Membership with CABB provides a variety of membership services for:

REGULAR 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.
  • A complete set of professional standard forms designed jointly by attorneys and Business Brokers exclusively for the Business Brokerage profession. The forms include a representation agreement (listing form), purchase agreement for business assets, stock purchase agreement, disclosure forms for both buyers and sellers and many more. 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.
  • A comprehensive course designed for all Business Brokers in California. This 2-day course, titled, Introduction to California Business Brokerage (CABB 101), will be offered three to four times a year in both Northern and Southern California. Payment is required for all new members who have not taken this course in the past.
  • The opportunity to obtain the designation of Certified Business Broker (CBB ). This designation shows that you have completed certain courses, attended CABB conferences and workshops, have completed deals in the industry and have obtained understanding and knowledge of how to help clients buy and sell businesses. It also shows that you have complied with CABB’s strict code of ethics.
  • Conference: Discount to 2-Day Annual Statewide Conference offered including top speakers, presentations, roundtable discussions and opportunity to meet with industry sponsors.
  • Education: Monthly Cabbinars ( webinars) to learn about  industry topics and new ways to improve your practice.Plus, weekly emails including tips & relevant stories.
  • Regional Networking: Quarterly member meetings to exchange listings, network with other Business Brokers and listen to professional speakers on topics relating to Business Brokerage.
  • CABB Members Listserv: Communicate quickly and easily with fellow CABB members.
  • Newsletter: Receive monthly newsletter and keep up to date with the industry.
  • CABBinars: Access past webinar recordings through Member Dashboard.
  • Legal Assistance: CABB members receive a free initial consultation with an experienced attorney who understands our industry.
  • 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!
  • NEW! Effective August 1, 2017, all CABB regular members and corporate individual membership now include IBBA Membership: A full membership with IBBA including all the IBBA membership benefits including:
    • 20 FREE BizMiner Industry Financial Reports ($1,900 value)
    • UNLIMITED ACCESS to PeerComps database and valuation tool ($600 value), one of the top done-deal databases for business brokers
    • UNLIMITED ACCESS to Business Reference Guide Online ($199 value), a valuable tool to learn about different industries and their Rules of Thumb for pricing
    • Discounted E&O – Professional Liability Insurance for Business Brokerage Firms or Individuals
    • Savings on membership with International Franchise Professionals Group
    • 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!

AFFILIATE MEMBERS

  • Exposure to Sellers & Buyers: Your contact information listed on CABB’s Affiliates web page so that other members and prospective clients can easily find you!
  • Conference: Discount to 2-Day Annual Statewide Conference offered including top speakers, presentations, roundtable discussions and opportunity to meet with industry sponsors.
  • CABBinars: Access past webinar recordings through Member Dashboard.
  • Newsletter: Receive monthly newsletter and keep up to date with the industry.

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