek advice, share knowledge, and receive personalized feedback. As a TCIA member, you can participate for FREE!


Members automatically qualify for pre-negotiated cost savings from pre-vetted, nationally-known vendors. Savings include fuel cards, payroll and credit card processing fees, and more.

Business Solutions Webinars

Free to TCIA Member Webinars led by Industry experts and aimed to help members grow their tree care businesses.

Benchmarking and Compensation Survey

This yearly survey compiles information on wages, benefits and other relevant industry metrics, providing a valuable snapshot that can help refine your employee recruitment and retention plan.

TCIA’s On-Site Business Consulting Service

Are you a tree care business owner struggling with managing your operations and achieving growth? Look no further! The TCIA Business Consulting Service is here to help. With individualized consulting services, you can receive expert guidance on various business issues, from safety consulting to succession planning. During a two-day on-site visit, an experienced industry professional will comprehensively intake your company’s operations, review pertinent documents, and summarize initial observations. Within seven days, you’ll receive a detailed report with recommendations and access to industry resources. Take advantage of this valuable member benefit and take your tree care business to the next level.

Growing your Business

Peer to Peer Group

The peer-to-peer group is a facilitated, self-governing, strategic gathering of company leaders who are willing to share their backgrounds, skills, and industry experiences for the purpose of developing strategies, solutions and best practices for personal, professional or business development.

ArborMAX®, the only insurance program endorsed by the Tree Care Industry Association, doesn’t just provide insurance for tree care companies. It also supports the industry through competitive pricing and by contributing to industry safety and loss control programs.

TCIA Member 401k Plan

You chose TCIA for a reason, and the TCIA Endorsed 401(k) program is one more important way we make that choice worth it. TCIA is not only endorsing this program, the TCIA retirement plan has joined the Multiple Employer Aggregation Plan.


Residential/ Commercial

TCIA Accredited logo

TCIA Accreditation is a third-party consumer confidence verification program administered by the Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) – America’s oldest and most respected tree-care trade association. Accreditation helps consumers identify qualified tree care companies who conduct business in a safe, legal and ethical manner.

Utility Contractor

The TCIA Utility Contractor Accreditation program is a business practices and compliance-audit process for commercial right-of-way (ROW) vegetation management/utility line clearance contractors.