Benefits of Membership

6 Good Reasons to Become an NJBIA Member

1. Access to Top-Rated NJ Auto Insurance

NJBIA members and their employees enjoy exclusive eligibility to apply for personal auto insurance coverage with New Jersey Manufacturers Insurance Co. (NJM). NJM is top-rated nationally for its auto insurance program and pays dividends annually to its policyholders.  In addition, employees also have access to personal homeowners insurance and employers can apply for both commercial vehicle and workers compensations insurance.

Why NJM?

  • History of Dividends - NJM has a long history of paying dividends to its policyholders, with nearly $6 billion in dividends paid since 1918. In 2015, personal auto policyholders enjoyed an average of $229 in dividends.

2. Other Money-Saving Benefits

Our members save money and manage costs by taking advantage of members-only programs designed to cut their shipping, energy and credit card processing costs.

  • Shipping Program – Save up to 36% with UPS on your small package shipments and at least 75% on your less-than-truckload (150 lbs. or more) freight shipments with UPS Freight, YRC Freight, FedEx Freight & Estes.
  • Payment Technology Program – Priority Payments Local is offering NJBIA Members the lowest possible rates the company can offer on credit card processing and merchant services.
  • Energy Management – NJBIA members can manage their electricity costs with Direct Energy, NJBIA's preferred energy supplier.  

  • Office Depot – NJBIA members save 10% off the web price on more than 30,000 office supplies through the Office Depot Partner Program. Helping you save while working better in your office, home, school, or car. Set up your discount account to begin shopping and saving online or in the store today!  

  • Disability Insurance with Arch - A new partnership to help save on your state mandated disability insurance with special discounts to NJBIA members. Receive information about this program.

  • RFP Watch – NJBIA members can subscribe to RFP Watch, an online database sharing thousands of procurement opportunities in NJ and surrounding states, for only $25 per year (reg. $295)

3. Valuable Information

As an NJBIA member, you receive timely and practical information to help you meet the challenge of doing business in New Jersey. This information can be found on the members-only pages of our website and in our regular print and electronic communications. Members get:

  • Statewide business news before it makes the headlines
  • Practical information to  help you deal with  NJ laws and regulations
  • Significant discounts on NJBIA’s renowned New Jersey-specific compensation & benefit guides
  • Strategies to avoid costly legal pitfalls
  • Business-development opportunities
  • Access to grants, low-interest loans and tax incentives
  • Discounts on NJBIA’s B2B seminars
  • New Jersey Business Magazine
  • New Jersey Business Today
  • Free webinars

4. Powerful Business Advocate

Our government affairs staff is the largest and most influential of any business organization in the state. Our lobbyists, who work exclusively for NJBIA members, fight anti-business legislation that would raise the cost of doing business as well as push for laws and regulations that will help your business grow. NJBIA is your connection to state government leadership.

5. Networking and Connections

NJBIA gives you many opportunities to network with your industry peers, business leaders and government decision makers. Networking opportunities include:

  • Member Networking Breakfasts – Held throughout the state to provide a forum for information exchange and learning.  (Free for NJBIA members)
  • County ELC Meetings – Meet monthly with other business associates in your county and hear from legislators, cabinet officials, and other decision makers.
  • Events & Seminars – Meet face-to-face with industry peers, business leaders and government decision makers at one or more of NJBIA’s 30 annual events, including our “Meet the Decision Makers" breakfasts and our B2B seminars.
  • Awards Programs – Connect with winners while celebrating the best NJBIA members have to offer.
  • Policy Committees – Network with your industry peers on one or more of NJBIA’s nine policy committees, which meet periodically on specific policy areas, including employment and labor law, healthcare, environmental regulation, and taxation.
  • Join the conversations with NJBIA on our Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn social media sites.   

6. Prompt, Personal Assistance

If you're a member, you can call on us anytime at 609-393-7707. You can use our staff as an extension of your staff to get answers to questions. The NJBIA team has a depth and breadth of experience and expertise unmatched by any other business organization in the state. We can be your all-in-one guide to the “ins-and-outs” of doing business in New Jersey. Why wait? 

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