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Starter – FREE

Your introduction to SBAM can begin with the FREE starter membership and access to:

  • Email newsletters
  • Online resources
  • Discounts on office supplies and shipping services
Become a Starter Member

Basic – $139 Annually

Gain access to comprehensive employee benefits as a Basic member.

  • Group health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
  • Payroll & HR solutions
  • Suite of cybersecurity services
Become a Basic Member

Premium – $269 Annually

For the business owner who wants easy access to complex solutions!

  • Access to Ask An Expert (legal, HR, cybersecurity solutions)
  • Tuition discounts
  • Discounts on employee handbooks and other HR tools


Become a Premium Member

VIP – $429 Annually

VIP members are engaged small business owners interested in tapping into SBAM’s multitude of services.
  • Exclusive event invitations with prominent guest speakers
  • Complimentary access to SBAM’s Annual Meeting & Small Business Summit
  • FREE Crain’s subscription


Become a VIP Member

Elite – $769 Annually

SBAM has designed an Elite Membership level for the business owner looking for comprehensive solutions with special exclusive opportunities.

This is our most inclusive and exclusive level of membership and includes access to all benefits SBAM provides, as well as exclusive perks and invitations reserved just for Elite members.

Become an Elite Member

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Want some help determining which level of membership is the best fit for your business? Just let us know!

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Membership Benefits by Level

Download our complete membership brochure.


Feature Elite Membership $769/year Best Value
Complimentary FoundersCard
Free Small Business Certification (if eligible)
Insider access to SBAM member survey results, news releases and product introductions
Special recognition on our website
Complimentary Summary Plan Description for those not enrolled in SBAM’s sponsored health plan
Small Business Certification (Additional Purchase Required)
Small Business Advocacy
FOCUS Magazine – Print Edition (NM Value $29.99)  
FOCUS Magazine – Digital Edition Opt In Opt In Opt In
SBAM Member Directory Listing
Small Business Weekly E-Newsletter
Watchdog Weekly Advocacy E-Newsletter Opt-In Opt-In Opt-In
SBAM Owner-to-Owner Event Attendance
Access to Webinars
Access to Podcasts
Shipping Discounts FedEx
Office Supply Discounts
COBRA Administration – (Higher Cost for Non-Blues Subscribers)
50% off COBRA Administration service fees for non-sponsored SBAM healthcare plans      
Discounted Section 125, HRA and HSA Administration
Access to Group Health, Dental & Vision through BCBSM / BCN
Payroll & HR Solutions
Cybersecurity Solutions
Free Summary Plan Description for Groups not enrolled in an SBAM sponsored Blue plan
Discounted Workers’ Compensation Insurance through Accident Fund
Discounted Group Life & Disability Insurance through Dearborn National
Free Online Compliance Resources for ERISA & ACA
Discounted Workplace Posters
Discounted Davenport Tuition
Free Fact-Based HR Hotline provided by ASE
Discounts on Pre-Employment Screening Services
Discounts on Employee Handbook Review and Creation by ASE
Free Fact-Based Legal Assistance provided by Taylor English
Free fact-based cybersecurity assistance from SensCy
Discounted ERISA and ACA Compliance Consulting Services by Kushner & Co.
Crain’s Detroit Business or Crain’s Grand Rapids Business Journal Printed Subscription at discounted $20 Rate
Select American Society of Employers Educational Program 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 or Crain’s Grand Rapids Business Journal – Print or Electronic
One Free SBAM Meeting Room Rental – Subject to Availability
SBAM Elite & VIP Member Legislative Event
Free Ticket to SBAM Annual Meeting, Red Carpet Treatment
Advertorial Package – interview, air & record podcast; materials provided for your use on social media, websites, etc.