Thursday, January 5, 2017

2017 January Newsletter

JANUARY NEWSLETTER
As a member of the NWA Home Builders Association you are also a member of the national association, NAHB. To make the most of your membership you should be taking advantage of NAHB Member Advantages. These member advantages are easy ways to reduce expenses, maximize profits and increase efficiency. Through agreements with leading national companies, NAHB offers exclusive discounts on a variety of products and services that can benefit your business, employees and family. Check out some of the offerings from Dell, Geico, General Motors and Lowe's.
SEE WHAT'S COMING UP
UPCOMING EVENTS
January 10-12
  • International Builders Show - Orlando, Florida 
January 18
  • Exec & Finance Meeting
January 24
  • Board of Directors Meeting
Coming Up January 10-12
Orlando, Florida


IBS for Remodelers:
  • Visit Remodelers Central and the NAHB Remodelers Reception at the New American Remodeled Home. Take advantage of the networking, education sessions, meal events and more! Find out more about events for remodelers and Remodelers Central below.

     
     
  • Join NAHB Remodelers for an exclusive reception at The New American Remodeled Home. Network with industry peers, meet the architect and tour the home's outstanding design. Learn more and register for this event below.
         
New IBS App
  • Stay in the know with this year's new app. Get need to know information, find committee meetings and add meetings to your phone calendar. Find the app in the app store or get it on Google play.
2017 HOME & GARDEN SHOW PREMIER SPONSORS





 
        Contact the HBA office for details
DID YOU KNOW?
 
HOW MASS DEPORTATION WOULD BE BAD NEWS FOR THE HOUSING MARKET
AMERICAN DREAM COLLAPSING FOR YOUNG ADULTS
Right around the time foreclosures were starting to pile up in the housing crash, on their way to affecting nearly one in five homeowning Hispanic households, the very same communities took a second blow. 
 


OSHA FINALIZES NEW WALKING-WORKING SURFACES RULE

OSHA has issued a final rule that updates its 44-year-old general industry Walking-Working Surfaces standard, created to better protect workers from slip,trip and fall hazards.




NWA HOME & GARDEN SHOW INSIDE BOOTHS SOLD OUT

All inside booths for this year's show are sold out. Still need a booth? There are outside options available. Visit nwahomeandgardenshow.com to see a tentative floorplan or to see other booth and sponsorship options and registration information.
Rising income inequality has eroded the ability for American children to grow up to earn more than their parents, according to a new study from a team of researchers that could carry deep implications for President-elect Donald Trump's policy agenda.
  

 
OSHA TRADE RELEASE - WORK RELATED 
INJURY & ILLNESS
OSHA issued a final rule that clarifies an employer's continuing obligation to make and maintain an accurate record of each recordable injury and illness. The final rule will be effective January 18. Learn more here.

 
NEW MEMBERS


Integrity Distributors
 

RENEWED MEMBERS
 


Country Cabinets 

 
  
 

 
   


 
ADVERTISING & SOCIAL MEDIA
HOW'S YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA?
Stay up with the trends of social media in the new year! 
  • Video is King - Facebook Live and Periscope make video engagement easy
  • Social Media Engagement is Vital - Content should create engagement
  • Domination not just Participation - Find out where your audience is most active and engage with them there
  • Content Rules - Develop content that informs, inspires and entertains
  • Conversion is the only Goal - Use social media to generate business
GIVE YOURSELF SOME CREDIT!
Do you like knowing you are dealing with a reputable company? So do your customers! Let them know that you know us by branding yourself as an HBA member. Need some stickers or logos to hang? Let us know and we will send
you what you need.