What Do I Get With My BAMP Membership?!
Networking with all the right people
Are you actively engaged in the home construction or remodeling business? Do you rely on strong relationships with companies who do work in the home building industry? There’s no better place to forge those connections than at a BAMP event.
There are plenty of opportunities to connect with your peers, network and have fun. And just remember the truth of the adage: “It’s not what you know… it’s WHO you know.”
(Much) Lower Insurance Rates
As a member of BAMP, you can receive multiple times your dues money back in savings on health insurance, worker’s comp, general liability, and supplemental insurance through the Pennsylvania Builders Association’s (PBA) partnerships and programs.
Members have saved thousands of dollars per year by enrolling in these programs, taking advantage of low and stable rates as a result of PBA’s and BAMP’s group purchasing power.
So guess what? You don’t have to let insurance eat away at your bottom line any more.
A spot in the area’s biggest home events
We produce the largest scattered lot new home construction show in Pennsylvania, held every Fall – showcasing the very best in new home communities and home construction.
We host top networking events for you to showcase your products and services to land developers, local home builders, remodelers and contractors.
Great discounts on things you use
Through the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB and BAMP), you’ll receive great discounts on products and services from:
Hertz, Budget, Avis Car Rentals
FedEx & YRC Freight
Wyndham Hotel Group & Endless Vacation Rentals
Some members who use these discounts report that they recoup their dues investment in a year with these discounts.
Reliable rebates on your purchases
The PA Builders Association, (PBA) as a rebate program that will send you a check in the mail every quarter when you buy from companies participating in this member exclusive program. All you need to do is register and report your purchases.
Partial list of participating companies and more
C.H.I. Overhead Doors
Bryant Heating & Cooling Systems
Heat & Glo
Training and educational opportunities abound for BAMP members. A variety of classes on everything from construction to marketing are offered. BAMP members and outside experts often present on a variety of topics at BAMP and other regional events; and NAHB delivers a myriad of webinars, audio seminars, and conferences to help you further yourself and your business.
So, are you feeling the housing “downturn?” Sharpen your skills with some new education, and get ahead of the pack with improved knowledge, strategies, and systems!
A Voice for your industry
The Builders Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh began nearly 70 years ago with a group of concerned builder citizens who wanted to create a strong, unified voice for the industry. Today, our government affairs & advocacy efforts have contributed many positive changes that help ensure the health of businesses like yours.
By getting involved, you become part of a much greater movement that continues to shape our local, state, and national business climates for the good of all of us in the home building industry. That translates into better business for you.
Valuable industry information
Our newsletter (Builder Bulletin) and email updates provide you with up-to-date industry-specific articles. Also, by logging on to www.NAHB.org, and www.Pabuilders.org you’ll receive a wealth of resources related to national and state issues.
From housing statistics and analytical articles, to practical tricks of the trade and new trends updates, there is plenty of useful knowledge to be shared through your BAMP membership. Get a leg up on your competition by staying on top of your industry.
Sharing in the latest trends & technologies with others in your line of work from across the county, region, or country helps you stay on top of your game and build valuable contacts. You can do this by joining any of the following councils:
- BAMP Remodeler’s Council (affiliated with the NAHB Remodeler’s Council)
- 50+ Housing Council of Western PA
- Multifamily Housing Council (Apartment Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh)
- Sales and Marketing Council (affiliated with NAHB Sales & Marketing Council)
With exclusive events and publications, a council membership can be a valuable component to your BAMP involvement..
Plus all of these other goodies:
- Access to BAMP’s member database for your direct mail needs
- Your listing in the BAMP Member Guide, Product Service Section and on our website – both go to resources for consumers looking for the products and services you provide
- Discounts on ICC Code books & other valuable publications
- $100 Subscription to PA One Call included in your membership dues
- Free legal research through NAHB’s legal department
- Use of the BAMP conference room & office space
- Yep, and there’s even more than that. But, we’re out of room. So, call BAMP for more information, or ask your BAMP member friends and associates.