Trade Network Affiliations

Our Affiliations Benefit Our Members!

Local First of Mid-Michigan is committed to our Lansing, Michigan community and to growing a sustainable local economy. They work to educate our community about the multiple benefits of locally owned independent businesses, and to nurture relationships among locally owned businesses.

International Reciprocal Trade Association was founded in 1979 to foster the common interests of the commercial barter industry in the United States and worldwide, and to uphold high standards of ethical business practices.

The Universal Currency (“UC”) is a central accounting center for corporate barter companies and trade exchanges world-wide. Trade Network members can market their business and purchase from other barter association members on an international basis.

National Association of Trade Exchanges is the premiere organization  for trade exchange owners from across the country and around the world.

Barter Association National Currency (BANC) is a universal reciprocal barter currency with the integrity and stability that is exclusively available to members of The National Association of Trade Exchanges (NATE).

Small Business Association of Michigan provides leadership in the promotion of free enterprise and other common interests of small businesses.

The Universal Currency (“UC”) is a central accounting center for corporate barter companies and trade exchanges world-wide. Trade Network members can market their business and purchase from other barter association members on an international basis.

Lansing Regional Chamber is trusted voice and business leader, we work relentlessly to help businesses connect, grow and thrive. Our region is undergoing a fundamental shift. Innovation and technology are transforming our economy. As the Lansing region continues to evolve, the Chamber will strengthen our efforts to ensure all businesses in our region connect, grow and thrive.

Caerusnet’s Facilitated Referral Team System was developed in 2008 by social entrepreneur, Steven Zyskowski, expressing his burning desire to help small business professionals and passionate networkers join and/or form their own referral passing groups that are both fun and profitable.