Connecting with our members and our communities.
Annual Member Meeting | October 29
Join us at the Silver Spring Golf Club and be a part of the action as we elect and announce the 2021 MBA Board of Directors and Associate Advisory Board. Enjoy dinner and a presentation from Robert Procter of Axley Brynelson and hear the latest updates from the MBA and WBA, including awards!

RSVP by October 20 - and contact Toby if you're interested in sponsorship opportunities!
1st Annual Sporting
Clay Shoot
October 22nd @ Wern Valley Sportsmen’s Club | S36 W29657 Wern Way, Waukesha

9:00 Registration
9:45 Shotgun Start
Optional Flurry Round and Lunch to follow

Individual Registration $75
Team Registration (up to 5 people) $325

Gun Raffle & 50/50 Raffle by the Building Trades Foundation
Update on 2021 Membership Dues
The Wisconsin Builders Association approved a $15/member annual dues increase at their board meeting on Thursday, October 1, 2020. The MBA Board of Directors and Associate Advisory Board approved passing along that $15 dues increase beginning January 1, 2021. Builder dues will be $945; Associate dues will be $660. This notice serves as the bylaws requirement of notifying members 60 days in advance.
Tickets & Sponsorships
Abe Degnan (MABA) along with the rest of the 2021 Executive Committee is set to be installed January 22, 2021 at the Wilderness Resort in Wisconsin Dells. Tickets and sponsorship opportunities for the event are available for sale.
2021 Parade of Homes - Site Selections
The MBA is proud to announce the selection of the 2021 Parade of Homes sites!

The 2021 Parade of Homes is scheduled for August 14 - September 6, 2021. Lots are still available, so contact developers today to secure your spot at the Parade!
Booth Applications for the 2021 Home Building & Remodeling Show
MBA is accepting Booth Applications for the 2021 Home Building & Remodeling Show, scheduled for January 15-17 at Wisconsin State Fair Park. Booth selections will be granted on a first-come, first-served basis. Contact Pam with questions.
Member Savings Opportunities
Tax Services
The Tax Advisory Network CEO, Holly Hoffman, is a former WI Dept. of Revenue auditor and a contractor sales tax expert. WBA members receive 50% off a Sales Tax Compliance Assessment (mini audit to identify refunds and liabilities) and 20% discount on consulting services.
Small Business Growth Partners
The WBA is proud to share an alliance with Small Business Growth Partners, a Milwaukee-based national business coaching and consulting company. Members receive free business assessment services annually (a $2,200 value), and the opportunity to partner with this exclusive firm that does not offer services to the general public.
Speaking up and out on behalf of the home construction industry.
BUILD-PAC Roundtable
Join the Wisconsin BUILD-PAC and special guests Cand. Scott Fitzgerald (R-WI 5), Rep. Glenn Grothman (R-WI 6), Rep. Bryan Steil (R-WI 1), and host David Belman for a Virtual Roundtable on Thursday, October 15 from 3-3:30 PM.

Tickets are $25 or included as a current/renewing member of the BUILD-PAC Clubs.
VOTE: November 3rd

In-person polls will be open, however, if you'd rather avoid contact with others, you can easily request an absentee ballot.
Invest in Good Government

View the WBA's top 5 recommendations for how to support pro-housing public officials in Wisconsin and on the national stage.
Raise Your Voice on Rising Lumber Prices
The NAHB is seeking action from President Trump and the administration in regards to soaring lumber prices and supply shortages.

Help amplify our voice by registering for BuilderLink to reach out to elected officials and let them know lumber means business.
Lumber Resource Hub Available

NAHB is working tirelessly to address soaring lumber prices and supply shortages in our industry. The lumber prices resources hub on has the latest news related to framing lumber prices, a sample escalation clause for lumber materials, and resources for members to take action.
October Newsletter
Catch up on the latest national news from the NAHB. Included in this month's issue:
  • New Home Sales at Highest Pace Since September 2006
  • CDC Imposes Eviction Moratorium
  • White House Joins NAHB in Opposing House Energy Bill
Learning more about the construction industry, each other, and business in general.
Make Sure Your Site is Ready for Service
No one likes timeline shifts, especially when they can be prevented. The team at We Energies wants to remind builders of some helpful hints to best prepare job sites for electric and natural gas service.

Avoid delays and learn how to make sure your site is ready today!
Badger Builder - Now Available
Issue 3 of the Badger Builder has been released. The cover features WABA member Larry Meyer Construction, and the member spotlight includes pieces from Jim Doering (MBA) and Jody Swenson (LABA).
NAHB IBS Education + Free Expo Pass - Extended Through 10/31
Learn from the best and brightest in the industry at NAHB's IBS Education sessions. NAHB members (that's you!) receive discounted admission AND if you're a first-time attendee, you're eligible to get in this great bundle for just $150!

This year's event takes place at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Feb 9-11, 2021. Members can still get their free Expo pass when registering before October 31st!
Sponsor Corner
Nonn's Kitchen & Bath Flooring
As an essential business, dedicated to you and your clients, Nonn’s is open and running at full capacity!

During these unprecedented times, we’ve used the creativity and imagination we’re known for to find safe, yet inspiring ways, to work at full capacity! We’re offering private, in-showroom appointments and inspiring virtual consultations for you and your clients, we’re turning around bids as normal, delivering samples, getting products ordered, installing and more.