Benefits of Becoming a HBA Member
Once you become a Member of the Housing and Building Association of Colorado Springs, you are entitled to the many benefits of membership. Here are a few of the opportunities available to you as a HBA member…
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NAHB produces a variety of e-newsletters that focus on specific areas of interest to home builders, associates, the public, and even the press. Eye on the Economy, NAHB's economic e-newsletter, and NBN Online, the official NAHB e-newsletter, are available to anyone who wishes to subscribe. Our other newsletters are developed exclusively for members. To learn more about an e-newsletter, click here
A number of committees along with HBA staff monitor the Colorado Springs area for issues affecting the building industry. Our strong membership provides the Association with the force necessary to influence local, state and national officials. These very active committees strive to stay current on important issues in order to keep our members informed.
Through the HBA’s numerous membership meetings, Council and Committee system, you have the opportunity to network with your peers and stay abreast of the latest changes within the building industry. See the Committees/Councils section for a description of each committee and the regular meeting dates and times. Participating on a committee is a great way to get involved and make new contacts!
By attending the many valuable educational programs offered throughout the year, members can improve skills and gain more knowledge about business and the construction industry.
As a member of the HBA, you receive a subscription to Colorado Builder magazine from the Colorado Association of Home Builders (CAHB) and Professional Builder from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). The NAHB also distributes a directory including more than 500 programs, products, services and staff experts to provide you with valuable information. Sales & Marketing Council members receive Sales & Marketing Ideas magazine and Remodelors Council members receive Professional Remodelor magazine - both are national publications.
The HBA membership directory is published annually and is designed as a daily working tool, listing company names, addresses, phone numbers, and contact names, as well as useful resources such as the Buyers Guide, and local government/organizations contact information.
Use the HBA Web site (www.cshba.com) as your constant resource for information - calendar of special events and committee meetings, up-to-date member information, current government affairs issues, links to related sites (i.e. Regional Building Department, Economic Development Corporation, Chamber of Commerce), advertising information and much more! Through cshba.com you can also access the state and national web sites, providing you with valuable industry information and resource all at your fingertips!
There are many opportunities for promoting your company’s products and services. Banner ads are currently available on the HBA Web site. Other print advertising opportunities include the Membership Directory, Home & Garden Show program, and Parade of Homes magazine. For more information contact Brianna Colbrunn at 592-1800, ext 17 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Invite your peers and the residents of Southern Colorado to learn about your business! As a member of HBA, you are invited to market your business online with cshba.com. You can encourage more traffic to your company web site or develop a company presence on the Internet with cshba.com. Learn how by contacting Brianna Colbrunn at 592-1800 or email@example.com.
Increase your exposure and support the industry through numerous sponsorship opportunities throughout the year, including membership meetings, special events, golf tournament, and award programs.
HBA Logo's & Mailing Labels
Let your customers know you’re an HBA member by using the HBA logo on your ads and business materials. You can download these logos from the HBA web site or just click on this link HBA Logos. Members can also obtain mailing labels of HBA members for a nominal fee or an electronic list at no charge. Members Download HBA's logo's here!
The HBA works through the local media to promote the image of our members and our industry while creating awareness of the positive impact our members are making in the community.