BUSINESS MEMBERSHIP



Your tax-deductible contribution* will help fund exhibits, programs, and
conservation efforts while demonstrating to your customers and
employees your love and support for the Aquariums.

Business Member

$300

*Annual Contribution
  • 10 Complimentary Aquarium Tickets
  • Curator Membership for Business Owner
  • 25% Membership Discount for Employees
  • Special Decals for Vehicles & Windows
  • Name Recognition in Aquarium Exhibits & Publications
  • Tax Deductions
  • And much more!
Join Now!
or Renew

Offshore Club

$1,000

*Annual Contribution
  • 30 Complimentary Aquarium Tickets
  • Curator Membership for Business Owner
  • 25% Membership Discount for Employees
  • Special Decals for Vehicles & Windows
  • Name Recognition in Aquarium Exhibits & Publications
  • Tax Deductions
  • And much more!
Join Now!
or Renew

Connect your business with all the great things the Aquariums and Jennette’s Pier have to offer! Business Members are annual donors whose support is used directly to help the Aquariums and their exhibits, programs, and conservation efforts. All three Business Member categories offer great benefits to business owners and their employees.

For any questions regarding our pricing plans above, don’t hesitate to contact us!

“Supporting the Aquarium is good business — it helps drive the local economy, and our Business Membership offers something special for our employees and their families.”Dean Wagaman, Kurtis Chevrolet, Morehead City, NC.

Benefits

  • Free Admission for members and one guest each visit
  • 10% Discount on additional Admissions (up to 6 per visit)
  • Free or discounted admission at more than 150 other aquariums and zoos across the U.S.
  • 10% Program and Gift Shop discounts
  • Trick-or-Treat Under the Sea discount
  • Monthly E-Newsletter
  • Free Walk-on at Jennette’s Pier
  • Premium Member Gift Package
  • Complimentary Aquarium admission tickets that can be distributed to customers, employees or friends
  • 25% discount off Aquarium memberships for company employees (must provide employee roster)
  • VIP invitations to special events at the Aquarium
  • Custom window decals for business storefronts and vehicles
  • Business name listed on the Aquarium/Pier website donor pages.
  • Business name listed in the Aquariums’ Annual Review,
    made available to more than 15,000 member households.
  • Offshore Club members and cumulative donors ($1,000+)
    listed in each Aquarium’s donor recognition feature.
  • Business Members will receive renewal notices and can be invoiced for their annual contributions.

*Sales tax is added to the total membership cost.
Aquarium Membership discount for employees is 25% for all three levels.


Tax Deductions

Your membership dues are tax deductible as allowed by law. For more information, contact your tax advisor. The following has been determined to be the Fair Market Value (FMV) for benefits received in the various membership categories. Sales tax is added to the total membership cost.

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The NC Aquarium Society is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization (Tax ID# 56-1512990) and receives all gifts on behalf of the NC Aquariums and Jennette’s Pier.

The NC Aquariums are a division of the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources and are accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.