Affiliate Membership Information
Interested in Becoming an Affiliate Member?

General information

If you provide products and services to the California banking market, become an affiliate member and gain exposure to the nearly 200 commercial banks, industrial loan companies, savings and loans and trust companies that are members of the California Bankers Association.


Special Pricing

Attend CBA conferences at discounted membership rates, and receive preferred member rates for conference exhibits and publication advertising. Affiliate members are also eligible to take advantage of members-only strategic partner discounts, from a number of CBA endorsed vendors.


Build important relationships with banking industry colleagues. Your company’s name, category of service and contact information will be listed in CBA’s online resource directory. Your company will also be featured in the California Banker Magazine’s annual Affiliate Member Directory. Plus, we often look to our affiliate members as a key resource for speaker opportunities at CBA events.


Receive regular CBA communications about important industry issues from a number of sources including the Monday Courier weekly e-newsletter, Daily News Briefing, TopLine (quarterly), California Banker Magazine (bi-monthly) and Regulatory Compliance Bulletins.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Affiliate membership is open to any person, corporation, partnership or association which provides significant services to the California banking industry on an ongoing basis. Affiliate members are subject to senior management approval.
  • Have at least three CBA financial institution members as clients. (Or provide written recommendations from three CBA financial institution members.)
  • Demonstrate a capital/earnings position that confirms continued growth potential.
  • Have a directly related business which supports CBA member-eligible financial institutions.

If you would like to apply for affiliate membership, please fill out and submit the application form

Your application will be reviewed and submitted to the next CBA senior management meeting for approval.