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Membership Benefits

Membership Benefits:

  • Grow your business and connect with other local business owners/An instant network of clients
  • Access to programs to help you become more profitable and have less impact on the environment

  • Discount participation in networking events, educational meetings, and initiatives
  • Teach and learn from a community of like-minded local business owners who share your challenges and your vision for success!

  • FREE consultation and exclusive discounts and access to affinity partnerships

  • Opportunity to co-host events with Forward Ever
  • Discount website/banner opportunities reaching thousands of supporters 
  • Business listing in our online business directory featuring product photos with link to your website

  • Promote your events on the Forward Ever website

  • Low-cost cooperative marketing opportunities in print, radio and other media

  • Eligible to be featured in Success Stories section of the Forward Ever website

  • Member-to-member Communities of Practice (CoP's) 

  • We advocate on your behalf for government policies that favor independent local businesses and farms, promote economic equity, and protect the environment

  • Access to member resources provided by the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE)

  • Forward Ever e-Newsletter

 Simple Ways to Leverage your Localness:

  • Earn a featured profile for your business in our city wide campaigns, website, and newsletter by joining our movement
  • Feature the Forward Ever name and logo on your business cards, shelf tags, advertisements, website, and fleet vehicles