SBCA Foundation Awards Grant to Tumor Research
The SBCA Foundation donated $10,000 to Angels Among Us to help in the fight against brain cancer. The day raised over $2,000,000. Since its founding in 1994, over 12 million dollars has been donated to The Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke from Angels Among Us. Read full story.
SBCA Releases 2012 Annual Report
2012 was a successful year for SBCA and its members. SBCA has doubled its membership in less than four years, expanded its education and membership offerings and has established a track record of major successes on tax issues and other legislative efforts. SBCA has become an effective advocate for the consumer satellite television and broadband industry. Click here to read the full 2012 Annual Report
Important Update to Access Your Member Benefits
The Members' Only Area of the SBCA Website has been improved! Please log in using your personal ID number. Why did we make this switch?
- Allows you to update your profile information, like mailing address, phone and e-mail
- You can update your demographics so we can send messages that relate to the work you do
- Easier to renew your membership online (No more paper forms needed, unless you want to use them)
- All your certifications will be displayed so you know if you need to renew
Questions? Call Martin at 202-349-3630. We are still working on the new website. There will be more roll outs and improvements to come.
SBCA Members - Commit to Hire Veterans and Military Spouses
SBCA has committed to promote the hiring of 4,000 qualified veterans and military spouses into the consumer satellite industry by 2014 as part of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Hiring Our Heroes program. The commitment is part of the "Hiring 500,000 Heroes" campaign, an initiative launched in March by the U.S. Chamber, National Chamber Foundation, and Capital One. The goal is to secure commitments from businesses throughout America to hire a half million veterans and military spouses by the end of 2014. Learn how you can be apart of this effort.
Improve the customer experience through professional development and training opportunities
to industry installation professionals.
- Protect the rights of consumers to receive satellite delivered video audio and data services through education, training and public outreach.
- Develop benefits to members that increase their efficiency and profitability and add value to their membership with SBCA.
SBCA protects satellite providers, distributors, retailers, technicians, and consumers alike from unfair rules in licensing, permitting, tax, zoning and covenants.
The SBCA National Standards and Testing Program providing an industry-endorsed benchmark of knowledge for the installation of satellite products and services.
SBCA membership gives you access to the many association benefits designed to save you money, improve your operations and keep you informed.
SBCA has launched a new Risk and Safety Resource Center for SBCA Members. Workplace safety is a critical aspect for the satellite industry and the SBCA has worked in cooperation with a number of member companies to develop this resource for satellite. Members log-in here.
SBCA Home Networking Fundamentals Now Available
SBCA has created an online Home Networking Fundamentals course designed to provide sales and installation professionals with the foundational knowledge of Home Networking. By taking this course individuals will be better prepared to understand the numerous products that they are installing and integrating.