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AMS Software Review of ClubExpress Database

ClubExpress Software Review

Isn’t it time to get rid of that Microsoft Access database! In our ongoing “Search of a Membership Database Series”, we have prepared a quick look at ClubExpress Membership Management Software in this database software review. Please note that this summary below is not intended to provide our full report but rather should serve as a quick snapshot of the ClubExpress membership database software.

For those interested in learning more, we have prepared a detailed “Smart Report” for Executives  in the not for profit industry who would like the full view.  The full report, is available upon request and verified by our staff. The database software review provides 30 plus pages of detailed information about the database reviewed including background on the company, functional capabilities, screen shots, client reviews, pricing, & support capabilities in an easy to read question and answer format.

Review of ClubExpress

Membership Software 


I am excited to introduce ClubExpress membership software. It is exciting to me because while ClubExpress has been around for 13 plus years, it is actually new to me since I have not had the opportunity to take a deep dive into it’s capabilities. In my mind, it is an exciting new Software-as-a-Service platform designed to help membership driven organizations manage their front office and back office. In fact, they have a purported thousand plus organizations using their platform today. In my review, ClubExpress demonstrated a very capable combination of power, flexibility, and ease-of-use for smaller associations that are run by volunteers or a small, paid staff. Quite impressive!

Brief Summary: 

ClubExpress provides smaller associations (up to 5000 members) with an Internet platform to manage both front-office and back-office operations. ClubExpress combines the association web site with the membership database, secure online member signup, renewals and expiration’s, credit-card processing, membership directory, discussion forums, event calendar and online registration, E-commerce storefront, committees, documents, interests and other modules based on what clubs and associations do. The platform includes a full suite of administration tools to run the organization. There is no programming or HTML experience required; everything is controlled by menus and dialog boxes, and all changes are immediately live. We use state-of-the-art security, there’s no advertising and associations own their data at all times.

Key Features which  ClubExpress Software includes? 

  1. Content Management System

  2. Website with areas for the public, members, and admins

  3. Each member has own login to view member-only content and update a personal profile

  4. Online signups, renewals, and expiration’s

  5. Any number of member types, including memberships with multiple people

  6. Expand the database with additional questions; answers in 20+ formats

  7. Event calendar with online registration and payment for events

  8. Built-in modules for document libraries, committees, member interests, blogs, FAQ, directory

  9. Surveys module to create multi-page, multi-question surveys

  10. Discussion forums including list server capability

  11. E-Commerce Storefront module, including support for digital content

  12. Volunteering module

  13. Donations module

  14. Built-in merchant account or you can use your own

  15. Unparalleled support for multi-tier organizations (chapters, etc., up to 4 levels incl. top)

  16. Blast emailings function

  17. Powerful website design tools, including templates

  18. Unlimited photos and photo albums

  19. More than a dozen optional modules for an additional one-time fee

Where does ClubExpress Software likely Fit?

Smaller associations (up to 5000 members), run by volunteers or with a small paid staff. Membership-based organizations, including professional and trade associations, networking groups, business groups, chambers of commerce, regional associations. It’s not just small clubs! 

ClubExpress Membership Software Visuals:

ClubExpress Database for Membership Associations

ClubExpress Online Database

Membership Database ClubExpress Review

Database Software ClubExpress Review

Database Software ClubExpress Review

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ClubExpress Software Demonstration: 

Interested in learning more about the ClubExpress Database?

We have prepared a detailed “Smart Report” available for qualified executives interested in learning about our view of this database software. Please take some time to request your complete “Smart Report” by clicking below:

Please stay tuned to our ongoing Searching for A Smart Membership Software software reviews where we will continue to provide further insights into other Membership Database Software and Donor database software options designed for 501(c) 3 organizations.

Is ClubExpress AMS the Best Membership Software for Your Association?

We don’t espouse to the belief that there is “one best AMS” for everyone. But, ClubExpress may very well be your best fit.

However, to answer this question with certainty, we need to know more about what makes you unique. And, discuss other insights about this platform which we have curated, clients interviewed, and discuss more detailed information beyond just this summary.

Please know that our detailed analysis and expertise is available upon request. To be sure, our software analysis is not a “pretty brochure”, “marketing noise.” or a “sales pitch.”

Rather, we provide a free objective dialogue and insights designed to help nonprofit executives make a smarter software business decision.

If you are interested in some help with reviewing your options and comparisons, please check out our “vendor matching” services here.

Want More AMS Membership Software Reviews?

Please stay tuned to our ongoing “Searching for A Smart AMS Software” where we will continue to provide further insights into membership database software options designed for our 501(c) 6 membership focused organizations.

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Until next time, keep SmartThoughts in mind. Happy Software Buying!

ClubExpress Software Review


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