HBA of Greenville honored with ACE Award
Upstate Housing Market Forecast honored
Your Home Builders Association of Greenville was honored by the Home Builders Association of South Carolina with an Association Celebration of Excellence (ACE) Award.
Honored was the association’s Upstate Housing Market Forecast Conference, held annually in partnership with the Greater Greenville Association of Realtors and the Upstate Mortgage Bankers Association. The award was presented at the Celebration of Excellence luncheon in Greenville earlier this month.
ACE Awards recognize the outstanding accomplishments of South Carolina’s HBAs in the
areas of Communications, Non-Dues Revenue, Membership Program/Event, Education, and
Workforce Development. These Awards represent the good works and added value that the local
associations provide to its membership and community.
HBA launches new website for the Southern Home and Garden Show
The Home Builders Association of Greenville has launched a new website dedicated solely to its signature bi-annual event, the Southern Home & Garden Show:
The launch of the new website leads into the Southern Home & Garden Show happening Friday, Sept. 15, through Sunday, Sept. 17, at the TD Convention Center in Greenville, S.C.
“This website launch is part of a series of significant investments we are making to elevate and continually improve the Southern Home & Garden Show for both the attendees as well as the exhibitors and HBA members who participate,” said Bob Barreto, President of the Board of Directors of the HBA of Greenville.
The new www.SouthernHomeandGardenShow.com serves as a hub of event-related information, with an updated look and feel to reflect the evolution of this and future shows. Show sponsors are featured prominently, and the site includes HBA of Greenville member and exhibitor photography highlighting products, services and brands. The site also outlines a few of the show’s exhibitions including The Chef’s Kitchen produced by Ingles and a Kid’s Corner sponsored by The Home Depot.
As the largest home improvement event in South Carolina, the Southern Home & Garden show adopted a sleek, user-friendly design and platform as is indicative of larger markets around the United States.
Employment Opportunity: Sales Assistant and Office Manager
You Home Builders Association of Greenville has an opening on its staff for a Sales Assistant and Office Manager. The position is full-time and offers a competitive wage and benefits including retirement, generous leave, long-term disability insurance, and a wellness program that includes a monthly stipend for health insurance premiums. Applicants must be able to work occasional evenings and weekends. Interested applicants should email their resume and statement of interest to Crystal Yanes, Chief Operating Officer, at CYanes@HBAofGreenville.com.
2017 Fall Southern Home & Garden Show Set for September 15-17
The Home Builders Association of Greenville’s fall Southern Home & Garden Show will be held at the TD Convention Center in Greenville, S.C., from Friday, September 15 through Sunday, September 17. The show will be open to the public and tickets will be available for purchase at the event. Admission will be $7 for adults, $5 for seniors (55+) and free for children 12 and under. Learn more at SouthernHomeandGardenShow.com.
“We’re excited to continue the 56-year tradition of producing South Carolina’s largest home and garden show with a variety of exhibits and updates, making it a must-attend event,” Bob Barreto, HBA of Greenville’s Board of Directors’ President, said. “This year we’ll be featuring a wide array of exhibitors and resources for everything from small DIY projects to full home renovations.”
The 2017 fall Southern Home & Garden Show is sponsored by Approved Professional Builder, Davis Services, Ingles, All About Flooring, Progress Lighting, The Home Depot, Ultimate Gutter Guard and American HomePride.
The show will feature the following exhibitions:
Approved Professional Builder Program
HBA of Greenville has developed an Approved Professional Builder Program that consists of reliable and vetted building professionals that homeowners can choose from when they are in need of service. APB representatives will be available for consultation at the event and builders interested in recognition may apply.
Ultimate Garage: I Want That! | Sponsored by Davis Services
Davis Services partners with fellow exhibitors to show event attendees how to create the ultimate garage. Demonstrations will occur throughout the show.
The Chef’s Kitchen | Sponsored by Ingles
Ingles’ celebrity chefs will showcase signature recipes and cooking techniques for show attendees. Cooking demonstrations will take place every hour, and include table setting and décor.
Kid’s Corner | Sponsored by The Home Depot
Kid’s workshops will teach children how to work with age-appropriate tools and how to build their own projects.
About the Home Builders Association of Greenville
The Home Builders Association of Greenville was founded on January 16, 1960. The association was officially organized and chartered as an affiliate of the National Association of Home Builders on that date in 1960. The association was formed so home builders and other professionals in the home building industry could work together and cooperate in promoting the industry, new homes, home remodeling, repairs and improvements, and other areas of interest to the home building industry. The association began with a few dedicated members and has grown to 350-member firms today. For more information, please call 864-254-0133, or visit http://www.hbaofgreenville.com.