SIBA membership is divided into Builder Members and Associate Members, all of which must have established a reputation for skill and integrity and promote the purposes and objectives of the Southwestern Indiana Builders Association.
Builder Membership is open to any individual, partnership or company that is actively engaged in development, building or remodeling. This includes custom home builders, remodelers, production home builders, light commercial builders, and apartment builders.
Associate Membership is open to any individual, partnership or company that is affiliated in any way with the home building industry. This includes remodeling-related maintenance and refurbish-types of services such as roofing, siding, floor refinishing, etc.; as well as services ranging from accounting to interior design to mortgage finance to wood trim.
Civic organizations, business organizations, social clubs, mutual benefit organizations and all other types of membership organizations are not eligible to join SIBA.
Individuals, partnerships or companies operating in Vanderburgh, Warrick and Posey counties in Indiana should join the Southwestern Indiana Builders Association if:
You are directly involved in building homes – or if you provide products or services to companies that are.
You are committed to constant improvements in home building techniques and practices.
You believe that the continued growth of the industry relies on customer satisfaction and the availability of adequate housing.
You want to take advantage of networking opportunities on the local, state and national levels.
You appreciate the value of a dollar and want to receive discounts on products and services relevant to your business, from payroll processing to office supplies to books.
You want access to valuable legal advice, technical assistance, industry trend analysis, and economic forecasting.
You want to enhance your professional credibility among peers and consumers by participating in the biggest events for promoting the latest building products, workmanship and techniques.
You want educational opportunities to improve your professional standing.
You want to participate in the Indiana Quality Assurance Builder Standards program.
If any or all of the statements above apply to you, then YOU should join the Southwestern Indiana Builders Association today!
The Southwestern Indiana Builders Association challenges you to provide your own company with the same benefits and services for… ABOUT ONE DOLLAR a DAY!
THREE MEMBERSHIPS IN ONE.
PROTECTION OF YOUR BUSINESS INTERESTS.
NETWORKING AND BUSINESS CONNECTIONS
ACCESS TO FAST, FREE, RELIABLE SOLUTIONS.
IT PAYS TO BE A MEMBER!
CRITICAL NEWS AND INFORMATION.
TRAINING AND EDUCATION.
THE HOME BUILDER ASSOCIATION MEMBER ADVANTAGE PROGRAM.
PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION AND EXPOSURE.
When you join SIBA, you automatically become a full member of the Indiana Builders Association (IBA) and the National Home Builders Association (NAHB) – so you’re really getting three memberships in one!
Membership in SIBA is a privilege granted by the Southwestern Indiana Builders Association to individuals, partnerships and companies that conduct their business with the utmost concern for quality and integrity and which are committed to the betterment of the building industry.
THE FOLLOWING OUTLINES THE PROCESS FOR APPLYING TO BE A SIBA MEMBER:
All applicants for SIBA membership must be sponsored by a current member who is in good standing. Please note that your sponsor will submit a written sponsorship form. Check our Member Directory for a list of current SIBA members.
If you do not have one, click here to download a PDF version now. When you mail your form to the SIBA office, be sure to include the following:
• The names of all owners, partners, members, shareholders, principals or other parties who have financial interest in your company.
• A description of your company’s primary business activity.
• Payment in advance of $680.00 for first year’s dues and fees.
Within 90 days of receiving your application form and the sponsorship form, the SIBA Membership Committee will conduct any necessary follow-ups and make a recommendation to the Board of Directors to either approve or not approve your application. The Board of Directors will then vote to either accept or reject your application for membership.
The Board of Directors has the final decision as to whether to approve or reject an applicant for membership, at their sole discretion, taking into account the following:
• SIBA by-laws and code of ethics,
• SIBA rules, standards and policies,
• SIBA’s best interests,
• Whether the applicant will comply will all requirements of membership, and
• Any other factor(s) deemed relevant to the Board of Directors.
In the event that an applicant is not approved for membership,
• The dues payment that accompanied the application will be returned
• The applicant can submit a written letter of objection to the SIBA Executive Director within 15 days after receiving notice of the decision made by the Board of Directors
• The applicant may make another application for membership after six months, and/or
• The applicant may appeal the decision.