Become a Member

MetroIBA is the place for locally-owned independents to come together, make connections, share lessons learned, and conduct business. And we need you!

Benefits of Membership

  • Increased Exposure
  • Targeted Marketing
  • Community Connections
  • Advocacy
  • Education

Cost of Membership

Membership for businesses starts at $190 and is based on number of employees.


Size of organization*

Annual Membership Rate

1 employee

$190

2-9 employees

$290

10+ employees

$390

7+ locations

$1,800

*full time equivalent

Nonprofits can join for $190, and a citizen membership is $50. Sustainer level support starts at $1,200.

If you have questions regarding membership, please contact us at info@metroiba.org

Membership Guidelines

  • A business member is defined as any business that meets the following criteria:
    • Must have their primary place of business in the 7-county Twin Cities Metro Area
    • Must be locally owned, at least 51% by individuals residing within a 75-mile radius of the Minnesota State Capitol
    • Must not be a publicly traded corporation
    • Must be in agreement with the mission and values of MetroIBA
  • An individual member is defined as any person that meets the following criteria:
    • Must not be eligible for business membership
    • Must reside within a 75-mile radius of the Minnesota State Capitol
    • Must be in agreement with the mission and values of the MetroIBA