Why Become a Member

Why Become an HBA Member

SUPPORT YOUR INDUSTRY – By becoming a valuable member of the HBA, you are sharing your time, ideas and suggestions and; in turn, supporting the industry in which you earn your living.

PUBLIC AWARENESS – Designed to encourage consumers to do business with a licensed, insured, registered residential construction professional who is a member of HBA. All members are listed and categorized on this website for increased visibility and accessibility to the public.

GET INVOLVED. GET CONNECTED. Attend monthly general membership meetings with other’s in your profession.  Meetings are informative with interesting speakers and activities. Take part in the annual Parade of Homes, the Home Show, HBA sponsored Golf Outing, and other activities.

MAKE A REAL DIFFERENCE. City and County governments are closely monitored with an eye towards issues that affect the building industry. Through the Iowa HBA and NAHB, a member has representation and access to state and national lobbyists and current legislative information.

GIVE SOMETHING BACK TO OUR COMMUNITY. We have a strong commitment to give back to our local community. The HBA established a Scholarship Fund which annually provides scholarships to graduating high school seniors who plan to continue study in a construction-related field.  HBA members also donate time, materials and support to many other community programs.

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More Good Reasons to Join HBA

KNOWLEDGE. Profit from the building expertise and business experience of other industry professionals. The HBA provides ample opportunities to discuss building trends and exchange ideas.

NETWORK. By joining the HBA, you automatically become a member of the Home Builders Association of Iowa and the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). All three associations join forces to successfully address the difficult issues facing the building industry.

CONTACTS. Broaden your base of business associates. If your market is the building industry, this is the best way to target your audience.

MARKETING: Members can display their products/services directly to the public and to other members at the Annual Home Show,  Parade of Homes & Remodelers Parade. Two of the most visible events in our community.

EDUCATION – Industry related programs designed for you as a member.

NEWS. Members keep abreast of local building code requirements, legislative activity, and upcoming HBA events through the monthly newsletter, Builders News. NAHB informs members of national industry news electronically on a weekly basis.

VISIBILITY. Get involved, and you’ll get noticed. Get noticed, and watch your sales and profit increase. Participation in HBA’s activities give you and your company free publicity in front of potential clients. Backed by the association name and credibility, you are steps ahead of the competition.