WBA Strategic Partners and Affiliates


Would you like to deepen your engagement with WBA’s membership? The WBA will work with you to determine your objectives and help you chose the best return on investment for your company’s marketing budget. We have many opportunities to connect your business offering to our member banks and we will work with you to customize a plan that meets your goals. Our mission is to provide resources and innovative solutions that will help our members prosper and grow.

Endorsed Partners

WBA’s Endorsed Partners program identifies the vendor with the highest quality products and services in a service category. Partners are selected based on their ability to meet our high expectations for product and service quality.

Click here to view our toolkit and learn how to become an endorsed partner today!

Chairman | Capital Circle

As a member of WBA’s Chairman or Capital Circles, you can maximize your visibility and demonstrate your expertise with your target audiences while enjoying increased access to programs and premium level sponsorships.

Affiliate Members

If you provide products and services to the banking market, become an affiliate member and gain exposure to the nearly 200 commercial banks, industrial loan companies, savings and loans and trust companies that are members of the WBA.

Benefits of non-bank member affiliation with the WBA include:

Benefits Endorsed Partners Chairman | Capital Circle Affiliate Member
Event Registrations Included with sponsorship; number varies depending upon sponsor option Included with sponsorship; number varies with
sponsor option
10% discount
Website Featured on Endorsed Partners landing page, detailed company/product
description, links to marketing collateral, white papers, etc.
Company/product description on WBA landing page with contact information Listed by product/
service offered
Sponsor/Exhibit Opportunities at each event; and as outlined in the endorsed partner
Opportunities at each event; event selection
determined at annual planning meeting
Opportunities at
each event
Webinar Complimentary product demonstration webinar and priority participation for
topical webinars as outlined in endorsed partner agreement
Topics will be considered during annual
planning meeting
Article Promotion Priority consideration for publication in o WBA/CBA outlets Advance consideration for publication
depending upon the topic
Speaking Opportunities Priority consideration at annual events and education programs Topics and subject matter experts consideration
during annual planning meeting
Sales Support Coordinated, strategic sales support, pipeline calls and member referrals N/A N/A
Marketing Support Outlined in-depth within endorsed partner agreement, and include targeted
email campaigns, subject matter articles published on website and social
media exposure

To learn more please contact Michael Peterson, VP of strategic partners, at mpeterson@westernbankers.com or (916) 438-4448.