Benefits and Requirements

Your SiMA Benefits

The most important benefit you will receive as a supporter of SiMA is our impact on the spending habits of Smyrna’s citizens and businesses — our goal is to bring you more business.

Other benefits include:

  • Discounted advertising rates with local independent media as well as other service discounts.
  • Inclusion in our print and online directories.
  • Our window decal to show your current and potential customers that you are a SiMA member.
  • Use of the SiMA logo in your advertising.
  • Free participation in SiMA-sponsored media and public relations trainings.
  • A link to your home page from our website.


SiMA Requirements

  • Private, Employee, Community, or Cooperative ownership
  • Owned in majority by area residents
  • Full decision-making function for the business lies with its owners
  • No more than 6 outlets, bases of operation lie within a single state