Reasons to Belong

  1. Business Director Search The MBA Business Directory receives approximately 5,000 – 6,000 business searches a month and more than 60,000 searches a year. 
  2. Business Presence
    Remain in the public’s eye, and boost visibility and reach with MBA marketing and promotion benefits.
  3. Networking & Sharing
    There are endless opportunities to meet new contacts, receive qualified referrals and form partnerships that will help you grow your business. The MBA provides niche programming for your business to make these connections.
  4. Access
    When you join the MBA and get actively involved, you will meet prospects and build relationships that otherwise wouldn’t have been available. You’ll have unique opportunities to identify and meet decision-makers face-to-face.
  5. Sponsorships & Promotion Opportunities
    The MBA offers a wide variety of affordable promotion options and sponsorship packages that fit every businesses budget. Promote your brand to targeted audiences, position your company in front of membership, local and state leadership as well as elected officials, and exhibit your commitment to improved ecosystems and an inclusive community
  6. Save Money
    There are several cost savings programs and member benefits your business can take advantage of, such as auto and insurance savings, information about workers compensation, e-mail marketing discounts, employee assistance programs and more.
  7. Training & Personal Development
    The MBA provides timely programs at affordable prices by spreading the costs among fellow member. Members stay updated, informed and educated at drastically lower prices.
  8. Advocacy
    Your business is impacted by decisions made outside the community. To represent the business community’s views and to keep the membership informed on local, state and national issues and legislation, the MBA conducts quarterly meetings that feature thought-provoking speakers providing in-depth information on a variety of legislative issues that affect the business community.
  9. Sense of Community
    Stay connected and be a part of developing our local economy and future by participating in a variety of MBA community programs like Midland Blooms and Leadership Midland. A strong business community means a strong overall and prosperous community.
  10. Relationships
    People do not do business with a sign on a building; they do business with real people. When they need something for business or personal use, they turn to the people with whom they’ve developed a personal relationship.
  11. Get Noticed!
    Let people know you’re in business even if you don’t have time to attend events. Your membership is working for you 24/7 in our powerful online directory. Members enjoy the benefits of getting found 24/7, increase SEO, connected to social media sites. 20,000 people visit www.MBAmi.org looking for information.