Make the personal contacts that can become key in the growth of your business.  Being involved is the way to build trust and confidence with other industry professionals. The Asheville Home Builders Association holds a variety of member events offering the perfect atmosphere to connect and get engaged.  These events are for AHBA Members and are great way to network and build valuable relationships with fellow industry professionals.

For a detailed calendar of dates, times and locations, view our online calendar

AHBA Annual Meeting  Network with members as the AHBA recognizes our newest Foundation Club Sponsors and elected Board of Directors. Hear the latest permit reports and local housing forecast, engage in what the AHBA has in store for the year ahead!

A.C.E. – Advanced Contractor Education – Open to ALL members of the AHBA as a FREE member benefit, join us on the 4th Wednesday of the month for a one hour education class.  The ACE Program offers courses to enhance your professional and technical knowledge in the areas of new technology, business strategies, marketing techniques, effective management and changing consumer demands.

Learn over Lunch – This quarterly education event features AHBA Members discussing products and topics that fellow members need, including Financing, Green practices, and more.

Local Industry Night –  A collaborative networking event  welcoming members of the AHBA and other local organizations and groups that make up the industry in and around the Asheville Area.

AHBA After Hours –  Mix and mingle with industry professionals in a casual setting. See and experience firsthand the amazing showrooms and business locations of host member companies while enjoying food and beverage.  Meet new people and maintain important relationships that will benefit you and your business.

AHBA Golf Tournament –  Tee off with fellow members for a great day of golf at the Black Mountain Golf Club. Socialize with Eagle Sponsors offering hot dogs, wings, beers and more throughout the course. This highly anticipated tournament adds a twist to a normal day on the course with mulligans, games and giveaways!

Awards Gala –  Celebrate the Parade of Homes and WNC Stars Awards with an evening dedicated to recognizing the industry’s leading professionals. Mingle over cocktails and hors d’oeuvres in and elegant setting while honoring the collaboration, craftsmanship and achievements of our members.

AHBA Holiday Social –  Shake up the Holiday Season with live entertainment and holiday cheer! Raise a glass to celebrate the year, pose for a festive picture and solidify the relationships you’ve built with other AHBA Members!

Battle of the Builders – Join us for a friendly battle during our annual double elimination cornhole tournament.

Sporting Clays Tournament – Practice your aim with this competitive tournament held at the Biltmore Sporting Clays Club each Spring.
State and National Events
21st Century Building Expo & Conference (21CBEC) 
Produced by NCHBA.  The three-day educational conference held annually in September offers NAHB Education courses, North Carolina Builder Institute courses and general session seminars to keep all industry professionals up-to-date on the latest trends, techniques and products for the building industry. The Expo Floor, open for two days, showcases the latest products and services from suppliers and manufacturers serving the home building industry. In addition, the invaluable networking at the STARS Awards Gala and Kick-Off Celebration will keep you coming back year after year. Click here to learn more.
International Builders Show (IBS) 
Produced by NAHB. You won’t find another show that can compare to IBS’s magnitude and scope of products and gives you this much access to vital information and business connections at such low pricing! Products, education and business connections all await you at IBS.  Click here to learn more