If you’re ready to make new connections, learn new skills and grow your small business, one of the smartest moves you can make is joining a local small business association. But with so many options to choose from and so little time in your day, it’s important to select the small business association (or associations—no one says you can’t join more than one!) that will be most beneficial for you.
Here’s a closer look at various small business associations you might be considering.
Other than cost, there’s really no downside to joining any small business association—and landing one customer as a result of the group can easily outweigh any costs. To choose the best group for you, consider what your goals are, where your customers are and which of the many organizations available to you will best help you find customers and achieve your goals.