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Join AMIBA and reap the benefits of the community of local leaders

Why Join AMIBA?

AMIBA is building a strong Local Economy Movement through support, training and advocacy nationwide. And your membership helps make that happen! Whether you’re just discovering us or a longtime partner, there’s a membership option that’s right for you.

Joining AMIBA connects you and your organization to tested and cutting-edge practices for building Local Economies based on healthy independent businesses, no matter the size of your community.  AMIBA provides

  • Training
  • Information 
  • Connection to people and communities that are addressing the same issues that you are.

Instead of reinventing the wheel alone, why not become part of the Local Economy Movement nationwide?

Any membership can be paid on a monthly or annual basis.  Recommended membership levels are based on the size of your organization–use your budget to determine what might be right for you.  Each membership level has different benefits, so make sure you look at them all!

 

Benefits of Membership

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AMIBA Has 3 Types of Members

Alliances

Business membership organizations whose members are local businesses.

Affiliates

Business membership organizations whose members are not limited to local businesses.

Supporters

Supporting Members are any entity that is not an Alliance or Affiliate such as businesses, other types of organizations or individuals.

Alliance and Affiliate Member Levels

ALLIANCE & AFFILIATE BASIC LEVEL

UNDER $50,000 ANNUAL REVENUE

• The AMIBA Community Fund provides grants for IBA members. Apply today!

• Need help in getting started or growing? Members receive scheduled consulting sessions with AMIBA leadership to assist with strategy, fundraising, ideas for growth opportunities, membership engagement, and more.

• Banner advertisement displayed on AMIBA.net promoting IBA.

Members Only Resource Library with tools, templates and guidance for your IBA.

• Invitation to new member orientation to meet fellow IBA leaders and AMIBA board members.

• Invitations to events to build relationships with IBA leaders across the country.• Access to 501(c)6 status certification through AMIBA.

• Access to fiscal sponsorship for grants through AMIBA’s 501(c)3 status.

• 15% discount on annual conference registration for all staff and board members.

• Exclusive Discounts from our AMIBA partner resources including:

• Cornerstone Health
• Software to create a digital marketplace for your business members

• Monthly newsletter with news and views of the Local Movement• Invitation-only Facebook Group for with IBA leaders nationwide.

ALLIANCE & AFFILIATE HERO LEVEL

OVER $50,000 IN ANNUAL REVENUE

Basic Level plus:

• 2 blogs featured on AMIBA.net with national distribution.

• Annual strategy session with members of AMIBA Board of Directors and leadership to assist with IBA’s goals and objectives.

• Special invitation to be a presenter at AMIBA annual conference.

• Invitation to annual convening of larger IBA’s to discuss the local movement and trends in the small business community.

ALLIANCE & AFFILIATE VISIONARY LEVEL

Hero Level plus:

• Invitation to VIP reception at annual conference.

• 4 annual blogs featured on AMIBA.net with national distribution.

• Featured banner of business on AMIBA.net.

Supporter Levels

SUPPORTER BASIC LEVEL

Members Only Resource Library with tools, templates and guidance for your IBA

• Online orientation before our monthly Local Leaders Roundtable

Local Leaders Roundtable invites you to converse with your peers

• Access to fiscal sponsorship for grants through AMIBA’s 501(c)3 status.

• Monthly newsletter with news and views of the Local Movement

• Invitation-only Facebook Group for Local Leaders like you

SUPPORTER LEADER LEVEL

Basic Level plus:

• 15% discount on annual conference registration

SUPPORTER CHAMPION LEVEL

Leader Level plus:

• VIP reception and table at annual conference

• Writing 4 blogs on AMIBA.net and national distribution

• Exclusive Banner on AMIBA.net

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