Member Benefits

Benefits of AHBA Membership

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1. Three-in-One Membership

When you join the Anchorage Home Builders Association, you automatically become a full member at the state level (Alaska State Home Building Association) and national level (National Association of Home Builders). That’s three memberships for the price of one.

2. Insurance Program

As a member of the AHBA, you qualify for the ProBuilders General Liability program. Totem Agencies is the provider with a proven record of reducing premiums with companies they have worked with over a period of years. The program provides you with a claims staff to expedite return-to-work programs and reduce the number and cost of injury claims.

3. Critical News & Information

Since, 1959 the AHBA has been the states leading source for housing industry information. AHBA members use a variety of ways to stay connected to industry information, including publications, e-newsletters, website, bulletins, special reports, e-mail alerts, and financial data, among others. Up-to-date information, when you want it, how you want it!

4. Invaluable Networking Opportunities

As an alliance of 340-plus members from all areas of the industry, AHBA is a one-stop networking shop! From local networking receptions and monthly membership meetings to trade shows, committees, and councils, AHBA provides hundreds of ways for you to meet and build relationships with fellow professionals, customers, and suppliers.

5. Nationally Recognized Educational Programs

The Anchorage Home Builders Association’s education committee offers educational classes for residential endorsement holders to meet continue education course requirements.
In our competitive marketplace, differentiation is the key to success and NAHB’s nationally recognized education programs offer just that. The NAHB University of Housing offers hundreds of educational programs in a variety of formats, including a number of designation programs, to help NAHB members gain and keep a competitive edge. No matter what your specialty is, NAHB has the curriculum, instructors, and prestige to boost your success. Learn how to reduce costs, increase your profit margins, and effectively deal with today’s toughest issues through NAHB education.

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 AHBA 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

The Anchorage Home Builders Association produces the second largest trade show in the state of Alaska with an average attendance of 10,000-plus, and 180-plus vendors. As a member of the AHBA, you can become a vendor in the AHBA Home and Remodeling Show for a discounted price.
Also as an AHBA member, you can 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. Each year, attendance at the International Builders’ Show™ (IBS) grows (last year it was over 100,000) because the word is out that it is a business building experience like no other! NAHB also sponsors the annual Remodelers’ Show™, the International Commercial Construction Expo (ICCON™), the Seniors Housing Show™, the Multifamily Trends Conference™, and more. View all upcoming events.

8. Industry Publications

As a member of the HBA, you will receive a subscription to the Alaskan Builder, the monthly magazine that keeps you up-to-date on important issues and events. There is also an annual directory that is published and designed as a daily working tool, listing names, addresses and phone numbers of Builder and Associate members.

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. Not sure how to do that? Get involved. Join a committee. Join a Council. Attend your membership meetings. Become a Spike. Teach a class. Work on a community service project. Become a Congressional Contact. Do just one of these and you will see, professional recognition comes easy when you get involved!

10. Member Discounts

Pocket the SavingsReduce your day-to-day business costs with these member-only discounts. NAHB’s purchasing power means big savings! Your membership entitles you to discounts on car rentals, office products, PCs, payroll services, overnight delivery, and more. Participating, nationally known companies include Dell Computers, Pitney Bowes, Williams Scotsman, and Hertz, to name a few. View all member discounts!