Connecting with our members and our communities.
MBA Building Update
At our most recent meeting, the MBA Board approved a motion to explore alternative options to house our MBA offices. It has been tasked to the Exec team and Finance committee, to pursue the sale of the MBA office.

We ask all members to please reach out to an MBA representative if you have interest in the building or if you have office space available for lease.
MBA Awards/Installation of Officers Dinner Going Virtual
Due to the ongoing pandemic, we have made the tough decision to cancel the Awards/Installation dinner scheduled for December 1st.

Instead, we will be hosting a Virtual Award Presentation via Zoom on Wednesday, December 9th at 11:30 a.m. to reveal our Parade of Homes award winners, as well as the Builder and Associate of the Year and the Hall of Fame award. We hope you all can join us!
New Event Dates Announced
The 2021 Home Building & Remodeling Show has been moved to April 30 - May 2 with set up beginning on April 28.
Save the Dates! Spring Tour dates have been selected: March 6/7, 13/14, and 20/21.
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.
Virtual Real Estate Classes Available Through December 10th
The deadline for real estate license renewals is December 14th. Following the 14th, there will be a late fee. Be sure to register online through the MBA calendar.

As a friendly reminder, members that have registered for spring classes and have NOT completed them, please do so before December 12th.

Contact Kelly Meisner with anything questions or concerns at 262-436-1125 or
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.
Pandemic Effects on Construction Sector

The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis continues to track pandemic effects on the construction sector across the Ninth District. The Wisconsin Builders Association is partnering with different construction associations to collect insights on the pandemic’s effect on the sector.

Please complete the anonymous survey below to help us better understand activity levels in the construction sector.
Lumber News & Resources
The Lumber Price Resources Hub

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.
Learning more about the construction industry, each other, and business in general.
NAHB IBSx Registration Now Open
The 2021 NAHB International Builders’ Show has transitioned to a virtual event. However, the exclusive IBS opportunities that attendees have come to expect from the in-person event will still exist — and even expand — to connect the home building industry together, online, during the IBS Virtual Experience (IBSx), Feb. 9-12, 2021.
IBSx Registration Workaround During NAHB Membership Processing
Is your NAHB Membership still processing? NAHB has developed a workaround within the IBSx registration system for new members to register. Follow to steps below for a seamless registration process!
Sponsor Corner
Did You Know?
Nonn’s Has A Division Dedicated Entirely To Home Builders

It doesn’t matter if you’re building a small ranch house or a 5000ft2 villa, if you work with Nonn’s you’ll have a team of expert Project Managers, Interior Designers, schedulers and installers who will do whatever it takes to make the process hassle-free, and the end-result everything it was meant to be. It’s just another reason professional builders choose Nonn’s.