TABB provides business opportunities for brokers and for affiliates through exposure to the premier group of business brokers who are members.
TABB Membership directory is a resource to potential buyers and sellers looking for expertise.
Community of trusted professionals –TABB members create relationships with a professional team of experts. Networking opportunities provide a convenient way to meet, develop relationships, and stay current on the industry. Useful tools include the TABB membership directory and monthly meetings.
Broker Standards provide assurance to buyers and sellers that they are dealing with experienced, responsible, ethical industry professionals.
Use of TABB logo on members’ online and print materials designates membership in this professional organization.
Education courses offered by TABB are considered the best in the profession. Each course is taught by qualified instructors from across the country in half-day and all-day sessions. Courses cover topics such as legal aspects of business brokerage, tax issues, business valuation, analyzing and recasting financial statements and other related subjects.
Professional Certification Board Certified Broker (BCB)–TABB offers one of the nation’s top certification programs in the profession: Board Certified Broker. The BCB designation demonstrates to buyers and sellers superior knowledge about the business brokerage profession through successful completion of prescribed educational courses and experience in the brokerage profession. In addition, a BCB designation demonstrates a commitment to maintaining a level of competence through continuing education and furthering the cause of the business brokerage profession.
Mentorship – New business brokers can seek guidance and answers to business brokerage-related questions from a seasoned, experienced member.
Convention – The TABB annual conference includes educational courses and a trade show where affiliate members display the latest in products and services available to business brokers.
TABB Forms – TABB provides members a comprehensive list of business forms used by brokers. The forms have been developed by attorneys experienced in the brokerage industry and are considered invaluable to members. In addition, TABB provides a policy and procedures manual especially helpful for a State Securities Board audit. A complete list of forms, available only to members, is found at www.TABB.org and includes:
Standard Business Listing and Services Agreement
Buyer’s Confidentiality and Warranty Agreement
Standard Cooperative Broker Agreement
Indemnification and Hold Harmless Agreement
Seller’s Disclosure of Property Condition
Standard Co-brokerage Agreement
Unanimous Written Consent of Directors and Shareholders / Members and Managers
TABB communications – Members keep current on the state of the industry, legal and legislative issues, trends, opportunities and concerns.
TABB is a unified voice of the industry to advocate for legislative and industry issues.