Buy ABI

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:

  • Advertising/Marketing/Promotions
  • Business supplies
  • Compensation data, software, consulting and education
  • Education
  • Energy solutions
  • Hand sanitizer
  • HR compliance resources
  • Jet travel
  • Manufacturers insurance
  • Property tax/Incentives advocacy
  • Shipping services
  • Training/Development

Or, to find out how your company can get involved, contact David Hildahl, 515-235-0571.

  • EMC Manufacturers Insurance Program

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    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.

  • Storey Kenworthy

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    From front door to back door, floor to ceiling, Storey Kenworthy is the trusted statewide leader for all things office. We are committed to creating innovative solutions, driving the ultimate customer experience for all of our clients. Through the BUY ABI Program, all ABI members will receive contract-level pricing, best-in-class service, fast-free deliveries, and an array of products and services that are often reserved for only the largest supply programs. ABI members will find cost-savings in office products, facility and breakroom supplies, custom print and promotional items, as well as all of their office furniture and business interiors needs. If you are currently purchasing from a “national” office supplies company, contact Storey Kenworthy today to see how we can help you keep Iowa business in Iowa.

  • ATW Training Solutions

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    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.

  • Cedar Ridge Distillery/Mississippi River Distilling Company

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    The safety of your employees has never been more important. In response to COVID-19, Cedar Ridge Distillery and Mississippi River Distilling Company have partnered to offer bulk hand sanitizer for your business. ABI members receive a generous 20% discount on one-gallon jugs from Cedar Ridge Distillery (enter code “BuyABI” at checkout) and Mississippi River Distilling Company (discount automatically applied using this link). Additional sizes (quarts, drums, totes) are available at both distilleries, at ABI discounted prices. Contact info@crwine.com or info@mrdistilling.com for more size and price options.

  • Iowa Human Resources Library

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    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 www.hrsimple.com/IA. 

  • Business Record Iowa

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    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.

  • Exec 1 Aviation

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    Exec 1 Aviation is delighted to partner with ABI members to get you where you need to be in the most convenient and safest way possible, all while providing a discount and giving back to ABI. Exec 1 is the largest private jet charter operator in the state, with our office and fleet locally-based out of the Ankeny Regional Airport. Whether it’s a one-off charter, jetcard program or supplemental lift for those with their own aircraft, your safety and service experience are consistently at the forefront of our operation.

    Through the BUY ABI Program, all ABI members receive discounted rates for corporate and personal flights with a portion of the profits going back to ABI and the ABI Foundation.

    We’d love to speak with you and/or have you out to the Ankeny Airport to tour our aircraft and discuss the best travel options for you and your company. For more information or to receive a flight quote, please contact John Pugh at 515-499-6518 or jpugh@exec1aviation.com. We look forward to flying with you! 

  • Ideal Energy

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    Ideal Energy, Inc., is a veteran-owned, Iowa-based solar energy firm delivering affordable energy solutions to residential, commercial, municipal, governmental and educational institutions throughout the Midwest. From the first phone call to final installation, Ideal Energy provides a premium customer experience including ongoing project management with real-time monitoring and customer support with a focus on building solid relationships with our customers, suppliers and community at large. 

  • JM Tax Advocates

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    JM Tax Advocates is excited to partner with ABI and their members by advocating for property tax reductions and maximum level economic incentives!  Our ABI Member Services Program includes a 10% discount and an initial assessment evaluation at no charge.  

    Year after year, leading Iowa companies rely upon the experts at JM Tax Advocates to deliver millions of dollars of savings by helping them achieve the greatest benefit in the shortest time possible. Contact us today and find out how we can work together to reward your future success!

  • Mount Mercy University

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    Located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Mount Mercy University is a Catholic, Mercy university that focuses on preparing our 1,800+ students to meet the needs of a changing world and live courageous lives. A welcoming, supportive environment empowers every student to realize their full potential. Mount Mercy offers baccalaureate and graduate education, including doctoral programs, to 1,800+ enrolled students and uniquely blends an outstanding liberal arts education with equally outstanding professional preparation.

    ABI members can take advantage of a 10% tuition discount on Bachelor, Master and Doctoral programs. With 9 Block starts each year, you can get started now. Classes are offered online, on campus and through virtual seminars. Members can also receive free Brown Bag Lunch and Learns that cover topics that are relevant in business today and taught by leaders in our MBA and MSL departments. We will come to your location or can deliver these online. Join our free book club or attend our leadership seminars and network with business professionals. Are you wanting to develop training for your team? We can help you and at no cost to your organization.

    At Mount Mercy University, we believe in supporting you and your organization. Let us show you how.

  • SALARY.COM

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    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

  • Tero International

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    ABI members receive special pricing of $715 (normally $795) on any two-day public workshop offered by Tero International. ABI members can take advantage of this rate for the following two-day workshops: IMPACT: How to Speak Your Way to Success, Outcome Driven Selling: A Consultative Approach to Sales, or Influence: How to Achieve Successful Outcomes. Tero’s workshops are highly interactive and have been attended by thousands of professionals around the world from all levels and industries.

  • Upper Iowa University (UIU)

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    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 $275 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.

  • UPS

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    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.

  • The Vernon Company

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    ABI members save 10% on all new promotional products and graphics purchases from our website, plus receive free samples. Our mission is to provide solutions for corporate identity needs, including promoting new products and services, improving marketing and branding efforts, increasing sales and brand awareness, building customer loyalty, improving safety and morale and thanking or recognizing customers and employees.