Tennessee Association of Blind Merchants

Tennessee Association of Blind Merchants logo.The Tennessee Association of Blind Merchants (TABM) is a proud division of the National Federation of the Blind Tennessee. We are a passionate group of business owners dedicated to providing quality food service including vending, snack bars, cafes, micromarkets, and inmate commissary services. We play an active role in the community and throughout our state in advocating for blind individuals who own and operate their own food service business or would like to do so. If you have any questions regarding blind business ownership please contact us.

A snack machine on the left and a drink machine on the rightWhat We Do

  • Offer assistance and guidance to the Randolph-Sheppard Programs
  • Educate blind merchants on their rights and responsibilities
  • Promote legislation that ensures that blind merchants have equal opportunities

Get Involved

What are the benefits of paying dues and becoming a member of TABM? You will be enrolled onto our email list where you will receive the latest news regarding merchants, legislation, community outreach opportunities, and more! With your membership, you have the ability to network and work shoulder-to-shoulder with other merchants in the state of Tennessee. Enjoy the collaboration and participation in our community outreach. Make a difference in your community.

How do you pay for dues? It’s simple!

Store from of a Cafe.You can pay dues at one of our seminars or conventions. You can also donate or pay your $20 dues on PayPal using the donate link on this page. Dues are paid annually, so your membership will be valid for 12 months. For more information, you can contact our president via the information below. Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and check back here for updates.

Contact us:

President: Sharon Treadway
Email: president.tabm@nfbtn.org