August flew by and September is coming fully loaded with events. Check out what we've got planned for this month and for the rest of the year here and at our website. Please login at to register for all meetings and events! Login instructions below.
Our next General Membership Meeting will be Tuesday, September 10 at the Capital City Club. Join us for dinner atop the state's tallest building as we reveal the winners of the 2019 Central SC Building & Remodeling Awards sponsored by Columbia Metropolitan magazine. We'll also have special guest speaker Tommy Suggs from the Gamecock IMG Sports Network to stoke our football fever. Don't miss this meeting!

Tuesday, Sept. 10 - 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Capital City Club - 1201 Main St., Columbia (top floor)

FREE for BIA Members with pre-registration ($25 without)
$25 for Guests and Council-only members with pre-registration
Deadline for advertising is Tuesday, September 3 - Contact Alex Williams
Wednesday, Sept. 18
5:30 to 8:00 p.m.
Tin Roof - Columbia

Enjoy live music and grab a drink served by SMC Member bartenders battling it out for tips to benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

No registration required.
Friday, Sept. 20
Hermitage Farms, Camden

Join us for our annual BIA Clay Shoot presented by Comporium. Designed for beginner and experienced shooters alike, this fun day concludes with a BBQ Lunch with local elected officials. Sign up now.
Thursday, Sept. 26
Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center

Get a comprehensive look at the local real estate market at the Midlands Real Estate Forecast. Economists from NAHB and Wells Fargo share their insights and data.

Upcoming Meetings and Events
Thursday, August 29
- BIA Young Professionals Meet-up, Fireflies Game, Downtown Columbia
Limited free tickets still available! Contact Bin Wilcenski TODAY . DETAILS
Saturday, August 31
- 2020 IBS Early Bird Deadline - Visit to register and save.
Monday, September 2
- Happy Labor Day! BIA Office Closed.
Tuesday, September 3
- Advertising deadline for Columbia Homes magazine. DETAILS
Monday, September 9
- BIA Board of Directors, 4:00 p.m., McLeod BIA Building
Tuesday, September 10
- BIA General Membership Meeting, 5:30 p.m., Capital City Club DETAILS
Sponsored by: Columbia Metropolitan magazine and Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
Winners of the Building & Remodeling Awards revealed, plus guest Tommy Suggs speaks
Wednesday, September 11
- Ambassador's Club, Noon, McLeod BIA Building
Wednesday, September 18
- SMC Pour War, 5:30 to 8:00 p.m., Tin Roof Columbia DETAILS
Friday, September 20
- BIA Clay Shoot presented by Comporium, 10:00 a.m., Hermitage Farms, Camden
Register to shoot or join us for lunch after the shooting is done. DETAILS
Tuesday, September 24
- Remodelers Council Meeting, 5:30 p.m., Seawell's
Thursday, September 26
- 2019 Midlands Real Estate Forecast, 8:30 a.m., Columbia Metro Conv. Center
FREE for SMC Members. $20 all others through Sept. 13; $25 after that; $30 day of. DETAILS
- Midlands Meet & Mingle - BIA/CCRA, 6:00 p.m., Steel Hands Brewing DETAILS
Friday, September 27
- Home & Garden Show Application - First Deadline
The 2020 Home & Garden Show is set for March 12 - 15 at the SC State Fairgrounds. BIA Members enjoy reduced booth rental fees and, if you get your application in by September 27, members get higher priority booth selection than non-members. On-line and printed application coming soon.

Tuesday, October 1
- HBA of SC Health Insurance Program Workshop, 4:30 p.m., Seawell's DETAILS
- BIA Annual Meeting and SPIKE Night, 5:30 p.m., Seawell's DETAILS
Tuesday, October 8
- BIA After Hours at Fully Promoted, 5:00 p.m., 7249 St. Andrews Rd.
FREE TO ATTEND - All BIA Members and guests invited! Register Here
Thursday, October 10
- Job Shadowing for Construction
Thursday, October 17
- SMC Chili for Charity , 5:30 p.m., Blair Cato Pickren Casterline, LLC - 700 Huger St.
Register your team and show off your best chili or come to eat and vote for your favorites.
Monday, October 21
- BUILD PAC Golf Tournament honoring Dottie LaFitte ; Cobblestone Park Golf Club DETAILS
Wednesday, October 23
- SMC New Home Bus Tour - Downtown/SE Columbia, 8:30 a.m. Limited Seats
Presented by Dominion Energy and Sponsored by Harvey & Vallini, LLC
Tuesday, October 29
- Remodelers After Hours, 5:30 p.m., Capital Kitchen & Bath Costumes Encouraged
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 membership directory.

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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