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NIHBA Updates

2018 NIHBA President, Jim Muha/James Homes

The 2018 Cavalcade Tour of Homes is off to a great start following our huge success with the 2017 Cavalcade TOH which included 22 homes in 6 counties!  40% of our ticket proceeds were donated to Naperville Responds to Veterans and Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans who were presented their $10,000 donation checks at our Holiday Party in December!   

NIHBA strives to be politically heard and urge our members to forge relationships with your State Reps and learn about important legislative issues that impact our industry.  We encourage our members to consider joining us on our Lobby Day which will take place on Tuesday, April 17th in Springfield, IL!   Please contact Shela or Megan to sign up and get more information.    

Do not miss our 25th annual Mega Conference - the best housing industry update in our region!  Rich Guerard, facilitator, welcomes such speakers as Mark Gianopulos from Metrostudy with a local market review and Mike Benshoof, partner with SMA Consultants speaking on the 7 Deadly Sins of Sales!  And lots more to learn!  Register with NIHBA for this spectacular conference to be held on Wednesday, May 2nd from 8:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Sheraton Lisle Naperville!  

Join the fun on Thursday, May 10th when Brakur Custom Cabinetry hosts our May Open House!  Live Entertainment and delicious wood fired pizza are just a few things to enjoy!  Connect with your colleagues, take a tour of Brakur's newly remodeled showroom, and support your Association!  Register online or contact Megan or Holly at NIHBA!  

Our 2018 Membership Directories are out!  Please let us know if you haven't seen yours!    

Have you seen our 60th anniversary NIHBA film?  Check it out on You Tube and share with others!  https://youtu.be/VXQfKlQv_ng

We want to thank our 2018 Foundation Sponsors for their dedication and support of NIHBA!  We are able to bring our members the high quality programs and events that we do because of their sponsorships.  Thank you to Chicago Title & Trust, CIBC Bank, USA, Crown Community Development; Douglas Coleman Home Solutions; Eco Tec Insulation; Engineering Resource Associates; Esser Hayes Insurance Group; Hines Supply; Nicor Gas; Parksite/Tyvek; and Remote Audio/Video!

**Builders have you signed up for our Member Rebate Program?  This is money in your pocket for products that you use!  No receipt submission just an easy online form to fill out!  This will only take a few minutes of your time! Why aren't you taking advantage of this incredible member offer?  If you haven't received your material call us now and look forward to those quarterly checks! 

Visit our website to see all of the Affinity programs that we participate in!  Esser Hayes Insurance Group offers our members incredible value and discounts with their insurance offerings - see how they can save you hundreds - even thousands of dollars for your business insurance needs. We also have partnerships with Dell, GEICO, Jeep, and more!  

NIHBA is thriving because of the dedication of our committee members!  The heart of any Association lies in the commitment of its members to participate in its growth and development. NIHBA Committees are the foundation of our success and one of the reasons we are the largest HBA in Illinois!   We look forward to expanding and developing our fantastic committees even more in 2017 and would love to see more NIHBA members join us, share their vision, and participate in planning our future.  Join an NIHBA Committee today! 

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!

Please feel free to contact our staff with questions or concerns!  Shela Lahey, Executive Vice President, Megan Johnson, and Holly Walsh, at 630-978-9000.  Fax us at 630-978-9100 or email Shela at: slahey@nihba.com; Megan Johnson at megan@nihba.com; and Holly Walsh at holly@nihba.com.  Don't forget to Like Us on facebook or follow us on Twitter!  https://twitter.com/NIHBA_


NIHBA Mission

Our mission is to serve you!  You can join, through the Northern Illinois Home Builders Association, a non-profit organization, a group of the highest quality professional builders, remodelers, contractors, and suppliers who are dedicated to the promotion, growth and protection of the home building industry.  

You will find a wide range of exciting opportunities to promote and grow your business, including government advocacy and outstanding 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.

You are offered a diverse menu of programs including our Arbitration coverage; excellent Education seminars, and top notch monthly meetings and social events which welcome such reputable speakers as Emmy Nominated HGTV and Radio host, Frank Fontana, Sarah Susanka, best-selling author of  The Not So Big House series; State legislators such as House Repbulican Leader Jim Durkin, and Senator Michael Connelly, Fortune Magazine's top read columnist, Matt Mayberry, Author of Winning Plays, 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!