JOIN BBA MEMPHIS

Membership is an Investment

YOUR BBA MEMBERSHIP REPRESENTS AN INVESTMENT

INVESTMENT IN YOURSELF
INVESTMENT IN YOUR BUSINESS
INVESTMENT IN YOUR COMMUNITY

BBA Memphis now offers more ways to join, connect and grow with our organization — with more benefits too! If you are looking to grow your business with optimal support and the right connections, BBA Memphis offers monthly business events, strategic partnerships, networking and professional development opportunities, and ways to get involved in the community.

According to Fast Company, Memphis was cited as the top choice among black entrepreneurs as the place to open a small business in 2018. BBA Memphis is here to serve as a resource, network and support system, especially for small black business owners in the MidSouth.

Annual Student Membership Benefits

o BBA Business Update newsletter with first access to new projects, services, partnerships, community development projects

o One (1) complimentary ticket to annual student networking event and One (1) discounted ticket to annual BBA B.E.N.N.Y Awards

o Access to member only web page on BBA website

o Feature/story in new member spotlight on website, in newsletter and on social media o Invitations to member-only events, seminars and monthly & “lunch and learns”

Professional and Individual Membership Benefits

o BBA Business Update newsletter with first access to new projects, services, partnerships, community development projects

o One (1) complimentary ticket to BBA or select partner event and One (1) discounted ticket to annual BBA B.E.N.N.Y Awards

o Access to member only web page on BBA website

o Feature/story in new member spotlight on website, in newsletter and on social media

o Invitations to member-only events, seminars and monthly “lunch and learns”

Small Business Membership Benefits

o Business must consist of 1-10 employees.

o BBA Business Update newsletter with first access to new projects, services, partnerships, community development projects

o Two (2) complimentary tickets to BBA or select partner event and Two (2) discounted ticket to annual BBA B.E.N.N.Y Awards

o Access to member only web page on BBA website

o Feature/story in new member spotlight on website, in newsletter and on social media

o Invitations to member-only events, seminars and monthly “lunch and learns”

o FREE inclusion in the Mid-South Black Business Directory

o Facilitated business development with private and public sector agencies and organizations for procurement opportunities at the Blue Table

o Free Business certification and consultation

o Events related to your business can be posted on all BBA social media accounts (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter)

Business Partner Membership Benefits

o Business must consist of 11 or more employees

o Company logo in partner section on BBA website

o BBA Business Update newsletter with first access to new projects, services, partnerships, community development projects

o Four (4) complimentary tickets to BBA or select partner event and Four (4) discounted ticket to annual BBA B.E.N.N.Y Awards

o Access to member only web page on BBA website

o Feature/story in new member spotlight on website, in newsletter and on social media

o Invitations to member-only events, seminars and monthly “lunch and learns”

o FREE special feature listing in the Mid-South Black Business Directory

o Facilitated business development with private and public sector agencies and organizations for procurement opportunities at the Blue Table

o May submit featured company events, offers, community development projects, announcing new projects, services, and partnerships for coverage in the BBA newsletter

o Events related to your business can be posted on all BBA social media accounts (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter)

Corporate Membership Benefits

o Company logo in partner section on BBA website

o Guest presentation opportunities at BBA Board Meetings and events, such as “lunch and learns”

o BBA Business Update newsletter with first access to new projects, services, partnerships, community development projects

o Eight (8) complimentary tickets (a table) or discounted fee to BBA and select partner events

o Access to member only web page on BBA website

o Feature/story in new member spotlight on website, in newsletter and on social media

o Invitations to member-only events, seminars and monthly “lunch and learns”

o FREE special feature listing in the Mid-South Black Business Directory

o Facilitated business development with private and public sector agencies and organizations for procurement opportunities at the Blue Table

o May submit featured company events, offers, community development projects, announcing new projects, services, and partnerships for coverage in the BBA newsletter

o Events related to your business can be posted on all BBA social media accounts (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter)