All You Need to Know About the New Membership Structure

Posted By: Saffron Hodgson NBBQA Latest News,


Exciting changes are underway at the National Barbecue and Grilling Association.

Along with a fresh look, improved navigation and user-interface updates, the new online membership platform provides a plethora of information: educational articles, peer-to-peer discussions, business-building tips, calendars and all sorts of other tools to help you thrive in the barbecue/grilling world. is more than a website, it’s your portal to the business of barbecue.

We also recently debuted new membership categories designed to allow members to customize their membership to suit their specific passions and needs. Wherever your interest lies, you will find information and networking opportunities available to you.

Members now have two main categories to choose from when joining the NBBQA: personal or business. The entry-level individual “Enthusiast” membership is designed for home cooks and competitors; the “Professional” tier is catered to business owners or industry employees; the “Business” categories are for businesses of all sizes, small family, all the way through to corporations.

Each membership includes access to Special Interest Groups, member-only content, a subscription to the monthly National Barbecue News magazine and a profile page on the NBBQA website’s member directory.