All-Inclusive Membership Package
For Producers of Maryland Goods
Maryland With Pride Membership: Directory Listing . . . Collaborative Branding . . . Business Development Opportunities . . . Account Holder Perks . . . Free Trial Period Thru June 30, 2016
BENEFITS: THE SHORT LIST
BENEFITS: DETAILED INCLUSIONS
- All Inclusive Membership is offered exclusively to producers of Maryland consumer, commercial, or industrial goods for retail or wholesale trade.
- Maryland With Pride members list in the Buy Maryland Directory plus leverage additional benefits through Maryland With Pride's no- and low-cost business development services.
- Why? Because we are more than a directory! Maryland With Pride, including the Buy Maryland Directory, promote Maryland goods, encouraging consumers and B2B buyers to actively purchase from member companies and organizations.
- All-Inclusive Membership is the most economical way for manufacturers, artisans, crafts persons, and farming enterprises to:
- Get your business and products listed in the directory, offering opportunity for exposure and recognition.
- Market using the Maryland With Pride brand, including the distinctive new Maryland With Pride logo.
- Take advantage of a host of free or modestly priced business development opportunities.
- Become sponsors or advertisers at a discount.
The Entire Buy Maryland Directory Package, offering:
Plus Member Only Opportunities:
- A Buy Maryland Directory Listing (an $80 value) - Free through June 30, 2016. Providing you with an opportunity to participate before making a decision to purchase membership. Afterward, receive a 50 percent (or more) discount to continue your listing and other package benefits. (Some pay less and others' commitments have been taken care of entirely through sponsorships or other affiliations.)
- Social Media Opportunities. Statewide, national, and international exposure through the multiplier effect of social media opportunities: ours, yours - winning tag-team connection.
- Collaborative Branding, Business Advocacy & INterest Groups. Collaborating for mutual gain to bring Maryland products to market, including use of the distinctive new Maryland With Pride logo.
- Automatic formatting for users' PC, laptop, cellphone, and tablet screens.
Including Account Holder Priviledges:
- Consumer & B2B Shopping Guides. Electronic guides showcasing products for day-to-day living and commercial and industrial use.
- Fundraising Catalogues. Coming this fall, supporting charitable drives through the sale of Maryland products.
- Advertising & Media, Exhibitions, Trade Shows & Networking. Branding Maryland products and supporting sales in state, national, and international markets. Linking markets to merchants, supliers, service providers, and more.
- Sales Outlets. Bringing more Maryland produtts to Maryland Main Streets and other local communities near you.
- Low & No-Cost Business Development Consultation & Training Opportunities. Raising the bar and helping Maryland companies rise to the occasion through strategic consulting and training.
- Special offers "for members only."
- Perks - Registered Account Holders are eligible for freebies, automatic discounts, and immediate entry into Monthly Account Holder prize drawings for a True Citrus product award package by Maryland With Pride member True Citrus for two prize winners monthly in 2016. Bonus Perk: Give us a business card (by mail or at a function), and we will enter you into our Monthly Business Card Drawing for gift certificates by Maryland With Pride member Linganore Winecellars or Maryland With Pride sponsor Relay Foods. Drawing rules? Learn more.
- Electronic Pulications & Events Notices - Receive occasional free alerts of activities that may be of interest as well as quarterly digital publications featuring Maryland products and our accomplishments and plans.
- Frequent Buyer Wows Program - Coming in 2016! Account Holders, tell us in 25 words or less why you like one or more Maryland brands produced by companies in the directory to enter our Frequent Buyer Wows bonus program. Email your entry for a chance to win Maryland goods from participating member companies and organizations. Drawing rules? Learn more.
- "Opt-Ins" - Your choice, your chance for even more business and consumer product and service discounts, prize drawings, and . . . "etceteras" when offered by participating companies and organizations. Opt In rules? Learn more.
Select ALL INCLUSIVE in Step Two of the Application form. Apply now.
Directory member and listing companies must be registered and in good standing with the Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation or, if out-of-state, an equivalent agency. Submission of your selection above indicates your authority to accept or decline these offers under the name and contact information entered and your agreement to Buy Maryland Directory User Terms.
Not ready to apply? Have someone from the Buy Maryland Directory contact you to answer your questions.