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Connecting Conveyor Innovators Worldwide

Experience Member Benefits tailored just for you. Get access to Live Training, Scholarships, Networking Opportunities, and so much more.

North American Membership Benefits

Join NIBA's vibrant domestic community and unlock a world of opportunities in the conveyor belt industry. Gain access to top-tier belting leaders, cutting-edge training programs, and invaluable educational resources for your team.

International Membership Benefits

Experience the global reach of NIBA's international membership. Access our comprehensive Learning Library, participate in the renowned Annual Convention (dubbed the "Best Belting Show in North America"), and explore Expo details tailored to your needs. Connect with potential customers worldwide and elevate your business to new heights.

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Employee Benefits

Access our comprehensive industry insights with the Belt Line Newsletter, members-only training materials in the Learning Library and Certificate Courses, attend live Technical Training Sessions, and enhance business skills through the University of Industrial Distribution.

Employee & Company Benefits

Enjoy discounted AEA training, enhanced industry access, networking opportunities at the Annual Convention, access to member contact information, and volunteer opportunities on committees.

Company Benefits

Encompass the ability to post Equipment Classified Ads and access the Convention Expo at the Annual Convention, providing valuable networking and showcasing opportunities.

Benefits to Your Family

College scholarships available to families of both distributor and manufacturing members.

Apply in Four Easy Steps

1. Application Submission

Fill out and send your membership application to two references (one from a current NIBA member).

2. Submit References

Include two references (one from a current NIBA member). Find reference form HERE

3. Review Process

Your application will be reviewed by the Membership Committee and then voted on by the NIBA Board of Directors (please all 2-4 weeks for this step).

4. Pay Membership Dues

Membership dues determined by belting related sales. See application for details.

Explore Membership Types


Join NIBA as a Distributor/Fabricator if you work with conveyor and flat power transmission belting, meeting specific criteria.

  • Specialize in distributing/fabricating belting.
  • Possess necessary mechanical equipment.
  • Offer services/support and meet eligibility criteria.


Manufacturers within NIBA specialize in producing belting or components primarily for distributor/fabricators, adhering to Board-approved eligibility criteria.

  • Belting Manufacturer:
    • Produce belting for distributor/fabricators.
  • Component Manufacturer:
    • Make items altering belts for distributor/fabricators.


NIBA offers affiliate membership to organizations aligned with membership interests, approved by the Board, without voting rights or office eligibility, but allowing committee participation.

  • Organizations with aligned products/services approved by the Board.
  • Excludes belting stockists, manufacturer reps, and sales agents.
  • No voting rights or office roles; potential committee participation determined by the Board.

Contact Jackie Kimball at to set up your profile and take advantage of your company’s membership today!

Why Should You Join NIBA?

"If you're not in NIBA, you're not in belting."

"Since joining NIBA my business doubled. Now I can’t afford to be without it."

"I feel life is about relationships memories and experiences and NIBA has provided quality and exciting participation in all."