Programs & Discounts

Membership in the IBMA includes access to free and discounted professional services useful in growing and sustaining your bluegrass music enterprise.

Discounted IBMA Advertising

Advertising on the IBMA website, the monthly newsletter and in the World of Bluegrass conference program delivers your brand and message to thousands of targeted consumers. Members now receive up to 20% of non-member advertising rates.

Free IBMA Social Media Posts

The IBMA offers free social media promotion for your event or service on facebook, twitter, or instagram. Posting decisions are at the discretion of the Communications Director, though we will make every effort to accommodate. Events that appeal to wider audiences are typically best for facebook, whereas more locally focused events are more appropriate for twitter. Contact Shannon Turner for details

IBMA Sound Healthcare

Sound Healthcare & Financial offers a line-up of best-in-class health care plans and financial planning products, education and resources, and the assurance that we will always exceed the expectations of those we serve.

The only requirement for members to enroll is active IBMA professional membership (either individual or organizational). 

For more information, visit the IBMA Sound Healthcare portal online or contact R.J. Stillwell at rj.stillwell@soundhealthcare.org or by calling 615-256-8667.

Steelbridge Event Liability Insurance

Protect yourself, your event, vendors, volunteers and more!

SteelBridge Insurance Services has partnered with IBMA to offer an event liability insurance program with significantly lower rates than competitors. In many cases members save as much as 40-60%!

Pricing is based on the level of protection desired, length of events and attendance.

Contact them for a quote today! Visit Steelbridge's Music Association Event Program page to apply on-line or contact them directly at 1-888-647-4777 or IBMA@SteelBridgeins.com

Instrument Insurance

Your instruments are too precious to go unprotected! Protect yourself against their loss today at significant savings by calling Clarion & Associates, Inc. 1-800-848-2534.

Discount on Hompesun Digital

Leaders in the field of musical education in the industry, Homepsun Tapes now offers IBMA members 25% off their full digital catalog, giving members access to instruction while at home or on the road (with or without wifi).

The Earl Scruggs Center

IBMA members receive 10% off all membership levels at the Earl Scruggs Center.

Discounted Access to Summer NAMM

IBMA members receive discounted access to the summer NAMM (the National Association of Music Merchants).

Rental Car Discounts

Reach your destination a little cheaper! IBMA Members can save up to 25% off when making a reservation with Avis Rent A Car (1-800-331-1212) and Budget Rent A Car (1-800-527-0700). Complete your reservation and receive instant online and email confirmation of your travel plans.

 

For more information, contact Leah James, 1-888-438-4262