Independent Association of Businesses
(IAB) Independent Association of Businesses is a national leading trade association that advances the interests of America's independent small business owners and the self employed. Founded in 1982, IAB is a non-profit, 501(c)6 designated business organization. For three decades, IAB promotes higher efficiency and greater effectiveness by improving the environment of over thirty million small business owners and the self employed in the US.
IAB was chartered in Washington D.C. and maintains a corporate office on Pennsylvania Avenue at the center of the nation’s capitol. Additionally, IAB utilizes administrative offices located in Arlington,Texas in the center of the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex.
Recognized as America’s Premier Membership Association, IAB is a leader of innovative access to valuable resources, education, research, advocacy and additional business privileges. Acknowledged by directly representing more than a million members and receiving prestigious commendation from state and federal officials for the ability to educate and advance the growth of small businesses and the self employed.
Privileges provided through membership include:
Gaining Access to IAB Benefits
Explore your premier access to a consortium of benefits to use at no cost or to save money.
Learning with Small Business News, Tools and Resources
Stay up to date with the latest information and learn how to become an independent successful business owner.
Growing with the IAB Members Only Community
All members are granted access to an exclusive forum to increase visibility, participate in variety of timely topics, social media marketing and learn how to save money on discounts for your company and your employees. Members have the opportunity to market their business and develop additional contacts in a tailored environment.
Advocating with Legislators
Share your ideas and concerns about current business conditions. IAB works as an advocate with legislators to communicate ideas that improve the small business marketplace and make it stronger.