There are a lot of professional networks to be found. But few are highly focused on member benefits beyond monthly meetings. That’s why we put “business development” in our name!
Echelon Business Development Network is a member-benefit driven organization that puts its members marketing needs in the forefront. Echelon’s goal is to provide a platform for high-quality business, professional, and personal development.
From cultivating quality business referrals and having access to diverse professional resources, to providing events that focus on work-life balance, Echelon Business Development Network keeps business-building member benefits at the core of its mission.
We encourage our members to participate in as many of our benefits as possible
Hover over each benefit to read how membership has its benefits!
Group Membership Meetings
Our meeting groups range from 12–18 members each. This allows for deep business development discussions and participation with everyone in the room.
Two Levels of Membership
Echelon One for members who have experience in networking and have been in their profession for more than seven years.
Echelon Two are for partner-track associates who less experience in networking and have less than seven years in their profession.
Member biographies are in a SEO-friendly directory. This allows for increased Search Engine Optimization (SEO) of our members with active links back to their businesses.
Echelon has a viral website that is designed to enhance a member’s SEO. Every Echelon One member has their biography, video and links to their business on it.
The official publication of Echelon Business Development Network. Written by and about the members. Printed and mailed as well as digital.
Members write poignant short-form articles on their areas of expertise which adds to their SEO. They are promoted throughout our membership and via social media.
All Echelon members are invited to create an introductory video that we place on our very own YouTube Channel. This also increases the SEO of members and their firms.
We believe that membership should not be a financial burden. So members have an option to be charged on a quarterly basis if they chose, and for no added cost of membership.
The best business relationships are made when you have access to a wide variety of top-level professionals.
Echelon believes that diversity of all professionals across race, gender, age, religion, identity, and experience provides the richest environment to cultivate business relationships. We are committed to creating member experiences that fuel great relationships.