Now 23 years later, the MDBA is still going strong. It offers and gives access to a variety of different benefits and services to its members. By joining members can improve areas of their business such as networking, advertising opportunities, information gathering and social events.
Members can expect a number of benefits from the MDBA such as:
Networking with other members
Members Voice becomes louder as part of an Association with representation on Local & State Government issues
Direct access to CoSBA (Combined Small Business Alliance of WA Inc.)
Support for members business including informing and referring other businesses to each other
Informative and entertaining networking events
Constant updates on topics that could affect or influence members business decisions
Membership involvement in giving advice and suggestions on how to improve the MDBA for all members
Membership fees are Tax Deductible
The MDBA helps host numerous events throughout the year with members receiving a discounted price. The benefits from these events are:
Networking opportunities – Members get a chance to network with other members and special guests
Promoting local business through location, catering, guest speakers and sponsorship
Winning Business Awards that can be displayed at members businesses and have their success recognised in the community.
A social night out
Events that we assist are:
Breakfast Club – with a special guest speaker at each event.
Annual Awards Night– Not only is this a great night out but it provides an opportunity for networking, advertising and recognition of achievement.
Sundowners – Members of the Association have the opportunity to host a sundowner. This is an occasion for that member to open their doors and invite fellow members for nibbles and drinks in order to present the host business to them. These events are excellent for marketing a business as it brings interested members closer. The MDBA assists in marketing these event to all members of the Association.
Presidents Luncheon – A chance for members to come together and talk about issues affecting businesses in and around Malaga.
Business Women networking event– a great chance for the local business women to get together.
“Quit Targa West Rally” VIP tent – members get a chance to see the rally from a great location whilst still being able to network and relax.
Quiz Auction Night – A fun night of networking and socialising
The MDBA website provides a quick and easy way to access a variety of information as well as advertise member businesses.
A FREE listing of their business on the site
Advertising space can be purchased by members
Up-to-date information on important topics
Members calendar for upcoming events
Gallery of photographs from past events
The MDBA newsletter is distributed to over 2,000 businesses in Malaga every 2 months. It provides advantages such as:
Articles on business advice, business planning, accounting, industrial relations issues, occupational health and safety, banking, workers compensation, marketing and more.
Members Business Profile in the newsletter for free
Special MemberAdvertisingRates in the newsletter
Members able to put flyer inserts such as surveys, special deals etc.
A weekly eNewsletter is sent out to members with updates and news from the MDBA, members, City of Swan and the government. The eNewsletter is also great way to advertise Sundownerswhich members may be having or other events going on around Malaga that may be of interest to MDBA members.