Tag: parade of homes

Oklahoma City Builders ‘Street of Dreams’ Reaps Benefits

Filed in Home Building, Sales & Marketing by on December 5, 2016 1 Comment

The Central Oklahoma HBA recently pulled off its first-ever single-site parade, at which seven high-end custom projects opened for tours. The HBA raised enough money over the course of two weeks that it was able to donate more than $20,000 to a local elementary school.

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Rochester Homearama Goes Biennial and Gets Big Numbers

Rochester Homearama Goes Biennial and Gets Big Numbers

Leaders and members of the local HBA recently discovered that the notion of addition by subtraction can also be applied to home shows. Scaling back on Homearama’s frequency and length led to more improvement and expansion opportunities for the show’s lineup. And it still managed to maintain healthy attendance numbers.

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Parade of Homes Turns 70, Gets Better with Age

Filed in Awards, Business Management, Sales & Marketing by on July 18, 2016 6 Comments
Parade of Homes Turns 70, Gets Better with Age

Professional photography and virtual tours still can’t compare to the experience of physically walking through a home and seeing the quality of the work first hand. The original Parade of Homes concept was built around that philosophy several decades ago, and the home-parade concept still continues to grow in popularity all across the country.

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Get Your HBA Parade on TV

Filed in Membership by on April 1, 2015 0 Comments
Get Your HBA Parade on TV

Looking for a professionally produced video advertising your Parade of Homes, Home & Garden Show, or Home Expo? The NAHB Digital production group can quickly produce 30- and 60-second video commercials promoting your HBA event.

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From Parade App to Recruiting Tool

Filed in Business Management, Membership, Sales & Marketing by on October 17, 2014 0 Comments
From Parade App to Recruiting Tool

Jaren Davis is getting ready to launch what he hopes may be the next great thing in HBA recruitment and retention and a source of non-dues revenue: a new home directory smart phone app that home builders will clamor to be part of but will only be available to them through their membership.

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Spec Rancher Remodel Draws Crowds

Filed in Remodelers, Sales & Marketing by on June 26, 2014 0 Comments
Spec Rancher Remodel Draws Crowds

When the Huntsville/Madison County Builders Association in Alabama was considering how to showcase remodelers’ work in the 2014 Spring Homes Tour, Bret Slaton was ready with a concept: Sell him the rights to create the tour’s Remodelers Idea House, and he would do it on spec. What happened next?

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‘Young House Love’ Joins Richmond Homearama

Filed in Construction Industry, Design, Home Building by on May 30, 2014 1 Comment
‘Young House Love’ Joins Richmond Homearama

There it is! There’s the house! Look at the front porch, it’s awesome!”

Three young women voiced just the kind of excitement that the Home Building Association of Richmond had hoped for when the Young House Love bloggers and a Richmond-area builder teamed up to produce one of the houses for Richmond Homearama 2014 — and enjoyed awesome success.

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