Industry Partners Commitment Form

Thank you for your decision to become an Industry Partner with the Home Builders Association of Greater Baton Rouge! Please complete and submit the HBA Industry Partner Commitment form below.

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HBA Events

HBA Industry Meeting
The HBA Industry Meeting is an opportunity for professionals, experts, and stakeholders from the housing industry to convene and discuss, share insights, and collaborate on the latest trends, challenges, and opportunities within the industry. This meeting serves as a hub for networking, idea exchange, and learning, fostering connections and partnerships among attendees. The HBA Industry Meeting often features keynote speakers, panel discussions, and presentations that delve into crucial topics relevant to housing. It provides a platform for industry leaders to showcase their expertise, address pressing issues, and collectively shape the future direction of the industry in Greater Baton Rouge.
HBA Gumbo Cookoff
The HBA Gumbo Cookoff brings together HBA members for a friendly competition to see who has the best gumbo in the HBA. The event is open house style with plenty of food, drinks and fun.
HBA Year End Celebration
The HBA Year End Celebration is the HBA’s annual membership meeting where we applaud the past year's achievements and set our sights on exciting goals for the upcoming year.

HBPAC & HBF Levels & Benefits

Home Builders Political Action Committee (HBPAC)
The HBPAC supports pro-growth, pro-business candidates. The HBPAC seeks to promote quality, attainable housing; promote ethical and professional standards for the industry; and act as a responsible citizen through active community involvement. Contributors receive yearly promotion on the HBPAC Contributors list through all promotional channels. *To become a member of the HBPAC, the minimum contribution is $50.
  • $5,000 - Capitol Club Contributor
  • $2,000 – Diamond Key Contributor
  • $1,500 – Platinum Key Contributor
  • $1,000 – Gold Key Contributor
  • $500 – Silver Star Contributor
  • $250 – Star Contributor
Home Builders Foundation (HBF)
The HBF is the 501c3 charitable arm of the HBA, dedicated to raising funds for families and children in need in Greater Baton Rouge. Donors receive yearly promotion on the HBF Donors list through all promotional channels.
  • $5,000 – Bright Futures Patron Donor
  • $2,000 – Dream Maker Donor
  • $1,500 – Community Builder Donor
  • $1,000 – Partner of Success Donor
  • $500 – Hope Advocate Donor
  • $250 – Friend of the Foundation Donor

Parade of Homes

Parade of Homes Description
Parade of Homes is a large community-based event, providing the home building industry a platform to showcase its products and services and the latest advancements and innovations in the homebuilding. Parade of Homes offers numerous ways for your business to gain unique access to consumers, whether you are a builder, or a product/service company related to the homebuilding industry.
Sponsorship Levels ($2,500 - $20,000)
Click here to visit the Parade of Homes website to view all sponsorship levels and opportunities.
Entry Opportunities
Click here to visit the Parade of Homes website to view all Parade entry descriptions.

Committees & Councils

Membership Committee – The Thirty
The Thirty, HBA|GBR’s Membership Committee, is comprised of dedicated HBA|GBR member ambassadors who are committed to building valuable connections, attracting the best and brightest individuals to the HBA community, cultivating meaningful bonds, and amplifying the HBA|GBR message and impact, among both new and long-standing members.
Governance Committee – Association, Foundation, & PAC
*Must have demonstrated experience
  • BYLAWS SUBCOMMITTEE: Review the Association, Foundation, and PAC Bylaws and recommend any appropriate changes, additions, and/or deletions to the Board of Directors. The organizational governance structure is included in the bylaws.
  • FINANCE AND FUNDRAISING SUBCOMMITTEE: Monitor the annual budgets (Association, Foundation, and PAC), support raising the funds needed to execute the annual work plan, and offer feedback and guidance on needed programs or resources necessary to exceed monetary goals to remain relevant and valuable to our partners and members. Identify and suggest any grants or scholarships to be given by the Association or Foundation.
  • STRATEGIC PLAN SUBCOMMITTEE: Coordinate and implement the organization’s three-year strategic plan. Assist with facilitating focus groups and board member strategy sessions to prioritize the work areas and tasks to exceed goals.
  • PERSONNEL SUBCOMMITTEE: Review the Employee Handbook and gives suggestions on areas and language that need updating. The subcommittee also gives insight on staff performance reviews and metrics.
Governmental Affairs Committee
Coordinate the work of the committee in each of the nine parishes the HBA Coordinate the work of the committee in each of the nine parishes the HBA serves – Ascension, Livingston, East Baton Rouge, West Baton Rouge, Iberville, East Feliciana, West Feliciana, Pointe Coupee, and St. Helena. Responsible for giving feedback and participating in any specific parish’s discussion on regulation and policy affecting the homebuilding industry. Interview candidates running for office during election cycles. Meets at least quarterly or as issues arise and must remain consistent with sending feedback on issues.

Examples of industry issues addressed:
  • Permitting
  • Codes
  • Impact Fees
  • Taxes
  • Land Use
  • Utilities
  • Environmental
Public Relations Committee
*Must have demonstrated experience Work to increase the visibility and awareness of the Association and Foundation in Greater Baton Rouge. Coordinate the messaging for the HBA, HBF, and HBPAC. Utilize individual and company influence to connect the organization to media, philanthropic opportunities, and promotional resources. Meets twice each year.
Workforce Development Committee
Work to increase regional impact as a resource for workforce development initiatives. Maintain relationships with local learning institutions and at-risk youth programs to provide educational resources and training programs. Identify funding sources and scholarship opportunities. Meets as needed.
Ad Hoc Committees
Ad Hoc Committees are appointed for a specific purpose. The committee will disband after completing its assigned project. HBA NEW OFFICE BUILDING: Oversee the construction process for the Association’s new office building. Committee will disband upon new building completion. Meets as needed. Subcommittees include:
  • Land Development
  • Financing – Budget/Bids/Fundraising
  • Compliance
  • Architectural Design
  • Interior/Exterior Finishes
Professional Women in Building
The HBA Women in Building Council (HBAWB) is the voice of women in the building industry, dedicated to promoting industry professionalism and supporting members at the local, state, and national levels. A recognized council of the National Association of Home Builders. Meets as needed and requires an additional membership with dues of $80 annually.
Remodelers Council
The HBA Remodelers Council (HBAR) is the voice of remodelers/renovators in the building industry, dedicated to providing access to policies, best practices, and educational opportunities. A recognized council of the National Association of Home Builders. Meets as needed and requires an additional membership with dues of $80 annually.

Commitment Form

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Primary Industry Partner Information

This is the primary contact for the Partnership and does NOT have to be the same as the primary contact for your general membership.