Posts By: Jason

Weekly Update: September 7, 2017

Mike Rowe Skilled Trades Event a Giant Deal!
We couldn’t be more excited about our Iowa Skilled Trades Event featuring Mike Rowe on September 8.  Here’s a little update:
Sponsorships – Over $150,000 Raised!
Currently our event partners are as follows Home Builders Association of Iowa, Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors of Iowa, Master Builders of Iowa, Iowa Workforce Development, Iowa Economic Development Authority, Iowa Department of Education, Beisser Lumber, Whirlpool, Carpenter’s Union Local 106, McAninch, Pipefitters & Plumbers Local 125, Kirkwood Community College, Windsor Windows & Doors, Turner Construction & Pella Corp.
Table RSVP Updates: We have 115 table RSVPS
(1150 Seats Including Educator/Student RSVPs) with many contracts & payment coming in.  We are maxed out at 150.  Here’s how you can help out – a number of companies are purchasing tables for the educators and students!  They have no plans to attend, they just want to make sure as many educational influencers are taken care of since we’re not charging them to attend.
Educator & Student RSVP Update: We currently have 306 educator & student RSVPS.
As we stated in the marketing the first 200 are free based on 100 tables. We have the Iowa Events Center planning for over 1,500 people, so if we can get to …
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Weekly Update: August 31, 2017

We had an excellent meeting with Congressman David Young last Thursday at the HBAI office.  It’s always great to cover a wide range of topics with him and he is highly supportive of our Federation and the industry.  From left to right – Dan Knoup, Rich Fitch, Keith Butz, Don Beal, LaDonna Gratias and Congressman David Young.
Q2’17 Rebate Claim Deadline Ends Tomorrow!
As a member, you can claim your rebates for any completed residential addresses from April 1 – June 30, 2017 that used any of the 50+ Manufacturer brands.  The deadline has been extended to tomorrow – Friday, September 1, 2017.  Check it out by clicking here.  It’s easy money and with no effort covers your Federation annual dues.
Interested in Volunteering?
We are starting to plan for 2018 already and we need you to be a part of our state organization.  If you’re interested in any capacity, please contact HBAI Executive Officer Jay Iverson.  It’s a great group, we have fun and are in the early stages of many awesome changes to our planning and service offerings.
IBS Registration August Discount Ends Today
The 2018 NAHB International Builders’ Show® returns to the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., Jan. 9-11. IBS will again co-locate with the …
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