b'For more than 40 years, the National Frame Building Association (NFBA) has represented the interests of builders, suppliers, distributors, academics, and code and design professionals serving the U.S. post-frame industry. Its mission is to lead and support members in their efforts to promote the growth and expansion of post-frame construction projects.Join NFBA for access to resources that help you build your post-frame business.Education Growth AdvocacyWith the right information you can makeOpportunities abound for you to increaseNFBA is the voice of the post-frame smarter business decisions. Youll stayyour businesss bottom line. industry, and members gain instant ahead of the competition while impressingBusiness ReferralsLead-generation credibility when they join.your customers. programs send referrals straight to yourLegal and Technical ExpertiseObtain Technical ResourcesLearn best practices inbox. guidance from NFBAs experts at noand new developments directly relevant toPenetration of New MarketsNFBAs additional charge.your business. market development program advancesSafety ProgramsShow your commitment Frame Building Expo SeminarsAttend post frame into new markets. to safety and earn goodwill fromdiscounted seminars at the Frame BuildingExposureBe seen in directory listings in employers and customers.Expo. the NFBA Directory and on the NFBACredibilityParticipate in the Accredited Industry Trend DataBenchmark your website. Post-Frame Builder program to earnperformance against peers performance credibility with customers.and identify growth opportunities.NFBA Membership CategoriesAD BUILDER MEMBERSHIP($475-$3,300) BRANCH/DEALER MEMBERSHIP($100) (Dealer 1st Year Only)Any individual proprietorship, corporation, or other legal entity thatAny individual proprietorship, corporation, or other legal entity thatis engaged in the business of manufacturing, distributing,operates as a branch office (i.e., is wholly owned by, and operatesmarketing, or constructing of post-frame buildings or post-frameunder the same name as, a regular NFBA member) or as a dealerbuilding packages. Dues are structured incrementally by annualfor another company with a different name that is a regular NFBAgross volume of business in millions of dollars. member in good standing. NATIONAL SUPPLIER PARTNER MEMBERSHIP($1,625)DESIGN/CODE PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP($120)Any individual proprietorship, corporation, or other legal entity Any individual who is engaged in the business of building design,that is engaged in the manufacture or supply of post-frame buildingis a licensed professional engineer or architect, or is involved incomponents but is not selling building packages and assuming designbuilding inspection or code development and enforcement.responsibility for the building. This category applies to supplier companies that provide services or products in seven states or more. ACADEMIC MEMBERSHIP($100)Includes a $500 assessment that will be put toward the Post-FrameAny individual who is primarily associated with an academicAdvantage Initiative. institution and has a particular interest in the post-frame buildingindustry. REGIONAL SUPPLIER PARTNER MEMBERSHIP($1,325)Any individual proprietorship, corporation, or other legal entityASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP($325)that is engaged in the manufacture or supply of post-frame buildingAny company engaged in a business rendering service to thecomponents but is not selling building packages and assuming designindustry but not qualifying for any other membership division.responsibility for the building. This category applies to supplier companies that provide services or products in six states or fewer. STATEWIDE LISTINGS($100 each)Includes a $500 assessment that will be put toward the Post-FrameMarket your business in multiple states in which you provide servic-Advantage Initiative. es by purchasing statewide listings. Listings in all states, excludingAlaska and Hawaii, are available for purchase. Your organization BUILDING MATERIAL DEALER PARTNER MEMBERSHIP($570)Anywill appear in all selected states in the Find a Provider NFBAindividual proprietorship, corporation, or other legal entity that iswebsite search results and in the NFBA directory.engaged in the sale or distribution of lumber, trusses, or building kits to the post-frame building industry. Includes a $220 assessment that will be put toward the Post-Frame Advantage Initiative.'