The NFBA is the only national trade association that represents post-frame industry professionals. The association is the country's primary source of post-frame building resources, research, networking, news and education.

Download the Expo app here!

NFBA is happy to announce that the NFBA 2015 Expo mobile app is available for download in the iTunes app store and the Android Play Store! To download the app, follow the instructions below:

iPhones and iPads: 1.) Open the app store on your iPhone or iPad. 2.) Search "NFBA Expo 2015" *you may be required to enter your iTunes password). 3.) Download the app to your device. Or, click here if you have an iPhone. Click here if you have an iPad.

Android: 1.) Open the Play Store on your Android. 2.) Search "NFBA Expo 15" (you may be required to enter your Google/Gmail password). 3.) Download the app to your device. Or, click here.

2015 Frame Building Expo registration is open! Catch that early bird before it flies away...

Early bird discount deadline is January 21, 2015.

Builder Attendee Registration

EXHIBITOR Personnel Registration

Non-Exhibitor Supplier Attendee Registration

If you prefer to register by fax or mail, click here to download a registration form.

Fax your completed form to 847.375.6495 or mail it to:

8735 West Higgins
Suite 300
Chicago, IL 60631
Questions? Call NFBA at 800.557.6957 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Registration is kindly sponsored by Leland Industries.

Are you following Expo Express? If you answered "no," you best sign up now!

Expo Express is an electronic newsletter providing information, photos, travel tips, and features on Expo events, trade show exhibits, show floor activities (product education and demonstrations, prize drawings, contests, etc.), educational sessions, workshops, hospitality events, and more.

Read the latest issue here...

Ken Gieseke assumes the role of NFBA Chair

KenGKen Gieseke of McElroy Metals has assumed the role of NFBA Chair. Gieseke has been an involved leader in the association and in the advancement of the post-frame industry.

"I am excited to serve as Chairman of the NFBA," says Gieseke. "We have a talented, dedicated NFBA Board of Directors that works hard for the association. Together we will continue to find ways to advance and grow market share of post-frame construction."

Ken Gieseke is McElroy Metal's Vice President of Marketing. His entire working career has centered around sales and marketing positions within the building materials industry. Gieseke holds a Bachelor's degree in Marketing from Southern Illinois University and a Master's of Business Administration from Louisiana State University — Shreveport. He is married and a proud father of two.

Look out for our new Chair's association updates in future issues of Frame Building News magazine.

2015 Expo booths are selling like hotcakes!

Check out the latest Expo floor plan for the 2015 Expo in Louisville, Kentucky. Exhibit booth sales are exceeding last year's record-breaking numbers!

Interested in exhibiting? Learn how.

Specialized workshop for senior managers to be held at 2015 Expo

If you are a business owner in the building industry, K.P. Persaud’s “Five Ways to Grow Your Business Profitably” workshop is a must attend.

Senior management professionals—of both builder and supplier companies—will learn the speediest, most practical, and applicable strategies on growth and business development.

Learn more

The Gail Miller Recognition Program for Safety Excellence

This program is a new member benefit and component of the NFBA Awards Program. But in this program everyone who enters is a winner!

- APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2015 Expo program were accepted through Sept. 10, 2014. This program is now closed for the 2015 Expo program, but will reopen in early 2015.

Visit the Redesigned Post-Frame Advantage Website

PFA_WebsiteNFBA is thrilled to announce the launch of our new!

As part of the Post-Frame Market Initiative (PFMI) NFBA implemented a revamp and modernization of the former Post-Frame Advantage website. This new, completely redesigned website serves as the ultimate resource for architects, designers and building owners considering post-frame projects.

This new website was designed and built strategically. Unlike the previous site, the messaging that accompanies this new site embraces post frame’s agricultural roots. It demonstrates how post frame's history in the agricultural sector puts post frame in a strengthened position for non-agricultural construction projects.

The website continues to boast a robust lead generation function (“Find a Post-Frame Builder”) that directs website visitors to NFBA member builder companies who construct commercial post-frame buildings.

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