Educational programs and events pertaining to sales, marketing and overall business growth. Members of SMC receive discounts on educational programs, belong to the National Sales & Marketing Council, and receive the Sales & Marketing Ideas magazine.
BREAKFAST WITH THE BUILDERS See photos
For more than two decades, HBA builder members and licensed real estate agents have been getting together at this exclusive event to talk about new inventory and locations that could potentially benefit new home buyers. Attracting a diverse group of sponsors, this event typically draws hundreds of REALTORS® who spend quality time networking over breakfast and visiting booths hosted by builders and developers.
GET THE EDGE ON THE HOUSING MARKET (METROSTUDY) See photos
Join the HBA President for the State of the Association, followed by an overview of the latest quarterly data on the Colorado Springs housing market, including housing starts, closings, inventory and available lots. Come “get the edge on housing” and connect with owners and top representatives of member companies while you’re there. Information
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The Leadership Development Committee identifies and develop leaders who support the mission of the HBA, understand the depth and breadth of the Association, and are willing to take leadership roles on issues, committees, councils and boards. Learn More
ALL MEMBERS CUP - See 2020 photos
The only thing better than fall golf is fall golf with a cause, and the All Members Cup sinks the putt on both! Benefiting the Emerging Leaders Program and HBA Cares, this tournament draws owners and top representatives of member companies, as well as the current and up-and-coming leaders of the Association. Enjoy a beautiful fall setting, games,
prizes, brews and an awards banquet. Take advantage of an array of sponsorship opportunities that fit your budget and allow you to greet players throughout the tournament for valuable networking.
The Membership Committee coordinates valuable member networking events that help to recruit, retain and engage members of the Association. Learn More
ANNUAL AWARDS CEREMONY See photos
This formal reception honors members for their distinguished service to the association, the building industry and the community in the previous calendar year. The high point of the evening is the announcement of the recipients of the awards for Associate Member of the Year, Builder Member of the Year, and Industry Person of the Year. Come celebrate the members whose contributions have helped to promote and further the mission of our great association.
PARTY ON THE PATIO See photos
There’s a reason this event gained national recognition in its first year! This summer social is a way for the HBA to show appreciation for its members, and for prospective members to experience what it’s like to be part of this great association. From Pikes Peak to the city skyline, the stunning views from the patio provide the perfect backdrop for casually connecting with each other over food, drinks and exciting raffle prizes.
CHILI FEST See photos
Rated as the favorite member event of the year, Chili Fest brings together members and community partners for a chili cookin’ throw down! Builders and Associates compete for the Best Red Chili, Best Green Chili and Best Dessert titles. Cookers decorate their booths with the theme of their choice, and a panel of judges vote on their favorite booth for even more heated competition. Music, craft beer, line dancing and a mechanical bull will make you want to don your cowboy hat for some Southwest-flavored fun!
BUILDER PRODUCT EXPO See photos
The Builder Product Expo is an industry-specific trade show for Associate members to exhibit the absolute newest and best products and services to Colorado Springs-area builders and remodelers. With its exclusive target audience of industry professionals, this show offers a great way for trade members to gain exposure for their businesses and keep an eye on their competition all in one place.
ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP RECEPTION & BOARD INSTALLATION See photos
The Annual Membership Reception pays tribute to the tradition of electing distinct industry leaders to represent the most influential association in the Pikes Peak region – the HBA. In addition to the installation of the incoming president, new board of directors are elected and installed on this night. This formal gathering also serves to thank the outgoing president for the previous year of leadership, and to recognize the volunteer efforts of the Association’s committee and council members who provided critical support to the building industry that year.
HOLIDAY PARTY See photos
As the last signature event of the year, the Holiday Party is the perfect opportunity to celebrate the year’s successes together as an association. Drink, dance and share the spirit of the season with colleagues, community partners, family and friends. Raffle and door prizes, tasty appetizers, a photo booth and other fun touches top off the evening.
In addition to organizing the HBA's largest event, the Parade of Homes Committee also plans and hosts the VIP Party that kicks off the Parade, as well as the Awards Banquet that follows it. Learn More
PARADE OF HOMES See the official website
The Parade of Homes – our signature event – is recognized as the premier home tour of the Pikes Peak region. This legendary event showcases the latest trends and technology in residential construction, and reflects the high-caliber
talent of local builders, interior designers, craftsmen and landscape architects. Typically featuring two dozen new homes, this unparalleled event gives the public the opportunity to tour homes in some of the finest neighborhoods throughout El Paso and Teller counties. No other event offers such an impressive range of indoor and outdoor styles, features and amenities that appeal to the needs and dreams of current and future homeowners – from affordable living to luxury dream homes.
PARADE OF HOMES AWARDS BANQUET See photos
One of the most important traditions of the Parade of Homes is recognizing the builders, trade partners and interior designers who put their work, passion and pride into the Parade each year. Each home is judged by industry professionals from around the state on a number of features. The Awards Banquet offers a formal yet intimate setting to honor the recipients of the prestigious Industry Awards of Excellence and the coveted People’s Choice Award. Enjoy this opportunity to congratulate the winners, socialize with members, thank sponsors, and take another look at the impressive homes that were part of the Parade.
The HBA Political Action Committee (PAC) supports the Association in the political process so as to position it as a strong and influential organization. Learn More
PAC Car Bar See photos
Join the HBA Political Action Committee for Bands, Beverages and Bites at the HBA PAC Car Show. Hosted by George Hess at his infamous Car Bar, this year's event will feature the classic cars, motorcycles and scooters. The event is limited to 150 members so sign up today.
PAC GOLF TOURNAMENT See photos
This high-profile event is the HBA Political Action Committee’s major fundraiser for the year and is strongly supported by builder and developer members. Held at Colorado Springs’ signature course, Kissing Camels Golf Club features immaculately groomed fairways, bunkered greens and towering pines. The tournament brings fun to the fairways with individual and team competition, games of “skill,” and exciting raffle prizes. A wide variety of sponsorship opportunities are available that allow sponsors to meet one-on-one with the players in the tournament, including owners or top representatives of member companies. Don’t miss this exclusive chance to get out and play!
Representatives from the Pikes Peak Regional Building Department participate with HBA members in discussing items related to everyday operations, items of general interest, concerns of the building industry, and the building codes and proposed revisions.
REMODELERS COUNCIL BBQ
The Remodelers Council may know a lot about building codes, but they also know barbecue! Their mid-summer gathering offers mouth-watering food, adult beverages, fun games and great raffle prizes. Remodelers Council members, their employees, and invited guests attend for free. This casual event brings together members of the HBA’s Board of Directors, Leadership Development team, HBA Cares and other groups, making it a valuable networking opportunity. Hosted at Coutura Design Inspirations, the venue guarantees a good time, rain or shine.