Become a WABA Business Member

All over the country, businesses are celebrating the importance of bicycling in creating healthy, happy, more connected communities. Bicycling promotes physical, mental, and environmental health, supports independent businesses, reduces traffic and pollution, and provides a recreational outlet for one in three Americans. WABA Business Members are a network of local businesses who believe in WABA’s vision of making bicycling safer, easier, and more accessible for everyone in the DC region.

Join WABA as a Business Member and invest in the long term health of the region, while connecting to customers, employees, and the WABA audience.

WABA Business Membership Levels

WABA has led regional advocacy for better bicycling for 50 years and prides itself on being the voice for safer streets for all. Being a part of WABA’s business membership will allow businesses and organizations to build strong connections with the DC region bicycling community. 

All levels of WABA Business Membership include: 

  • 2 Classic Level individual memberships;
  • 1 monthly listing in Events Hub (our monthly events newsletter sent to over 55,000 WABA members and supporters);
  • Quarterly keep in touch newsletter on current WABA events and news;
  • Discounts on private education classes; and 
  • Opportunity to participate in WABA’s member extras program. 

Plus, add on additional benefits at each level:

Supporter Level: $250 (Choose 1 additional benefit below)

  • Quarterly social media posting (Facebook – 14k followers; Instagram – 2.5k followers; and Twitter – 12.4k followers)
  • Access to Ask a Bike Expert Email – have your biggest biking and commuting questions answered by a WABA biking expert

Member Level: $500 (Choose 2 additional benefits below)

  • Quarterly social media posting (Facebook – 14k followers; Instagram – 2.5k followers; and Twitter – 12.4k followers)
  • 2 additional Digital Level individual memberships
  • Access to Ask a Bike Expert Email – have your biggest biking and commuting questions answered by a WABA biking expert

Advocate Level: $1000 (Choose 2 additional benefits below)

  • 6 social media postings (Facebook – 14k followers; Instagram – 2.5k followers; and Twitter – 12.4k followers)
  • 3 blogs on WABA website (over 6,500 views per month)
  • 2 additional Classic Level individual memberships
  • Everyday Biking Webinar (virtual biking education class)
  • 2 Advocacy consulting hours – meet with top WABA advocacy advisors on pressing issues for your organization

Local Leader Level: $2500 (Choose 3 additional benefits below)

  • 6 social media postings (Facebook – 14k followers; Instagram – 2.5k followers; and Twitter – 12.4k followers)
  • 3 blogs on WABA website (over 6,500 views per month)
  • 8 additional Classic Level individual memberships
  • Everyday Biking Webinar (virtual biking education class) 
  • 2 Advocacy consulting hours – meet with top WABA advocacy advisors on pressing issues for your organization

Community Champion Level: $5000 (Choose 3 additional benefits below)

  • 10 social media postings (Facebook – 14k followers; Instagram – 2.5k followers; and Twitter – 12.4k followers)
  • 4 blogs on WABA website (over 6,500 views per month)
  • 10 additional Classic Level individual memberships
  • 2 virtual education classes or 1 on bike education class
  • 4 Advocacy consulting hours – meet with top WABA advocacy advisors on pressing issues for your organization

Other Opportunities as a Business Member:

Build a Bike Friendly Workplace through Employee Education:

Beyond WABA business membership, you can show your employees that you value biking as part of your company culture by empowering them to ride safely and easily. A great way to achieve this is through WABA’s customizable Everyday Bicycling Seminars and Commuting 101 Rides.

Everyday Bicycling Seminar:

About:

The Everyday Bicycling Seminar is a one hour presentation designed to introduce the basics of how to safely and easily fit biking into your daily life.

What you get:

  • Customized Everyday Bicycling Seminar experience for your employees.
  • Tips on topics like getting the bike that’s right for you, making sure your bike is in good working order, understanding safe riding principles and rules of the road and trail, and carrying the things you need to carry.
  • Conversations around existing office resources for bike commuting (like bike parking or organized groups).
  • Contextualizing your office location in relation to existing bike infrastructure.
  • Hyper-local resources including maps and community groups.

Duration: 60 minutes

45 minute presentation, 15 minutes for questions

WABA can accommodate weekday daytime and evening presentations.

Size: Up to 50 people

Cost: $1,000 (nonprofit and government discounts available)

Commuting 101 Ride:

About:

The Commuting 101 rides tackle different skills that riders use to commute and get around the region. These rides are always fun, but they’re also a safe space for your employees to learn and practice riding in real-world situations with expert instructors ready to answer all their questions. The ride is tailored to riders’ needs and can dovetail with Everyday Bicycling Seminar content. 

What you get:

  • Tailored Commuting 101 Ride for your employees
  • Custom route based on your employee’s skill level, comfort, desired outcomes, and desired start and end location.
  • Comprehensive route planning, cue sheet creation, test riding, and digital route creation.
  • Bike safety checks, best riding practices, and bike and helmet fitting.
  • Quality riding time with expert instructors to answer their city riding questions.
  • Fun and safe riding experience.

Duration: 60-90 minutes

WABA can accommodate weekday daytime and evening rides.

Size: Up to 30 people

Cost: $2,500 (nonprofit and government discounts available)

WABA will help secure bikes and helmets for those who need them Best of Both:

The best way to make your employees truly jazzed about biking to work is to offer both off-bike and on-bike learning experiences. If you schedule both an Everyday Bicycling Seminar and a Commuting 101 ride, the cost is $3,000 for private employers and $1,750 for non-profits.

To learn more and customize your employee package please contact Akyra Davis, Events & Partnerships Coordinator at business@waba.org or 202-970-4425 ext 33. 

Offer WABA Members some “Member Extras”

As a business member, you can offer “extras” to our nearly 5,000 WABA members. All levels of WABA Business Members can connect with the WABA audience and create new customers by offering savings to WABA members.

For more information, email our Events & Partnership Coordinator, Akyra Davis.

Sponsor a WABA Event

As a WABA Business Member, you are have the opportunity to sponsor our events and educational efforts, and engage with the WABA audience.

WABA’s events are more than just bike rides. We offer both on-bike and off-bike event sponsorship opportunities to help your business reach your target audience. Whether it’s sponsoring our annual Vision Zero Summit or The 50 States Ride, we work with each business member to combine their year-round exposure with outstanding event sponsorship experiences. For more information, email our Events & Partnership Coordinator, Akyra Davis.

Have a great idea about other ways we could work together? So do we! Whether you’re interested in making your office more bike friendly, or increasing your digital exposure to the WABA audience, we work with you to achieve your company’s goals.

For more information about WABA Business Membership, building a bike friendly business, offering WABA members an extra, and event sponsorship, contact WABA’s  Events & Partnership Coordinator, Akyra Davis at business@waba.org or 202-970-4425 ext. 33

Thank you to our Business Members:

Corporate Partners

Community Champions

 

Local Leaders

  

 

 

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