AUGUST 2016 NEWSLETTER
SEPTEMBER MEMBERSHIP MEETING
WHEN: Tuesday, September 13, 2016
WHERE: Bourbon Street (620 Edmond)
SOCIAL: Starts at 5:30 p.m.
DINNER: Buffet Dinner (details coming soon)
NOTE: Please bring door prize for give-a-ways!
MEHBA GOLF TOURNAMENT
WHEN: Friday, September 30 – Lunch will be served at 12:15 pm – Tee Time 1:00 pm
WHERE: Duncan Hills Golf Tournament, 400 East Duncan Drive, Savannah, MO
COST: $65/person which includes green fees, cart fee, box lunch and two drink tickets).
SPONSORSHIP: $50 for hole sponsorship. Prizes for drawings are also welcome!
DEADLINE: Team registration and payment due before September 23.
QUESTIONS: Contact Belinda at (816) 261-9897 or firstname.lastname@example.org
BEST IBS REGISTRATION DEALS HAPPEN IN AUGUST
Registration for the 2017 International Builders’ Show opened on Aug. 1, and this month is the best time to register to pocket great savings.
2017 IBS will be held in Orlando, Florida January 10-12, 2017, at the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC).
NAHB members who register in August get a free Expo Pass.
August is also the best time to get a Full Registration. For only $275, you’ll get access to 130+ IBS Education sessions across 8 tracks.
And when you sign up, don’t forget to register your spouse too – spouse registration is free during August but will go up to $25 after that.
The best deals end Aug. 31. Learn more at buildersshow.com.
MEMBERSHIP DRIVE UNDERWAY
The Midland Empire HBA is participating in the 2016 Fall Membership Drive. We are competing with other HBAs in our size group, and the top 5 will bring home cash prizes for our organization ($2,500 for 1st ; $2,000 for 2nd ; $1,500 for 3rd ; $1,000 for 4th ; $500 for 5th ). Deadline for this membership drive is September 30th!
If you have anyone interested in joining, please let me know as soon as possible. I will be sending out formal invitations next week, so let me know if you have anyone you want to invite. You can personally invite them and bring them as your guest too.
Applications for membership are available on the MEHBA website!
IDEAS FOR POTENTIAL NEW MEMBER RECRUITS
Residential & Commercial Remodelers
Light Commercial Builders
Land/Real Estate Developers
Accountants, Bookkeeping Services
Building Material Suppliers
Concrete Finishing Contractors
Flooring Suppliers & Installers
Insulation Suppliers & Contractors
Paint Stores & Contractors
Plumbing Suppliers & Contractors
Roofing Suppliers & Contractors
Title Insurance Companies
NAHB members get the best information, advocacy, education and networking opportunities in their three-in-one membership! When you join the Midland Empire Home Builders Association, you automatically become a state and national member, tripling your investment from the start.
NAHB members also benefit from:
A strong voice in Washington: (Advocacy, Legal Services, BuildPAC)
Critical News & Information: (NAHB Now, Eye on Housing, speciality enewsletters, social media, alerts and exclusive website content.
Invaluable Networking Opportunities:
NAHB is a one-stop networking shop, from local monthly membership meetings, the International Builders’ Show (IBS) and special-interest councils there are numerous ways for you to meet and build relations with fellow professional, future customers and suppliers.
Exposure to the Latest Building Products & Services:
The International Builders’ Show (IBS) is a business-building experience like no other!
Valuable Member Discounts:
MEMBER ADVANTAGE PROGRAM
Thanks to all our members who use the Member Advantage Program! As a result of our participation in this program in 2015, the Midland Empire HBA earned $839.80 profit sharing from NAHB!
Member Advantage gives members an easy way to reduce expenses, maximize profits and increase efficiency. Through agreements with leading national companies such as GM, Lowe’s Omaha Steaks, UPS, Office Depot, and others, NAHB offers exclusive discounts on a variety of products and services that can benefit your business, employees, and family.
The Midland Empire HBA is participating in the 2016 Revenue Share program as a way for our association to generate non-dues revenue. Fifty percent of all royalties earned from the program will be distributed to participating builder associations. Ready to save some money? If so, what are you waiting for? To see all the discounts currently available as well as instructions on how to access the savings, please go to www.nahb.org/ma
MARK YOUR CALENDARS
Tuesday, September 13 – Membership meeting.
Friday, September 30 – Golf Tournament
Tuesday, October 11 – Membership meeting.
Tuesday, November 8 – 2 nd Annual Builder Chili Cook Off &Associate Member Business Fair
WEB SITE & FACEBOOK
The Midland Empire HBA web site has been updated!! Our new logo is on Page 1 of our newsletter! Be sure to check it out at www.mehba.org to keep up on what’s going on in our organization. Also, Midland Empire HBA is on Facebook! Check it out! www.facebook.com/mehba/
Looking forward to seeing you in September,
Midland Empire HBA