Affinity Partners

The LBMAO is a not-for-profit trade association with a mandate to provide cost-effective services and products to its members to better manage their businesses.  We have added several exciting new affinity programs to our existing platform of LBMAO endorsed programs.  These programs provide discounted services to member businesses, as well as a nominal recognition allowance to the association. The following programs are available to LBMAO members in good standing.


ABSDA Distance Learning Program

  • Premiere series of professional training videos available for free exclusively to LBMAO members
  • Access over 65 courses in 5 modules such as: A.C.E.S. (Around Customers Everyone Sells), Contractor S.A.L.E.S. (Skills and Attitudes Leading to Exceptional Selling), Building a Championship Team, On the Bottom Line and The Big 8 Most Important Selling Skills

Baseline Processing

  • Transparent and aggressive group rate of Cost + 0.20% on all Visa and MC transactions
  • 10c per transaction
  • $20/mo in general service fees
  • Further significant rate reductions for recurring billing transactions
  • Industry-leading technology, including the Ingenico line of wired and wireless terminals, and a simple and secure virtual terminal
  • Access to Baseline’s large network of major processors to suit all your integration needs

Careers Board

  • National job board for our industry
  • Fast and simple to use
  • Post as many positions as you wish
  • Free for LBMAO members.  Contact the office for your passcode

Fax & Mailing ServicesLBMAO logo-web

  • LBMAO’s extensive mailing list of 1100 Ontario retailers is available in Excel format
  • Or submit your announcements, special buys, corporate news, etc. and we will fax it to our mailing list on your behalf
  • Quick, Easy, Effective!

Hold Please Communications Ltd

  •     Telephone “on hold” marketing provider.HoldPleaseCLogo2011
  •     Writes and produces audio programs promoting clients’ products
  •     and services to callers waiting on hold.
  •     Cross sells and up-sells your products and services.

Morneau Shepell – Group Insurance

  •    How the program works
  • Quotation form
  • Flexible plan designPrint
  •     Life insurance, health, dental, disability and
  •     out–of–province travel
  •     Volume purchasing
  •     On-line benefits management with downloadable forms
  •     Click on the Morneau Shepell logo for more information

Peninsula Canada

  • HR and Employment Standards consulting and management
  • Labour Law referral and support services
  • 24/7 consulting support
  • Discounted rates for LBMAO members
  • For free no obligation quote contact Alex at:, or call 647-988-0476

PIB Insurance – Commercial and PersonalAffinity.PIB with text color

  •     All commercial insurance products to meet your business needs
  •     On-site evaluation of your property & policy, including risk management advice and building appraisals
  •     Specialize in Group Home & Auto Insurance at competitive rates
  •     Numerous products available to meet your individual needs
  •     Click on the PIB logo for a free no obligation quote