Marion, Iowa — Member Marketplace Inc. is expanding into new states across the U.S. As communities struggle to help their small businesses to adopt e-commerce in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. As a ﬁrst-time Exhibitor at the International Economic Development Council Annual Conference in Nashville, TN, Member Marketplace is sharing the successes they’ve had in several communities and states as they operate in 16 states, from coast to coast and throughout the midwest.
Member Marketplace offers ways for communities to help their small businesses to sell online togetherthrough a shared platform. Leveraging the connection of multiple similar businesses into a single online marketplace enhances customer experience, eﬃciency, and marketing opportunities for the individual businesses and the community as a whole. Member Marketplace was recently awarded a $250,000 Propel Fund loan for product reﬁnement, market planning/entry activities and key personnel by the Iowa EconomicDevelopment Authority.
Attendees at IEDC Tennessee 20201 can stop by Member Marketplace’s booth #708 to learn more aboutintegrating an online marketplace for their community, region, or state.