This message contains images. If you don't see images, click here to view.
Click here to advertise in this news brief.




  Text Version    RSS    Unsubscribe    Archive    Media Kit December 16, 2015

       CALENDAR   |  TAB WEBSITE December 2015 Issue      




Contribute to HOMEPAC today! The Texas Association of Builders (TAB) political action committee is an essential part of the advocacy program at TAB. HOMEPAC provides contributions in support of pro-housing candidates to both statewide office and the Texas Legislature. Find out more.


The Texas Builders Foundation serves as a resource to students, the residential building industry, and the citizens of the State of Texas. Its mission is to support the future construction workforce and to support the charitable activities of the residential construction industry. Donate to the Texas Builders Foundation TODAY!



 

In this issue:
 
 


ASSOCIATION HAPPENINGS AND INDUSTRY NEWS


2016 TEXAS IBS RECEPTION TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE
TAB
Mark your calendar for January 19, 2016 as the Texas Association of Builders will host its yearly IBS Texas Reception in Las Vegas at the Surrender Nightclub inside the Encore/Wynn Hotel from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Tickets are $35 for builders and remodelers and $45 for associates. After January 15, prices increase to $60 and $75, respectively.

Thanks to the IBS Texas Reception Sponsors (as of 12/9/15)


Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article


  Become an AHIT Certified Inspector!

Only American Home Inspectors Training Institute offers the most comprehensive live-class training to help you become a licensed home inspector. Learn more at www.ahit.com.
 


2016 SUNBELT BUILDERS SHOW™ DISCOUNTED BOOTH DEADLINE FAST APPROACHING
TAB
For the second consecutive year, the Texas Association of Builders SOLD OUT its Sunbelt Builders Show™. Last year’s event hosted 270 booths, 70 more than 2014, and this year’s Show is expected to grow to 300 vendors. With more than 30 percent of the trade show floor already sold, we encourage you to select your booth online at SunbeltBuildersShow.com. Save your company money by securing your spot in the 2016 Sunbelt Builders Show™ now. Booth rates will increase in the New Year. The two-day trade show will be hosted August 3 - 4, 2016 at the Gaylord Texan in Grapevine, Texas.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
READ MORE


STAR AWARDS 2016 ONLINE ENTRY OPENS JANUARY 4
TAB
The Texas Association of Builders will start accepting submissions for the 2016 Star Awards on January 4. The highly-coveted Star Awards are given annually to recognize excellence in all areas of the home building industry. The statewide competition showcases the outstanding work of builders, remodelers, architects, designers and sales, marketing, and construction industry professionals in Texas.

Entries are judged by a distinguished panel of industry experts from across the nation. Winners will be announced and honored on stage at a special celebration on August 4 at the Gaylord Texan® in Grapevine, Texas.

Enter by Monday, March 7 at 5 p.m. to enjoy the Early Bird fee of $125 per entry. The final entry deadline is Sunday, March 20 at 5 p.m.

Thanks to the Star Awards Sponsors (as of 12/8/15)


Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article


WHAT A TAB MEMBERSHIP DOES FOR YOU
TAB
Members of the Texas Association of Builders are entitled to receive the benefits of programs and services that are not available to the general public. Your membership provides you with great tools to help you do business and save money. Click here to see what a TAB membership can do for you!
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article


HOWARD COLLEGE, TEXAS BUILDERS FOUNDATION AND TEXAS ASSOCIATION OF BUILDERS FORM TRAINING PARTNERSHIP
TAB
Howard College, the Texas Builders Foundation and the Texas Association of Builders are working together to create a Career and Technical Skills Academy on the College's San Angelo, Texas campus to provide workforce training in the construction trades. Howard College will provide the facility, core instructors and will work toward accrediting the new construction trades program; builder members of the Home Builders Association of San Angelo will provide both classroom instruction and job site training, internships and jobs placement to students in the program; the Texas Association of Builders of which the HBA of San Angelo is one of 28 affiliated local associations across Texas will provide support in the form of educational opportunities and industry information; and the Texas Builders Foundation awards scholarships to students who are enrolled in construction programs in Texas' trade and technical schools and colleges and universities. Click here to read the complete press release.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article


TEXAS BUILDERS FOUNDATION REMINDS YOU OF END-OF-YEAR CHARITABLE GIVING
TAB
Please keep the Texas Builders Foundation in mind as you make your end-of-year charitable giving decisions. Help us provide scholarships to students who are working toward earning a trade certification or construction related degree. Our industry needs skilled workers; ensuring the future of the home building industry and the dream of homeownership begins with you!

The Foundation is the charitable arm of the Texas Association of Builders. Its mission is to support and develop the future of Texas' construction workforce and facilitate the charitable activities of the residential construction industry. The foundation is a 501(c)(3) charity, and all donations are tax deductible. Visit www.TexasBuildersFoundation.org and click on "contribute." Thank you!

Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article


NEW MEMBER'S CHOICE HEALTH INSURANCE & BENEFITS MARKETPLACE
TAB
Whether you are a small company with two employees, or a major corporation employing hundreds, you may be experiencing insurance rate hikes that make it difficult to provide your employees with meaningful health insurance and benefits. Or, perhaps you have never been able to affordably provide a benefits package to your employees.

Explore joining the Texas Association of Builders Member’s Choice Health Insurance & Benefits Marketplace designed for and available exclusively to TAB members and their employees.

A TAB-approved Employee Benefits Network Broker will work with you on how to budget and plan an effective employee benefits package, and then work with your employees to help them choose the benefits that will work best for them and their families.

To get started, visit http://www.TABInsuranceMarketplace.com/ for more information and to find a TAB-approved Network Broker to work with.

Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article


TIME IS RUNNING OUT TO PURCHASE THE NEW TEXAS RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS PACKAGE FOR $299.99
TAB
Builder and remodeler members you have just weeks to purchase the updated Texas Association of Builders Residential Construction Contracts Package for $299.99. Starting Jan. 1, 2016 the price increases to $399.99. Unlike other contracts packages, TAB's package reflects the most recent mandates that came out of the 2015 Texas Legislative Session, in addition to new lot sale contract addendum, consultant-design agreement, and advertising and media permissions. The package will also be updated to include needed clarifications, various improvements and greater ease of use during the subscription period, Sept. 1, 2015 to Aug. 31, 2017.

The TAB Contracts subscription is your blueprint for typical construction and remodeling transactions in the State of Texas. The package of contracts and related addenda is a fantastic value and can save you thousands of dollars in legal fees. The subscription includes any needed updates that may occur during the two year cycle, so protect yourself.

Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article


TAB SPONSORSHIP CORNER
TAB
Create an excellent advantage for your company! Get your company name in front of thousands of home builders across the state of Texas. Check out the sponsorship opportunities for upcoming Texas Association of Builders events and programs and get well deserved recognition and marketing benefits all while supporting an incredible industry.
Share this article:   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
 



TABloid
©2015 Texas Association of Builders. All rights reserved.
313 East 12th Street, Suite 210 | Austin, Texas 78701
T 512.476.6346 | F 512.476.6427 | TF 800.252.3625
info@texasbuilders.org


Be sure to add us to your address book or safe sender list so our emails get to your inbox. Learn how.

This edition of TABloid was sent to ##Email##. To unsubscribe to TABloid, click here.

Recent issues






7701 Las Colinas Ridge, Ste. 800, Irving, TX 75063