SBCBC Membership Benefits

Fiscal/Membership Year July 1, 2023 – June 30, 2024

2024 Member Benefit Levels

Joining the San Benito County Business Council comes with a range of membership benefits. Members gain access to valuable networking opportunities, exclusive business events, and collaborative platforms, fostering connections with fellow business leaders. Additionally, members stay informed about local economic trends and policy developments, contributing to their business growth and success. The council provides a unified voice for businesses, actively advocating for their interests and ensuring representation in the broader community. Overall, membership in the San Benito County Business Council offers a comprehensive support system, helping businesses thrive through collaboration, knowledge-sharing, and advocacy.

Sponsoring Member
(voting)

$2500

  • Sponsorship recognition at events and in E-News, local action alerts
  • Invitation to attend small group round-table discussions with elected officials
  • Limited, on-call local public affairs diligence and business development support from Executive Director Kristina Chavez Wyatt
  • Complimentary luncheons for up to 3 representatives
  • Includes $1500, 100% tax deductible contribution to the Business Council Economic Vitality Fund at the Community Foundation for San Benito Co.
  • + $250 annual voluntary lunch contribution *

Associate Member
(voting)

$1000

  • E-News, local action alerts
  • Complimentary luncheons for 1 representative
  • + $250 annual voluntary lunch contribution *

Government/Agency Member
(Non-voting)

$1000

  • E-News, local action alerts
  • Complimentary luncheons for up 3 representative(s) executive staff/board members/elected oficials

Non-Profit Member
(Non-voting)

$500

  • E-News, local action alerts
  • Complimentary luncheons for 1 representative
  • + $250 annual voluntary lunch contribution*

$30/Guest Monthly Lunch Fee for Prospective Members, Additional Guests

Lunch is complimentary for State & Federal elected officials and their representatives.

Additional representatives, guests and prospective members are encouraged and welcome to attend our luncheon meetings at $30 or more depending on the cost of the event. Please contact President Jim Gillio (jim@centralagsupply.net / 408.422.3308) or Executive Director Kristina Chavez Wyatt (kristina@sbcbusinesscouncil.com / 831.524.0408) with questions.


* As offered by an overwhelming majority of our members in our 2021 annual survey, we have added an annual, voluntary contribution of $250 to assist in supporting the cost of hosting our lunches and event for members and guests (elected officials, regional VIPs). Thank you in advance for your support as this line item comprises approximately 1/3 of our organizational budget and allows us to continue to grow our participation from elected officials, staff and special guests.

Our Core Objectives

promoting economic development and business growth in the region

In 2023, in response to the feedback of members, our goals and general progress are as follows:

  • Retention, expansion, job creation and growth of existing businesses.
  • Support development of EDC 2023-2028 CEDS – Supporting new business attraction.
  • Infrastructure: Measure G Implementation – road and highway improvements, broadband, energy, education, housing, water & wastewater, tackling blight & litter.
  • Building relations with elected officials, staff, regional organizations, community.

Continually striving to be an active convener and the most effective, respected and “common sense” voice for building a sustainable future in San Benito County.