Membership

BECOME A MEMBER of

the Great Lakes Bay Economic Club!

Membership in the club is open to all who have an interest in promoting discussion, debate and appropriate action on the economic issues of our time. Members include men and women in business and industry, in the professions of labor, government and education.

For those returning, we welcome you to another exciting year with the Great Lakes Bay Economic Club.  We hope you will once again join us and take advantage of this unique opportunity to meet with other professionals from the Great Lakes Bay Region representing a wide variety of sectors throughout the business community.

There are a few new options this year.

  1. Our Luncheon Speed Passes are a convenient way to register for all 7 luncheons! By registering and paying ahead of time, you are guaranteed a seat at the table with out the hassle of remembering to register each month.
  2. For Corporate Members we have a speak sponsorship available too! Want to sit with the speaker and have a one minute elevator speech to the group. Contact us today at 989-964-4048 to sponsor one of our speakers.

Membership Options

Corporate Membership $250

    • Membership includes:
        • Discount on monthly luncheons
        • Send up to 10 employees per luncheon
        • A hyperlink to your company page featured on our Partners and Members page
        • Company logo displayed at every luncheon event
        • Bundle Options that include speed passes (all luncheons):
          • $400 Option
              • Corporate Membership
              • 1 Speed Pass* that includes 1 seat for each of the 7 luncheons
          • $500 Option
              • Corporate Membership
              • 2 Speed Passes* that includes 2 seats for each of the 7 luncheons
          • $600 Option
              • Corporate Membership
              • 3 Speed Passes* that includes 3 seats for each of the 7 luncheons

*Speed Passes do not need to be locked in with one employee, each luncheon can have a different employee. This option is only available for Corporate Members.

Professional Membership $75

    • Membership includes:
          • Discount on monthly luncheons
          • Your name and company page mentioned on our Partners and Members page
          • Bundle Option that includes the speed pass (all luncheons):
            • $215
              • Professional Membership
              • 1 Speed Pass that includes 1 seat for each of the 7 luncheons

Retiree Membership $25

    • Membership includes:
        • Discount on monthly luncheons
        • Your name mentioned on our Partners and Members page
        • Bundle Option that includes the speed pass (all luncheons):
          • $165
            • Retiree Membership
            • 1 Speed Pass that includes 1 seat for each of the 7 luncheons

Student Memberships

    • Free luncheons are available to current students. Please contact us at tlblehm@svsu.edu or (989)-964-2881 for more information.

Luncheon Speed Passes

Members Pay* $140
Non-Members Pay $215

Luncheon Speed Passes are only available until September 20, 2017

Luncheon Speed Pass saves you both time and money!

Luncheon Speed Passes are a convenient way to register for all 7 luncheons! By registering and paying ahead of time, you are guaranteed a seat at the table with out the hassle of remembering to register each month. While you do not have to be a member to purchase a Luncheon Speed Pass, those who do purchase a membership will enjoy all the benefits of being a member in addition to the hassle free registration offered by a Luncheon Speed Pass*.

Please see the events page for speaker information, dates, and time

*Members will need a coupon code to receive a discount upon registration. Please contact us to receive the code before registering. Discounts cannot be applied after registration.


Bundle Options

Bundle Options are only available until September 20, 2017

Bundle Options that include speed passes (all luncheons):

$400 Corporate Option

    • Corporate Membership
    • 1 Speed Pass* that includes 1 seat for each of the 7 luncheons

$500 Corporate Option

    • Corporate Membership
    • 2 Speed Passes* that includes 2 seats for each of the 7 luncheons

$600 Corporate Option

    • Corporate Membership
    • 3 Speed Passes* that includes 3 seats for each of the 7 luncheons

*Speed Passes do not need to be locked in with one employee, each luncheon can have a different employee. This option is only available for Corporate Members.

$215 Professional Membership

    • Professional Membership
    • 1 Speed Pass that includes 1 seat for each of the 7 luncheons

$165 Retiree Membership

    • Retiree Membership
    • 1 Speed Pass that includes 1 seat for each of the 7 luncheons

Bundle Options are only available until September 20, 2017


Benefits of Becoming a Member

      • Monthly Membership Meetings – Dynamic and thought provoking meetings are held on the fourth Monday in the months of September through April, excluding December. Meetings are held on the campus of Saginaw Valley State University.
      • Networking – Club membership and active participation in club activities affords the opportunity for intellectual interaction with community leaders throughout the Great Lakes Bay Region.
      • Business Relationships – Create new business relationship and connect with members and guests at pre-meeting networking sessions held before each luncheon.
      • GLBEC Website – Our website provides up-to-date club news, meeting announcements, calendar of events and much more. The site is also available for event online registrations, inquiries or comments.
      • Luncheon Discount – Attend all luncheon meetings at the Member Rate, spouses receive the member rate as well.

Still have questions? Contact the GLBEC Office at tlblehm@svsu.edu or by calling (989)-964-2881. Feel free to contact one of our Board members as well.

Download GLBEC Brochure (Pdf.) Here!