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Friday, March 20th from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, is Trade Day at the 37th Annual Spring Atlanta Home Show, taking place at the Cobb Galleria Center. Because you are a member of the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association, your business card is your ticket at the door compliments of PMC Building Materials.

Over 300 exhibiting companies showcasing the latest in home improvement products and services await your arrival at this sold-out event! Learn more at www.AtlantaHomeShow.com.

 

Join the Home Builders Association of Georgia (HBAG) at the 2015 CEFGA Career Expo. The 2015 Career Expo is the Southeast's largest career exploration event designed for middle, high school and college students. More than 7,000 attendees are anticipated and more than 300 employers and dozens of colleges and universities, representing seven career clusters. HBAG will be a part of the Architecture and Construction career cluster. We have a booth and it could be a great way for you to meet potential employees.

For more information on the Career Expo, please click here.

If you would like to volunteer for the booth, please call Kailey Murphy with HBAG at (404) 763-2453 or email her at kmurphy@hbag.org

 

May 15, 2015-- Reunion Country Club
Register for a 4-some Today!

9:30 a.m. Registration
10 a.m. Shotgun Start

Cost: $135 per person, $500 per foursome

Reunion Country Club—A John Wieland Community
5609 Grand Reunion Drive
Hoschton, GA 30548

Great sponsorship opportunities are available; Click here for sponsor and registration details

Sponsorship deadline is April 2. Registration deadline is April 21

Please contact Monica Saunders at 678-775-1465 with any questions.

 
Membership News

March 25, 2015—Maggiano’s Perimeter

The Film Industry and its Economic Impact on Georgia

Speaker: Lee Thomas-Deputy Commissioner of Film, Music and Digital Entertainment for the Georgia Department of Economic Development

Cost: $20 HBA builder member, $30 HBA associate member, $40 non-member
Click here to register!

Registration begins at 11:30 a.m.; program begins at noon.

Thanks to our Sponsors

Presenting
ProBuild

Table Top
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Atlanta’ Best New Homes TV
Atlanta Gas Light
Pestban, Inc.

 

Interested in advertising on the HBA website? Please click here for the HBA website advertising rate card. Questions, please contact Monica Saunders, Member Services Director, at 678-775-1465 or msaunders@atlantahomebuilders.com.

 

Sponsorships are available for any and all meetings and events for 2015! Please click here for the Marketing Guide to see what is available. Questions please contact Monica Saunders, Member Services Director, at 678-775-1465 or msaunders@atlantahomebuilders.com.

 
Fidelity Bank
Bookstore

On smartphones, tablets, and computers, consumers are using the Internet to winnow a dizzying array of choices. Make sure home buyers find you before your competitors by learning the essentials of Internet marketing from industry expert Mitch Levinson.

Internet Marketing: The Key to Increased Home Sales explains step-by-step how to increase quality website traffic and convert it to sales center visits by providing the right information to home buyers online.

You'll learn how to

  • Improve your search rankings for the keywords your program is targeting
  • Fill the search engines with your primary content
  • Prompt your website visitors to drive to your sales centers, call the sales office, and provide their email addresses
  • Apply formulas for search engine optimization (SEO)
  • Identify and incorporate the right key words
  • Follow up online leads
  • Use social media to improve SEO
  • Blog with impact
  • Spend ad dollars wisely
  • Boost open and click-through rates for your email marketing newsletters and flyers
  • Avoid spamming

Get the ROI you want for what you're already spending on websites, blogs, social media, and advertising. Learn new strategies to compete online using the intelligence Mitch provides.

Member Price: $15

For more information contact Amanda Mathis at (678) 775-1469.

 
HomeAid Atlanta

Registration is open for HomeAid Atlanta's 2015 Housing the Homeless Golf Tournament!

Join us on Monday, June 22 at East Lake Golf Club.

Online registration: https://co.clickandpledge.com/sp/d2/default.aspx?wid=63088

Space is limited and expected to sell out!

All proceeds from this charity event benefit HomeAid Atlanta in its mission of building new lives for homeless families and individuals through housing and community outreach.

Contact us for more details! homeaid@atlantahomebuilders.com or 678.775.1401

 
Certified Professional Home Builder

CPHB Sponsorship Opportunities Available Starting as Low as $450

Want to get in front of some of the top builders in Georgia? The Certified Professional Home Builder of Georgia (CPHB) program is a voluntary certification for builders who are dedicated to maintaining the highest level of professionalism, customer service and homeowner satisfaction. Seven of our CPHBs are on the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s list of Atlanta’s Top 20 Homebuilders—Ashton Woods Homes, Edward Andrews Homes, John Wieland Homes and Neighborhoods, Peachtree Residential Properties Inc, Sharp Residential LLC, SR Homes LLC and Traton Homes LLC. Twenty percent of CPHBs are EarthCraft House Builders. Our membership increased by 15% in 2014.

Special Thanks to Our Sponsors!


 

 




 

 
Classes and Events
Do you understand the codes and guidelines you are responsible for as a builder today?
March 17, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Visit http://www.atlantahomebuilders.com/classes-events?event_id=52923 to view the full article online.

 
Make your business grow by keeping your clients happy during and after the sale!
March 17, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Visit http://www.atlantahomebuilders.com/classes-events?event_id=52943 to view the full article online.

 
Protect your business against legal problems with well-written contracts!
March 17, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Visit http://www.atlantahomebuilders.com/classes-events?event_id=52963 to view the full article online.

 
Select materials with confidence and build your homes to last!
March 24, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Visit http://www.atlantahomebuilders.com/classes-events?event_id=52983 to view the full article online.

 
Learn how the land acquisition process works from market analysis through property acquisition!
March 24, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Visit http://www.atlantahomebuilders.com/classes-events?event_id=52984 to view the full article online.

 
Develop the skills you need for successful on- or off-site production operations management.
March 25, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Visit http://www.atlantahomebuilders.com/classes-events?event_id=52985 to view the full article online.

 
Do you understand what you insurance you need? Protect your company!
March 25, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Visit http://www.atlantahomebuilders.com/classes-events?event_id=53003 to view the full article online.

 
Exceed customer expectations and increase repeat business by delivering exceptional service to your customers!
March 26, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Visit http://www.atlantahomebuilders.com/classes-events?event_id=53023 to view the full article online.

 
Increase efficiency and simplify your planning and scheduling skills!
March 26, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Visit http://www.atlantahomebuilders.com/classes-events?event_id=53043 to view the full article online.

 
Make a smart investment in the Southeast's growing green building sector - one that will increase your marketability, save your clients money and boost your overall revenues!
March 27, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Visit https://southfacecommunities.force.com/MN4__PublicEventRegistration?id=a0zU0000005PCZnIAO to view the full article online.

 

Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 450749, Atlanta, GA 31145

info@greateratlantahomebuildersassociation.com
www.atlantahomebuilders.com