NATE is a group of Trade Exchanges that are the willing to teach, learn, and trade with each other. Since 1984 the most successful barter companies across the United States have been members of NATE.
NATE is a Non-profit organization promoting ethical barter trading across North America. Includes IRS advice and rules, broker certification details and general advice for trade exchange owners.
BBB’s mission is to be the leader in advancing marketplace trust. BBB accomplishes this mission by: Creating a community of trustworthy businesses Setting standards for marketplace trust Encouraging and supporting best practices Celebrating marketplace role models, and; Denouncing substandard marketplace behavior
- A Trade Exchange for Trade Exchanges
- The BANC — a universal reciprocal barter currency with the integrity and stability that is exclusively available to members of The National Association of Trade Exchanges (NATE).
- A common trade currency allowing barter companies to transact business with each other, without the need to arrange direct reciprocal trade accounts.
The LRA was established in 1946 to promote, protect and serve the interests of the state’s foodservice and hospitality industry. Under the leadership of its original officers and directors, the association set forth several founding principles that continue to guide the association to this day. Since its inception, the LRA has become one of the most outstanding state restaurant associations in the nation and is heralded as a leader among all trade associations.
The mission of the Louisiana Restaurant Association is to enhance and ensure the growth and development of the foodservice industry in Louisiana by working together as an industry to improve the political, economic, and social environment in which the industry conducts business. The LRA will develop and administer programs and services in order to continue its role as the indispensable resource for the members of the Association.”
We’re comprised of more than 1,000 businesses that call St. Tammany West home, from multi-national corporations who have established their bases here to local product and service storefronts that are the backbone of the community. No matter where your business fits in, you can count on the Chamber to promote your interests and make sure your voice is heard.