Become A Member

There’s never been a better time to become a member of CenterState CEO. Your membership provides valuable connections and resources for your business and is an investment in the future of our community. To learn more about the benefits of becoming a member, complete the form below and we will contact you to discuss the membership level that is right for your business, or get in touch with Jessica Underwood at junderwood@centerstateceo.com or 315-751-7192.

Membership Levels

CenterState CEO Membership Levels 2021

Investor

Investors represent more than 235 member businesses, committed to supporting the organization’s role in the region’s growth strategy through their thought leadership, industry insights and employee engagement. Investors receive concierge level service as they seek to develop new projects, make key connections and gain new levels of community visibility and influence. Dues are based on revenue and employee count.

Key benefits:

  • A dedicated CenterState CEO point of contact will work with you and your team on a customized engagement plan to capture opportunities and increase competitiveness; to include an annual business review
  • Unlimited introductions to CenterState CEO members based on identified business growth opportunities
  • Expectation/invitation to serve on CEO-related work groups and special projects
  • Invitation for main contact and two staff to attend all Investor Relations meetings, a strategic discussion with business leaders on CenterState CEO key economic and community development initiatives, and exclusive Signature Networking Events with key decision makers
  • All of below
EXECUTIVE PARTNER

As regional and local business leaders, Executive Partners understand the role they play in spearheading innovation and transforming the regional economy. Executive level members can attend all invite-only business information and networking events, highlighting regional initiatives.

Key benefits:

  • CenterState CEO’s senior membership/business development point of contact will work with you and your team on solutions to assist with business growth and community initiatives, to include an annual business review
  • Invitation to all Investor Relations meetings, a strategic discussion with business leaders on CenterState CEO key economic and community development initiatives, and exclusive Signature Networking Events with key decision makers
  • Up to 10 introductions to CenterState CEO members based on identified business growth opportunities
  • Involvement to engage in key discussions/work groups specific to key regional economic and community development strategies, where applicable
  • All additional locations included as a separate listing on in online business directory
  • All of below
CORPORATE PARTNER

As regional and local business leaders, Corporate Partners understand the role they play in spearheading innovation and transforming the regional economy. Executives and employees have an opportunity to engage at a higher level within the organization and our membership.

Key benefits:

  • Assigned senior membership/business development point of contact for you and your team, in addition to an annual business review
  • Invitation to four exclusive Signature Networking Events with key decision makers, and one Investor Relations meeting, a strategic discussion with business leaders on CenterState CEO key economic and community development initiatives
  • Five introductions to other CenterState CEO members
  • Logo and 150-word company description in online directory
  • Customized visibility and sponsorship opportunities
  • 4 locations included as a separate listing on in online business directory
  • Additional free Category listing in the online directory (Value $80.00)
  • Waive the enrollment fee (Value $35.00)
  • All of below
BUSINESS PARTNER

Business partners receive the support they need to manage a sustainable growth strategy.   Traditionally, members at this level are established businesses, who need more than just visibility and networking opportunities. 

Key benefits:

  • Access to membership/business development point of contact to include annual business review
  • Invitation to 1 Signature Networking Event, an exclusive networking opportunity with other key decision makers
  • Logo and 75-word company description in online directory
  • Additional free Category listing (Value $80.00)
  • 3 introductions to other CenterState CEO members
  • 1 additional location included as a separate listing on in online business directory
  • Discounted visibility and sponsorship opportunities
  • All of below
BASIC PARTNER

The Basic level is established for businesses who need access to visibility, information and networking and who are looking for a more digital membership solution.

Key benefits:

  • Listed in CenterState CEO online membership directory, with a 40-word description of your organization and links to your social media
  • Invitation to attend most CEO programs and events at member only pricing
  • Member sticker for place of business
  • Access to member only discounts to save your company money
  • Opportunity to offer member discounts via CEO website
  • Ability to participate on Ambassador Committee
  • Ability to participate on Government Relations Committee
  • CenterState CEO communications to multiple employees
  • Discounted room rental for presentations at The Tech Garden (based on availability)
  • Access to CenterState CEO paid visibility opportunities to reach thousands of targeted member businesses, to include newsletter advertising, table displays at networking events, website advertising, online directory enhancements and event sponsorships
  • Member only pricing for Certificates of Origin

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