Thank you for being a member of the NBA in 2020 or considering becoming a new member. As we navigate our new normal, NBA activities in 2021 will reflect public safety concerns limiting attendance at live events. We are hoping that some of our annual events may return live in 2021 but we hope you take a moment to review some of our NEW virtual benefits & approaches that will continue to help us provide maximum exposure for your business and connect with the Newtown Community as well as the high quality marketing and connections we have always offered to our members.
Zoom Meetings: We continue to stay connected as members via Zoom Breakfast Meetings with informative guest speakers & via Zoom evening Business Card Exchanges for casual networking fun. As a member you can gain additional exposure by hosting or sponsoring a zoom meeting.
NBA Partner Sponsorship Program
Designed for those companies seeking maximum business exposure via the NBA . We have reduced the cost to $1000 (renewing 2020 Partners will receive a special loyalty package) while creating an exciting new approach for 2021 using marketing communications that are more digitally based with Live Spotlights, Facebook posts, email blasts, increased website presence, podcasts & more! Details online.
EXPOSURE VIA www.NewtownBA.org
Our mobile-friendly site is a powerful promotional tool for your business. NBA’s online directory has traffic that will help you be found & potentially increase your SEO. Our site provides exciting business & community content that attracts thousands of visitors including podcasts & videos available to the public and allow you an opportunity to share your knowledge. During Covid-19 members are encouraged to submit info regarding: Current Ways to Shop & Special Orders, so that we can promote online to the public.
FREE listing in 2021 Community Guide
This annual Newtown Community Guide & Directory is mailed to all homes + businesses in Newtown in March & distributed throughout the year. We also have an online version with links to members websites from their ads. Members benefit from discounted ad pricing. You must be a member by 2/1/21 for a listing & ad must be purchased by that date.
COMMUNICATION Tools & Resources
On our website you can learn from our archived videos and podcasts including, Coaches on Couches, All Around Newtown & NBA Business School Podcasts. Better yet - as a member - sign up to be featured! The NBA monthly E-Newsletter reaches over 2500+ in the community which include member’s information and NBA events and programs.
Lastly, take advantage of the many tools members can access on our site:
- Customize / edit your profile page
- Submit info to “Member’s News”
- One click to message all members
- Download addresses for mailings
- Purchase sponsorships
- Register for virtual events
- Upload logo & coupons
- Find Member to Member discounts
- Sign up to volunteer on projects
- List or review job openings
- Use online Community Guide
- Purchase low cost Co-op ads
VIRTUAL EVENT Participation
During 2021 look for exciting and creative virtual events that you can be a part of, as well as sponsor, for great exposure to the local community. In 2020 the newly formed Emerging Leaders group introduced our first Virtual Expo, providing a FREE virtual booth to all members, as well as a Virtual Scavenger Hunt.
SOCIAL MEDIA keeps the NBA in Front
Benefit from traffic to our ever growing social media presence with Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn & more. Submit your information to be posted & shared. Watch live video with content featuring NBA businesses and members on our Facebook page. 3600+ followers continue to use our Facebook page to stay up to date with our community & member businesses. Easy access links to all NBA social media can be found at NewtownBA.org.
CLICK HERE for a flyer with benefit details.
If you cannot join online, you download a printable application. Check can be mailed - with membership form to:
c/o Robert Small & Associates, One South State Street, Newtown, PA 18940.
New members who join for 2021 after September 1, 2020 will receive membership for the remainder of 2020 as well!