RBA Membership Types

Retail Bakers of America offers a variety of Membership Options

 

RBA memberships fall into three distinct groups:  Retail Bakeries, Business & School and Individual. All memberships are renewable annually based on anniversary date.
 

RETAIL BAKERIES

Licensed full line and wholesale bakeries; bakeries with restaurant/deli; franchise bakeries; panaderias; specialty bakeries; supermarket in-store bakeries; retail donut shops; retail bagel shops.

RBA offers three membership levels for Retail Bakeries and dues are based on gross annual revenue.  

Retail Level 1:  Gross annual revenue of $500,000 or less  
Annual Dues: $200
Membership Includes Owner +3

Retail Level 2: Gross annual revenue of $500,001 - $750,000
Annual Dues: $300
Membership Includes Owner +5

Retail Level 3:  Gross annual revenue of $750,001 +
Annual Dues: $400
Membership Includes Owner +10  
 
 

BUSINESS & SCHOOLS

Allied: Suppliers who provide a product or service to members of the baking industry. 
Annual Dues: $400     
Membership includes Primary Contact + 2
Our Allied membership category is the only RBA membership that offers IBIE exhibitor benefits.

School: Baking and culinary schools, high schools, trade schools or universities offering a baking/pastry/culinary arts education.  
Annual Dues:$200   
Membership includes Primary Contact  + 3 
 

iNDIVIDUAL 

RBA offers various memberships for individuals: 

Corporate Employee:  Those who are employed by an Allied or Retail member.
Annual Dues:$100
Professional Baker/Decorator: Those who are employed by a Retail Bakery that is not an RBA member. 
Annual Dues: $100 ​
Note: This membership category is for Retail Bakery employees only. Bakery Owners and upper management are invited to join RBA using one of the Retail Bakery membership categories (Retail Level 1, 2 or 3) 

Student:  Must be enrolled in a member high school, trade school, university or baking/culinary arts school or program.
Annual Dues: $50  
Copy of student id is requested
 

Educator: Must be employed by a member high school, trade school, university or baking/culinary arts school or program.
Annual Dues: $100​

Future Business Owners: Individuals in the process of opening a retail bakery, pastry shop or decorating business or considering doing so.Maximun one year term in this category. 
Annual Dues: $100 
Note: This category excludes individuals with a bakery business currently in operation. Please join in the appropiate Retail Bakery Level 
 
Retiree:  Industry retirees who have served in one or more of the above categories.
Annual Dues: $50