Membership in the B.A.L.C What’s in it for you? The Builders Association of LaPorte County has been serving the building trades since 1968. Our members represent a variety of companies related to the building, building supply and services & the construction industry. As a member of the Builders Association of LaPorte County, you will have your finger on the pulse of the momentum and trends affecting the industry locally and across the country.
How can membership in the Builders Association Of LaPorte Improve my business?
Profit from the building expertise and business experience of other industry professionals; the builders association provides ample opportunities to discuss building trends and exchange ideas.
The National Association of Home Builders represents a strong nationwide network of over 800 state and local associations that join forces to successfully battle the difficult issues facing the building industry. By joining the BALC you automatically become a member of the state association (IBA) and NAHB. Meet and Network with area building professionals at monthly meetings, while working on committees and at special events.
Members keep abreast of industry news on the national front through the NAHB website www.nahb.org as well as Nations Building News and Builder Magazine. Local and State publications give you the inside track on housing starts, and legislative and regulatory activity in our area. The BALC newsletter and email updates will keep you in tune with issues affecting LaPorte County.
Acquire the prestige of membership in a respected association known as the voice of the housing industry. Boost your credibility by earning a professional designation through one of several certification programs sponsored by the NAHB. As a member you will have the opportunity to use the Builders Association of La Porte County logo as well as IBA and NAHB logos in your advertising.
Your ideas and experience are vital in helping housing prosper as an industry and in building a strong association to support these goals. You will not only meet key players on the local, state, and national levels, but you become one of them.
Get involved and you’ll get noticed. Get noticed and you’ll get sales and profit. Participation in association activities gets you and your company free publicity in front of potential clients. Backed by the association name and credibility, you’re steps ahead of the competition. You will be listed on the BALC website with a link to your own site if you wish. Your company will be able to advertise on our website directory at, www.BALC.org and the print copy of the BALC directory. The organization produces community events such as the Home Show Expo to provide members opportunities to advertise their products and services.
The association maintains a powerful voice that influences local, state and federal policies which impact the building industry. As a member, you help shape the laws that directly affect your business.
Broaden your base of business associates. If your market is the building industry, this is the best way to target your audience. BALC offers many opportunities for members to showcase their products at monthly meetings, the Home and Garden Expo, the Parade of Homes, and many other venues throughout the year. BALC believes in members doing business with other members and works to promote that philosophy.
NAHB has used its group buying power to provide members with exclusive discounts on business products such as Dell computers, GM cars and trucks, rental cars, and hotels, to name just a few!
We look forward to YOUR membership!