NAHB members get the very best information, advocacy, education, and networking opportunities. Here are ten reasons why you should join NAHB today:
1. Three-for-One Membership
When you join your local association, you automatically become a full member at the state and national level - that’s three memberships for the price of one.
2. Powerful Advocacy
Currently ranked #11 on Fortune Magazine's "Power 25" Advocates, NAHB has the power to defeat excessive regulations and defend affordable housing initiatives. That puts money and time back in your pocket! Plus, we keep you informed with prompt regulatory and legislative alerts.
3. Critical News & Information
NAHB is the single, most-authoritative source of housing information; membership ensures that you'll be in-the-know. With weekly news alerts, industry magazines, special-interest newsletters and publications, plus 24x7 access to NAHB's members-only Web site -- you get the latest building information as soon as it's released.
4. Invaluable Networking Opportunities
As an alliance of 215,000-plus members from all areas of the industry, NAHB is a one-stop networking shop! From local networking receptions and monthly membership meetings to regional trade shows, national committees, and special-interest councils, NAHB provides hundreds of ways for you to meet - and build - relationships with fellow professionals, customers, and suppliers.
5. Nationally Recognized Educational Programs
NAHB is a nationally recognized source of quality education that is affordable, accessible, timely and relevant. We offer hundreds of educational programs, in a variety of formats, to help members gain and keep a competitive edge. Learn how to reduce costs, increase your profit margins, and effectively deal with today's toughest issues by attending one of our programs today.
6. Access to Expert Advisors
Wouldn't it be great to have a team of industry experts at your disposal to address your specific business questions for free? When you become an NAHB member, you get instant access to our distinguished economists, legal research staff, financial experts, librarians, and regulatory and technical specialists.
7. Exposure to the Latest Building Products and Services
As an NAHB member, you attend NAHB's trade shows and expositions at a low member price and get a first-hand look at all the latest products and services. The annual International Builders' Show™ has over 70,000 attendees, 1,000 exhibits, and over 200 educational sessions. NAHB also sponsors the annual Remodelers' Show™, the International Commercial Construction Expo (ICCON™), the Seniors Housing Show™, the Multifamily Trends Conference™, and more.
8. Industry Publications
Knowledge is your best defense in this rapidly changing industry. NAHB keeps you up-to-date with a complimentary subscription to Nation's Building News, NAHB's member newspaper, and a free subscription to BUILDER Magazine*. Plus, members have access to a variety of publications on specific industry segments such as sales and marketing, remodeling, commercial building and more.
*Builder and architect members will receive BUILDER magazine automatically. Associate members must contact Hanley-Wood directly at 800-829-9127 to subscribe at a specially-reduced subscription rate.
9. Professional Recognition
Enhance your professional credibility and visibility by belonging to one of the nation’s most highly respected and widely known trade associations.
10. Member Discounts
NAHB's purchasing power saves you hundreds of dollars on travel, financial services, and office management. Membership entitles you to discounts ranging from 5% to 69% on hotels, car rentals, office products, PCs, payroll services, overnight delivery, and more.
Join over 215,000 industry professionals who are dedicated to the housing industry. Whether you're a multifamily or custom builder, a remodeler or a supplier, NAHB membership provides the tools you need to succeed! View all of the member discounts!