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ABD Membership has its Benefits


Are you a business owner, business executive or an individual in Columbia, Richmond, or Aiken county who would like to be more “in the know” about local business  news or could you benefit from targeted advertising to other CSRA businesses?

If you answered YES to at least one of these questions, ABD hopes you’ll read on to find out more about our THREE MEMBERSHIP LEVELS.

Our Business Basic Membership: for just $9.99/month (or $99.99/year), you not only gain access to our M-F e-business-newsletter and FULL ACCESS to ALL website articles, you also receive access to our Business Networking Calendar, which lets you know what business events are going on in our territory.  Finally, you will be invited to our monthly business networking events and/or Business Expos, which includes food and drinks. The food and drinks alone are worth the membership fee!!!

Networking events are a membership benefit and tickets are offered on a first come first serve basis.

Gold members are invited first then,
Bronze members will be invited second and, 
Business Basic members are invited third. 

Our Bronze Membership: for just $29.99/month (or $299.99/year), you get the benefits of the Basic Business Membership plus a message on our e-newsletter about you and your business PLU a Listing in our Business Directory and an additional person will gain full access to news on our website!

Our Gold Membership: for just $59.99/month (or $599.99/year), you get the benefits of the BRONZE PLAN and more.  Boardroom Access at ABD’s Headquarters, Full Website Access for 6 people, 3 messages about your business on our enewsletter to be included in an upcoming Publisher’s Note*, and a “Featured Business” listing on our Business Directory. 

* Our e-newsletter is our BEST REAL ESTATE for placing ads. We have over 17,000 subscribers with a 30% open rate. 

We have been told that are Membership rates are quite low, and we realize that. We do expect our Membership rates to go up over time so if you are interested in becoming a Member, you may want to pay for the annual rate to save money AND lock your cost in for a year! 😊