Membership in an International Organization NBCL has members in the United States, Canada, Africa and the Caribbean. Organized in 1919, it is one of the most prestigious organizations for Cosmetologists and Beauty Professionals in the World.
Higher Educational Opportunities NBCL's Institute of Cosmetology offers a higher professional degree (PBA, PMA, DPC) in Cosmetology. A member can earn credits toward a degree through attending the National Institute of Cosmetology.
Greek Affiliations NBCL offers the Theta Nu Sigma National Sorority and the Sigma Nu Theta National Fraternity which offers the highest professional training for those interested in improving the standards in our industry and community services.
Annual Conventions & Trade Shows NBCL offers opportunities for its members to come together and learn about the latest trends, techniques, and products available to professionals in our industry.
Priority Access to Powerful Online Web Network NBCL National Technology Initiative brings us a powerful Internet based network that ties all of our affiliates and members together electronically. The resulting opportunities for collaboration, education, communication and just plain excitement are mind boggling. They are sure to add to your enjoyment and to the growth of your career.
Opportunities to Network NBCL has affiliates across the United States and abroad who are willing to assist you just because you're a member of NBCL.
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NBCL functions through its Programs, State Associations and Local Chapters to help educate thousands of persons in the cosmetology profession each year. NBCL members are trained in the latest trends of the cosmetology profession and taught effective business methods that are essential to running salons effectively.
CLASSIFICATION OF NBCL MEMBERSHIPS
Licensed Cosmetologist, Barber, Nail Technicians
Established operators, partners or owner of his/her own business.
Individual members are eligible for all committee participation.
Annual Membership dues: $100
Sustaining Membership Corporations:
Corporations with less than 10 employees
Member companies may have two representatives at each meeting
Company has no voting privileges
Annual Membership dues: $200
Beauty School Students:
Students who are currently enrolled in school, as seniors or graduate students
Students are eligible for all committees
Students must be active on at least one committee
Annual Membership dues: $50
Organizations and corporations with ten or more employees
Member companies may have four representatives at each meeting
Member companies do not have voting privileges
Annual Membership dues: $500
HOW DO I BECOME A MEMBER?
Join a Local Cosmetologist Chapter (or)
Join the State Association (or)
Join the National directly when there is no Local Chapter or State Association by sending your name, address, telephone number, membership classification and referral information to: NBCL, Inc. 25 Logan Circle NW Washington, DC 20005 or call: (202) 332-2695 / (202) 332-0940fax
NBCL reserves the right to refuse and/or remove a member due to any of the following reasons:
(1) Not in good standing with Local or State Association. (2) Conduct and/or behavior that is derogatory, offensive, deprecating, or found belittling to the objective, betterment, goals and success of this organization.