Membership in the Lawrence Home Builders Associations is open to all companies and individuals involved in the housing industry. In the sidebar link you can learn some of the benefits of becoming an LHBA member and becoming active in the housing industry.
Annual membership dues are $450 for both Builder and Associate Members.
For more information, email Bobbie Flory at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 785.748.0612.
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Benefits of Joining LHBA
GET INVOLVED. GET CONNECTED. There are monthly general membership meetings with informative and interesting speakers or activities. Take part in the annual Spring Parade of Homes, the Fall Showcase of Homes, the spring Home Show, the LHBA Golf Classic, and LHBA's Casino Night. The LHBA always encourages active networking with others in the building industry. The network of LHBA members and their willingness to share information is a key benefit of joining the Association.
MAKE A REAL DIFFERENCE. City and County governments are closely monitored with an eye toward s issues that affect the building industry. Through the KBIA 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 LHBA established the Lawrence Youth Scholarship Fund which annually provides scholarships for various youth activities. And proceeds from Casino Night fund $2,000 scholarships that are made available to graduating high school seniors who plan to continue study in a construction-related field. LHBA members also donate time, materials and support to many other community programs.
WELCOME TO LAWRENCE. Through a partnership with the City of Lawrence, the LHBA has established three welcome signs at key locations in Lawrence. As you may have noticed, the signs have significantly enhanced the gat øeways to our community.
More Good Reasons to Join LHBA
KNOWLEDGE. Profit from the building expertise and business experience of other industry professionals. The LHBA provides ample opportunities to discuss building trends and exchange ideas.
NETWORK. By joining LHBA, you automatically become a member of the Kansas Building Industry Association (KBIA) 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. Members can display their products/services directly to the public and to other members at the annual Home Show. Associate members can also advertise in the newsletter as well as the direct mailing booklet for the Spring Parade of Homes and Fall Showcase tours which reach 40,000 households.
WORKERS COMPENSATION. As a member of LHBA, you are eligible to use the Kansas Building Industry Worker's Compensation Fund (KBIWCF). The KBIWCF is a Group Self Insurance Fund which means you pool your dollars with other members of the program
NEWS. Members keep abreast of local building code requirements, legislative activity, and upcoming LHBA events through the monthly newsletter, Blueprints. NAHB informs members of national industry news with the biweekly newspaper, Nation's Building News, and monthly Builder magazine.
VISIBILITY. Get involved, and you'll get noticed. Get noticed, and you'll get sales and profit. Participation in LHBA's activities get you and your company free publicity in front of potential clients. Backed by the association name and credibility, you're steps ahead of the competition.