Becoming a QHBA Certified Member with the Quinte Home Builders' Association (QHBA) offers a multitude of benefits that can positively impact your business and professional growth.
Here are a few reasons why you should consider Certified Membership with us.
Networking Opportunities: By joining QHBA, and becoming QHBA Certified, you gain access to a network of professionals in the construction industry. This network can lead to valuable business connections, partnerships, and opportunities for collaboration.
Industry Advocacy: QHBA advocates on behalf of its members to local municipalities and governments. By becoming a QHBA Certified member, you contribute to a collective voice that influences policies and regulations affecting the industry.
Professional Development: Membership provides access to educational resources, workshops, and events that can enhance your skills and knowledge. Stay updated on industry trends, best practices, and regulatory changes.
Credibility and Recognition: Becoming Certified and being affiliated with QHBA adds credibility to your business. It signals to clients, partners, and stakeholders that you are committed to professionalism, integrity, and industry standards.
Community Engagement: QHBA members actively contribute to the local community by supporting initiatives and projects related to housing, development, and economic growth. Participating in these efforts strengthens your ties to the community and demonstrates corporate social responsibility.
Access to Resources: Whether you need information on industry regulations, market trends, or business tools, QHBA provides resources to help you navigate challenges and seize opportunities in the construction sector.
Representation: QHBA represents the interests of its members on various issues, including zoning, permits, and development charges. As a member, you have a voice in shaping policies that impact your business and the broader industry.
Visibility and Marketing: Membership in QHBA can increase your visibility within the industry and among potential clients. Take advantage of marketing opportunities, such as directories, events, and sponsorships, to showcase your products and services.
Overall, joining QHBA offers a platform for professional growth, advocacy, networking, and community engagement. By becoming a QHBA Certified member, you invest in the success of your business and contribute to the collective strength of the construction industry in the Quinte region.
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I still get the benefits by working in this area without the fees of joining QHBA. Why would I join?
While it's true that working in the area can provide some benefits, joining the Quinte Home Builders' Association (QHBA) offers distinct advantages that can significantly enhance your professional growth and business success. Here's why membership is worth considering:
Networking Opportunities: QHBA provides a platform for connecting with a diverse network of industry professionals, including builders, developers, renovators, suppliers, and professionals. These connections can lead to valuable business relationships, partnerships, and opportunities for collaboration that may not be easily accessible otherwise.
Industry Advocacy: As a member of QHBA, you become part of a collective voice that advocates for the interests of the construction industry at local municipalities and governments. By joining forces with fellow members, you can influence policies, regulations, and initiatives that directly impact your business operations and the overall industry landscape.
Access to Resources and Education: Membership grants you access to a wealth of resources, educational workshops, and industry insights curated specifically for members. Stay informed about the latest trends, best practices, and regulatory updates that can help you stay ahead in a competitive market.
Credibility and Recognition: Affiliation with QHBA adds credibility to your business and distinguishes you as a professional committed to upholding industry standards and ethics. Being part of a respected association can enhance your reputation among clients, partners, and stakeholders.
Community Engagement: QHBA members play an active role in supporting the local community through various initiatives and projects related to housing, development, and economic growth. By joining QHBA, you contribute to the collective effort of making a positive impact on the community where you live and work.
Visibility and Marketing: Take advantage of marketing opportunities offered by QHBA, such as directories, events, and sponsorships, to increase your visibility and reach within the industry. Showcase your products, services, and expertise to a targeted audience of potential clients and partners.
Overall, while you may experience some benefits from working in the area, becoming QHBA Certified amplifies those benefits and opens doors to new opportunities, connections, and resources that can accelerate your professional success. It's an investment in your business and the future of the construction industry in the Quinte region.
QHBA Certified Membership term is from November 1 - October 31 each year. Pro-rations of membership fees on new applications are only available after April 30 in each year. Cancellations are only accepted in writing, with 30 days' notice of the termination date to email@example.com. Membership renewals are automatic, and members are responsible for fees up to and including the 30-day notification period of cancellation. If you do not wish to renew for the new fiscal year, you must notify us no later than Sept 30 in the year you wish to cancel.
2023/2024 Membership Fees
QHBA *Builder/Developer Membership: $1,330.00 + HST
+ **Builder Developer Advocacy Fund (currently a flat Fee) $500 + HST
Total Builder Developer Membership Cost $1830 + HST Annually
QHBA Membership: $1,280.00 + HST
*includes all Builder members with a registered Tarion number
**Builder Developer Advocacy Fund is mandatory and a condition of membership. The fund is managed by the Builder Developer Advisory Group.
Note that the Board has approved an annual increase based on annual avg. CPI (ON) and membership rates each year will reflect this. In addition, any increases at the provincial and national association levels will be included in annual membership rates.
RenoMark Membership: All licensed renovators/contractors could qualify to become certified RenoMark Renovator. Please contact us for more information or visit RenoMark.ca for more information on the requirements on becoming a RenoMark Renovator.
The QHBA reserves the right to decline any membership application, and Board decisions on membership are final and binding. Applicants who are approved will be notified via email with a new member package. Please note that Membership is not finalized until payment has cleared. Applicants who have been declined by the Board will be notified in writing.
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AND you can also save money on everyday products and services that you need for your business.
OHBA MEMBER BENEFITS: https://www.ohba.ca/membership_benefits/
CHBA MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS - National Advantage Program: https://www.chba.ca/CHBA/Members_Area/CHBA_National_Advantages.aspx