Professional Affiliations and Memberships

Affinity-Licensing

Affinity Licensing

Affinity Licensing is a trademark licensing firm that combines more than 100 years of experience in athletic, collegiate, fraternal, and association licensing to help clients advance their brands.
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Barnes & Noble College

Barnes & Noble College is a leading booktore operator in the US with a diverse range of partners, including public and private universities, community colleges, and law, medical and specialty schools.
Beanstalk

Beanstalk

A global brand extension agency, Beanstalk works closely with the U.S. Army and other clients to unlock brand equity and create recognizable products and services around the globe.
Better-Business-Bureau

Better Business Bureau

The BBB’s mission is to be the leader in advancing marketplace trust by encouraging and supporting best practices through integrity, performance, and ethics for a diverse and equitable marketplace.
Boy Scouts of America

Boy Scouts of America

The BSA provides the nation’s foremost youth program of character development and values-based leadership training, helping 2 million young people ages 5-21 be “Prepared. For Life.”
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Campus Stores of New England

CSNE is a trade association comprised of New England college and prep school bookstores and their trusted vendors. CSNE strives to improve its members' profitability and professionalism.
Collegiate-Licensing-Company

Collegiate Licensing Company

Learfield Licensing Partners and IMG College merged in 2018 with the iconic CLC brand name. Its aim is to build college brands and experiences for collegiate institutions across America.
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CONNSTEP - Made in Connecticut

CONNSTEP's mission is to help strengthen Connecticut small and medium-sized manufacturers' strategic, technical, and operational expertise, thereby supporting the growth of the state's economy.
Daughters-of-the-American-Revolution

Daughters of the American Revolution

DAR was founded in 1890 to promote historic preservation, education and patriotism. Its members are descended from the patriots who won American independence during the Revolutionary War.
EcoVadis

EcoVadis

Since its founding in 2007, EcoVadis has grown to become the world’s largest and most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings, creating a global network of more than 90,000+ rated companies.
Enterprising-Women

Enterprising Women

The Enterprising Women Foundation hosts a series of mentoring events around the U.S. to connect outstanding high school girls with an interest in STEM with female entrepreneurs in their community.
Environmental-Protection-Agency's-WasteWise

Environmental Protection Agency's WasteWise

EPA’s WasteWise encourages organizations and businesses to achieve sustainability in their practices and to reduce waste, recyle, and promote the productive reuse of eco-friendly materials.
Ethical-Supplier-Engagement-Program

Ethical Supplier Engagement Program

ESEP is a global supply chain monitoring program developed to support colleges and their trademark licensees in evaluating and addressing the working and environmental conditions in partner factories.
exemplar associates

Exemplar Associates

From royalty management and trademark enforcement to brand development and strategic planning, Exemplar Associates provides stability, transparency, and integrity to their institutional partners.
Fair Labor Association

Fair Labor Association

The FLA is a collaborative effort of socially responsible companies, collegiate institutions, and civil society organizations to improve global working conditions in factories.
Follett-Higher-Education-Group

Follett Higher Education Group

FHEG is a prominent and historic omnichannel retailer and educational service provider that operates over 1,100 campus store locations and 1,250 ecommerce campus store websites.
Girl Scouts of the USA

Girl Scouts of the USA

GSUSA is the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. With programs across the globe, GSUSA offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success.
Girls-Who-Code

Girls Who Code

Girls Who Code focuses not only on gender diversity but also on young women who are historically underrepresented in computer science fields, including minority groups and low-income backgrounds.
Independent-College-Bookstore-Association

Independent College Bookstore Association

ICBA provides education, networking, and vendor Programs that empower college stores to remain independent and be both financially and operationally successful.
Junior-Achievement-of-Greater-Fairfield-County

Junior Achievement of Greater Fairfield County

Junior Achievement is dedicated to inspiring and preparing young people to succeed through programs that focus on financial literacy, work and career readiness, and entrepreneurship.
Kiva

Kiva

Kiva is a nonprofit with a mission to expand financial access to underserved communities, providing aid for student tuition, female start-ups, farmers, and families requiring emergency care.
Lawyer Stories

Lawyer Stories

Lawyer Stories is a global community for lawyers and law students to share their personal journeys to the legal profession and connect with a diverse, inclusive, and positive networking environment.
Made-in-the-USA

Made in the USA

The verified Made in the USA certification logo is a brand enhancer and identifier of goods made or grown in the United States in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s high standards.
Make-A-Wish

Make-A-Wish

Make-A-Wish has granted hundreds of thousands of life-changing wishes to children battling critical illnesses, giving families life-changing experiences and hope and strength through dark times.
Middle-Atlantic-College-Stores

Middle Atlantic College Stores

MACS is a trade association of vendors who sell or provide educationally oriented merchandise and services to Mid-Atlantic communities, primarily through bookstores serving those institutions.
National-Association-of-College-Stores

National Association of College Stores

NACS serves as the primary resource for those business professionals managing and working in campus-based retail operations, with a particular emphasis on the stores that are owned by the institution.
National-Forest-Foundation

National Forest Foundation

Working on behalf of the American public, the NFF leads forest conservation efforts and addresses critical reforestation needs to ensure healthy, repopulating forests for generations to come.
Nexus-Licensing-Group

Nexus Licensing Group

Nexus takes pride in its role as a facilitator between the brand owners and licensees to optimize a licensing strategy to support the institution’s brand ideology and vision for its licensing program.
Northeast-Campus-Stores-Association

Northeast Campus Stores Association

NCSA includes numerous campus stores across the Northeast and the industry’s leading vendors, supporting its members to be successful through educational sessions, networking, and trade shows.
NYC-&-Company

NYC & Company

NYC & Company is the official destination marketing organization for the five boroughs of New York City. Their mission is to maximize tourism opportunities and build economic prosperity for NYC.
One-Tree-Planted

One Tree Planted

OneTreePlanted.org is dedicated to making it easier for individuals and businesses to give back to the environment, create a healthier climate, protect biodiversity, and help reforestation efforts.
Professional-Picture-Framers-Association

Professional Picture Framers Association

Serving the art and framing community worldwide, the Professional Picture Framers Association encourages artisans to hone the time-honored skill of custom framing.
Women's-Business-Enterprise-National-Council

Women's Business Enterprise National Council

WBENC is the largest certifier of woman-owned businesses in the United States and a leading advocate for female entrepreneurs that's dedicated to helping woman-owned companies thrive.

Why Professional Memberships & Company Affiliations Matter

As a certified woman-owned business and champion of eco-conscious US manufacturing practices, Church Hill Classics is dedicated to supporting a wide range of non-profit organizations and professional associations that echo our company values. Our founder and CEO, Lucie Voves, speaks to local high schools each semester through Junior Achievement of Greater Fairfield County and to business majors at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, Connecticut. Fostering young entrepreneurs and recognizing their business acumen is a passion project for Voves, and this is reflected in her commitment to supporting the Enterprising Women Foundation and Girls Who Code hands-on immersion programs. In an effort to help success-driven students' academic dreams become a reality, Church Hill Classics has awarded more than $65k to deserving students through our Frame My Future College Scholarship Contest. In addition to supporting higher education and professional pursuits for underserved communities, we're also committed to conserving the environment through innovative waste reduction methods. We will only source raw materials from vendors who practice reforestation efforts and offer an eco-friendly line of 100% recycled wood moulding options. It's why we're proud sponsors of OneTreePlanted.org and endeavor to preserve and repopulate America's public lands through the National Forest Foundation. Our professional affiliations mirror our core values of integrity and caring: We will always strive to do the right thing and build long-lasting relationships with our customers and partnerships.