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IBBA Partners With Business Reference Guide for Member Benefit



June 1, 2016 – INDEPENDENCE, OH – The International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) has announced that IBBA membership will now include unlimited access to the Business Reference Guide’s (BRG) online database of pricing information for 700+ types of businesses, beginning June 15, 2016.

“The IBBA and BRG have a long history of working together and supporting the business brokerage profession,” stated Scott Bushkie, the IBBA’s Chairman. “This new collaboration now brings THE most exhaustive rules-of-thumb resource directly to IBBA members, saving them $200 a year. It’s a huge win for everyone.”

Through BRG Online, IBBA members will have on-demand access to pricing information and industry research that will allow them to better prepare for listing appointments, create branded marketing sheets and check valuations against rules-of-thumb. BRG Online uses the most current data available, including entries added throughout the year.

“BRG is an essential resource in the business broker’s toolbox, so to include access with IBBA membership is extremely valuable and a solid enhancement to our membership value proposition,” stated Bushkie.

 About The International Business Brokers Association (IBBA)

Founded in 1983, the IBBA is the largest non-profit association specifically formed to meet the needs of people and firms engaged in various aspects of business brokerage, and mergers and acquisitions. It awards the prestigious Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) credential to those intermediaries who uphold the highest standards of professionalism, excellence and ethics. Additionally, the IBBA provides education, conferences and networking opportunities for its members, and delivers the quarterly Market Pulse research report to industry. For more information about the IBBA, visit the website at www.ibba.org.

About Business Reference Guide (BRG)

For over 25 years, BRG has been the essential guide to pricing businesses and franchises, providing business transaction professionals with up-to-date rules of thumb and pricing information for 700+ types of businesses. BRG is published by Business Brokerage Press (BBP). At BBP, the mission, the history, the products, and the services are all centered around supporting and equipping the business brokerage industry. BBP Founder, Tom West, is a founder, past president, and former executive director of the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA). For more information, visit www.businessreferenceguide.com.