Be part of an organization that strengthens and sustains
the building trades!
Business to Business Relationships
VBRA members know and trust one another, resulting in millions of dollars of business transacted between loyal builders and suppliers.
Your active membership with VBRA automatically includes membership in the National Association of Home Builders. NAHB membership entitles you to local and national discounts on vehicles, shipping, computers, car rentals, office supplies, and more.
In Vermont, the VBRA lobbying team keeps members well informed with prompt regulatory and legislative alerts. VBRA’s strength in numbers has been very successful in shaping Vermont policies that effect our industry. From land-use issues, to Residential Building Efficiency Standards, to a Contractor Registry, VBRA members are at the table.
Nationally Recognized Educational Programs
NAHB offers hundreds of educational programs in a variety of formats, including a number of designation programs, to help NAHB members gain and keep a competitive edge, no matter what your specialty is. In Vermont, VBRA members take advantage of professional development programs that enable them to keep up to date on local and state codes, building trends, and best business practices.
Critical News & Information
VBRA uses a variety of ways to keep members connected and informed, including publications, e-newsletters, exclusive website content, news bulletins, and e-mail alerts. During the COVID-19 pandemic VBRA has been the source of up to the minute information for Vermont’s building trades industry.
Invaluable Networking Opportunities
VBRA works hard to provide local networking opportunities, events and special interest councils to promote members’ services and products. The Annual VBRA Golf Tournament, Better Home Awards, Mixers and other opportunities promote your business through sponsorship's, advertising, and outreach.
Active social media with Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and our website, and newsletters and alerts that keep you informed, engaged and in touch with fellow builders.
Acadia Risk Management Insurance Program
Acadia offers a preferred insurance program specifically designed for builders and remodelers of residential property. VBRA members can access the Acadia Risk Management Program, the Acadia Resource library and the Northern New England Home Builders dividend program, which has returned over $2.3 million in dividends to eligible participants
Access to Expert Advisors
When you become a member of NAHB, you get instant access to their distinguished economists, legal research staff, financial experts, librarians, and regulatory and technical specialists.