Members

Why Join?  What's in it for me?                                  

Membership Application (Download)
   

Online Membership Application

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 & Valuable Industry Information
As a member, you’ll receive subscriptions to Foundations, the quarterly EPHBA member newsletter 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.

You also have member-only access to nahb.org with thousands of resources on everything from green building to business management as well as www.easternwvhomebuilders.org.

Promotion & Marketing Exposure
There are many opportunities for promoting your company’s products and services. All  members are listed in the association’s online and printed Membership Directory/Buyers Guide along with up to four categories to help others find your business. Advertising in Foundations newsletter is offered to EPHBA members and is a great option to reach your target audience - the construction industry.  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.  You can let your customers know you’re an HBA member by using the HBA logo on your ads and business materials.

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.  

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 voice 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.

Money-Saving Discounts
Choose from discounted benefit plans on dental, visison and telemedicine as well as life and other insurance to a variety of cost-saving programs from GM, Lowe's (additional 2% off your Lowe's AR account), UPS, Dell Buidler 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty and Hertz, you can save thousands of dollars each year.  Click here for information on NAHB's exclusive Member Advantage discount program.

Education
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.

Special Events
High-impact events such as the very successful annaul Home Show, golf outing, sporitng clay shoot and community service projects allow our members to promote their products, themselves and the industry.  

Public Relations
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.