Member Levels & Benefits

The Independence Business Alliance provides tremendous value to member businesses through business development opportunities, marketing exposure to businesses and consumers, representation in the regional and national LGBT and business communities, resources for business growth and operation, and advocacy for civil rights and business-friendly public policy.

The IBA encourages enterprises of all sizes and industries – LGBT-owned and LGBT-friendly (allies welcome and encouraged!) – throughout the Greater Philadelphia region and beyond to join our vibrant network of businesses and corporations. Members must abide by the IBA Code of Conduct to remain in good standing. All Members receive:

  • Access to invitation only and/or standing committees
  • Legislative & community advocacy
  • Voting rights to select IBA board
  • Business Referral Network
  • Membership decal to display at your business
  • Members only breaking LGBT business news
  • Member-to-member discounts
  • New Member Recognition in e-newsletter
  • Auto-renewal Payment Option

2018 Memberships:

Nonprofit – $150 Join Now

Nonprofit Members must provide evidence of nonprofit status.

  • Opportunities to partner in community events
  • Member level ticket pricing for up to 4 staff, volunteers, students and faculty to premiere events
  • Free admission for up to 4 staff, volunteers, students and faculty to Annual Meeting and Monthly ConnX
  • Opportunity to host IBA networking programing
  • Member Spotlight interview opportunity
  • Coming soon – Inclusion in IBA Biz Guides
  • Promotion on IBA social media
  • Direct link to web page from member directory
  • Complimentary job and internship postings on IBA online Job Bank

Business Networker – $250 Join Now

  • Member level ticket pricing for 1 person to premiere events
  • Free admission for up to 1 person to to Annual Meeting and Monthly ConnX
  • Opportunity to host IBA networking programing
  • Member Spotlight interview opportunity
  • Coming soon – Inclusion in IBA Biz Guides
  • Promotion on IBA social media
  • Direct link to web page from member directory
  • Complimentary job and internship postings on IBA online Job Bank

Business Builder – $550 Join Now

  • All benefits of Business Networker
  • Member level ticket pricing for up to 3 people to premiere events
  • Free Admission for up to 3 people to to Annual Meeting and Monthly ConnX
  • Free admission for up to 2 people to President’s Breakfast
  • Membership Conierge Services – staff meeting & custom IBA success plan
  • Monthly recurring payment option, with one year signed membership commitment

Business Connector – $1,000 Join Now

  • All benefits of Business Builder
  • Opportunities to partner in community events
  • Member level ticket pricing for up to 5 people to premiere events
  • Free admission for up to 5 people to to Annual Meeting and Monthly ConnX
  • Free admission for up to 3 people to President’s Breakfast
  • Personalized matchmaking by IBA staff – direct introductions to connections you value
  • Opportunity to advertise on IBA blog and newsletter
  • IBA Mailing list for marketing purposes once per year

Business Leader – $2,500 Join Now

  • All benefits of Business Connector
  • Member level ticket pricing for up to 10 people to premiere events
  • Free admission for up to 10 people to Annual Meeting and Monthly ConnX
  • Free admission for up to 4 people to President’s Breakfast
  • Free admission for up to 8 people to VIP pre-event reception with Corporate Partners for premiere events, when applicable
  • First right of acceptance for event sponsorship opportunities
  • IBA Mailing list for marketing purposes twice per year
  • Guaranteed web-site member feature at least one time per year
  • 1 ConnX Monthly Networking Event Sponsorship included in membership

Individual Memberships:

Student – $25 Join Now

Student Members must provide evidence of full-time (8 or more credits per semester) enrollment in an educational institution. A Student Member is not eligible for a listing in the business directory.

  • Member level ticket pricing for 1 person to premiere events
  • Admission to free events for up to 1 person to Annual Meeting and Monthly ConnX

Young Professional – $150 Join Now

  • Suggested for individual professionals under 35 years of age who do not require business & marketing benefits
  • All benefits of student members