embership Benefits

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 Member Benefits



 

Keeton’s Office & Art Supply

GCBX and Keeton’s Office & Art Supply have developed a program that provides GCBX members with reduced pricing on office supplies, furniture and promotional products.

EXCLUSIVE GCBX MEMBER PROGRAM BENEFITS

ü  Aggressively priced list of 100 items developed specific to GCBX members. Members will save up to 70% on the items they buy most.

ü  Special pricing on Keeton’s copy & print services including $.03 for black & white and $.29 for color copies. 

ü  Our most aggressive discount on over 40,000 items on-line and in our full-line catalog.

ü  25% discount on all advertising specialty promotional products.

ü  Free delivery and installation of furniture.

ü  Free next day delivery with no minimum order.

                Questions about the Keeton’s GCBX member program?

                Contact Rick Paulson at (941) 747-2995 or rickp@keetonsonline.com



 

 iBusinessSolutions, Inc.

"iBusinessSolutions primary goal is to provide a one stop solution to any business needs. Their

model has been a large success as iBusinessSolutions is becoming the fastest growing local

payroll company. Having recently expand iBusinessSolutions is reaching out to other members

of the construction community in efforts to help relieve the business stresses from other business

owners like themselves. iBusinessSolutions technology approach makes it an easy effort to

submit payroll and with green efforts hold many of the necessary documents for viewing at any

time.

As a member of the Gulf Coast Builders Exchange receive extended benefits on what

are already ideal rates:

  •   First process for free
  •   10% off already discounted local rates
  •   2 year guarantee on rates

Working with local construction companies is our specialty and would like to extend

our best offer to those who better the people in our community."


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Visit their website

 Contact Mackie Knight at (941) 487 – 7275 or email  mknight@ibusinesssolutions.com with any questions that you may have and let us be the only option for your payroll, workers comp and employee benefits needs. 

 


 

 EDUCATION TO GO!

 

The State College of Florida has joined up with GCBX to provide our members with ongoing education that matters to your business.  Please click on the link below to visit this customized web page for members of the Gulf Coast Builders Exchange!   

 

There are classes available such as:


Quickbooks 2010 for Contractors

Performing Payroll in Quickbooks

Project Management Fundamentals

Distribution and Logistics management

Computer Skills for the Workplace

Effective Business Writing

 

http://www.ed2go.com/scf-gcbx/

 


 KB PENSION SERVICES 401(k)/PROFIT SHARING PROGRAM

GCBX Member firm, Kerkering Barberio & Co., offers a 401(k) and profit sharing program at discounted rates to GCBX members through KB Pension Services, Inc., a full-service employee benefit consulting firm and part of the KB Group. The program offers a full array of investment choices allowing each member to have their employee retirement program tailored to their individual needs. Members may choose from profit sharing plans, 401(k) plans or 401(k) plans with profit sharing. For more information contact Martin Kossoff at KB Pension Services, at (941) 953-7452 or visit their website at www.kbgrp.com.


 MOMENTUM FLEET MANAGEMENT GROUP FLEET VEHICLE PROGRAM

The GCBX has arranged for a one-of-a-kind vehicle purchasing and leasing program with Ford, GM and Chrysler through our partners, Momentum Fleet Management Group and International Builders Exchange Executives. These manufacturers offer fleet rates to GCBX members whether buying or leasing a single vehicle or a fleet of hundreds. The program is open to all makes and models including standard vehicles, “foreign” cars, “up-fitted” cargo vans, pickups, medium duty trucks, tractor trailers, and forklifts. Contact Momentum Fleet Management Group -Jack Pyros (866834-9166), Enterprise Fleet (813-885-5636) or Sarasota Ford (941-366-3673, ext. 109).


 SARASOTA FORD FLEET DEPARTMENT AND VEHICLE PROGRAM

Products and Services:

Sarasota Ford is one of Florida's largest automobile dealer, and the Sarasota Ford Commercial and Fleet center is one of the largest Business Preferred Dealer in the United States. We deal with a variety of companies, locally and nationally, to get them the right vehicle for their business application. We can provide ambulance chassis, wrecker chassis, commercial trucks, police cars, rental vehicles, and we upfit vehicles of all types. We take orders and deliver vehicles anywhere in the United States, and in over 40 countries. We are serious about our business, and we will not dare waste your time. We are experienced and we can help designing your special body for your specific application. We also offer Commercial Leasing and Lines of Credit, along with Fleet Management. Our service department offers vehicle loaners so you don't have to stop working while yours is in service. Give us a call. You will be pleasantly surprised at our services and pricing. When it comes to commercial vehicles Gus Schagen at Sarasota Ford Commercial and Fleet Center is the only call you need to make. Give us a try!       

Nature of Discount/Special Offer: 

We offer Commercial/Fleet pricing to GCBX Members, and for employees of GCBX members, and their friends and family, we offer dealer invoice plus $100.00 less all applicable incentives.

How should Members take advantage of this discount: 

Members can take advantage of this discount by calling Gus Schagen at 941-737-5307, or email a quote request to companyvehicles@yahoo.com  . 

No restrictions apply.


 FREE NOTARY PUBLIC SERVICE COURTESY OF HILL, BARTH AND KING, LLC 

A free Notary Public Service is available to members at the accounting offices of Hill, Barth and King, LLC at 1727 Second Street, Suite B in downtown Sarasota. Please call (941) 9574242 to make an appointment.

 


 SARASOTA TIGER BAY CLUB MEMBERSHIP

The GCBX has a corporate membership to the Sarasota Tiger Bay Club which meets periodically at Michael’s On East Ballroom in Sarasota to discuss current political issues. Your GCBX membership entitles you to attend luncheon meetings at the member price when making your reservations with GCBX. 

 


INTERNET PLANROOM INFORMATION NETWORK (IPIN)

The Internet Planroom Information Network (IPIN) covers a 20+ county area of southwest and central Florida and is available through the GCBX website to members by subscription. Subscribers with a user ID and password may obtain plan information, construction specifications and addenda's all online from your home or office 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The IPIN comes with free estimating software.  A free 5-day trial period is available by filling-out the form click here. IPIN subscribers receive plans, specifications and addenda for only $560 per year. Contact the GCBX office to register for the IPIN, more information or a free demonstration. 

 

If you already have an IPIN account, please click here.

 


 AIA DOCUMENTS AND FORMS

AIA Contracts and Forms are available to members at a reduced price of 1/3 to 1/2 off. The GCBX office keeps a large inventory of almost every contract and form, while others can be ordered and usually obtained in one or two working days. Please call for a price list.


 GCBX WEBSITE @ www.gcbx.org

The Builders Exchange and its website, www.gcbx.org, is an information resource available to all members as part of their benefits. With a growing library plus internet access and search capabilities, the GCBX’s professional staff can help its members obtain important data, rules and regulations quickly.


 BUSINESS CONTACTS

If your company is not growing as fast as it should, chances are that you are not making the proper business contacts. People in the building industry prefer to contract with those they personally know, or at least can be assured are reputable. Membership in the Exchange helps you in these areas by doing the following:

Membership Meetings: The Exchange conducts functions to promote fellowship between members and to offer them additional opportunities to come into direct contact with those people who count in the industry. In the past, they included:

•·        Frequent Membership Networking Socials

•·        Two Golf Tournaments (Spring and Fall)

•·        Educational Dinner Meetings with Guest Speakers

•·        Subcontractors Council Meetings

•·        Panel Discussions

•·        Candidate Forums & Receptions

•·        Roundtable Meetings with Key Local and State Government Officials

•·        Contractors’ Re-licensing and OSHA

•·        Continuing Education Courses

•·        Joint Meetings with Other Trade and Professional Organizations 

 



 BUSINESS EDUCATION

The Exchange makes efforts to keep members informed about the latest developments in the industry and the business world. The Education Committee is always working to schedule a variety of seminars and learning sessions. The topics are relevant and informative and can offer you valuable assistance in conducting your business.

For continuing education classes the Builders Exchange is an excellent source to keep you informed.


                    FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE SPECIAL SERVICES LISTED

Gulf Coast Builders Exchange, Inc.

8470 Enterprise Circle, Suite 101

Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202
(941) 907-7745
Fax: (941) 907-3898

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