The high level of participation in the work of HBA by our members enables us to impact the quality of life in the Harlem community and make the collective voice of our membership a valuable part of the decision making process at the local, state and federal levels.
Voice for Legislative Action
We keep members informed on legislative matters affecting business. We regularly offer forums on key issues and provide opportunities for the voice of our members to be heard.
We offer special "Shop Harlem" advertising opportunities in the NY Daily News, Harlem Community News and other publications.Professional Development
We hold regular seminars and workshops on computer technology and financial literacy that are designed to keep members informed and competitive.Business Development
For those businesses just starting out or needing some advice, we offer free small business counseling, business plan development, and general assistance.Membership Directory
All HBA members will receive a free listing in our Membership Directory on our website.
Health Care Benefits
Membership in the HBA allows participation in various group health insurance programs with attractive group rates.Insurance
Packages are available for health, auto, home, life and long term care insurance at the HBA discounted rate.Breakfast Meetings
Featuring speakers and topics related to our membership and area needs, free to members and for a nominal fee to non-members.
Business After Hours
Members get together at select member businesses, showcasing that business in an informal networking mixer.HBA Newsletter
Written for and sent to all members with HBA information, member information and highlights.HBA Web Site
We will offer three options to be included on our site. As a member, you are automatically listed on the site in our business/organization directory.Community Support
HBA members are encouraged to support a variety of HBA sponsored functions and events in the community. HBA also works with other local community based organizations in addressing community issues and acts as a destination and tourism liaison for the village of Harlem.Member to Member Discounts
Members receive discounted shipping rates with FedEx.