SBANE hosts a variety of events, including networking, educational, political roundtables, capital connections, HR, innovation and prime connections that attract small and medium size business owners from across the region. These events are held in a variety of locations to accommodate the geographic diversity of small business community. You’ll expand your professional network, meet SBANE members and add to your base of business contacts. SBANE hosts an average of 4-6 events per month and offers a discount, and in some cases complimentary, tickets to members.
SBANE offers a discounted group health insurance plans to members through partner organization Health Services Administrators. Health Services Administrators is your one-stop-shop for health, dental, and other employee benefits.
SBANE’s HR Hotline is a free, member-only service to help businesses handle human resource issues. This hotline puts you in contact with the experts on the Human Resource Committee, who will respond to your questions and provide guidance.
SBANE will post press releases, news stories and events from any member company on the SBANE homepage and also offers a variety of event sponsorships to maximize exposure.
SBANE has the expertise to identify non-traditional, non-bank capital solutions for the small business owner to finance its growth or sustainability. These non-bank lenders specialize in capital availability, provide an infusion of new working capital and asset-based debt in collaboration with your current lender.
SBANE has a diverse and active committee structure. Committee involvement is an excellent way for our members to become deeply involved with the organization and meet like-minded business owners and CEO’s
SBANE has no paid lobbyists, is nonpartisan, and supports no candidates, but it exercises considerable political clout through grassroots efforts at both the state and federal levels. SBANE’s volunteer board of directors, supported by reporting committees, sends legislative alerts to members, and each year members meet with their legislators in Washington, D.C. to review current issues affecting their company’s bottom lines.
SBANE’s Washington DC-based partner, the National Small Business Association, provides around-the-clock coverage for small business initiatives.