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National Fireplace Institute (NFI)

National Fireplace Institute offers a 33% discount on all NFI exams and manuals, including the new ones being rolled out this year!

Heartland

Heartland delivers fast, secure and flexible payment processing and business solutions to more than 400,000 business locations nationwide. Product offerings include payments, payroll, point of sale, customer engagement and lending. Heartland pioneered the Merchant Bill of Rights, a public advocacy initiative to educate merchants about fair payment processing practices. Heartland Payment Systems is a Global Payments company (NYSE: GPN). 

UPS Member Savings Program

UPS Member Saving Programs make the most of your HPBA membership and save up to 34% on UPS shipping services, plus a special bonus of 50% off select services for up to four weeks after you enroll.

    Lenovo

    Affinity discounts cover Lenovo's entire product line including the best engineered award-winning ThinkPad notebooks. As a valued Affinity participant you are entitled to recieve discounts above and beyond the lenovo.com price. Moreover, Affinity customers will frequently receive special offers providing a greater discount. 

    Sunbelt

    Sunbelt, the largest business broker network in the world, is a welcome resource for any HPBA member, business owner, who may be thinking of retirement or planning to leave their operation, now or in the near future.  Sunbelt’s professional, confidential service will assist HPBA members with developing a succession plan.  Sunbelt’s systematic process creates a smooth transition of ownership.

    McCoy Leavitt Laskey

    McCoy Leavitt Laskey is a provider of legal services including fire and explosion matters, liability claims, contract review, and risk management issues. 

    Members receive a 33% discount on Eugene LaFlamme's educational courses. For more information, please go to NFI Course Offerings, and filter by Safety-Health-Liability.

      Profits Plus Solutions

      A small business owner wants advice from someone who has been there before; someone who understands the difference in the operations of their business and a large multi-million dollar operation. Profits Plus Solutions is a group of small business owners starting with Mark Stoner and Tom Shay; two names known within the HPBA community. Six additional small business experts make up the Profits Plus Business Advisors team.

      Whether you are considering retirement or are ready to plan your transition from the business, we help you plan every aspect. If the new ownership is internal, we help you determine their abilities to lead the business going forward. We help you prep the business for a sale to an outside party. And, we help to keep the IRS out of your pocket.  We can work with your accountant and attorney – we are small business owners helping fellow small business owners.

      JRM Sales & management inc.

      For over 20 years, JRM Sales & Management has helped independent business owners of all shapes and sizes all across America and internationally. We help them achieve dramatically increased sales and profits, and the quality of life they desire. 

      NAVIX Consultants, LLC

      NAVIX prepares and guides business owners to reach successful exits. Since we first launched the proprietary NAVIX exit planning process in 2009, our national team has helped more than 400 business owners, representing more than $2.5 billion in combined business value. NAVIX helps navigate both exit planning and execution, getting both the owner and their business ready for exit. Most owners only have one shot at exit success and we strive to help them reach financial freedom, exit on their own terms, and leave a lasting business legacy.