Our goal is to exchange and promote business with members and support member businesses through information sharing and education, encouraging and sustaining entrepreneurship in Ashtabula County.
To exchange and promote business with members and support member businesses through information sharing. To support secondary business education in Ashtabula County encouraging and sustaining entrepreneurship.
The purposes of the Ashtabula County Business Exchange (known as AcBE) are:
To establish relationships with other business people who become members of the Organization by educating them about the product, service or profession each of us exclusively represents. Relationships generate word-of-mouth advertising and exchanges which offer the opportunity to do business with others who are in the market for our product or service.
Promote secondary business education in the county through scholarships, mentorship programs, and information sharing.
Meetings will be held via Zoom unless otherwise indicated.
Regular meetings begin at 7:15 a.m.
Good Morning Ashtabula Meetings begin at 8:00 a.m.
If Ashtabula City Schools or A-Tech is closed or delayed our meeting will be cancelled.
In light of the current Coronavirus-19 situation, our regularly scheduled meetings are being postponed until further notice.
Stay in touch and stay healthy.
We hope to see our members on Thursday mornings for a short virtual meeting.
"AcBE has benefited Generations to help educate the business community regarding behavioral healthcare and GBH brand awareness."
- Suzette Miller of Generations Behavioral Health LLC – Geneva
AcBE scholarship for graduating high school seniors and second year Kent State student.
We are a member run organization, helping support each other's businesses and entrepreneurship throughout Ashtabula County.
Whether you're interested in joining AcBE or just have a question please contact us by email or get in touch with the AcBE leadership committee.
We are an organization of local business owners who network together to promote business and exchange client contacts and member services. If a need arises for services that our members can provide, we hope you will consider conducting business with the "member" professionals listed.
Only one business is represented per business category. It is this exclusivity that provides the foundation of the group and the business leads generated by our members that give our organization its strength. If you are interested in joining this outstanding business organization and filling an open category that is not currently represented, contact any member listed to see if you qualify.
Who says meetings at a funeral home aren't fun? Look at all these smiling faces!
Great way to start Thursdays!
"AcBE provides the opportunity for members to get to know each other both personally and professionally. It provides a great network of resources for each member to refer clients and contacts to with confidence. AcBE is so much more than a networking group, we are like a family."
-Debbie Powell of Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Professional Realty
Are you interested in joining the Ashtabula County Business Exchange? The first step is to speak with a current member to express your interest and make sure that your product or service line is not currently represented. The next step is to visit one of the weekly AcBE meetings then fill out the application, which can be downloaded using the button above.
In order to finish the application you will have to have an existing member sign/sponsor your application. Speak with the AcBE leadership team at weekly AcBE meeting to determine the membership fee, which is prorated based on the time of the year. The membership fee is due when the application is submitted.