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IBBA Welcomes 34 New Certified Business Intermediaries
June 6, 2016 – INDEPENDENCE, OH – The International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) has granted the Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) certification for use to an additional 34 members of the IBBA. The use of the certification comes after the 34 individuals completed the required course work and passed the required exam at the IBBA 2016 Spring Conference in Orlando, Florida last month.
“The CBI designation represents the Gold standard for our industry. I commend and congratulate all of our new designees on their accomplishment. Their hard work and commitment are a testament to their professionalism and dedication to our industry,” stated Scott Bushkie, Chair of the IBBA Board.
To gain the CBI certification, one must be an active member of the IBBA with three or more years of business brokerage experience, or a college degree and one year of business brokerage experience. One must also attend an IBBA Conference, complete 68 credit hours of IBBA educational courses, and pass a comprehensive exam.
“The CBI is a clear indicator of knowledge, experience, excellence and ethics, and we encourage business sellers and buyers to look for the CBI designation when selecting a business broker to work with,” added Bushkie.
About the International Business Brokers Association
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. The IBBA provides education, conferences, professional designations 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. For more information about the Certified Business Intermediary certification, visit www.ibba.org/cbi-certification/.
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