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The Importance of Professional Women in Building Joining Forces

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The Importance of Professional Women in Building Joining Forces

As NAHB wraps up its celebration of Professional Women in Building (PWB) Week 2020, we asked women in the industry to share their stories about what PWB means to them. Share your own stories on social media with the hashtags #PWBProud and #PWBWeek2020.

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Student Chapters Forge the Next Generation of Diverse Building Leaders

Student Chapters Forge the Next Generation of Diverse Building Leaders

As part of Professional Women in Building Week 2020, NAHB is highlighting a growing diversity in the home building industry and showcasing student chapters, including a student team from Tuskegee University in Alabama that took the stage at the 2020 International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas and made history — becoming the first all-female, all-African American team in the competition’s near 30-year history.

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Become a 2021 International Builders’ Show Insider

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Become a 2021 International Builders’ Show Insider

The IBS Ambassador Program is an exclusive opportunity for NAHB members to get the behind-the-scenes scoop of the NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS). Learn how to become an ambassador for the 2021 IBS.

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HBAs and Members Find Success with Virtual Education Courses

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HBAs and Members Find Success with Virtual Education Courses

NAHB Education has adapted quickly to the shifting learning landscape and began offering its intensive, full-day designation courses — such as those for the Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS) professional designation — on a virtual platform.

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NAHB Professional Women in Building Charters New Council in South Carolina

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NAHB Professional Women in Building Charters New Council in South Carolina

A group of 14 women building professionals in South Carolina, members of the Hilton Head Area Home Builders Association, officially launched a new chapter of the NAHB Professional Women in Building (PWB) Council last month in an effort to promote, enhance and support more women in the building industry.

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Going Virtual: How Members are Connecting from Behind a Screen

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Going Virtual: How Members are Connecting from Behind a Screen

As more business is conducted online, HBAs are getting creative with how they engage with members. From Zoom meetings to virtual happy hours and coffee chats, online gatherings are a powerful channel to keep communications flowing within HBA communities.

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HBA Outreach Tells Community: We’re Open for Business

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HBA Outreach Tells Community: We’re Open for Business

The Home Builders Association of Greater Des Moines created a video public service announcement to reinforce the message that the residential construction industry is open for business and is strictly adhering local, state and industry safety standards.

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Members Find Creative Ways to Support Local Pandemic Recovery Efforts

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Members Find Creative Ways to Support Local Pandemic Recovery Efforts

This is the latest in a series of posts highlighting the efforts made by NAHB members and HBAs to help their communities respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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House Passes Relief Bill That Would Allow HBAs to Access Business Loans

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House Passes Relief Bill That Would Allow HBAs to Access Business Loans

House Democrats have passed a $3 trillion relief package that would allow trade associations that serve the home building industry — including the hundreds of home builder associations throughout the nation — to access small business loans under the next round of funding for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).

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HBI Extends Complimentary Online Learning Resources

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HBI Extends Complimentary Online Learning Resources

The Home Builders Institute (HBI) has extended free online learning alternatives for local schools and training programs through May 31, in response to continued requests for K-12 Career Technical Education (CTE) amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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