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HandshakeJoining ICBA’s Corporate Membership program is the first step to gain access and visibility to the largest constituency of community banks and decision-makers in the country.

Corporate Members agree that ICBA is the best resource in their outreach strategy to connect to community banks through marketing, advertising, and thought leadership. Corporate members regularly consult with ICBA to develop and implement the most effective community bank marketing strategy.

ICBA produces one daily news-oriented e-newsletter (NewsWatch Today®). Additionally, ICBA produces several e-newsletters and publications monthly on a subscriber basis.  The organization also produces a printed monthly national magazine (Independent Banker®) with a subscription base of over 13,000.  The magazine is also produced in a digital format with over 3,000 subscribers.

ICBA hosts three large meetings per year; a national convention (ICBA Community Banking LIVE®), an advocacy meeting (ICBA Capital Summit) and an educational leadership development summit (Lead FWD).  Each meeting is independently created, has unique content and carries its own brand/look/feel incorporating the ICBA logo.  High-visibility sponsorships are available for Corporate Members at each event! 

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ICBA CORPORATE MEMBERSHIP: $4,995

Corporate Membership is ICBA’s premium affiliation for vendors, offering companies the highest level of recognition, visibility along with the most comprehensive benefits package available. Only corporate members receive a quarterly list of ICBA member banks to enhance prospect engagement throughout the year. First choice of exhibit space and a sizable booth discount at ICBA Community Banking LIVE®, along with a complimentary advertisement profile in ICBA’s Online Solutions Directory, are some of the other exclusive membership features members enjoy.

Membership with ICBA provides the most impressive and significant return-on-investment while increasing your visibility within the community bank market.

Advertising and Media Opportunities

  • Consultations with ICBA marketing specialists to learn best practices for reaching community banks through ICBA advertising and sponsorship
  • 15% discount on advertising in Independent Banker® magazine (print & digital)
  • 15% discount on advertising in ICBA e-newsletters
  • 15% discount on advertising on ICBA website and IndependentBanker.org
  • 15% discount on Independent Banker magazine dedicated e-blast
  • 15% discount on Independent Banker magazine sponsored webinars

Visibility and Exposure

  • Company profile listed in Independent Banker magazine's August membership issue with bonus distribution to every community bank nationwide
  • Opportunity to use five approved statements of ICBA affiliation in your communications with bankers
  • Discounts on computers and supplies through the ICBA / Dell Member Purchasing Plan
  • Company profile listed in ICBA's online solutions directory on www.icba.org (up to 5 solutions categories)
  • Premium listing on ICBA's online solutions directory with company logo, main contact photo, and 150 word company description
  • Access to ICBA's Social Media Monitoring tool
  • Opportunity to participate in multi-vendor Twitter chats hosted by ICBA
  • Re-tweets of your information when using @ICBA and #ICBACorpNews
  • Recognition of membership milestones in ICBA e-newsletters
  • Opportunity to post press releases and other news about your company on ICBA's Industry News web page
  • Consideration for ICBA's Preferred Service Provider (PSP) Program

Exhibiting and Networking

  • Priority selection of exhibit booth at ICBA's annual national convention (ICBA LIVE®)
  • An additional, complimentary full registration with reservation of an exhibit booth at ICBA LIVE
  • Discounted pricing on exhibit booth at ICBA LIVE ($1,400 saving)
  • Discounted pricing on sponsorship opportunities at ICBA LIVE
  • Discounted attendance for ICBA's LEAD FWD Summit with sponsorship
  • Discounted pricing on sponsorship opportunities at ICBA's Capital Summit event

Mailing and List Privileges

  • Opportunity to run targeted direct mail campaign fulfilled through ICBA Mailing Center (call for pricing)
  • Quarterly list of ICBA member banks and decision-makers ($5,000 value)
  • Access to one customized list of ICBA member titles

Industry Knowledge

  • Unlimited subscriptions for your staff to Independent Banker magazine (digital)
  • Unlimited subscriptions for your staff to ICBA e-newsletters (NewsWatch Today, Member Access and IBMag e-news)
  • Access to members-only content on ICBA website
  • Two complimentary subscriptions to Independent Banker magazine (print)

Early Stage Fintech?

If your organization is an early-stage Fintech serving community banks, please reach out to Laura Norrell, Director of Vendor Relations, to learn about ICBA's special pricing program!

 

Successful Corporate Members:

  • Keep their Solutions Directory listing up to date
  • Exhibit at the ICBA LIVE, the largest event for community bankers in the country
  • Share expertise and thought leadership with ICBA member banks through webinars, mail, and other methods proven effective for your organization
  • Follow and interact with ICBA on social media, especially using @ICBA or hashtags such as #ICBACorpNews, #ICBALIVE2020, #independentbanker, and #ICBAthinkTech
  • Remain visible to community banks through consistent outreach, advertising, and educational sponsorships

96%

OF CORPORATE MEMBERS AGREE THAT ICBA IS THE FIRST STOP TO GAIN VISIBILITY WITH COMMUNITY
BANKS.

92%

OF CORPORATE MEMBERS SAY THAT ICBA IS WHERE COMPANIES SHOULD GO TO BUILD PROSPECTS WITH COMMUNITY BANKS.

87%

OF CORPORATE MEMBERS SAY THAT ICBA IS THE #1 TRUSTED RESOURCE FOR INFORMATION AND TRENDS RELATED TO COMMUNITY BANKS AND THE INDUSTRY.