“While the average member gets more than double their dues investment in return, the greater cause is unity and support of our industry and the right to earn a living.”
Annual Membership Dues Return on Investment
PA One-Call: Whether you are a builder or associate member, the PA One-Call Annual fee of $100 is covered. Just send your invoice to the association office.
Member Rebate Program: This is a program brought to you by our state association, Pennsylvania Builders Association (PBA). The average rebate our members received for reporting products that they use on a regular basis was $439.
Access to UCC Consultant: This service provided by PBA to our members has proven to be invaluable to many members. Good, accurate answers are difficult to come by but you have access to the expert in the state.
Access to Regulator Consultant: The PBA Governmental Affairs department has a regulatory expert who is available to answer questions exclusively for our membership.
Legislative Consultants/Lobbyists: The LVBA has a local firm acting as a consultant who identifies issues in our two county area that could impact our businesses. You are represented by this type of service locally, statewide and nationally.
Website and Annual Printed Membership Directory: As a member you receive free listings in both directories along with your website and email address. The website information is hot-linked to go directly to your site. The association website provides an opportunity for consumers to go direct to your company.
Spring Home Show at Stabler Member Discount: Membership in the LVBA rewards you with a $125 per booth discount in the largest home show in a 50 miles radius. As space becomes available, members are given priority.
Free Legal Research through NAHB: The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) is part of the dues package and entitles membership to use their services. One of the most popular for members is the free legal research.
14 National Companies Offer Discounts: Members are eligible for significant discounts on everything from vehicle purchase discounts, rentals, computers, hotels to office supplies and gasoline. This one item can save you significant money.
Access to Workers Comp Plan Customized for Builders:
The Pennsylvania Builders Association’s worker’s compensation program has been growing at an exceptional rate due to very competitive rates and pricing stability over time. In fact, last year the program exceeded a total sales volume of $9 million, reflecting tremendous popularity with our members. That marked a 35 percent growth in just one year!
Not only does the program provide extremely competitive rates currently, but it will become even more competitive going forward. For instance, there will no longer be a common effective date, reducing hassles for PBA members. The insurance provider, Eastern Alliance, is now an A- rated carrier. Combine this with the superior claims handling and group purchasing power and you have a program worth taking a look at!
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