NIBA has supported derivatives professionals on multiple levels for over 25 years, providing numerous benefits spanning education and representation to networking, resources, rewards, and discounts.

Membership in the NIBA is open to all Introducing Brokers, independent and guaranteed, CTAs, CPOs and Affiliated Persons. We offer categorized memberships for specified trade associations, Futures Commissions Merchants, and other futures registrants, service providers and others who have a related interest in the futures industry are welcome!

NIBA champions and supports introducing brokers, commodity trading advisors, and affiliated persons in the financial industry.

IB/CTA Membership Benefits


Receive exposure to potential clients and search engine optimization benefits by having a link to your site.


Post relevant press releases about your firm and increase your visiblity.


Network with your peers, the exchanges, and service providers online and it NIBA events.


Represent your business in the only independent organization supporting IBs, CTAs, and related industry organizations in Washington and Chicago.


As a member of the NIBA, you receive discounts with member service providers.


Bring one firm member with you to NIBA conferences.

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NIBA membership provides opportunities to network with derivatives professionals using your products.




Exposure to IBs, CTAs, CPOs, & APs
Inclusion in online service provider directory
A featured in annual membership postal mailing
Including one free pass to all conferences and events
(Annual conference in Chicago, half-day events in NY and CA, and additional events)
Distribute 1 sheet flyer at all events
Ability to sponsor an NIBA event or website
(Cost varies per event)
Ability to submit content for consideration in the NIBA newsletter
Additional social media exposure
Ability to submit to LinkedIn group
Sponsorship of one session at all events

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The Futures Commissions Members (FCMs) of the NIBA are an essential part of the organization. Participating FCMs provide the Board of Directors advice and commentary on everything from industry change to company policy, provide association news to NIBA members through in-house newsletters and electronic communication systems, and believe in and encourage the IB-system of doing business. All FCM Members are eligible to participate on the NIBA Board on a rotating basis. The following FCMs are currently members of the NIBA. The association greatly appreciates their generous and continuing financial support. Those firms marked with a * are past members of the Board of Directors. All FCM Members are eligible to participate on the NIBA Board on a rotating basis. We invite all FCMs to show their support for IBs and CTAs as a member of the NIBA. Contact us for more information. View all FCMs
By supporting the NIBA, exchanges have the opportunity to network, raise visibility, and show support for registered derivatives professionals that make up the core of the futures industry. Brokers, Commodity Trading Advisors, Commodity Pool Operators, Associated Professionals and the many service providers and exchanges such as your all come together to work with the professionals that drive the industry. View a list of support exchanges and become a supporting exchange as well! Benefits for exchanges include the opportunity to provide information to our membership, host events, trader outreach, and connect with the professionals that can carry your message.
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Volunteer Opportunities

The NIBA Board of Directors depends on volunteers to make things happen. Contact [email protected] to find out how you can get involved.
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