IPB Membership
The Institute for Private Business provides a neutral and trusted environment that facilitates the advancement of private business through the academic and programmatic excellence of Saint Louis University.

Member Benefits

The Institute for Private Business (IPB) provides multiple opportunities for our members to network in a safe environment with other business leaders from the region along with the Saint Louis University’s Cook School of Business faculty, staff, and students to share ideas, develop partnerships, and to learn about ways to grow business together.

Benefits of affiliation with the Institute for member companies include:


Additional Benefits

As a member of the Institute you’ll receive special access to a variety of events that include:

Membership Options

IPB offers two types of membership for businesses, core-level and associate-level, as well as the opportunity to be a partner, to share expertise and offer financial and programmatic support.

 Core Membership: $ 3,000Associate Membership: $ 6,000


All private businesses, but is likely to be most beneficial to companies that are established, viable, and have moved beyond the start-up phase. 


Service Providers and other non-privately owned businesses.


  • Access for four employee/family members
  • All IPB Member Benefits


  • Access for two employees
  • All IPB Member Benefits