The BIA Calendar of Events is a hot one this time of year. We've got the SMC Annual Meeting next week and the Very Merry Winter Soiree (BIA Holiday Ball) on the 14th. Looking into 2019, we've got a BIA Table Top Night on January 17 and the first New Home Bus Tour on the 23rd. And don't forget to sign up for the Home & Garden Show in March!! Register now for all this and more at !
BIA Holiday Ball - A Very Merry Winter Soiree
It's time to order tickets and reserve a room for the BIA Holiday Ball - A Very Merry Winter Soiree - taking place Friday, December 14 at the new DoubleTree by Hilton on Bush River Road. Individual tickets and sponsorships with reserved tables are on sale now - but hurry as space and availability are limited!

This is a black-tie optional event with seated dinner, open bars, live music by The Finesse Band and a Diamond Drop (buy a $25 ticket for a chance at a $2,500 diamond necklace) . Plus, we'll install the 2019 BIA President, Jennifer Harding, announce the recipients of the BIA Members of the Year Awar ds and we'll have a special send off for Heather McDonald.

Register on-line or use this form. Tickets: $95/person; Sponsorships: $500 - $3000
SMC Annual Meeting - Dec. 6
SMC Members are invited to the SMC Annual Meeting on Thursday, December 6 at 8:45 a.m. at The Hall at Senate's End in Columbia. Our special guest speaker is Mary King of WIS TV, and you can drop off or donate to St. Lawrence Place for Christmas. RSVP on-line TODAY!
Workforce Development Resource for Construction workshop
On December 13, 2018 at 1:00 p.m., the Building Industry Association of Central SC will hold a workshop, Workforce Development Resources for Construction, for our members and industry professionals. The event will be held at the Midlands Tech - Harbison Campus.

The purpose of this event is to get the construction industry better connected to employment recruiting resources, workforce data and statistics, education and training programs for new and existing workers.

Show your products and services to fellow Members at BIA Table Top Night on Thursday, January 17 . The theme is BIA Superheroes - dress and decorate as your favorite superheroes - the best display will win their registration fee back.

Realtors and Real Estate Agents are invited to tour new home communities on New Home Bus Tours presented by SCE&G Natural Gas . Our first tour is set for Wednesday, Jan. 23 and we'll visit 5 neighborhoods in Lexington, SC.
Bus Sponsored by
New American Funding.
BIA Members are reminded to login at our website to see the full calendar, member-only content and to register for meetings and events. Members should login at the site for the best user experience.

If you have not yet done so, visit the Member Login page and click the " No login created? Sign up now " link and create your login credentials. Once logged in, you can register for events, interact with fellow members and much more. While there, please update your member information so that it will be correct in the on-line and printed membership directories.

Please call us at (803) 256-6238 if you need help logging in or if you'd rather deal with a human for these matters.
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