The Buy ABI program is win-win-win:
- You receive deep discounts on valuable products and services.
- ABI receives revenue from program partners, which helps us continue to grow the programs we offer you.
- ABI members connect and conduct mutually beneficial business.
Join the hundreds of ABI members who have saved up to thousands of dollars on business necessities, including:
- Business supplies
- Compensation data, software, consulting and education
- Continuing education
- HR compliance resources
- Manufacturers insurance
- Property tax savings
- Shipping services
- Digital marketing services
Or, to find out how your company can get involved, contact Nicole Crain, 515-235-0566.
Front door to back door, breakroom to conference room, Storey Kenworthy | Workspace is the trusted statewide leader for all things office. We are committed to creating innovative solutions, driving the ultimate customer experience.
Through the BUY ABI Program (office products), ABI members receive contract pricing, best-in-class service, fast-free deliveries, hassle-free returns, and more.
Through our Workspace team, ABI members will enjoy the best in design, sales, and service. We offer an intuitive approach to making your space work and a full array of options from Iowa-based and global manufacturers.
If you are currently purchasing from a “national” provider, contact Storey Kenworthy | Workspace to see how we can help you keep Iowa business in Iowa.
American Chamber of Commerce Resources has a goal of providing employers and HR professionals with resources they need to stay in compliance with the rapidly changing world of employment laws and regulations. The Iowa Human Resources Manual tells you what to do, how to do it and why to do it. And it's written by fellow ABI members and HR experts at BrownWinick Law Firm and Fredrikson & Byron. As a member of ABI, you will save 20% off any publication on https://www.hrsimple.com/products/iowa. The discount code is: IAWEB21
ABI and UPS took the guesswork out, and put the easy in. Members now have access to new and improved flat pricing with savings of 50% on Domestic Next Day/Deferred, 30% on Ground Commercial/Residential and up to 50% on additional services. In addition, members can take advantage of UPS Smart Pickup® service for free.
Open a new account, or if you are already taking advantage of our UPS savings program, re-enroll and apply the new discounts to your existing account by visiting: www.savewithups.com/iowaabi or call 1-800-MEMBERS (1-800-636-2377), M-F 8 a.m.–5 p.m., ET.
*Visit www.savewithups.com/iowaabi for specific services and discounts.
- Russ Sweetman
On July 26, 2004, Corridor Business Journal published the first edition of its weekly business magazine for the Cedar Rapids / Iowa City Corridor. Every week since then, the CBJ has provided its readers with comprehensive coverage of local business news and analysis. We cover news that is of interest, use and importance for anyone who does business in the growing Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Corridor. CBJ is not part of a chain. The newspaper is owned and operated independently by John and Aspen Lohman.
The QCBJ website and email newsletter launched December 1, 2021 and the first print issue comes out January 24, 2022.
ABI members recieve discounts on advertising with the CBJ and/or QCBJ publications.
- Andrea Rhoades, COO
Salary.com is the leading consumer and enterprise resource for compensation data, software, consulting, and education. For nearly 20 years, we’ve not only helped people understand their worth – we’ve also helped organizations attract and retain top talent by enabling smarter pay decisions. Today, we serve more than 4,000 enterprise customers and millions of consumers each year by connecting them with critical pay, benefits, and career data, technology, and resources. Getting Pay Right: Special Member Offer
The Manufacturers Insurance Program offered through EMC Insurance is an exclusive offer at a preferred price for ABI-member manufacturers. Now more than ever, Iowa manufacturers face an ever-growing and complex range of risks from every angle: workplace injuries, employment practices lawsuits, product liability, employee theft and more!
In addition to preferred pricing, EMC Insurance has bundled essential property and liability coverages and additional safety expertise into one comprehensive package—exclusively for ABI-member manufacturers. Count on EMC and your local independent insurance agent to protect your manufacturing operation.
Contact your Independent Agent at www.emcins.com/aboutEMC, or contact EMC directly.
- Tanya Wentzel
ABI members can buy one seat to any ATW Public Session and get one FREE! Join us for virtual and in-person options of several of our different public session offerings including topics like Driving Difficult Conversations, Emotional Intelligence and Leading Virtually. Visit our calendar to see our current offerings.
Business Record Iowa, ABI's monthly newsletter published within the Business Record, allows ABI members to market their competitive advantages to thousands of corporate decision-makers across Iowa. Discounts for advertising range from 10% – 20%, depending on the size of the ad and the frequency of placement. Color is free, saving an additional $395.
Focus OneSource, now G&A Partners, is Iowa’s premier Professional Employer Organization. We strive to take the backroom work off of our clients' hands so they can focus on the productivity and growth of their business. When you partner with Focus OneSource you gain access to a team of experts in Benefit Administration, Payroll Management, and Human Resources.
Focus OneSource gives your business access to Fortune 500 benefits to help attract and retain employees, including Wellmark Medical Plans and a 401(k) Plan. We ensure significant savings by combining the buying power of all of our clients. In addition to these savings, your business receives additional payroll and human resources services from our experienced team.
Focus OneSource is excited to offer preferred pricing to all ABI members! Contact Audrey Faber and mention “Buy ABI” – just ten minutes could lead to potential savings!
The Iowa Association of Business and Industry (ABI) is part of the Corporate Advantage Partnership (CAP) program. As members, ABI member employees, their spouses and dependent children (up to age 26) are eligible to receive a $200 per course tuition grant toward undergraduate or graduate coursework taken with Upper Iowa University. Classes are conveniently held in the evenings at our 25 U.S. centers (including 4 in Iowa), online or in a self-paced format. Five 8-week sessions and one 6-week accelerated summer session make up an academic year at UIU. This allows students 6 different start times throughout the year. As a result of these more concentrated sessions, students generally take only 1-2 classes at a time. The application fee is also waived for all participants.