Thank you for your interest in SCCBR! Your interest in our Association shows that you recognize the advantages of establishing relationships with our REALTOR® Members and understand how those relationships can help your business. To receive maximum benefit of Affiliate Membership in SCCBR, Affiliate Members are encouraged to attend as many membership meetings and events as possible, participate in a committee, sponsor an event, and attend YOUR annual Affiliate Appreciation Luncheon. By joining SCCBR you will receive the following opportunities to help promote your business!
Your company’s information with your website and social medias will be visually posted In our Santa Cruz County Board of REALTORS® website. Where a webpage to a direct link to "FIND AN AFFILIATE" can be easily accessed by members and consumers.
WEEKLY MARKETING SESSIONS AND HOME TOURS
Tours are held on Fridays and rotate between our Board office, Nogales at Zulas Restaurant and Tubac Community Center. The marketing sessions are held in an open forum discussion and it provides the opportunity for Affiliates to network and promote their products and services to Brokers and REALTORS® throughout Santa Cruz County.
SERVICE PRESENTATIONS OPPORTUNITIES
Opportunity to sponsor food & refreshments and give a more in-depth commercial (not to exceed twenty minutes) of your products and services your company has to offer at our weekly Marketing Session and Homes Tour.
MARKETING MATERIALS & PRINTED ADVERTISING
Affiliates are encouraged to continually supply our board office with marketing materials and business cards.
Affiliate Members may join most SCCBR's committees and serve side-by-side with REALTOR® Members in establishing committee goals and objectives while building lasting partnerships.
ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT FUNDRAISER
Organize the annual golf tournament to raise funds for our community, with Affiliate Members and REALTOR® Members serving side-by-side to enhance the quality of life in our community.
MEMBERSHIP ORIENTATION SPONSORSHIP
Santa Cruz County Board of REALTORSâ holds an orientation for new REALTOR® members. You have an opportunity to sponsor the food/refreshments for the new members. In return, you will be able to introduce yourself and your company and discuss the product and services your company has to offer for 10 minutes. You are encouraged to bring your marketing material for the new members.
CONTINUING EDUCATION CLASS SPONSORSHIPS
Affiliate sponsoring of our educational classes helps us offer free and low-cost education to our REALTOR® & Affiliate members. Typically, affiliates receive a few minutes at the start of the class to describe their business.
The Santa Cruz County Board of REALTORS® accepts sponsorships for all our major events – Installation Banquet, Membership Meetings, etc. These events are a great way to get your name out into the real estate community.
NETWORKING AND SPECIAL EVENTS
Attend quarterly Membership Meetings, Election Luncheon, and Installation Dinner, with the exceptions of the right to vote and hold office.
AFFILIATE APPRECIATION LUNCHEON
Annual luncheon held and coordinated by REALTOR® Members in appreciation of our Affiliates for all their support throughout the year!
HONORARY AFFILIATION BENEFITS
The affiliation will have the opportunity to streamline their business practices through SCCBR website by giving accessibility to Brokers & REALTORS® to download their companies’ documents, rate sheets, etc. in effort to alleviate and facilitate real estate transactions. Your company will be advertised as an Honorary Affiliation to the SCCBR.
As an honorary affiliate you will be required to the following conditional guidelines.
- You must sponsor (or teach) at least two (2) SCCBR educational classes and/or event in a calendar year.
- Join and participate in a committee, attend committee’s meetings and contribute at events.