What You'll Get

WHEN YOU JOIN SBYPC

Free Admission To Business Casual Mixers

We hold Monthly Business Casual Networking Events on the second Wednesday of the month. These events are free for Members are $10 each event for Guests. See our Events page for details regarding our Mixers.

Feel Good Giving Back

Your membership and involvement provides funds and support to many non-profit organizations doing great things in our community. We encourage all of our members to get involved with our featured charities.

Member Pricing & Benefits

Members get discounted admission to our Annual Holiday Gala Benefit (our biggest event of the year) and other special events throughout the year. Members also enjoy discounts on select community events.

Networking with Quality Contacts

SBYPC attracts the a high-caliber group of inspiring fun and diverse professionals who are movers and shakers in the business community.

REQUIREMENTS

Obtain a Sponsor

Get to know the SBYPC Board

All prospective new SBYPC Members must be sponsored by a current SBYPC Board Member. If you do not know a current Board Member, feel free to reach out to us, we'd love to get to know you! A list of our current Board Members can be found on the About page, or by clicking "MEET the BOARD" below.

"Please join us at one of our Monthly Business Casual Mixers and introduce yourself to one of our Board Members. We look forward to meeting you!

Jon Standring, SBYPC President

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Meet the Requirements

All Membership Requirements MUST be met

While we welcome professionals at all ages to our events, in order to qualify for membership, applicants must be between the ages of 21-45. Prospective members must also meet our code of conduct standards.

"If you have questions about the membership requirements, send me an email and I'll be happy to help!"

membership@sbypc.org

Erica Ruiz, SBYPC Membership Director

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Complete an Application

ONLINE, at a MIXER, or by snail MAIL

A completed application must be submitted at least 24 hours prior to SBYPC Board Meetings, which are held on the last Wednesday of each month, for approval consideration during that month. The best way to ensure we get your application is by applying online or at one of our Monthly Business Casual Mixers.

"If you have questions about your membership, send me an email and I'll be happy to help!"

membership@sbypc.org

Erica Ruiz, SBYPC Membership Director

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Pay for Membership

Pay $60 New Membership Fee

Membership fees (both the initial $60 New Member fee and annual $40 Renewal fee) can be paid in person at any of our Monthly Mixers, online, or via snail mail (P.O. Box 23316, Santa Barbara, CA 93121). We accept cash, check and most major credit cards.

"If you have any questions regarding membership payment, send me and email and I'll be happy to assist."

merchant@sbypc.org

Jason Frantz, SBYPC Treasurer

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THE PROCESS

APPLICATION

New applicants are considered once per month at our board meetings, which take place the last Wednesday of the month (board meetings are not held in December or January). All requirements for membership must be met in order to be considered. Failure to complete one or all of the requirements may cause delays in the approval process or cause your application to be denied.

NOTIFICATION

You will be notified via email within a few days of the board meeting as to the status of your application. If you are not notified within 30 days of submitting your application, please email membership@sbypc.org, or contact your board sponsor.

MEMBERSHIP FAQ

An Annual Membership includes free admission to all monthly Business Casual Mixers & FUEL speaker events; discounted admission to special events (such as the Holiday Gala); listing in our online member directory; member benefits such as discounted membership for other clubs & organizations, and discounted admission to performing arts events, parties, and events around town throughout the year; and the ability to post your own events to the SBYPC calendar.
Membership begins from the day you are voted in and expires one year from that date. Membership is not prorated. Members who allow their membership to lapse will be required to re-apply and pay the new member dues. We allow a 60-day grace period for renewals.
Invoices for membership dues can be requested by sending an email to: merchant@sbypc.org once your application has been approved. Receipts for payments made can be issued via email by sending a request to: merchant@sbypc.org
If you do not know one of our board members, the best way to meet one and get sponsored for membership is to attend one of our monthly Business Casual Mixers. To attend your first mixer as a guest of the board, please send an email to membership@sbypc.org and introduce yourself. Please be sure to let us know which of our upcoming mixers you’d like to attend and if you’ll be bringing a guest.
Dues are $60 for the first year and $40 per year to renew thereafter.
Dues can be paid online with a credit card or PayPal, in person at any event via cash, check, credit card or PayPal. Checks may also be mailed to: P.O. Box 23316, Santa Barbara, CA 93121.
Normally, it takes 30 days or less for your application to be approved. Our volunteer board of directors meets once per month to review applications and attend to club business. However, depending on when you submitted your application, it may take 60 days or more to review your application. No board meetings are held in December or January. If you have questions about your application, please contact membership@sbypc.org or contact your board sponsor. If your application has been delayed, it may be because you did not meet one or more of the requirements for membership.
Yes, we welcome you to attend our events at member price once you’ve submitted an application. Simply introduce yourself at the check-in desk and let us know that you’ve already submitted an application.

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