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BEDC Membership Levels & Benefits

At BEDC, we offer two distinctive membership levels, each with its own set of advantages:

1. General Membership

  • Attendance at four strategically curated meetings annually.
  • The privilege of designating up to (4) liaisons who will represent your esteemed company at these meetings.
  • Weekly access to our Government Calendar to stay updated every Monday.
  • Exclusive delivery of the News Around BTown newsletter every Friday, brimming with member updates, community perspectives, local and state economic developments, and compelling articles.

2. Board Membership

  • Elevate your membership to the prestigious Board level, enjoying all the privileges of General Membership and added access to the top executives in our community.
  • Attend an impressive total of eleven meetings each year, including delectable meals.
  • Secure a coveted spot at our most sought-after events, such as the BEDC Annual Meeting in February and the State of the Bloomington Regional
  • Economy meeting in June. These events fill up quickly, and Board Members enjoy advanced reservation privileges.
  • Empower up to four liaisons to represent your company at meetings, collectively wielding (1) vote at board meetings.
  • Play a pivotal role by offering feedback on key economic development initiatives that shape our community's future.

But that's not all. In 2023, we introduce a new and unique member benefit:

BEDC Small Talk Sessions

Small Talk Sessions are not your typical meeting — it's an immersive experience designed to foster collaboration within our esteemed membership. Each month, a select group of 12 to 20 members will come together for these enriching encounters.

But there's one more invaluable resource to enhance your BEDC journey:

Quarterly & Annual Reviews

Keep a finger on the pulse of your BEDC investment by perusing our Quarterly & Annual Reviews at These meticulously compiled reviews offer a comprehensive overview of current memberships, ongoing BEDC projects, and detailed insights into our Business Retention, Attraction & Retention efforts.

Partner Spotlight program 

The "Partner Spotlight" program highlights our member organizations' invaluable contributions to our community's economic vitality. Each week, we will feature a different member organization on our LinkedIn Page, showcasing their commitment to fostering economic growth and prosperity in our community.

We are thrilled at the prospect of welcoming you into our esteemed community. Let me know if you have further questions.

Joining the BEDC is not just a membership; it's a gateway to a dynamic network of opportunities while supporting the efforts to create a sustainable economy for all. Let's explore these exciting avenues together!

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