What are the benefits of an FCBA membership? We currently offer the following benefits to our members. However, we are constantly searching for ways that the Alliance can develop additional programs, services, tools, or opportunities that will benefit our members. If you have an idea for how we can help our members grow their businesses or make running their business easier, we invite your suggestions!

  • Dues, sponsorships, and ad purchases are tax-deductible business expenses!
  • New member Welcome Packet.
  • Bi-weekly email notification of news/events/programs by FCBA and our partners.
  • Voice in legislation: The Alliance is a vocal proponent for business-friendly legislation on local, county, state, and national levels.
  • Low or no-cost access to FCBA sponsored skills training.
  • Opportunities to serve on FCBA Committees and be a part of shaping our economic future.
  • Window cling and web-ready graphic acknowledging FCBA membership and/or participation in FCBA’s “Find it in Forest” campaign and EMPOWERS programs.
  • Business2Business networking opportunities.
  • Legal Shield—Discounted legal advice 24/7 (available for purchase)
  • Identity Shield—Protection from identity theft and recovery services in the event of a security breech (available for purchase)
  • EMPOWERS Programs—Ambassador Training, Professional Development training, technical assistance, consultant presentations, and more!
  • Free job postings listed on the FCBA website and Facebook page.
  • Immediate Internet exposure through a listing on the FCBA website’s Member Directory page.
  • Opportunity for free brochure and business card distribution at FCBA events: Fall Meet & Greet and Spring Dinner.
  • Monthly member “Business Spotlight” articles posted on FCBA’s social media platforms and our website and printed in The Forest Press.
  • FCBA will share your social media posts and happenings on the FCBA social media platforms.
  • Referrals when the public requests information on providers in your business category via phone/email/web.
  • Ribbon Cuttings—With FCBA membership, the Alliance will help you promote and hold a ribbon cutting event at your new business opening or existing business re-opening!
  • Emailed flyers promoting your business may be sent to our database of Forest County businesses and members from neighboring communities for a small fee.
  • Sponsorship opportunities for FCBA’s Fall Meet & Greet, Spring Dinner, EMPOWERS programs/events, etc.
  • Discounted tickets to the annual Spring Dinner to network, learn from featured guest speakers, receive updates on the FCBA and our EMPOWERS project, and honor outstanding local businesspersons, volunteers, and municipal leaders.
  • Annual Fall Meet & Greet to network, learn what the FCBA is working on, hear from guest speakers, and share your ideas and concerns.
Download Member Benefits Sheet