Associate Membership Information
Interested in Becoming an Associate Member?

General information

Gain exposure to banks throughout the western United States.


Special Pricing

Attend Western Bankers 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 Western Bankers endorsed vendors.


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


Receive regular WB 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 WB financial institution members as clients. (Or provide written recommendations from three WB financial institution members.)
  • Demonstrate a capital/earnings position that confirms continued growth potential.
  • Have a directly related business which supports WB 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 WB senior management meeting for approval.