Membership

Membership in the CNYIBA is open to any business or individual located in the CenterState region (12 counties covering Central and Northern NY State) with an interest in learning about, assisting with, or participating in international business activities.

Membership provides you with access to:

  • One-on-One consultation from our Export Director
  • Discounted and preferential rates on additional export services
  • Priority invitations to special events and trade missions
  • Opportunity to attend exclusive member fly-ins to Washington DC and Albany
  • Discounted entry to CNYIBA events
  • An extensive network of mentors
  • Listing in membership directory with links to their website
  • Participation in community feedback forums
  • News on local success stories and trade developments

The CNYIBA strives to offer programs, services, and benefits that fit the exporting needs of its members.

CNYIBA offers four distinct levels of membership; price is determined by business size and affiliation with our economic development partners.  

            • CNYIBA Alliance Sponsor
            • CNYIBA Alliance Exporter
            • CNYIBA Alliance Services Partner
            • CNYIBA Student Participant

If you have any questions about membership levels, benefits or services contact us at info@cnyiba.net or 315.470.1800.


CNYIBA Alliance Sponsor 

Top level participation and recognition as a key partner and supporter. This level is open to businesses exporting products or services.

  1. Sponsorship recognition in print, website, publications, newsletters, special events
  2. Priority invitations to meet or act as guest speakers, introducers, etc.
  3. Opportunity to co-lead CNY IBA sponsored community forums, special seminars, and etc.
  4. Invitations to Washington for meetings with export policy makers
  5. Free attendance for corporate members at events (up to 3 members per event)
Alliance Sponsor Membership Dues
  • Annual Membership dues $2,000.00 per company
  • Annual Membership dues $1,000.00 for companies that are members of regional organizations noted below ***

    CNYIBA Alliance Exporter

    Organizations wanting to or currently exporting products or services abroad. This is the base membership of the CNY IBA

    1. Free use of Mentorship Program 
    2. Structured Consulting Program (3 Stages) - discounted rate
    3. Customized Consulting Program - discounted rate
    4. Export Consultant's time - 5 hours per year
    5. Discounts to CNYIBA sponsored events
    Alliance Exporter Membership Dues
    • Annual Membership dues $1,000.00 per company
    • Annual Membership dues $ 500.00 for companies that are members of regional organizations noted below ***

    Companies with 15 employees or less. $250.00

    CNYIBA Alliance Services Partner 

    Open to organizations providing services to the Export community. 

    (Examples : Banks, Freight companies, Customs Brokers, CPA's, Attorneys, Insurance companies, Export consultants, Test labs, Translation companies, Travel companies, packaging companies, Economic Development Agencies, etc)
    1. Advertising placement priority and discounts on rates
    2. Opportunity to co-lead CNYIBA sponsored community forums, special seminars, and etc.
    3. Participate in News related to your areas of Trade expertise to membership
    4. Listing of your training Events on the CNYIBA Trade Calendar
    5. Discounts to CNYIBA sponsored events
    Alliance Services Membership Dues
    • Annual Membership dues $1,000.00 per company
    • Annual Membership dues $500.00 for companies that are members of regional organizations noted below ***

    Companies with 15 employees or less. $250.00

    CNYIBA Alliance Student Participant 

    Full Time Student interested in participating in the CNYIBA activities.  Please submit background information to CNYIBA at info@CNYIBA.com.

    1. Opportunity to participate and act as interns or assistants
    2. Student Rate at CNYIBA sponsored events and social functions
    3. Limited to 30 students at any one time, application basis, and work to support Alliance services

    $50.00  Student Participant 

    Membership Applications

    To become a member either:

    1. Click here to download the Mail-in CNYIBA Alliance Exporter Membership Application Form
    2. Click here to download the Mail-in CNYIBA Alliance Service Partner Membership Application Form
    3. E-mail us at info@cnyiba.net

    *** Discount CNYIBA membership rates

    *** Discounts are extended to companies which are existing members of

    • CenterStateCEO
    • MACNY
    • Mohawk Valley EDGE
    • Greater Oswego-Fulton Chamber of Commerce
    • Cayuga Economic Development Agency
    • CenterState Chamber Alliance
    • MedTech Association

    Special category reductions are also available for individuals or small firms such as students, businesses with less than 15 employees, government agencies and non-profit organizations. 

    Member Benefits

    membership services