Contact our local office for additional information on the benefits of becoming a member of the Canadian Home Builders' Association of Kamloops
11-1278 Dalhousie Dr Phone: 250-828-1844
Why Join CHBA – Kamloops?
As a member of CHBA-Kamloops you are perceived by the consumer to be a professional, experienced, reliable builder or tradesperson. Use of the CHBA logo is available to all members in good standing. CHBA members agree to a voluntary "Code of Ethics" which is promoted to the public.
CHBA-Kamloops is the voice of the residential builders for the Kamloops region often consulted by municipal departments and media on residential building topics and issues.
Education and Training
CHBA-Kamloops regularly puts on two day seminars for Home Builders and related industry suppliers to assist them in keeping abreast of new technology, requirements and trends. Courses which lead to the Certified Residential Builder (CRB) and the Registered Housing Professional (RHP) are made available regularly in order for our members to upgrade their skills and stay ahead of the competition.
Nine General Membership Dinner Meetings Annually
Build relationships with builders, suppliers and related professionals monthly by attending these complimentary dinner meetings for members. Each evening has a keynote speaker, relevant to the industry. Exclusive dinner meeting and wine sponsorship opportunities are available to position your company strategically in front of the local home builders.
CHBA-Kamloops Annual Fun Golf Tournament
CHBA-Kamloops coordinates a great, fun golf tournament annually for the benefit of its current and future members
CHBA-Kamloops Annual Christmas Party
CHBA-Kamloops coordinates an excellent Christmas party in early December for its members and their employees which includes a dinner and dance.
Your company and contact information is listed by category on the Kamloops Home Builders website, www.kamloopshomebuilders.ca.
Annual Membership Directory
Your company and contact information is listed under your category as well as alphabetically. You have the opportunity to take out an ad in the directory as a member for a nominal rate to give your company more exposure. 1,200 directories are distributed annually in key locations throughout the city.
Often the Kamloops Home Builders Office is phoned by a consumer asking for a home builder or member trades person and service professionals. We are quick to provide contact information for our members as a referral.
Spring and Fall Home Shows
CHBA-Kamloops is a major sponsor and participates actively in the Spring and Fall Home Shows held in Kamloops. As a member, you may participate under the CHBA-Kamloops banner and use their booth to promote your company.
Tour of Homes
CHBA-Kamloops coordinates a Tour of Homes annually as a rule and builders have an opportunity to showcase homes they have built on speculation in various developments in the City.
Training House/Dream Home Lottery
CHBA-Kamloops partners with the University College of the Cariboo Trades and Technology Division to have the first year trades apprentice students build a home from start to finish. The home is then sold to the YMCA/YWCA to use as their Dream Home for their lottery fund raiser.
Local suppliers have an opportunity to participate as a sponsor in this high profile project. Sponsors are recognized in various ways according to their sponsorship level.
Canadian Home Builders Association of BC and Canadian Home Builders Association
Your membership includes membership in CHBA-BC, the provincial organization that advocates for industry regarding appropriate education, training and the elimination of the underground homebuilders who jeopardize the whole industry. It also includes membership in CHBA, the national body that lobbies the federal government on issues relevant to the homebuilding industry like Insurance. These groups are well respected and influential with elected officials in advocating on behalf of the Home Builder Industry sector.
Leadership/Personal and Professional Growth
Every member has the opportunity to chair a committee or run for a Board Director position of the organization at the local, provincial or national level. The experience and connections made are invaluable and are reflected in the success of your business.
Home Builder Awards of Excellence
As a member you are eligible to participate in our annual CHBA- Kamloops sponsored Builders Awards. The black tie Gala event is held at the Delta Hotel Sun Peaks. CHBA members are eligible to enter the provincial Georgie Awards as well as the National Sam awards. Winning a home builder award lends great credibility and profile to your business and is a great marketing tool.
As a member of CHBA-Kamloops you are eligible for preferred rates and discounts on vehicle gas, group insurance, long distance, cell phone plans, business products, and preferred local hotel rates. Check out the member benefits offer by ideaLEVER Solutions for your web site.
Standard Contract Documents
The following standard contract documents are available for a nominal cost to CHBA members:
Builder & Sub Contractor Agreement
Purchaser and Contractor Agreement
Change of Work Orders
Offer to Purchase