How the Program Works:
the Navigator agreement is returned to BTA Member Services, your firm will begin
to appear on publicized lists of BTA Navigators. You will see these
lists at trade shows, in membership mailings, BTA publications and
special Navigator promotion materials.
When a member calls and requests to use the Navigator
program for membership dues, educational tuition or special BTA
activities, the BTA staff first instructs him (or her) to contact his manufacturer's dealer support representative to verify reimbursement
claims with the manufacturer.
It is not BTA's intention to become involved with
financial transactions or amounts exchanged between manufacturers and
their dealers. However, we are willing to offer any support necessary.
Enrollment in the BTA Navigator Program:
To become a BTA Navigator, simply e-mail Brent Hoskins at email@example.com.
If your firm wishes to customize the program and pay only
for educational tuition or membership dues, mention this in your
e-mail. The BTA staff maintains a master list of Navigators and
activities authorized for coverage. This list is occasionally published,
so it is essential that you keep BTA informed of any changes in policy
or personnel related to your enrollment.
Most Navigators reimburse dealers based on their co-op allowances for membership dues or educational tuition.
Currently, membership for a retail dealer is $430 for a one-year membership and $795 for a two-year membership.
Education tution varies.
The latest BTA Education Calendar should be consulted for the most
recent prices and course listings. The BTA Education & Certification
toll-free number is (800) 843-5059.
Thanks to the support of our Navigators, BTA membership
will remain essential for the leaders of the office equipment and
systems industry. If you do not see your OEM on the list below, contact
your OEM's co-op representative to find out if your supplier will
reimburse you for your BTA membership dues and/or tuition.
KYOCERA Document Solutions America or Copystar: 100%
reimbursement on dues and tuition for KYOCERA or Copystar
single-line dealers and 50% reimbursement on dues and tuition for
multi-line KYOCERA or Copystar dealers
Lexmark International Inc.: Dues only
Ricoh: Dues only
Toshiba: Dues & Tuition
For additional information, call BTA Member Services at (800) 505-2821.