Members of the Illinois Business Education Association enjoy a variety of benefits. The benefits that they enjoy are:

  • Professional Development Opportunities at the Annual Fall Conference including the opportunity to earn PD units for attending the conference
  • A discounted rate for attendance at the Annual Fall Conference
  • Member recognition through the IBEA Professional Awards Program
  • Legislative lobbying activities for business education in Springfield, IL and Washington, D.C.
  • Access to the IBEA Listserv to:
    • network with other current and retired Illinois business educators
    • stay up-to-date with current legislative items related to business education
  • Access to the IBEA Reports newsletter (published 2 times a year -- Fall and Spring)
  • Members Only Area access on the IBEA Website which includes:
    • Access to current articles in the News category
    • News Archive of past articles
    • Sharing articles on Facebook, Twitter, and more.
    • Photo Gallery of past IBEA Conferences
    • Picture directory of IBEA Board Members
    • Past issues of the IBEA Web Gazette
    • Access to Community College Directories, past issues of the IBEA Reports, handouts from all IBEA Fall Conferences from 2003 to present, and old conference publications from 2000-04
    • Access to business meeting minutes from all meetings since June 2009
    • Access to the IBEA history, constitution and bylaws, and lists of award winners for all IBEA awards and more

Additional benefits for Student members include:

  • A discounted rate for attendance at the Annual Fall Conference
  • Scholarship opportunities for undergraduate and graduate level students (2019 scholarship award amount was $5,000)
  • Student stipend program to help defray the cost of the Annual Fall Conference (up to 10 awarded each year)

Join YOUR professional organization today to remain at the forefront of your profession by expanding your opportunities for professional growth and development.

Click the following link to join/renew your membership in IBEA: Create Member Account