Why Join?

Top 5 Reasons to Become a Member

1. Make your voice heard on issues that impact your business

• Attend our Policy Committee Meetings to weigh in on the issues facing the small business community.

• Advocate on behalf of the small business community with the SBAC in Springfield and DC

• Join our District Advocate Program to be directly connected to your state officials.

 

2. Create valuable connections and professional relationships throughout Chicagoland

• Meet small business owners in a variety of networking circles at SBAC events across our seven chapters (over 40 events per month)

• Network with other small business owners and collaborate with them to expand your business

• Become involved in committees, such as the Young Professionals Board or Women in Business

 

3. Join a caring community of small business leaders

• Become part of a dynamic culture where members offer advice and learn from one another

• Move up in leadership roles in the organization to help support your fellow members

• Offer discounts to other members in the SBAC Marketplace – help members while also gaining exposure for your own business

 

4. Take advantage of member benefits to save on everyday expenses

• Cut costs by using discounted services from other members in the SBAC Marketplace and our Office Sharing Program

• SBAC / MB Small Business Credit Card and Free HSAs powered by Inland Bank help with banking and healthcare related cost and protection

 

5. Expand your business knowledge

• Participate in various educational events and learn from your fellow members

• Attend speaker events, panels, workshops and conferences sponsored by the SBAC and partner organizations

 

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