Business Resources

HBA Emerging Leaders Update – October, 2019

The HBA Emerging Leaders is a committee of young or developing professionals that was started August of this year. This group consists of about 15 HBA Members in various roles within their companies who want to expand their industry knowledge, network, and get involved with the HBA. In the two meetings that have taken place,…

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How Does Your Business Measure Up?

Nobody likes to operate in a vacuum, but in a competitive industry such as home building, it can be very difficult to determine how your business measures up to your competitors. Industry benchmarks on profit margins, asset levels and equity positions are important because they allow businesses to compare their performance to their peers, and…

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Who Will Be Your Next Employee?

The construction industry is facing a serious workforce development issue. It’s hard to find new employees and many existing employees are older and starting to think about retirement. What can you do to make a difference? PARTICIPATE IN: (1) Build My Future (2) Summer Job Fair at Kickapoo High School. (1) Build My Future is…

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HBA Home Show Magazine EARLY Deadline!

The HBA Event Magazine has always been a keepsake for those attending the Home Show, Parade of Homes or Remodeling EXPO. Fun covers, event specific information, articles, builder profiles and the membership guide all make this a very useful resource for anyone with a home or considering buying or building a home. FACT: Focus Group…

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HBA Marketing Customizer 2019 – Survey to Save on Marketing

The 2019 HBA Marketing Resources ,and Discounted Bundles, will be available soon. NOT SURE WHERE TO START? Before you dive into the many marketing resources that the HBA has for you, please fill out our short and simple survey so we can get an idea of your interests. This HBA Marketing Customizer has proven to be very helpful,…

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ADsmith Announces Opening of ADsmith Studio

ADsmith Marketing and Advertising is pleased to announce the opening of ADsmith Studio. ADsmith Studio is a resource for local businesses and individuals alike for the creation and production of video, from commercials to web videos, and even short films. “Clients can come to us with a full concept, or just an idea,” said Dustin…

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Better Business Bureau (BBB) Contact for Information or Accreditation

If you are an accredited business contact the following: Kim McAdoo  Retention & Business Development Tel: 417-337-9269 Fax: 417-869-5544 Email: kmcadoo@springfieldbbb.org bbb.org  Start with Trust ® Better Business Bureau  Serving Eastern and Southwest Missouri & Southern Illinois 2754 S. Campbell Ave Springfield, MO 65807 If you are interested in becoming accredited contact: Stephanie Garland  Regional Director Tel: 417-380-5074 Fax: 417-869-5544 Email: sgarland@springfieldbbb.org bbb.org  Start with Trust ®…

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Tax Reform and Your Bottom Line – Members-Only Webinar – March 5, 2018

Monday, March 5, 2018 at noon. (central time) The landmark tax reform legislation, which took effect January 1, created significant changes in the tax code that will affect the housing industry and our small business members. To help you understand how these changes could impact your business, NAHB is providing a members-only webinar on March…

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HBA Marketing Opportunities 2018 – Simple Short Survey

When it comes to looking over all the Marketing Opportunities the HBA has to offer it can be a little daunting. So, we have developed a short survey that will narrow down your interests so that we can put together a “no obligations” bundle proposal to save you money and help your overall marketing efforts.…

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Get on the 2018 Sponsorship List

If you are interested in being the HBA Home Show or Remodeling Show Event Sponsor, Bag Sponsor or Prize Sponsor or the Parade of Homes Prize Sponsor, please let us know ASAP. Send us an email or give Aaron or Charlyce a call at 417.881.3711. Get on the 2018 Sponsorship List if you are interested…

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Estate Planning, Business Succession Planning & Partnership Buy-Outs – Education

RSVP for education today and join us for a very important and informative education session presented by Jason Smith from Spencer Fane Law Firm.  Jason will present information related to Estate Planning, Business Succession Planning & Partnership Buy-Outs.   You will not want to miss this, click here to RSVP today, email Emily@SpringfieldHBA.com, or call 417.881.3711. When:  Tuesday, November…

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Planning For the Future: Incorporating Universal Design in New Homes

“Housing for all” –  a phrase heard more frequently these days due to the demand for universally designed homes to meet the needs of a broader range of individuals. Fantastic single family home designs that include modern themes and creative use of space are everywhere, but few seem to address the challenges of those that…

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Best IBS 17 Registration Deals Happen in August

Registration for the 2017 NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) Jan. 10-12 in Orlando opens today. With more than 1,300 suppliers, the Builders’ Show is the place to see the latest in home innovation, newest products, get high-quality education and business building networking opportunities. Plus, Design & Construction Week® (DCW) is back again, featuring the co-location…

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Work with the HBA to Stabilize Your Health Insurance Cost!

The HBA of Greater Springfield needs your help to attempt to establish a Health Insurance Consortium! Huge increases in health insurance premiums have become the accepted norm and are crippling our members that currently offer health insurance benefits. Your HBA (HBA of Greater Springfield) is working directly with Naught Naught Insurance Agency in an effort…

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$31,000 in Scholarships to HBA Members

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“As the industry emerges from recession, many HBA members are eager to compete for new business by earning, maintaining and marketing professional designations,” HBA Charitable Foundation (HBACF) President Mike DeLong said. “Unfortunately, the economic impact of the last several years has left many who have survived without available financial resources to pursue or maintain these…

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