Why join IBA?
Throughout the last few years the beverage industry has faced many challenges battling beverage taxes and other harmful legislation that would impact your business, your employees and the industry as a whole. By joining the Illinois Beverage Association you are no longer fighting an uphill battle on your own. You will be part of a united front backed by a comprehensive team fighting to protect your interests.
AS A MEMBER YOU WILL GAIN:
A dedicated government affairs team that is working every day to fight for you. Our team goes right to the source, engaging directly with local and statewide lawmakers to educate them on the strong economic impact of the beverage industry in Illinois.
A strong coalition of allies with collective interests in the manufacturing, retail, hospitality and entertainment industries. We make it our mission to find and unite our advocates in order to create an unstoppable voice for the industry.
A modern communications and media relations team aggressively promoting the benefits of your industry and addressing myths or misinformation often promoted by special interests.
In an industry comprised of many challenges, our success is only as great as our members. We are proud to represent producers, franchise companies and suppliers from around the state. Your membership guarantees a strong, local voice for Illinois’ beverage industry as we continue the fight ahead.
AN ASSOCIATION THAT FIGHTS FOR YOU
You Are Not Alone
You are part of a coalition of a wide-variety of business, restaurant, industry and retail establishments throughout Illinois that together create a strong, collective voice to bring about change.
Strength in Numbers
As a member your business gains vital industry representation and dedicated staff in constant contact with members of the industry.
Members are invited to the annual Lobby Day consisting of legislative and regulatory briefings with key government officials and representatives in Springfield.
Stay in the Know
Members stay current on breaking news, legislative updates and industry trends through weekly and quarterly updates.