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Company Membership

Company Membership

You can join GABA Southern California as an organization on several levels depending on your needs, size and stage of the company. Some benefits can be added as desired.

Annual fee for ALL company memberships includes:

Access

  • Free or reduced admission to GABA SoCal events (number of included employees varies depending on membership level)
  • Personal invitation to select exclusive GABA SoCal member events

Brand Exposure

  • Listing in GABA company member directory: logo, company name, web link, contact, email and company description
  • Company news listed on GABA SoCal Facebook and LinkedIn 4x/year
  • Annual inclusion in new/renewed member list on monthly GABA newsletter, GABA SoCal website news page, LinkedIn and Facebook
  • Option to offer service or product discounts or special offers to GABA members

Entrepreneur

Org is 5 yrs. old or less OR max. of 2 employees
$35/mo billed at $400/yr
Access
1 person free/reduced event admission
Brand Exposure
Website: company news 1x/yr
5% sponsorship discount
Add Ons
Member directory top placement ($80)
Addl. free/reduced event admission ($100/employee)

Corporate

Max. of 50 employees
$75/mo billed at $900/yr
Access
2 employees free/reduced event admission
Brand Exposure
Job postings 2x/yr
Website: company news 2x/yr
10% sponsorship discount
Add Ons
Showcase at a Business Mixer ($500)
Member directory top placement ($180)
Addl. free/reduced event admission ($100/employee)

Premium Corporate

No restrictions
$210/mo billed at $2500/yr
Access
Invitation to VIP events
5 employees free/reduced event admission
Brand Exposure
Logo display on landing pages (GABA & SoCal)
Job postings 6x/yr
Website: company news 4x/yr
20% sponsorship discount
Add Ons
Showcase at a Business Mixer ($500)
Member directory top placement ($500)
Addl. free/reduced event admission ($100/employee)

Patron

No restrictions
$420/mo billed at $5000/yr
Thought Leadership
Shape/influence one major event (or series) per year
Access
Introduction to GABA SoCal Board
Invitation to VIP events
Unlimited free/reduced event admission
Brand Exposure
Logo display on landing pages (GABA & SoCal)
Job postings 10x/yr
Website: company news 8x/yr
25% sponsorship discount
Add On
Upgrade to Benefactor ($2500):
Invitation to select GABA SoCal Advisory Board networking event
Logo on all GABA SoCal newsletters and (most) mailings
First slots in top logo placement on GABA website

Entrepreneur

Org is 5 yrs. old or less OR max. of 2 employees
$35/mo billed at $400/yr
Access
1 person free/reduced event admission
Brand Exposure
Website: company news 1x/yr
5% sponsorship discount
Add Ons
Member directory top placement ($80)
Addl. free/reduced event admission ($100/employee)

Corporate

Max. of 50 employees
$75/mo billed at $900/yr
Access
2 employees free/reduced event admission
Brand Exposure
Job postings 2x/yr
Website: company news 2x/yr
10% sponsorship discount
Add Ons
Showcase at a Business Mixer ($500)
Member directory top placement ($180)
Addl. free/reduced event admission ($100/employee)

Premium Corporate

$210/mo billed at $2500/yr
Access
Invitation to VIP events
5 employees free/reduced event admission
Brand Exposure
Logo display on landing pages (GABA & SoCal)
Job postings 6x/yr
Website: company news 4x/yr
20% sponsorship discount
Add Ons
Showcase at a Business Mixer ($500)
Member directory top placement ($500)
Addl. free/reduced event admission ($100/employee)

Patron

$420/mo billed at $5000/yr
Thought Leadership
Shape/influence one major event (or series) per year
Access
Introduction to GABA SoCal Board
Invitation to VIP events
Unlimited free/reduced event admission
Brand Exposure
Logo display on landing pages (GABA & SoCal)
Job postings 10x/yr
Website: company news 8x/yr
25% sponsorship discount
Add On
Upgrade to Benefactor ($2500):
Invitation to select GABA SoCal Advisory Board networking event
Logo on all GABA SoCal newsletters and (most) mailings
First slots in top logo placement on GABA website

Tip: Consider buying a combination membership/sponsorship package. Many company members decide on this option to ease administration and lock in a desired level of sponsorship. 

Tip: Consider buying a package of membership & sponsorship in one. Many company members decide for this option to ease administration and lock in a desired level of sponsorship. 

Entrepreneur Benefits - Details

Organization is 5 years or younger OR 1-2 employees only

$35/mo, billed at $400/yr

Access:

  • Free or reduced admission to GABA SoCal events for one person (must be entered in GABA’s database)

Brand Exposure:

  • One news article on GABA SoCal website per year, plus teaser on GABA newsletter (with link to article on website)
  • Discount on GABA SoCal event sponsorships: 5%

Add Ons:

  • Top placement in member directory in Entrepreneur category (3 available) – $80
  • Additional free or reduced admission to GABA SoCal events for one employee (must be entered in GABA’s database) – $100

Corporate Benefits - Details

Maximum of 50 employees

$75/mo, billed at $900/yr

Access:

  • Free or reduced admission to GABA SoCal events for two employees (must be entered in GABA’s database)

Brand Exposure:

  • Job postings on SoCal chapter website, newsletter, Facebook, and LinkedIn two times/year
  • Two news articles on GABA SoCal website per year, plus teaser on GABA newsletter (with link to article on website)
  • Discount on GABA SoCal event sponsorships: 10%

Add Ons:

  • Showcase at a Business Mixer (once per year) – $500
  • Top placement in member directory in Corporate category (3 available) – $180
  • Additional free or reduced admission to GABA SoCal events for one person (must be entered in GABA’s database) – $100

Premium Corporate Membership Benefits - Details

$210/mo, billed at $2500/yr

Access:

  • Invitation to VIP events
  • Free or reduced admission to GABA SoCal events for five employees (must be entered in GABA’s database)

Brand Exposure:

  • Logo display on GABA SoCal & GABA main landing page (under Main Supporters), in randomized order
  • Job postings on SoCal chapter website, newsletter, Facebook, and LinkedIn six times/year
  • Four news articles on GABA SoCal website per year, plus teaser on GABA newsletter (with link to article on website)
  • Discount on GABA SoCal event sponsorships: 20%

Add Ons:

  • Showcase at a Business Mixer (once per year) – $500
  • Top placement on landing pages and in company directory (3 available) – $500
  • Additional free or reduced admission to GABA SoCal events for one employee (must be entered in GABA’s database) – $100

Patron Corporate Membership Benefits - Details

$420/mo, billed at $5000/yr

Thought Leadership:

  • Encouraged to shape a major event or a series of smaller events with GABA. Discounted event sponsorship will be added separately. This could be a mini conference, a conference section or a series of events around one topic area. Typically, the Patron gets input into the topic and speakers and/or can contribute at least one moderator or speaker. All GABA events are informational and present a solid opportunity to show thought leadership in a certain area.

Access:

  • Introduction to GABA SoCal Board
  • Invitation to VIP events
  • Free or reduced admission to GABA SoCal events for an unlimited number of employees (must be entered in GABA’s database)

Brand Exposure:

  • Top placement in company directory of logo on GABA SoCal & GABA main landing pages and in company directory
  • Job postings on SoCal chapter website, newsletter, Facebook, and LinkedIn ten times/year
  • Eight news articles on GABA SoCal website per year, plus teaser on GABA newsletter (with link to article on website)
  • Discount on GABA SoCal event sponsorships: 25%

Add Ons:

Become a Benefactor for an additional $2500/year, which includes the following additional benefits:

  • Invitation to select GABA SoCal Advisory Board networking event
  • Logo on all GABA SoCal newsletters and (most) GABA SoCal mailings
  • First slots in top logo placement on GABA website (2 landing pages plus company directory)
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