Colorado - Nebraska - Wyoming
ABANC is a collective group of alpaca breeders residing in the Northern Colorado Rocky Mountain Region of the United States. Our Mission is to collectively market each member, farm, educate potential buyers, and create a forum for each member to market their alpacas and farms.
As we work together as a collective group we are able to maximize the visibility of each member and bring greater awareness to the alpaca industry as a whole.
As alpaca breeders, we are each striving to promote the future growth of the alpaca industry with the highest quality alpacas possible while guaranteeing the future production of the most sought after alpacas in the industry.
Each ABANC Farm Member takes great pride in the breeding programs they have developed and are pleased to offer you the highest quality alpacas for sale along with exquisite alpaca products. After an alpaca purchase, they will follow up with exceptional service and farm guarantees.
You are invited to visit each ABANC Farm Member and learn more about raising these gentle, unique, and wonderful creatures. The Alpaca Breeders Alliance of Northern Colorado is proud to promote the Alpaca Industry with our Stamp of Excellence!
YOUR ABANC MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS:
§ Combined marketing efforts of entire organization for all members
§ Alpaca Extravaganza Marketing Show each year. The public attendees increased by 22% in 2009 over 2008
§ A world-class AOBA certified Level III fiber show (EPWM) that ABANC is the sponsor of that draws many breeders, the general public and fiber lovers. We had 199 entries in 2009
§ We strongly support the ABR Fall Fest Halter Show in Loveland each year
§ An expanding ABANC marketing plan in the works for the Estes Park Wool Market Alpaca Tent in 2010. We have an opportunity to make this a stronger marketing event
§ An easy way to network with fellow breeders
§ An easy way to form strategic alliances with other breeders
§ Hay, feed and animal care and co-op opportunities
§ Co-op purchase like microchips that bring the cost per item down
§ Hay core sampler for ranch check out
§ Opportunities to hold your own seminar topics at our marketing events
§ Each ranch has the ability to sell fiber products at our marketing events
§ National magazine marketing advertising for ABANC awareness and branding
§ A very professional ABANC Marketing Brochure is available for each ranch.
§ We now have a world class web site
o With national exposure we are branding ABANC as a marketing group that represents a group of ranches from Colorado, Nebraska and Wyoming as an elite organization.
o Ability to promote our ABANC events on a national level
o Ability to push and pull visitors to your ranch listing and your own web site
o The forum for ranch information exchange
o Calendar of events that reach the public that will promote your ranch events and our own ABANC private interchange of information
o Members only area that allows you to update your own ranch listing and the keeper of ABANC documentation, and members only calendar
o We use a teleconference for many of our many Board meetings. These meetings are open to members
§ ABANC is assisted by a professional bookkeeper for budget administration
§ We have a strong web assistance program to further develop our web site.
§ We are very open to discussing other benefits and value we may be able to offer!
Your ABANC membership for 2009-2010 is $125.00 based on the upcoming budget. This year we will subsidize your membership with a $45 reduction in fees
TO MAKE A STRONG MARKETING ORGANIZATION
WE ASK YOU TO BE AN ACTIVE MEMBER