Become a Member

Join Michigan’s Largest Business Owner Network

Our members are as diverse as Michigan’s economy. From accountants to appliance stores, manufacturers to medical, and restaurants to retailers, what unites the SBAM membership is the spirit of entrepreneurship!

SBAM has four membership levels, providing a variety of options for your small business. If you’d like to discuss which option is the best fit for your small business, contact SBAM’s Membership Sales Department at (800) 362-5461.

Four Membership Levels

Whether you just established your LLC yesterday or you have launched and sold multiple companies, we have specialized membership levels for your unique business needs. Choose the level that best fits your business needs, and check out the customized content for you.

Starter Member

The SBAM Starter Membership is your introduction to the Small Business Association of Michigan. Join for FREE and you’ll gain access to SBAM’s email newsletters, a digital version of Focus Magazine, and limited money-saving services.

Become a Starter Member
Basic Member – $119 Annually

Looking for access to employee benefits for you and your small business? The SBAM Basic Membership offers you access to amazing benefits from partners you can trust, including Blue Cross® and Blue Shield ® of Michigan and Blue Care Network small group health plans.

Become a Basic Member
Premium Member – $239 Annually

Looking for a one-stop shop for employee benefits and human resources needs? The SBAM Premium Membership is just right for you. Premium Members receive all the benefits of a Basic Membership plus access to so much more, including SBAM’s popular Ask An Expert HR  & Legal Hotline.

 

Become a Premium Member
VIP Member – $389 Annually
BEST VALUE! The SBAM VIP Membership is for engaged small business owners who are interested in tapping into SBAM’s multitude of services. VIP Members receive exclusive event invitations with special guests, complimentary services and your own personal SBAM concierge.

 

Become a VIP Member

Tailored Membership

Feature Best Value
VIP
$389/year
Premium
$239/year
Basic
$119/year
Starter
Free
Eye on Lansing Weekly Video Update Opt In Opt In Opt In Opt In
Small Business Advocacy – 4 Registered Lobbyists on Staff
FOCUS Magazine – Digital Edition Opt In Opt In Opt In
Office Supply Discounts at Office Depot
Shipping Discounts FedEx
SBAM Member Directory Listing
Small Business Weekly E-Newsletter
Watchdog Weekly Advocacy E-Newsletter
SBAMOwner-to-Owner Event Attendance
Access to Webinars
Access to Podcasts
Discounted Credit Card Processing
COBRA Admin. – Higher Fee Non-Blues Subscribers
Discounted Section 125, HRA and HSA Administration
National Small Business Association Complimentary Membership
FOCUS Magazine – Print Edition (NM Value $29.99)
Discounted SBAM Meeting Room Space – Subject to Availability
Access to SBAM’s Cybersecurity Risk Assessment Tool
Group Health, Dental & Vision through BCBSM / BCN
Free Summary Plan Descriptions for Groups Enrolled in an SBAM sponsored health plan
Discounted Workers’ Compensation Insurance through Accident Fund
Discounted Group Life & Disability Insurance through Dearborn National
Free On-line Compliance Resources for ERISA & ACA
Discounted SBAM Talent Exchange
Discounted Workplace Posters
Discounted Davenport Tuition
Free HR Hotline
Discounts on Pre-Employment Screening Services
Discounts on Employee Handbook Review and Creation by ASE
Free Legal Assistance provided by Bodman Law
Discounted IT Management Services from NuWave
Discounted ERISA and ACA Compliance Consulting Services by Kushner & Co.
One Free SBAM Talent Exchange Posting (Job Board)
Discounted Crain’s Detroit Business Printed Subscription at discounted $20 Rate
Select American Society of Employers Educational Program Discounts
Talent Training Tools by Dale Carnegie
WeWork Office Space Discounts
Discounted Advertising Rates for SBAM Publications (magazine, web, newsletters)
SBAM Concierge Service for Legal & HR Questions
Free Workplace Poster
Discounted $150 Summary Plan Description for Groups not enrolled in an SBAM sponsored Blue plan
Complimentary Crain’s Detroit Business – Print or Electronic
One Free SBAM Meeting Room Rental – Subject to Availability
SBAM VIP Legislative Event
Free VIP Ticket to SBAM Annual Meeting, Red Carpet, Velvet Rope, VIP Insider Access
Advertorial Package – interview, air & record; materials provided for your use on social media, websites, etc.