Becoming a WSBA member provides significant advantages to help your business thrive, including:
Expanded Reach - WSBA's thousands of members and followers represent an engaged audience to increase awareness of your company.
Shared Success - Member businesses collaborate and exchange referrals, amplifying individual growth.
Skills Development - Educational events and mentorship opportunities help you gain critical business skills.
Cost Savings - Access exclusive partner discounts on necessary products/services. Keep more revenue.
Market Insights - Connect with other women business owners to learn about opportunities and get feedback.
Community Profile - Participate in outreach events that highlight your social responsibility.
With its emphasis on collaborative promotion, learning, and community, WSBA creates an environment where women-owned businesses prosper together. Become a member to tap into this network focused on helping you succeed.
Gain a voice in your community
WSBA takes on the tough issues and opposes new regulations, taxes, fees, assessments and costs directed at small businesses. It also helps protect the principles of free enterprise and aids businesses in being treated fairly.
Increase your visibility in the community
As a new member of WSBA, you may be listed in the WSBA newsletter, e-newsletter, on Facebook and can have the opportunity to be highlighted in other chamber publications. You also can grow your business by advertising with WSBA and sponsoring events.
Membership brings credibility to your business
You can increase positive perception among consumers and business owners when you’re identified as a member of a WSBA. If you make it known that your product or service makes great client or employee gifts, you could wind up with a very nice flow of business from your fellow members.
Promotion and publicity
With a chamber membership, you can reach potential clients through member exclusive advertising and opportunities for business-to-business advertising and publicity.
Create networking opportunities
WSBA have numerous committees and serving on one of them provides numerous networking opportunities as well as professional leadership development. You can build your business while promoting developments of keen interest to local businesses and the community at large.
WSBA events and programs
WSBA events and programs provide members with great opportunities to get to know new people and expand their prospect base. WSBA events are innovative and fun ways to help members meet potential customers, clients and vendors.
Make business contacts
The WSBA's fundamental mission is to generate more business activity for the community. The WSBA initiates more business-to-business commerce and more opportunities for networking and connecting local professionals than is available through most other local organizations.
Access to members-only discounts and services
Use various discount programs help save money. For example, a member-to member discount program where a WSBA member will receive complimentary business coaching from the other local business coaches which is a member of the WSBA.
Acquire customer referrals
Every day, your local chamber receives calls from individuals and businesses looking for potential vendors, and chamber members typically recommend chamber members.
Receive WSBA newsletters
Newsletters provide new member information, interesting information about operating a local business, articles about the local community, a community calendar and details about up-and-coming WSBA events, among other things. But don't send more then 2-4 letters a week, it could be annoying.
Don't have time for WSBA? Think again.
Active participation in the Women's Small Business Association delivers immense value for your company:
In today's marketplace, consumers heavily factor in perceptions of integrity, leadership, and community commitment when making purchases. WSBA membership and involvement actively shape these positive perceptions.
The time invested yields real returns by influencing customer beliefs and buying decisions in your favor. Make participation in WSBA an essential strategy to communicate your business principles and strengthen your brand locally.