Associate Membership Information
Interested in Becoming an Associate Member?

General information

Gain exposure to banks throughout the western United States.

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

Special Pricing

Attend WBA conferences at discounted membership rates, and receive preferred member rates for conference sponsorships and publication advertising. Associate members are also eligible to take advantage of members-only strategic partner discounts, from a number of WBA endorsed vendors.

Exposure

Build important relationships with banking industry colleagues. Your company’s name, category of service and contact information will be listed in WBA’s online resource directory. Plus, we often look to our affiliate members as a key resource for speaker opportunities at WBA events.

Insight

Receive regular WBA communications about important industry issues from a number of sources including the e-newsletters, WesternBanker Magazine (bi-monthly) and Regulatory Compliance Bulletins.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Associate membership is open to any person, corporation, partnership or association which provides significant services to the banking industry within the Western region on an ongoing basis. Affiliate members are subject to senior management approval.
  • Have at least three WBA financial institution members as clients. (Or provide written recommendations from three WBA financial institution members.)
  • Demonstrate a capital/earnings position that confirms continued growth potential.
  • Have a directly related business which supports WBA member-eligible financial institutions.

If you would like to apply for associate membership, please fill out and submit the application form

Your application will be reviewed and submitted to the next WBA senior management meeting for approval.