Serving West Virginia’s Berkeley, Jefferson and Morgan Counties Since 1979
Membership Has Its Benefits
Networking & Peer-to-Peer Dialoque
Through a host of association events, you have the opportunity to network with your peers and stay informed about the latest changes within the building industry. These events include member mixers, educational seminars, dinner meetings and getting involved on a committee to gain exposure and make new contacts!
Publications & Information
As a member, you’ll receive subscriptions to Foundations, the quarterly EPHBA member newsletter providing you with news on association activities and updates, West Virginia Builder with housing news from across the state and the weekly Need to Know e-bulletin each week with up-to-date local association news and information.
Promotion & Marketing Exposure
There are many opportunities for promoting your company’s products and services. Advertising in Foundations newsletter is offered to EPHBA members and is a great option to reach your target audience - the construction industry. All members are listed in the association’s printed Membership Directory/Buyers Guide along with up to four business categories based for your business. You also have exclusive member-only opportunities to advertise in the directory or to sponsor any variety of events throughout the year. Builders are recognized for outstanding projects through the Best in West Virginia building awards program.
EPHBA offers all members the opportunity to take advantage of our membership e-mail list. We will send up to 4 emails per year to the entire membership - free of charge. The association’s website includes the same listings and contact information in the printed directory as well as links to your website at no charge.
Government Affairs & Advocacy
A very important benefit comes through the Government Affairs Committee along with HBA staff’s work in the Eastern Panhandle on issues affecting the building industry. Our strong membership provides the Association with the force necessary to influence local, state and national issues affecting your business. We are dedicated staying current on important issues in order to keep our members informed and advocate for your best interests.
From state association discounted insurance plans including a 6% discount on BrickStreet workers compensation insurance for contractors to a variety of cost-cutting programs from GM, Lowe's (additional 2% off your Lowe's AR account), Federal Express and Hertz you can save hundreds of dollars each year. Click here for information on NAHB's exclusive Member Advantage discount program.
By attending valuable educational programs offered throughout the year, members can improve skills and gain more knowledge about business and the construction industry. This includes building codes, energy efficiency and green building, lead paint training, etc.
High-impact events such as the Home Show, Harvest of Homes and community service projects allow our members to promote their products, themselves and the industry. The association’s annual golf outing offers a relaxing day on the links as well as opportunities to connect with other members and the new sport clay shoot has been a popular addition to our events.
HBA Logos & Mailing Labels
Let your customers know you’re an HBA member by using the HBA logo on your ads and business materials. Members can also obtain mailing labels of HBA members for a nominal fee.
The HBA works through the local media to promote the image of our members and our industry while creating awareness of the positive impact our members are making in the community. This includes recognizing outstanding building in the area as well as community service projects.
Ready to join?
Click here for a membership application.
EPHBA April Membership Dinner Meeting
April 29, 2014 6:00 pm Place: Historic McFarland House, 409 S. Queen Street, Martinsburg, WV 25401 Program Speaker: Tracy Carroll, Senior Regional Trainer of Management Recruiters International Network will discuss the state of construction industry labor stats, hiring landscape trends and best practices, interviewing, where to find talent.
EPHBA Golf Outing
The Woods Resort 11:00 Registration Noon start Join fellow EPHBA members and friends at this popular annual event. Enjoy The Woods beautiful and challenging Mountain View Course along with great food and fun! Registration and sponsorship opportunities coming soon!