MAXIMIZE YOUR VISIBILITY
Partnering with MBIA is one of the most effective marketing strategies your company can do to set it above the rest. No other organization can help you promote your brand, build relationships and develop business leads better than MBIA. It is a sound business decision that lets you take FULL advantage of your membership and get maximum results.
MBIA STARS CLUB
MBIA’s annual sponsorship program. Information can be found here.
Builder Mart is our largest event of the year. It’s a one day, industry only tradeshow
featuring over 400 booths and 4,000 attendees. On top of that, it is an all day, all you can eat and drink Bull & Oyster Roast! Held at the Maryland State Fairgrounds on March 21, 2018, Builder Mart will be celebrating it’s 48th year.
The best opportunity we have at Builder Mart is to exhibit. Our standard booth space is 10’x10’ and starts as low as $995.
Another great way to maximize your visibility at Builder Mart is through sponsorship. We offer sponsorships like our beverage cups, lanyards, registration & badge and much more.
Included with your exhibit space is the opportunity to present on our demonstration stage. You can either demonstrate a product that you offer or present your services. This is a great way to create hands on action with our attendees.
Most of our 90+ events throughout the year feature an opportunity for sponsorship. This is a great way to reach a targeted audience based on the type of member you want to reach. Whether it’s geographical or categorical, events are a great way to gain recognition through the association. Individual event sponsorship starts at $250 with levels up to $3,000.
MBIA BOARD MEETING SPONSOR
Our Board of Directors is comprised of over 60 of our finest members. The Board meets 5 times per year and is followed by a free member reception. Sponsoring our Board meeting entitles you to 5 minutes of speaking time at our board meeting. This is one of our best opportunities throughout the year to get in front of the who’s who of the industry.
MBIA INVOICE SPONSOR
It might not be the most glamorous sponsorship we offer, but it’s certainly one of the most visible! On a given month, we send out over 350 membership invoices. This sponsorship prominently displays your company logo as a partner on each invoice. For only $350, this is a great opportunity to feature your company to our entire association.
SPEAKING & WRITING OPPORTUNITIES
We offer many speaking and presenting opportunities at many of our events and meetings throughout the year. If you have a topic for an educational seminar that you think would benefit our members but we currently do not offer, let us know. Additionally, we often lean on our members to provide us with content in BUILD Maryland. If you have recently written industry related articles or would be interested, please let us know.
MBIA’s affinity program is a great way to partner with the association. Affinity partnerships are exclusive members only discounts. If you have a product or service and are willing to give an exclusive discount to our members, you may qualify. The program is completely free and we heavily promote our partners to both members and prospects of the
PLUS MUCH, MUCH MORE!
MBIA ADVERTISING AND
MBIA MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY
The Maryland Building Industry Associations annual Membership Directory is a resource used by all our Builder, Remodeler and Developer members when making their purchasing decisions for the entire year. This reference piece goes out to over 2,000 members. We have several opportunities for advertising in our directory.
ENHANCED DIRECTORY LISTING
For $195, get your listing larger, highlighted at the top of category with a border, logo and a full company description!
We offer sizes as small as 1/8 page and as large as a full page. Advertising in our directory starts at $350.
Our newly awarded “Best Publication” by NAHB, BUILD Maryland is the exclusive bi-monthly publication of the MBIA and an indispensable tool for members to stay updated on issues, developments and trends in the home building industry as well as keeping up with Association news. BUILD Maryland reaches more than 3,000 decision makers in more than 85% of Maryland. We offer two great ways to be featured in our magazine:
We offer sizes as small as 1/4 page and as large as a full page. Advertising in our magazine starts at $250 per issue.
Our advertorial option is a great way to get your company featured in the magazine as an article. Advertorials are available in full page sizes only and are $950.
BUILDER NEWS NETWORK (BNN)
BNN is MBIA’s daily email newsletter. One of our most popular features, BNN is a daily news clipping service for nearly 4,000 MBIA subscribers, providing them with quick access to the latest building news headlines from around Maryland and the country. We offer several size banner ads starting at $350/month.
Advertising on www.marylandbuilders.org is a great way to reach member and non-member visitors and reinforce your marketing message. Visitors log on to learn about upcoming association events, register for events and search for other member with whom to do business. Prices start at $500 for 6 months of advertising.
Our MBIA eLERT is a great option to send an email blast to our members. Though we do provide all members with an excel list of all members, we do not provide email addresses. This is a great way to have an email send on your behalf. For $250, we’ll send the email to all of our Builder, Remodeler and Developer members. For $500, we’ll send the email to all of our members.
Good ‘ole direct mail is still one of the most effective ways in
reaching people. We offer many opportunities for direct mail
including adding a piece to our mailed directory or our monthly invoices. Additionally, we offer mailing labels for only $50 that are all ready for you to use.