New Member Package
Upon joining, the Primary and Alternate representatives of the membership will receive a new member package containing BOMA's Membership Directory. We encourage you to consult this directory to locate a specific service, product, or office space you need. And please patronize our advertisers, whose support makes this publication possible. You may also access the membership directory on-line for the most up to date member listings.
Scavenger Discount. All BOMA member buildings within Recology Golden Gate's service territory are eligible to receive a 4% discount off their current scavenger bill. Complete the Scavenger Discount application form and return to Tory Brubaker.
Document Shredding Service. All BOMA member buildings and their tenants are eligible to participate in a cost effective program to destroy confidential documents. Contact Stefanie Medious at Recology Golden Gate at 415/575-2467 for details.
Membership in BOMA International/Membership Identification Number
As a member of BOMA San Francisco, the principal representative is enrolled as a member of BOMA International and they are assigned a BOMA International ID. This ID gives you access to discounts on publications and seminars and to member only sections of BOMA International's web site (www.boma.org). If you need your 9 digit ID number, please contact Nicole Cui, firstname.lastname@example.org, 415-362-2662 x110.
Remember that BOMA events are learning and/or networking events, not selling events. Meet and network with other members and follow up with people that might be interested in your product or service at an appropriate time. Be prepared to cultivate a relationship not a sale. Be a resource to building members.
How Building Members Purchase
Business is no longer done on a handshake. Property managers are required to obtain multiple bids for a project. Projects are awarded to the most qualified vendors, not necessarily the cheapest. Manager's are looking for the best price, coupled with the least ‘headache” for them.
Property Managers maintain strong ties with other managers throughout the region, and usually turn to one another for referrals. Positive and negative interaction with vendors is usually communicated throughout the community of managers.
Increase Your Company's Visibility
An excellent way to increase your company's visibility is to become a BOMA Corporate Sponsor. Your investment provides a revenue stream to the organization which allows BOMA's advocacy efforts and educational opportunities to continue while giving your company continual exposure to the industry. Click here for more information.
Opportunities to Partner with Owners and Managers
The following list is provided by BOMA International and is comprised of suggestions to strengthen your business relationships with building owners and managers.
- establish yourself as a resource or an expert to build credibility & strengthen your alliance
- offer to share the cost for training programs
- create a Total Quality Management program & ask the property manager to be in the focus group
- contribute articles to BOMA's or the building's newsletter that provide information that can reduce costs or increase efficiency
- provide a quarterly report with recommendations for decreasing costs
- keep property managers informed of new technology in your industry that affects clients
- create a preventive maintenance program, or suggest a team be formed to address one.