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Star Awards Finalists Announced
The 2014 Texas Association of Builders Star Awards received near record entries with more than 500 outstanding and well deserved candidates nominated. The Star Awards recognizes the best in Texas and the Southwest – the work of outstanding builders, remodelers, architects, designers and industry professionals. Finalists are showcased on the TAB website and at the Sunbelt Builders Show™. Complete list of finalists can be seen here.

Thank you Star Awards Sponsors:

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Sunbelt 2014 Registration and Reservations
Celebrating its 14th year, the Sunbelt Builders Show™ will be held at the beautiful JW Marriott® San Antonio Hill Country Resort on July 23 and 24. Take advantage of discounts by registering now. The annual event hosted by the Texas Association of Builders includes a two-day trade show, speakers, and a special two-hour workshop. During early registration enjoy: After doing business, relax with family and colleagues at this amazing resort.

TAB's room block is already oversold, but they are still taking room reservations at our group rate for a limited time. The discounted room rate expires on June 30, so make your reservations now. (TAB meetings begin on July 22 and end at Noon on July 25.)

Sunbelt 2014 provides all the opportunity to combine innovation and education on the same floor. Our Show offers a forward-thinking and fresh look at the construction industry, design, new products and the latest in lifestyle trends. No other event delivers the same return on investment and quality of buyers from every segment of the residential construction industry.


Thank you Sunbelt Presenting Sponsors (as of 6/10):

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TAB Announces Excellence Under 45 Award Winners
The TAB Young Professionals Council would like to congratulate the following five inaugural recipients of the TAB Excellence Under 45 Awards. Their commitment of time, energy and efforts to the growth and prosperity of the Texas building industry is unmatched and proves that our future is in good hands. Justin MacDonald of MacDonald & Associates; Jordan Wheatley of Jordan Wheatley Custom Homes; Erin Wright of Wright-Built; Heather Laminack of Ferrier Custom Homes; and LP Matthew J. Reibenstein of Royal Homes. Complete information on the award winners can be found on the Young Professionals Council home page.

Thank you to our Sponsors:
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Texas Builders Foundation Scholarship Applications
The Texas Builders Foundation will accept scholarship applications for the fall 2014 academic semester through June 30. The foundation awards student scholarships to individuals enrolled in Texas' technical and trade schools and community colleges and universities that offer construction degrees. The application is available at
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Texas Housing Hall of Honor Set to be Announced
The Texas Association of Builders will announce its 2014 Hall of Honor class during the Board of Directors Meeting in San Antonio on July 25. The inductees will be formally recognized during a ceremony on Nov. 14, 2014 at the Excellence in Leadership Dinner at the Driskill Hotel in Austin, Texas.

Hosted by TAB, the Texas Housing Hall of Honor celebrates men and women who have made significant and lasting contributions to the Texas housing industry. Inductees are selected annually from the categories of: builders, developers or remodelers; trades professionals and suppliers; government; and, industry-allied professionals.

Seventeen legends grace the walls of the Texas Housing Hall of Honor. The contributions of these men and women have resulted in the long-term advancement of the residential construction industry in Texas

Thank you Texas Housing Hall of Honor & Excellence in Leadership Dinner Sponsors

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TAB's Builder Bundled Package is now available!
Save $100 by purchasing both the TAB 2013-2015 Texas Residential Construction Contracts Package subscription and TAB's Model Construction Safety Program and Jobsite Safety Standards Package©. The bundled package is available to builder and remodeler members only. Purchase your bundled package today for only $500 (includes tax). Purchase here!
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Members! Do you serve on your local school board or in an advisory capacity to a school system (local ISD, career and technical school, college or university)?
If you do, TAB is asking for your help in furthering our industry as we assist in implementing HB 5, the Foundation High School Program. If you would like to work with us in this regard, please contact Lorraine Urey at TAB at (512) 476-6346 or More information can be found in the Foundation High School Program Talking Points.
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