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BIAW thanks 2024 Winter Board Meeting sponsors

February 19, 2024

BIAW welcomed four 2024 Winter Board Meeting sponsors to the most recent board meeting on Jan. 29-31 at the Hotel Murano in Tacoma.

Thanks to their generous support, the association can carry out the mission of advocating on behalf of the industry while providing networking and education opportunities for members.

  • Vinyl Siding Institute: BIAW Winter Board Meeting Presenting Sponsor
  • DO & Be: Winter Social Hour Sponsor
  • GrowthZone: Member Content Sponsor
  • Builders FirstSource: 2024 Legacy Sponsor

About our Winter Board Meeting sponsors

Not only do our sponsors provide vital financial support, they also share great information with our members about products and services.

DO&Be Agency shares tips on culture and brand

At Tuesday’s Associate Advisory Council meeting, DO&Be Agency discussed on “Culture and Its Impact on Profitability.”

Agency founder Melissa Galand, a member of the Building Industry Association of Clark County (BIACC) shared how culture drives the customer experience. She also walked members through her “Brand Burger,” including all the ingredients for a success brand experience.

Download her “7 Brand Experience Essentials.”

She then provided two door prizes for the New Director Orientation Social. Thank you to Melissa and the team at DO&Be agency for joining us!

GrowthZone sponsors member content

Roughly half of Washington’s local homebuilding associations use GrowthZone Association Management Software to manage their member information and experience.

GrowthZone helps associations save time and money by streamlining data management and enhancing staff efficiency. Serving more than 4,000 member-based associations, GrowthZone helps associations generate membership reports, advertise upcoming events and manage membership information all from a simple dashboard.

Vinyl Siding Institute shares advocacy goals

The Vinyl Siding Institute, Inc. (VSI), trade association for manufacturers of vinyl and other polymeric siding and suppliers to the industry, headlined the 2024 Winter Board Meeting as Presenting Sponsor.

VSI Senior Director of Advocacy – Government Affairs Alex Fernandez shared his association’s work to address the affordable housing crisis by fighting local bans on vinyl siding and other materials. Fernandez discussed how aesthetic mandates, such as those imposed in many jurisdictions in Washington, drive up the cost of housing. These mandates limit consumers’ choices and force them to pay more.

View Fernandez’ presentation here.

Builders FirstSource: 2024 Legacy Sponsor

Builders FirstSource holds the honor of BIAW Legacy Sponsor for 2024. As Legacy Sponsor, Builders FirstSource has the opportunity to serve as Presenting Sponsor for one of the BIAW Board Meetings, lunch sponsor for all three board meetings and much more.

Founded in 1998. Builders FirstSource has 26 locations across Washington. In Washington, Builders FirstSource is a leading supplier and manufacturer of structural and related building products for residential new construction.

According to their website, “All Builders FirstSource locations offer high quality windows, interior and exterior doors, dimensional lumber and lumber sheet goods, millwork and other building products. Roof and floor trusses are manufactured in the Spokane, Arlington and West Richland facilities. Spokane also builds and assembles pre-hung doors and millwork.”

Active in communities across Washington, local Builders FirstSource locations frequently sponsor local association golf tournaments as well.

Learn more about sponsoring BIAW events. 

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