FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q: Do I need to be a member to attend a meeting?
A: No. Nonmembers are charged a fee to attend our in-person events. Our Zoom events are free to all. See our full list of upcoming events here.
Q: Can I bring a guest?
A: Yes. All members in good standing may bring one guest to most IBO Events. Some restrictions may apply.
Q: Do I need to be Irish to join the IBO?
A: As stated in our bylaws, The Irish Business Organization (“IBO”) of New York is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, nondenominational association which seeks to promote, foster, and advance the business interests of Irish and Irish-Americans. IBO membership includes persons who are Irish citizens and/or American citizens with Irish ancestry and/or people who have no Irish heritage and may never have lived in Ireland, but who are connected to us by friendship, by commerce or, most commonly, by a love of Irish culture. For any questions about membership, email membership@IBONewYork.org.
Q: How do I renew my membership?
A: Great question! Simply click here, enter your email address and follow the instructions.
Q: Can I advertise or sponsor an IBO event?
A: Absolutely. We will be delighted to discuss all our sponsorship and advertising opportunities with you. Click here for our contact information.
Q: Do I need to own my own business to join the IBO?
A: No. The IBO welcomes all types of business professionals from sole proprietors to corporate executives.
Q. Do I need to be in a certain industry to join the IBO?
A: No. The IBO has members in every working industry including: Finance, Hospitality, Law, Medical, IT, Construction, Real Estate, Advertising & PR, Education, Banking, Tourism, Arts, + more. See our full list of industries here!
Q: Do I need to live in New York to be a member of the IBO?
A: No. The IBO has members across the USA who enjoy a discounted rate with our International Membership. More details here!
Q: Can I join the IBO if I live outside the USA?
A: Yes! We offer an International Membership level for those not located in the United States. Full details here!
Q: I have a question for the IBO team - How do I contact them?
Q: How do I sign up for the IBO newsletter?
A: Very easy. Click here and add your email to our list. We send out a free newsletter keeping you up-to-date on all the activities at the IBO.
Q: I am an IBO member. How do I log into the membership section?
A: Thank you, member! All you do is click here and follow the instructions.
Q: Is the IBO on social media?
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