"The purpose of the Inlet Area Business Association (IABA) is to help improve the business economy in the Town of Inlet and the surrounding area, to act as publicity bureau for the same, and to advance the business interests of said area... Businesses, professionals and friends of the Inlet area business community are welcome."
Together, as the IABA, we will:
- Collaborate on issues and ideas that will help our individual businesses grow and the Town of Inlet flourish.
- Take advantage of a support network of businesses that share common goals.
- Pool our resources to effectively bring visitors into our businesses for services, dining, leisure and shopping.
Working together helps the community work more efficiently!
Join today! Annual dues are only $50. Print out a membership form here. Or pay online through PayPal here (please include your business name or how you want to be listed under "Instructions to merchant".) You do not need to own a business in the Town of Inlet to be a member, in fact, you do not need to own a business at all to be a member. And you do not need to be a paid member to attend meetings. We welcome all who are interested in anything in and around Inlet to join us! The board meets monthly at 6:30 p.m. September-June at area businesses. Contact Adele email@example.com or 315-357-5501 if you have questions about upcoming meetings.
Click here for a list of paid members as of March 2, 2023.
Upcoming Meeting locations:
- March 7 @ Archie's Alley
- April 4 @ TBD
- May 2 @ Sunset Beach Cottages
- June 6 @ Inlet Town Hall to stuff bags for Black Fly Challenge, then on to Screamen Eagle
- July - TBD
- August - TBD
- September 5 @ ADK Little Cabins
- October 3 @ Inlet Town Hall to stuff bags for Adirondack Kids Day, then on to Screamen Eagle
- November 7 @ Inlet Public Library
- December 5 @ TBD
Inlet Area Business Association Membership Benefits:
Website: Your membership investment includes your personalized business description with links to your website from InletNY.com. InletNY.com is the Town of Inlet's tourism website and is hosted by the Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism (ROOST) which is the top destination marketing organization for the Adirondacks.
InletNY.com provides links to all Inlet events, attractions and activities as well as Inlet and IABA businesses.
Business Referrals: The IABA works closely with the Inlet Information Office, which is staffed year-round as a referral resource for Inlet businesses. Referrals are also via the InletNY.com website, telephone and walk-in visitors and residents to the Inlet Information Office.
Electricity Discounts: National Grid and New York State Electric and Gas customers are eligible to receive discounts on their electric service through our partnership with the Plattsburgh-North Country Chamber of Commerce.
Health Insurance: Through the IABA's partnership with the Plattsburgh-North Country Chamber of Commerce, members have direct access to a licensed New York State Health Marketplace Navigator for individual and business insurance plans. Members also have direct access to easily affordable options for Empire Vision and Guardian Dental plans.
Business Connections: Through the IABA's partnership with the Plattsburgh-North Country Chamber of Commerce, we can provide numerous networking opportunities, small business support services and regional visibility for our IABA members and the Town of Inlet.
IABA Board Members & Officers:
- David Scranton - Chairperson
- Lynn Durkin - Vice Chair
- Holly Koeppe - Secretery
- Jane Slack - Treasurer
- Julie Meeks - Membership
- Connie Perry - At Large
- Adele Burnett - Information
All 2-year terms that expire December 2023