Breakfast with the Builders
This event was held February 15, 2023
For more than three decades, HBA builder members and licensed real estate agents have been getting together at this exclusive event to talk about new inventory and locations that could potentially benefit new home buyers. Attracting a diverse group of sponsors, this event typically draws hundreds of REALTORS® who spend quality time networking over breakfast and visiting booths hosted by builders and developers. This event is key to developing and growing builder-agent relationships, which is critical for maintaining a high-functioning housing and building industry in Colorado Springs.
International Builders Show (IBS)
This event was held January 31 – February 2, 2023 in Las Vegas. INFO.
It’s a wrap! From over 800 exhibitors to over 120 education sessions, IBS remains the industry’s number one event to highlight innovation and connection. Industry pros from across the country came together to connect in person at the Builders’ Show – and Colorado had no shortage of great representation at the event! From seasoned industry professionals to our very own Emerging Leaders, Colorado stood out as a region deeply committed to our industry as well as our communities. In true Colorado style, we worked hard and we played hard. Warning – do not attempt these shenanigans alone – what happens at IBS, stays at IBS!
Builders Product Expo
This event WAS HELD April 13, 2023
The Builder Product Expo is an industry-specific trade show for associate members to exhibit the absolute best of their products and services to Colorado Springs-area builders and remodelers. With its exclusive target audience of industry professionals, this show offers a great way for trade members to gain exposure for their business and keep an eye on their competition all in one place. Food, door prizes and a cash bar are available throughout the event, providing a fun and casual atmosphere for exhibitors and attendees to network face-to-face and make valuable business connections.
Party on the MESA
This event is scheduled for July 19, 2023
There’s a reason this event gained national recognition in its first year! This summer social is a way for the HBA to show appreciation for its members, and for prospective members to experience what it’s like to be part of this great association. From Pikes Peak to the city skyline, the stunning views from the patio provide the perfect backdrop for casually connecting with each other over food, drinks and exciting raffle prizes.
GET THE EDGE ON THE HOUSING MARKET (ZONDA)
This event is scheduled for October 11, 2023
Join the HBA President for the State of the Association, followed by an overview of the latest quarterly data on the Colorado Springs housing market, including housing starts, closings, inventory and available lots. Come “get the edge on housing” and connect with owners and top representatives of member companies while you’re there. Information provided by Zonda (formerly Metrostudy).
ANNUAL AWARDS CEREMONY
This event was held on March 2, 2023
This formal reception honors members for their distinguished service to the association, the building industry and the community in the previous calendar year. The high point of the evening is the announcement of the recipients of the awards for Associate Member of the Year, Builder Member of the Year, and Industry Person of the Year. Come celebrate the members whose contributions have helped to promote and further the mission of our great association.
This event is scheduled for October 19, 2023
Rated as the favorite member event of the year, Chili Fest brings together members and community partners for a chili cookin’ throw down! Builders and Associates compete for the Best Red Chili, Best Green Chili and Best Dessert titles. Cookers decorate their booths with the theme of their choice, and a panel of judges vote on their favorite booth for even more heated competition. Music, craft beer, line dancing and a mechanical bull will make you want to don your cowboy hat for some Southwest-flavored fun!
ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP RECEPTION & BOARD INSTALLATION
This event is scheduled for November 15, 2023
The Annual Membership Reception pays tribute to the tradition of electing distinct industry leaders to represent the most influential association in the Pikes Peak region – the HBA. In addition to the installation of the incoming president, new board of directors are elected and installed on this night. This formal gathering also serves to thank the outgoing president for the previous year of leadership, and to recognize the volunteer efforts of the Association’s committee and council members who provided critical support to the building industry that year. RSVP
This event is scheduled for December 6, 2023
As the last signature event of the year, the Holiday Party is the perfect opportunity to celebrate the year’s successes together as an association. Drink, dance and share the spirit of the season with colleagues, community partners, family and friends. Raffle and door prizes, tasty appetizers, a photo booth and other fun touches top off the evening. RSVP
LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
The Leadership Development Committee identifies and develops leaders who support the mission of the HBA, understand the depth and breadth of the Association, and are willing to take leadership roles on issues, committees, councils and boards.
ALL MEMBERS CUP
This event is scheduled for August 11, 2023
The only thing better than fall golf is fall golf with a cause, and the All Members Cup sinks the putt on both! Benefiting the Emerging Leaders Program and HBA Cares, this tournament draws owners and top representatives of member companies, as well as the current and up-and-coming leaders of the Association. Enjoy a beautiful fall setting, games, prizes, brews and an awards banquet. Take advantage of an array of sponsorship opportunities that fit your budget and allow you to greet players throughout the tournament for valuable networking.
PARADE OF HOMES COMMITTEE
parade of homes
This event is scheduled for September 8-24, 2023
parade of homes awards banquet
This event is scheduled for October 4, 2023
One of the most important traditions of the Parade of Homes is recognizing the builders, trade partners and interior designers who put their work, passion and pride into the Parade each year. Each home is judged by industry professionals from around the state on a number of features. The Awards Banquet offers a formal yet intimate setting to honor the recipients of the prestigious Industry Awards of Excellence and the coveted People’s Choice Award. Enjoy this opportunity to congratulate the winners, socialize with members, thank sponsors, and take another look at the impressive homes that were part of the Parade.
POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE
PAC GOLF TOURNAMENT
This event was held June 5, 2023
This high-profile event is the HBA Political Action Committee’s major fundraiser for the year and is strongly supported by builder and developer members. Held at Colorado Springs’ signature course, Kissing Camels Golf Club features immaculately groomed fairways, bunkered greens and towering pines. The tournament brings fun to the fairways with individual and team competition, games of “skill,” and exciting raffle prizes. A wide variety of sponsorship opportunities are available that allow sponsors to meet one-on-one with the players in the tournament, including owners or top representatives of member companies. Don’t miss this exclusive chance to get out and play!
REMODELERS COUNCIL BBQ
THIS EVENT IS SCHEDULED FOR JULY 13, 2023.
The Remodelers Council may know a lot about building codes, but they also know barbecue! Their mid-summer gathering offers mouth-watering food, adult beverages, fun games and great raffle prizes. Remodelers Council members, their employees, and invited guests attend for free. This casual event brings together members of the HBA’s Board of Directors, Leadership Development team, HBA Cares and other groups, making it a valuable networking opportunity.
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