Pictures of Events

2019 Holiday & Awards Dinner/Installation of 2020 Officers

2019 September Golf



2019 Mega Conference


2019 January Chili Cook Off


September 2018 Cavalcade Tour of Homes 





June 2018 Golf Outing at Bliss Creek


May 2018 Open House: hosted by Brakur Custom Cabinetry


2018 - June New Member Orientation. NIHBA is happy to Welcome our New Members!!

2018 -  A Sucessful Lobby Day in Springfield! 

2018- April Sit-down Dinner with Frank Fontana at Riverside Receptions in Geneva


2018 - Cavalcade Connect at Hines Showroom 

2018 - March Chili Cook-off!

2018 - Feb Meet the Legislator’s Night.  Leader Jim Durkin, Bill Ward, Exec. VP of HBAI, facilitated our panel discussion with Senator Michael Connelly & State Rep. Grant Wehrli!

2018 - January Open House hosted by Studio 41


2017 -  Holiday Party and installation of Officers at Two Brothers Roundhouse!



2017 - Fall New Member Orientation 


November 2017 -  Calcutta!! A very fun night at Nevins Brewing!


October 2017 - Builder Connect at The Tile Shop!


June 2017 - Summer Golf at Bliss Creek!


May 2017 -  Mega Conference! Another fantastic Mega Conference! Thank you to all of our Sponsors and to Rich Guerard!

April 2017 Sit-down dinner with Wayne Hoover! A very interesting and memorable evening at Riverside Receptions. 


March 2017 - Chili Cook Off at Heritage Home Decor & Design a big success!  Check out our Chefs and winners!

2017 Spring New Member Orientation with 28 new Members!


Feb 2017- Meet Your Legislators Dinner with House Republican Leader Jim Durkin, Senator Michael Connelly and Rep. Mike Fortner 

2017 - Esser Hayes January Safety Seminar

2017 - January Open House hosted by Cosentino

December 2016 -  60th Anniversary party and installation of Officers at Arrowhead Country Club. A very memorable evening!

November 2016 - A very fun and sucessful Calcutta event!



October 2016 Sit-down dinner with Jarrett Payton

A wonderful evening at Orchard Valley! Big thanks to our special guests from Mooseheart for joining us as well. 



2016 Builder Connect at the Bass Pro Shop - A big success!!

2016 Fall Golf Outing at Bliss Creek! 


September 2016 Sit-down dinner with Matt Mayberry!

Matt gave an intensely powerful and gripping presentation inspiring our members to always work on their own personal goals! 





June 2016 Summer Golf Outing at Orchard Valley Golf Course! 

2016 Mega Conference was a succesful and vital seminar!! Thank you to our Sponsors and ALL who attended! 


2016 May Sit-down dinner.  A fantastic evening at Arrowhead Country Club with Eric Stromer, author & television and radio host!!! Critical market advice and lots of fun!!

2016 Lobby Day - NIHBA meets with House and Senate Republican Leaders, Jim Durkin and Christine Radogno as well as our Lieutenant Governor, Evelyn Sanguinetti to discuss our concerns for the home building industry – we had a very successful Lobby Day in Springfield! 


2016 Texas Hold'em Event at Parksite! Congratulations to our Jackpot winners!!! Tom Rydberg with 1st Advantage Mortgage took 1st place, Mark Landstrom with Landstrom Engineering won 2nd place, and Jim Stump with Nicor came in 3rd place. Fun was had by all! 



2016 April New Member Orientation.


A warm welcome to all our new members! 


















2016 March Membership Sit down dinner at Riverside Receptions  

A wonderful evening in Geneva with international handwriting expert Ruth Holmes! 




2016 FEBRUARY CHILI COOK-OFF EVENT! Congratulations Chili Chefs Steve Martin with West Suburban Concrete, Chad Kurtz with Brakur Cabinets and Heather Runge with Nicor! A fantastic evening with great food!


HBAI announces the new officers for 2016 and presented the following prestigious awards for exceptional work within the industry:

A Presidential Citation was presented to Allan Drewes with Old Towne Custom Builders (NIHBA),  Pete Stefani with Kings Court Builders (NIHBA), John Cooney with Cooney Corso & Moynihan, Heather Runge with Nicor Gas (NIHBA).

2015 December Holiday Party, Installation of Officers and Awards Dinner at Arrowhead Golf Club


2015 September Membership Meeting with George McCaskey, Chairman of the Chicago Bears



2015 August Membership Meeting with Alison Victoria of HGTV's Kitchen Crashers


2015 NIHBA Summer Golf Outing at Orchard Valley Golf Course

2015 Meet the Utilities with Comed, Comcast & Nicor


2015 May Membership Meeting with Brooks Boyer

2015 Mega Conference:

2015 February Membership Meeting with John McDonough:


Pictures of our 2014 Installation and Holiday Party: