Annual Partnership Program
The IMBA is pleased to be able to offer its "Annual Partnership Program" to members of our association! This program provides member companies the opportunity to purchase event sponsorships, advertising, education, and, recognition & exposure throughout the year. It is an easy item to budget for on an annual basis with one payment to IMBA, and there are five (5) different package levels to choose from listed below.
Each package offers a different combination of items, and we designed this to fit all budgets. Additionally, we are open to work with companies to customize a program that will best fit their business needs within the framework of the overall program.
What is the IMBA’s Annual Partnership Program (APP)?
The Annual Partnership Program is an opportunity for member companies to purchase advertising, education, association marketing, and event sponsorships within a single package. This is an annual commitment to the IMBA, and with one payment, receive recognition and exposure to our members all year long. Each package offers a slightly different combination of items.
What are the investment options associated with the Program?
IMBA has created developed five separate levels of investment in the program from $750 to $5,000 to be able to provide opportunities for many companies to be able to take advantage of and budget for. Each level offers a different combination of benefits, and IMBA is open to tailoring a customized opportunity within the framework of the program. See Program Benefits.
Are the Annual Partner investments prorated throughout the year?
Yes. After January, the investment is reduced by 1/12 for each month through September. After, investments from October forward are at the full amount and good through 12/31 of the next year.
Are membership dues included with this investment?
No, This program was designed to be separate from membership dues.
Can we use the credits with the partnership levels be used for IMBA PAC events?
No. Due to issues surrounding PAC regulations, this program is separate from any IMBA PAC activities.
Does this automatically renew each year?
No. This is a yearly program that expires on December 31st.
As a lender, what are the benefits for us to invest?
ü Multiple channels for exposure of your company’s products and services throughout the year that include; IMBA’s website and social media sites
ü These additional opportunities for exposure will provide your company to develop business beyond what singular meeting/event sponsorships have been able to do
ü A single fee on an annual basis vs requests for multiple meetings and events, allowing for an easier budgeting process
ü Credit for attending IMBA state and chapter meetings at most levels, including the State Convention
Finally, this program will ensure IMBA’s ability to offer the services we have been as our costs go up, along with yours, and will also provide IMBA with the opportunity to offer more services to our members with the increased resources.
How can I apply for the Annual Partnership Program?
You can apply online, download an application to submit or call the IMBA office at 812-537-1003.
Also, contributions, gifts, or other payments to IMBA are not tax deductible as charitable contributions for income tax purposes. However, they may be tax deductible as ordinary and necessary business expenses.
Please note that as a member of the IMBA, your name, work address, phone number and email address information is available to other members within our database, however, access is not available to those outside IMBA.