Networking Opportunities, Relationship Building and Special Events
Join us for our localized events, multi-family site tours, our annual Builder Mart trade show, award programs, committee, chapter and council events, happy hours, social events and charity fundraisers. With a membership base extending throughout 85% of Maryland, every member has networking and business opportunities. Here are a few of our association wide annual events:
Annual membership Dinner featuring the Installation of MBIA's Officers and Directors. Month: January Ι Attendance: 150+ Ι Ticket Price: $85 (appr.)
Great Food, Drinks & Networking - Associate Members have a unique opportunity to have 5 minutes of uninterrupted face time with over 30 MBIA Builder Members represented by their CEO, President, Purchasing & Land Development Staff and Sales & Marketing Team
Month: February Ι Attendance: 175+ Ι Ticket Price: $85 (appr.)
Our largest event of the year, Builder Mart is a one day, industry only tradeshow featuring over 400 booths and 4,000 attendees. Celebrating it’s 47th year, Builder Mart will be held March 22, 2017.
Month: March Ι Attendance: 4,000+ Ι Ticket Price: $35 (appr.)
Ante Up and join MBIA for a night of Food, Fun, and live music with VEGAS style playing at MBIA's First Annual Casino Night. Try your luck at Black Jack, Roulette, Craps, Texas Hold'em and much more!
Month: April Ι Attendance: 100+ Ι Ticket Price: $75 (appr.)
HBCF BULL & OYSTER ROAST
Home Builders Care Foundation, the charitable arm of MBIA holds an annual Bull & Oyster Roast benefiting the foundation. Additionally, one icon of the industry is honored with the Robert L. Mitchell Founders Award!
Month: May Ι Attendance: 200+ Ι Ticket Price: $89 (appr.)
MBIA GOLF CLASSIC
What better way to network than to spend 5 hours together on a golf course! Our annual Golf Classic is your typical golf tournament with all you can drink on the course and
followed by our 19th hole reception.
Month: June Ι Attendance: 100+ Ι Ticket Price: $700 foursome (appr.)
CELEBRITY CHEF NIGHT
An evening of food, fun and networking. Watch your colleagues dish up their finest cuisine and see who will be crowned Top Chef in the “MBIA Cooking Challenge,” plus vote for your favorite in the “People’s Choice Award.” Another highlight of the evening includes the Silent & Live Auction with more than 150 items, benefiting Home Builders Care Foundation.
Month: October Ι Attendance: 350+ Ι Ticket Price: $65 (appr.)
MULTIFAMILY TRENDS CONFERENCE
Annual conference discussing various trends in the multifamily and mixed use industry. With a panel of heavy hitters, this is always one of our most popular events.
Month: November Ι Attendance: 200+ Ι Ticket Price: $140 (appr.)
PLUS MUCH, MUCH MORE!
With over 90+ events on our annual calendar, we offer more than enough opportunity to network with all of our members.
For a full list of our events, view our calendar at marylandbuilders.org/events
EXCLUSIVE MBIA ONLY
MBIA sponsors several awards programs throughout the year designed to recognize and acknowledge excellence in new home construction, remodeling, land and site planning, community development, merchandising, sales and marketing excellence and community and association leadership. MBIA awards are open to members only.
Held in April, the MAX Awards, sponsored by the Sales & Marketing Council, recognize the achievements of the salespeople, floor plans, model homes and more. The Call for Entries is announced in January, with multiple deadlines based on category, in February and April. Entry fee: $110‐$410 depending on category, per entry.
The PROS Awards, recognize and honor the superintendents, project managers and customer service personnel. The Call for Entries is announced in March, with the deadline set for mid‐April. NVBIA members ARE eligible to enter this program. Awards are presented at a picnic in June. Entry fee: First entry per company is $100. Subsequent entries per company are $75 each.
LAND DEVELOPMENT AWARDS
The Land Development Awards, sponsored by the Land Development Council, recognize the development professionals who provide superior and creative development projects that are sensitive to the community and make appropriate use of existing natural elements. The Call for Entries is announced in August with the deadline set for mid‐October. Awards are presented at the MBIA Awards of Excellence in November. Fee: $350 per entry.
MBIA AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE
MBIA sponsors four Leadership Awards, which are nomination only. The Milton E. Kettler Lifetime Achievement Award, the Joseph C. Rodgers Award for Associate of the Year and the Stewart J. Greenebaum Award for Builder of the Year are presented at the annual MBIA Awards of Excellence program.
REMODELERS AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE
The remodelers Awards, sponsored by the Remodelers Council, recognize excellence in remodeling design and crafsmanship and to honor the outstanding contributons by individuals in the remodeling industry. The Call for Entries is announced in May, with the deadline set for late July. Awards are presented at a membership dinner in November. Winners are featured in BUILD Maryland and on MBIA’s website. Entry fee: $165‐$280 depending on category per entry.
CUSTOM BUILDER AWARDS
The Custom Builder Awards honor and celebrate quality and excellence in construction, architecture and design by custom builder members throughout Maryland and the Greater Washington Region. The Call for Entries is announced in late February, with the deadline set for late April. Awards are presented at a membership dinner in May. Winners are featured in BUILD Maryland, on MBIA’s website and in Home & Design magazine. Entry fee: $400 per entry.
For more information about our awards programs, visit: