October 22, 2010
Donna Shirey

NAHB Remodelers Chair
Issaquah, Wash. 
Recognition Opportunities
HBA Path to Winner’s Circle Reception at IBS Through Retention, Recruitment Programs

The NAHB Membership Committee will host a one-hour, invitation-only Winner’s Circle Reception just prior to the Spike Party during the 2011 NAHB International Builders’ Show in Orlando.

Winners of all 2009 membership and 2010 Think Tank Submission competitions will receive two (transferable) invitations to the Winner’s Circle Reception and Spike Party, which will be held on Thursday, Jan. 13, at Universal CityWalk.

Think Tank Submissions Due Dec. 1

Local home builders associations are invited to submit marketing plans and best practices on how they engage and recruit new members and retain existing ones by Wednesday, Dec. 1. Submissions should be relevant to the following topic categories:

  • Member Engagement
  • Membership Planning
  • Retention Best Practices
  • Word-of-Mouth Marketing

For a description of the topic categories, and to learn how to enter the Think Tank Submission competition, visit

NAHB will select one winner in each topic category for each sized HBA. HBAs are encouraged to submit multiple submissions.

HBAs that enter the competition will receive an invitation to the Winner's Circle Reception and Spike Party.

Attend Winner’s Circle Reception Through NAHB’s Touch Retention System

HBAs that sign up to participate in NAHB’s new Touch Retention System — a highly customizable, local-based member retention communications program — by Dec. 15 will also receive two  transferrable tickets to attend the Winner’s Circle Reception and Spike Party at IBS.

To learn more, or to sign up for the Touch Retention System, visit

For more information, e-mail Brenda Gentry at NAHB, or call her at 800-368-5242 x8347.

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