Membership with CABB provides a variety of membership services.

Education Courses

designed for all Business Brokers in California. CABB offers a variety of courses that cover topics for the beginner broker as well as topics for veterans.

The Certified Business Broker

(CBB) certification is a privileged designation that identifies an experienced and dedicated business broker.

Professional Standard Forms

designed jointly by attorneys and Business Brokers exclusively for the Business Brokerage profession. The forms are copyright protected and are available only to individual members of CABB. Non-member agents working under the broker member are not eligible for use of CABB forms.

E&O Insurance & Training Program Discounts

provided by CABB Affiliate Members.

A Business Listing Service

that gives members access to several hundred-business opportunities, which are currently being marketed by regular members. Regular members can add any listings to the listing exchange for which they are the listing agent, at no additional charge.

Best Practice Groups

Join a CABB Best Practice Group to connect with other CABB members to share knowledge and best practices.

Connections and Networking

Access to CABB Members Listserv to communicate quickly and easily with fellow CABB members.

Exposure to Sellers & Buyers

Your contact information is listed on the CABB website, Find A Broker feature so that other members and prospective clients can easily find you!

Legal Assistance

CABB members receive a free initial consultation with an experienced attorney who understands our industry.

IBBA Membership

A full membership with IBBA including all the IBBA membership benefits including:

  • 15 FREE BizMiner Industry Financial Reports ($1,095 value)
  • UNLIMITED ACCESS to Business Reference Guide Online ($250 value), a valuable tool to learn about different industries and their Rules of Thumb for pricing
  • Access to the ValuSource Market Comps database (formerly known as the IBA Market Data), which contains over 37,000 transactions in 800 industries. A $640 annual retail value, yours free as an IBBA member!
  • Savings on membership with International Franchise Professionals Group
  • Free access to V-Rooms, a Virtual Data Room for Business Brokers ($2,800 value)
  • IBBA Member-only prices to IBBA University
  • IBBA Member pricing to conferences, classes, Education Summit, Webinars and discounted services
  • Opportunity to become a Certified Business Intermediary (CBI), the top Main Street business broker credential
  • + Much More!

Professional Development and Support

Access to monthly CABBinars, past CABBinar recordings, monthly newsletters to keep you up to date with the industry, member-only resources, and tools, and receive discounted pricing to CABB courses, annual meetings, seminars, and other educational events to help you learn, grow, and advance in your profession.

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