Join the WBA


The WBA offers membership at different levels. Irrespective of your membership level, the WBA is your voice in Whatcom County. Whether you are a small or large business, private or public, in any industry or niche market, our mission is to support a positive business environment and provide a vast communications network to address issues concerning your business.

Join us as we:

  • Bring together some of the most successful business people in Whatcom County to identify and discuss the ideas, trends, issues, and opportunities most important to the business community.
  • Build a support structure of thoughtful Whatcom County business people interested in preserving existing jobs and creating new ones.
  • Gather input from businesses in every industry to find how we can best serve their needs and assist in removing obstacles that might be impacting their success negatively.
  • Host speakers, seminars, and other special events to bring information, resources, and networking opportunities to local businesses.
  • Publish information to inform, educate and promote our community and the businesses that make our community a great place to live.
  • Act as a sounding board for businesses and a place where creative solutions can be addressed.
  • Work with local governments to improve the business climate by identifying issues that stifle job creation and business success.
  • Provide helpful information and resources to start-ups, existing companies and companies interested in locating to Whatcom County.
  • Create many opportunities to connect the movers and shakers of the business community.

Annual Membership Levels

Presidents Club Member                                                     $5,000
Platinum Member Benefits+

  • Invitation to exclusive Presidents Club events
  • Priority opportunity for event sponsorship
  • Preferred seating for all events
  • Company E-message to WBA membership 4x/year
  • Banner ad (728x90pixels) in WBA newsletter 1x/month

Platinum Member                                                                  $2,500
Gold Member Benefits+

  • Company or staff profile in monthly WBA newsletter
  • Ad on WBA website

Gold Member                                                                         $1,000
Silver Member Benefits+

  • Access to title sponsorship of WBA events
  • Invitation to exclusive VIP events
  • Member News listing in monthly WBA newsletter

Silver Member                                                                       $500
Bronze Member benefits+

  • Access to be a co-sponsor at WBA events
  • Priority registration for tours/events with limited capacity

Bronze Member (5 or fewer employees)                              $250

  • WBA window cling and use of WBA logo in marketing materials
  • Access to table sponsorship at WBA events
  • Posting of company news on WBA website

Individual Member                                                                $100

  • 10% discount on Business Pulse advertising/free subscriptions
  • Invitation to members-only events
  • Login to the online WBA Member Center
  • Access to free Notary Services

Community prosperity does not exist without business success. Become part of the Whatcom Business Alliance. Join us today!