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Home Show Parking Update

The HBA recently was notified that the parking garage has reconsidered the fee they charge for event parking. The fee for the 2019 Remodeling EXPO and the 2020 Home Show will be $10 (instead of $15 or $20). Thank you to everyone that took the time to call the management company that handles the parking ... Read More

HBA Fishing & Golf Tournaments - Make Plans

FISHING TOURNAMENT The HBA has so many fun membership events coming up! Join us for the Spring Fishing Tournament at Stockton Lake, Old State Park on Friday, April 12th from 7am – 3pm. Entry fees are $75 per boat and are due to the HBA office by April 5. Click here to download the registration form ... Read More

Corn Madness Cornhole Tournament 2019 - Sign up NOW!

FamilySAFE Storm Shelters and Saferooms will once again be hosting the HBA CORN MADNESS EVENT on March 19th at 5:30pm (5:20 if you are a play-in game). If you have attended the HBA Corn Madness Cornhole Tournament the past few years, you have probably been practicing to take down the THREE TIME CHAMPS. This event includes food, beverages, basketball shooting, ... Read More

Home Show 2019: A Success!

The 2019 HBA Home Show was one for the books (see photos below). We are confident that each vendor greatly benefited from the show and hopefully have already had a chance to make a few contacts to all of those new leads. The show would not be possible without our wonderful sponsors and volunteers (see ... Read More

Help Promote the HBA Parade of Homes 2018

Looking for the HBA Remodeling Show? PLEASE CLICK HERE. Sorry for the wrong link.   BECOME A SUPERFAN AND SPREAD THE WORD! The HBA Parade of Homes for 2018 is just around the corner. To help your fellow HBA Builder Members that are participating in the Parade, please utilize the materials below on your website ... Read More

HBA Member Education Topics and Dates for 2018

HBA Education is off to a great start in 2018 and is open to all HBAGS Members. All the HBA Educational Event listed below count toward 2018 HBA Builder Requirements. one Builder Round Table one HBA Membership Event and one HBA Educational Event during the calendar year. (click here for detailed requirements) Our first Educational Event for 2018 was Strategic Leadership. That successful ... Read More

Important HBA Dates for 2018

It’s hard to believe that it’s already the end of 2017, but it’s time to get your 2018 calendar out and start making fresh plans! Here is a list of Important HBA Dates for 2018. Don’t forget to check out the HBA2GO email sent around the first of every month to learn more about HBA ... Read More

HBA Builder Requirements - New Policy for 2017

The HBA of Greater Springfield committed to allocate a larger percentage of the 2017 budget to promoting HBA members through TV commercials, PSAs and video blogs. The message focuses on how to find HBA members and why using an HBA member matters. As a follow-up to this budgetary decision, the HBA Board of Directors adopted a new ... Read More

New and Renewing Members - August 2017

RECEIVE HBA REMINDERS! (HBA Members Only) Text @hbare to 81010 and receive brief HBA text reminder. That's all you have to do. Easy to opt out and we will not overwhelm you with reminders. HBA MEMBERSHIP PARTICIPATION POINTS UPDATE • See How Many Points Your Company Has - View this spreadsheet for the most current points ... Read More

Soggy Spring Fishing Draws A Crowd

A steady rain couldn’t keep dedicated fishermen away from Stockton Lake for the 2017 HBA Spring Fishing Tournament.   48 anglers braved the wet, chilly weather to try and reel in the biggest haul and take home a win.  Thank you so much to our Big Bass sponsor, Screenmobile!  Check out our winner’s list, scroll ... Read More

Good Reviews of 1st Builder Round Table

 HBA Builders and Remodelers met earlier this week in this year's first Builder Round Table (click here for new Builder Member Policy). President John Marion led the discussion focused on builder education, challenges in the field and how to improve the industry. Travis Miller, with Miller Engineering, added a brief educational presentation that was well ... Read More