Associate Membership Information
Interested in Becoming an Associate Member?

General information

Gain exposure to banks throughout California.


Special Pricing

Attend California Bankers Association conferences at discounted membership rates, and receive preferred member rates for conference sponsorships and publication advertising. Associate members are also eligible to take advantage of members-only strategic partner discounts, from a number of California Bankers Association 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. 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 e-newsletters, CaliforniaBanker Magazine (bi-monthly) and Regulatory Compliance Bulletins.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Associate membership is open to any person, corporation, partnership or association which provides significant services to the banking industry within California 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 associate 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.