Membership Application & Benefits

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If you’re involved in the building industry in Lincoln and surrounding communities, consider joining one of the most active, prestigious organizations in the area! The Home Builders Association of Lincoln (HBAL) provides many benefits to its members and offers numerous ways for members to grow their businesses.

Builder Member$350 annually – Builders of single and multi-family residential units, commercial structures, general contractors and developers. Any person, firm or corporation that is in the business of building or remodeling homes, apartments, schools, commercial, industrial or other structures normally related to a community; or in land development.

Associate Member$250 annually – Any person, firm or corporation engaged in a trade, service, industry or profession allied with the building industry.

More information about other membership levels and opportunities are available in our Membership Application.

Our new Membership Opportunities guide contains information about our numerous opportunities for members to build their business through networking events, educational seminars and charitable activities.

Included in the brochure is information about our partnership levels. If you are a frequent advertiser in our publications or a sponsor of many of our events, we encourage you to consider being an HBAL Partner.

Reasons to Belong to HBAL

Networking

  • Build valuable relationships with
    like-minded professionals through
    HBAL events, committees and councils.
  • Enhance leadership skills and increase
    visibility through volunteer leadership roles.

Communication

  • Line of communication to keep you
    up-to-date on industry issues affecting
    your business.
  • The Lincoln Business Builder newsletter,
    email updates, blog and social media pages share information about association events, activities and education opportunities.

Advocacy

  • HBAL is represented by one of the state’s best lobbying firms with Nebraska Senators.
  • HOMEPAC is active and meets with candidates for elected positions such as County Commissioners, the Mayor’s office, City Council and Nebraska Legislature to give them insight into issues facing our industry.
  • Volunteers participate in local Task Forces and Committees and work closely with Building and Safety to encourage pro-housing legislation or regulations in the home building industry.

Marketing

  • Promote your business as a member using HBAL branding for added credibility.
  • HBAL’s corporate partnership program provides participating members with added visibility at HBAL events.
  • Member discounts for the area’s largest trade show, the Nebraska Builders Home & Garden Show.
  • Showcase your business in specialty events such as the Parade of Homes and the Tour of Remodeled Homes.
  • HBAL’s website provides better marketing of your business to the consumer with our online directory.
  • The Careers in Construction web page can include a link to your company’s job opportunities.

Education

  • Cost effective classes to better your business.
  • Connect with members and stay well-informed about industry trends, expectations and regulations.

Civic Participation

  • The Lincoln Home Builders Care Foundation was created to broaden our philanthropic participation.
  • Promote careers in the home building industry by supporting high school students through scholarships and donations to their construction programs.
  • Participate in charitable group efforts like Habitat for Humanity and Santa Cop Auction to elevate our community outreach.

Reasons to Belong to HBAL

Networking

  • Build valuable relationships with like-minded professionals through HBAL events, committees and councils.
  • Enhance leadership skills and increase visibility through volunteer leadership roles.

Communication

  • Line of communication to keep you up-to-date on industry issues affecting your business.
  • The Lincoln Business Builder newsletter, email updates, blog and social media pages share information about association events, activities and education opportunities.

Advocacy

  • HBAL is represented by one of the state’s best lobbying firms with Nebraska Senators.
  • HOMEPAC is active and meets with candidates for elected positions such as County Commissioners, the Mayor’s office, City Council and Nebraska Legislature to give them insight into issues facing our industry.
  • Volunteers participate in local Task Forces and Committees and work closely with Building and Safety to encourage pro-housing legislation or regulations in the home building industry.

Marketing

  • Promote your business as a member using HBAL branding for added credibility.
  • HBAL’s corporate partnership program provides participating members with added visibility at HBAL events.
  • Member discounts for the area’s largest trade show, the Nebraska Builders Home & Garden Show.
  • Showcase your business in specialty events such as the Parade of Homes and the Tour of Remodeled Homes.
  • HBAL’s website provides better marketing of your business to the consumer with our online directory.
  • The Careers in Construction web page can include a link to your company’s job opportunities.

Education

  • Cost effective classes to better your business.
  • Connect with members and stay well-informed about industry trends, expectations and regulations.

Civic Participation

  • The Lincoln Home Builders Care Foundation was created to broaden our philanthropic participation.
  • Promote careers in the home building industry by supporting high school students through scholarships and donations to their construction programs.
  • Participate in charitable group efforts like Habitat for Humanity and Santa Cop Auction to elevate our community outreach.

Advertising Opportunities

The Home Builders Association of Lincoln offers a variety of advertising options for Lincoln businesses. You don’t have to be an HBAL member to participate, however, members receive a discounted rate.

  • Lincoln Business Builder – This monthly publication is mailed to over 750 HBAL members. Ad rates start at $54 per month.
  • Parade Guidebook – Published twice a year, this publication is distributed to thousands of visitors during the Parade of Homes event in the spring and fall.
  • Membership Directory – The HBAL Directory is published once a year and mailed to all HBAL members.
  • Mailing Labels – HBAL members can purchase mailing labels for Builder Members, Associate Members or the entire membership.
  • www.hbal.org – The HBAL website was created as a resource for both the public and HBAL members.

Click here for a complete list of rates, or Contact Jennie Korth for more information.

Corporate Sponsorship

Corporate Sponsorship encompasses many of the above items as well as sponsorship opportunities at the Home Show, Chili Cook-off, Golf Tournaments, HBAL Family Fun Night and Sporting Clay Shoot. Contact Michaela Schwarten for more information.

Advertising Opportunities

The Home Builders Association of Lincoln offers a variety of advertising options for Lincoln businesses. You don’t have to be an HBAL member to participate, however, members receive a discounted rate.

  • Lincoln Business Builder – This monthly publication is mailed to over 750 HBAL members. Ad rates start at $37 per month.
  • Parade Guidebook – Published twice a year, this publication is distributed to thousands of visitors during the Parade of Homes event in the spring and fall.
  • Membership Directory – The HBAL Directory is published once a year and mailed to all HBAL members.
  • Mailing Labels – HBAL members can purchase mailing labels for Builder Members, Associate Members or the entire membership.
  • www.hbal.org – The HBAL website was created as a resource for both the public and HBAL members.

Click here for a complete list of rates, or Contact Jennie Korth for more information.

Corporate Sponsorship

Corporate Sponsorship encompasses many of the above items as well as sponsorship opportunities at the Home Show, Chili Cook-off, Golf Tournaments, HBAL Family Fun Night and Sporting Clay Shoot. Contact Michaela Harrison for more information.