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NIHBA Updates

2015 NIHBA President, Pete Stefani/Kings Court Builders

NIHBA welcomes George McCaskey, Chairman of the Chicago Bears, to our September 9th dinner at Riverside Receptions in Geneva, IL  George joins us for dinner and discussion during the Bears home game week!  Tickets are still available for this up close and personal opportunity to meet George and participate in our Q&A!  We will be raffling off 4 Bears tickets and an authentic, autographed Dan Hampton helmet!   Call our office now to register or register online by clicking on Events!

Our Alison Victoria August event sold out and was a tremendous success!  NIHBA was delighted to welcome the HGTV and DIY Kitchen Crashers television host and looks forward to working with her again in future!

Our Fall Golf Outing will be Thursday, October 1st at beautiful Bliss Creek in Sugar Grove.  Early bird special is now on!  Play golf and enjoy a steak dinner for just $90/person!  Registration is open - call our office or register online!  Sponsorships still available!

NIHBA is assisting with the relief effort to help the Fairdale, IL F4 Tornado victims - won't you please help? Visit our Go Fund Me site to learn more and read the stories of some of the families and volunteers from this devastated little town who are trying to rebuild their community.  They need our help! Visit or donate directly to DeKalb County Community Foundation, Sycamore, IL  Please call our office if you have questions!     

The 2015 Membership Drive kicked off on May 1st!   Cubs or Sox?  Choose your team and support NIHBA!  All members who bring in a new member will score points for the team they choose!  Debbie Miller is the Cubs Team Leader and Heather Runge is the Sox Team Leader!  Start building your team spirit today!  Prizes awarded throughout the season - season runs thru October 5th.  Cubs are beating the socks off of the ... Sox with a lead of 22-3!  Let's rally White Sox - keep up the good work Cubs!  Batter up!  

We invite all members of the Public to visit our site and review our Member Directory.  NIHBA is the largest HBA in Illinois and we represent the highest quality Custom Home Builders, Remodelers, subcontractors, and Associate businesses in the home building industry!  Make sure that your Builder is an NIHBA member!  Call us at NIHBA to confirm that you are working with one of our members!

Shela Lahey and Marie George can be reached at 630-978-9000.  Fax us at 630-978-9100 or email Shela at: or Marie at

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NIHBA Mission

The Northern Illinois Home Builders Association, founded in 1954 and  incorporated in 1956,  is a non-profit organization of professional builders, remodelers, contractors, suppliers and associate members dedicated to the promotion, growth and protection of the home building industry.  

We offer a wide range of exciting opportunities to promote and grow your business, including government advocacy and oustanding networking events where members meet and discuss their role in the home building industry.  Join NIHBA to make valuable connections and foster life-long business relationships.

The NIHBA offers a diverse menu of programs including: our excellent Educational seminars, Arbitration coverage, and top notch monthly meetings and social events which welcome such reputable speakers as John McDonough, President/CEO of the Blackhawks Hockey team, Brooks Boyer, Marketing Director of the Chicago White Sox, Alison Victoria, television host of the popular HGTV show Kitchen Crashers, George McCaskey, Chairman of the Chicago Bears, and many more business leaders who share their expertise and advice with our members.  

Join today and become a part of this dynamic association and start...

Building Your Business By Association!