Thank you for your interest in joining the Business Brokers of Florida association.
We continue to strive to be the best business brokerage association in the world. To meet this standard, the minimum requirement(s) to qualify for membership (affiliate applicants excluded) are below:
- Closing documents from no less than five (5) business brokerage transactions in which the qualifying broker served as the listing agent, under his/her brokerage or under a former brokerage company that the applicant had worked under within the past thirty-six (36) months.
- Proof of completion of International Business Brokers Association (“IBBA”) Courses number 101, 102, 210, 220, and 221 or any other equivalent BBF and / or certified course(s) approved by the State Board Membership by a simple majority. These courses must have been completed within the last twenty-four 24 months.
- Applicant must provide proof of Broker of record and owner of a business brokerage Franchise which has more than 50 offices nationwide, along with documented proof of completion of the franchise’s business brokerage training program / or certified course(s) approved by the State Board Membership by a simple majority.
If you do not meet these requirements and have specific questions about the process to obtain membership please contact the membership Chairperson in the district of which you are applying.
Application for membership can be requested in writing using the link below. Once your request for application is reviewed by the District Membership Committee a BBF representative will contact you to complete the process if applicable.
Agent Membership Requirements
In order to join as an agent, your office must be a current member of the BBF.
If your office is already a member, contact your broker or office administrator to complete the Agent Profile form in the Forms section though the Administrator’s login.
Affiliate Membership Requirements
A professional or an organization whose business is related to the transfer of businesses from seller to purchaser is a candidate for BBF affiliate membership.
The classification may include, but is not limited to, attorneys, accountants, title companies, lending institutions, business appraisers, associations, franchisors, etc.