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Member Benefits List
BTA membership provides office technology dealers a number of money-saving programs, along with information resources, educational opportunities, research reports and legal services. Below is a full list of the member benefits.

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Featured Benefit
Each month BTA features one of its member benefits.

Actionable Intelligence Industry News & In-Depth Analysis
BTA members receive a 30-percent discount on an Actionable Intelligence subscription.

Ask the Analyst
BTA members can submit their questions about the industry for an Keypoint Intelligence analyst to address, free of charge.

Background Checks
BTA members receive up to 46 percent off background check prices.

BTA Disaster Grant Program
This program was established to lend emergency financial support to BTA dealer members who have suffered a loss due to a natural disaster.

BTA Events
Throughout the year, BTA's districts host education and networking events for member dealers.

BTA Hotline e-Newsletter
The BTA Hotline provides members with up-to-date industry news and information.

BTA Legal Services
BTA General Counsel Robert Goldberg provides members with no-fee advice and guidance on a diverse range of topics, including dealer/manufacturer disputes, dealer contracts, employment matters, legislative issues and more. He can evaluate legal needs, provide advice and guidance, review and analyze reseller contracts and serve as a third party to help resolve business disputes without costly and protracted litigation.

BTA Scholarship Foundation
Each year, BTA awards scholarships to qualifying children of full, dues-paying retail dealer members and to the children of members' employees as well.

BTA Social Media Links
Join BTA on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to get the latest BTA news updates, class and webinar announcements and to network with your fellow dealers and others in the industry. Use LinkedIn's discussions to ask questions of your peers and get the answers you need.

BTA Vendor Special Offers
This offering provides BTA member dealers with the opportunity to take advantage of discounts and value-added offerings from participating BTA Vendor Associate members.

Building My Business Webinars
These monthly webinars, led by industry leaders and consultants, are designed to help dealers improve the management of their companies, take full advantage of market opportunities and, ultimately, improve the bottom line.

Business Valuation
Through its Dealership Valuation Program, Prosperity Plus Management Consulting Inc. helps office equipment dealers understand what their businesses are truly worth, plan for possible purchase or acquisition and ensure that maximum value and favorable terms are secured.

Car Rental Program
BTA members can take advantage of special car rental rates available through Alamo and Avis.

Collection Services - C2C Resources
Learn how a powerful combination of programs can help your company be more effective with your in-house collecting and maximize recovery of accounts turned over for collection. BTA members receive a discounted rate.

Compensation Plans
BTA member dealers have provided sample compensation plans as resources to their fellow dealers.

CompTIA Exam Voucher Discounts
CompTIA offers BTA members discounts on many of its certification exam vouchers.

Co-op Education & Dues Reimbursement
Some vendors, called BTA Navigators, reimburse dealers based on their co-op allowances for membership dues or educational tuition.

Credit Card Processing/Payment Solutions
TSYS can help you find the right payment processing solutions for your business.

Credit Reports
Experian Business Information Solutions and BTA have teamed up to offer BTA members 15-percent discounts on a variety of credit reports without any minimum commitment.

Data Security Pamphlet
BTA provides its members customized data security pamphlets to give customers, informing them of the importance of data security on copier/MFPs. Generic pamphlets are also available to non-members.

Dealers Helping Dealers Resource
Do you have a question you would like to ask your fellow dealers and dealership employees? This resource can help.

Education & Certification
BTA offers a variety of education and certification programs to its members at discounted rates.

Employee Assessment & Hiring Assistance Tools
BTA offers employee assessment and hiring assistance tools to its members through four companies: PathShare HR Services, Personnel Survey & Research, Precision Hiring & Development and YardeZone. These tools will help you select new employees, retain old employees and help you decide if a potential employee selling style matches your organization's sales approach.

Energy Savings Program
BTA has partnered with Affiliated Power Purchasers International (APPI) to provide the Powerful Solutions Program, an exclusive member benefit that assists members in managing and reducing their energy expenses.

Evolved Office Marketing Solutions
Evolved Office delivers highly targeted marketing services for office technology dealerships. Whether you are looking for a monthly newsletter or want to launch a full-scale direct marketing campaign, Evolved Office has the industry knowledge and tools to take your dealership's marketing efforts to the next level.

Fraudulent Telemarketing
BTA offers free assistance with unscrupulous telemarketers and 'toner phoners' through BTA Legal Services. Purchase statement stuffers and package stickers to keep your customers aware of unscrupulous telemarketers.

GreatAmerica FleetView
BTA members can receive a $1,000 Visa gift card when they sign up for a 12-month contract of FleetView powered by Print Audit Premier.

Hytec Hard Drive Solutions
Hytec Drive Secure provides turnkey solutions for certified hard disk drive sanitization, destruction and replacement while minimizing potential dealership liability. BTA members receive a 15-percent discount.

Industry Analysts' Competitive Sales Tool & MFP Reliability Widget
Industry Analysts Inc. offers BTA members a 10-percent discount on subscriptions to the DataMaster Online (DMO) competitive sales tool, which provides product specifications, pros & cons, photos, videos and side-by-side comparisons. In addition, Industry Analysts offers its MFP Reliability Widget, which allows dealers and sales reps to compare reliability of thousands of color and monochrome MFPs, at a 10-percent discount to BTA members.

Keypoint Intelligence-Buyers Lab bliQ
Keypoint Intelligence-Buyers Lab's bliQ is the most comprehensive source of independent research and data in the industry. With a database of more than 50,000 document imaging products and software, and intuitive web tools, bliQ helps you understand your products and the competition, while automating time-consuming daily workflows. BTA dealers receive a 20-percent discount on new bliQ subscriptions or new product upgrades.

Keypoint Intelligence-InfoTrends Reports
Keypoint Intelligence writes a number of analysis, research and forecast documents throughout the year. These reports focus specifically on the office document technology and services market. Through a partnership with BTA, Keypoint Intelligence makes these reports available to BTA members at a 30-percent discount.

Keypoint Intelligence Market Analytics Tool
The Market Analytics Tool (MAT) from Keypoint Intelligence is a data visualization tool that gives dealers access to print volume, establishment and installed base data by state, county, ZIP code and vertical markets. The MAT starts at $250 for BTA members – that's 50 percent off the market price.

Insurance Services
BTA members have the opportunity to enroll in a number of insurance programs. Each insurance program is specialized to fit the needs of business equipment/networking resellers.

IT University Online
IT University Online (ITU) provides self-paced, instructor-led online training at a fraction of the cost of boot camps, less time than vocational schools and is more complete and engaging than books alone.

Job Descriptions
BTA provides its members detailed job descriptions for many industry positions.

Legal Documents
BTA has developed a library of sample contracts, agreements, forms and proposals for members to use purely for consideration as guidelines for developing their own business and legal documents.

Logical Operations' User Productivity Courseware & Crisp Series Books
BTA members get 20 percent off their purchase of User Productivity and Crisp Series books

Market Mentor Online Telemarketing & Lead Generation
Market Mentor Online is designed to help BTA dealers with limited staff and budget compete more effectively with larger dealers. The company generates a steady stream of new leads for prospects who are ready to buy now. BTA members receive a discount on these services.

Market Mentor Sales Blitz
Market Mentor Online's Sales Blitz is a quick and inexpensive way to contact up to 500 businesses in a short period of time, in order to locate hot and warm prospects before your competitors do. BTA members receive a discount on Market Mentor's Sales Blitz.

Message-On-Hold Service
BTA members can save 25 percent on Info-Chip Communications' on-hold marketing services and systems. The specially priced BTA package features the DPU3K, a 100-percent digital on-hold playback system.

Mobile Discount Programs
BTA members can receive discounts on voice and data plans, and accessories from Verizon Wireless, Sprint and T-Mobile.

Office Technology Magazine
BTA members receive a subscription to BTA's monthly magazine, which provides information on industry trends, events and news. Members can also read the magazine online each month.

Patent Trolls Pamphlet
BTA provides its members customized patent troll pamphlets to give customers, informing them of the threat of patent trolls seeking license fees. Generic pamphlets are also available to non-members.

PCS VoIP Communication Solutions
PCS VoIP offers VoIP communication solutions. Dealers who sign up with PCS VoIP receive a free one-year BTA dealer membership.

Peer Group: AIMED
The Association of Mailing, Shipping & Office Automation Specialists (AIMED) is now a BTA peer group.

Peer Group: PRO Dealer Group
BTA has launched a new office technology industry dealer peer collaboration group focused on bringing non-competing dealers together to share best practices and further strengthen the revenue performance of each member dealership.

Peer Group: Select Dealer Group
The Select Dealer Group is comprised of office equipment and systems dealer members who are serious about implementing the Model for Success in their dealerships as taught in ProFinance. Group members collaborate, share best practices and attend exclusive meetings.

Precision Sales Partners Appointment Setting & Lead Generation
Exclusive in the copier/MFP, printer and technology industry, Precision Sales Partners provides quality appointment setting and lead generation based on your specific guidelines. Get special pricing as a BTA member.

Professional Sales Profile
Do you know the number-one characteristic that 70 percent of top sales producers have in common? Would you like to know if your new hires and existing salespeople have it? The Professional Sales Profile from Precision Hiring & Development is designed to help office systems dealers hire, develop and retain top sales producers. BTA members receive special buy-one, get-one-free pricing.

Recruitment Services
Crawford Thomas offers a 20-percent discount on recruitment/staffing services to all BTA members.

BTA provides its members with a variety of industry research designed to help members better understand the latest industry trends and improve the profitability of their companies. This research includes: the Business Equipment Quota Index (BEQI), Benchmarking reports and more.

Shipping & Freight Discounts
As a BTA Member, you are eligible to receive exclusive discounts and preferred pricing with the leading transportation providers in the industry. BTA members can save up to 52 percent on shipping.

WellCard Health Discount Card
The WellCard Health Discount Card is an easy way to help you and your family with all your prescription drug needs and medical visits. Instantly receive an average savings of up to 65 percent on drug prices and up to 25 percent on medical visits.

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