Events and Education

HBA Building Industry Events

Throughout the year, HBA Springfield organizes various events ranging from educational workshops for industry professionals to large trade shows such as the HBA Home Show. These events present many sponsorship opportunities for businesses and provide a platform for networking, acquiring new knowledge, and directly reaching out to potential customers. By participating in these events, companies can promote their brand, gain valuable insights into the industry, and connect with like-minded professionals.

Details of our upcoming events are listed on the calendar linked below and on our social media platforms. Have an interest in sponsoring an event? Contact the HBA office to find out more at 417.881.3711.

HBA Events Overview

Power Hour

Power Hour is an exclusive networking event that allows our staff, members, and prospective members to meet and socialize casually. The venue varies; details can be found on our Events Calendar or social media platforms. This is an excellent opportunity to build relationships with fellow members and stay current with the HBA.

Builder Roundtable

The Builder Roundtable is a small group created specifically for builders to discuss pertinent local issues of interest. These gatherings are held at the HBA Office and are led by our board president. Occasionally, we have a brief presentation to augment the discussions. For more information, please refer to the Events Calendar. By attending these roundtable discussions, builders can exchange ideas and insights with their peers and stay up-to-date on industry trends and developments.

Tools of the Trade Educational Series

The Tools of the Trade Educational Series is designed to support our members' need for continuing education and learning. Local experts present this series and cover a wide range of relevant topics to the industry.

These events are held at the HBA office. More detail can be found on our Events Calendar. Stay current with industry trends, techniques, and practices by attending this series.

New Member Orientation

New members are invited to attend a casual and welcoming orientation session to learn how to make the most of their membership and leverage its benefits effectively. By attending this event, new members can better understand the various benefits available to them and learn how to utilize them to their advantage. These sessions are held at the HBA office and provide a setting that encourages interaction and facilitates learning. Find more details on our Events Calendar.

HBA Home Show

The HBA Home Show is the HBA's biggest event of the year! This annual trade show provides an excellent opportunity for members and non-members to promote their businesses and connect with thousands of Southwest Missouri residents. By participating in this event, companies can directly engage with potential customers, increase brand awareness, and build valuable relationships with other industry professionals. Learn more by visiting the HBA Home Show page.

Spring & Fall Fishing Tournaments

Twice a year, during the Spring and Fall seasons, members of the HBA gather at one of the lakes in the Ozarks region to participate in a one-day fishing tournament. The tournament is open to teams of two, and the participants are encouraged to compete for the Big Bass Prize.

Fall Golf Tournament

Every Fall, the members of the HBA look forward to participating in our Annual Golf Tournament, which is held at one of the beautiful local golf courses. The tournament involves a four-person scramble format and features various exciting games, including a cosplay hole, a dice hole, and a hefty prize for a Hole-in-One.

Grateful Gathering

Every Autumn, we organize a special event called the Grateful Gathering at Rutledge Wilson Farm to express our gratitude towards the members of our association. This event offers a variety of fun activities for all ages, such as navigating through a corn maze, enjoying hayrides, bouncing in the inflatables, and feeding the animals with barnyard bites, followed by a lovely dinner. It's an excellent opportunity to come together and celebrate as a community.