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Are You Ready to Join?

We’ve made joining the even easier for you! Just choose one of the three options below to fill out and submit the BIA member application.

  1. Fill out this form and submit it online. 

  2. Download the PDF application below, fill out the necessary information and return it to the BIA office. BIA Membership Application

  3. Contact Marilyn Evans at the BIA (614-891-0575 x104) to make an appointment and learn first hand of the many opportunities open to you as a BIA member.


Reasons to Join

Legislative Advocacy:

An Association that represents the voice of the industry to governing bodies on a variety of issues. Active lobbying for industry members at the local, state and national levels.


The BIA offers many opportunities to get involved, meet other members, and share your expertise through events, committees, and education.

3 Memberships for 1:

In addition to the BIA of Central Ohio, you are a member of the:

Ohio Home Builders Association - OHBA serves its membership by promoting proactive involvement on state issues and legislation impacting the residential building industry, wetlands, affordable housing, workers’ compensation, etc.

National Association of Home Builders - Since 1942, NAHB has been serving its members, the housing industry and the public at large. NAHB’s various groups analyze policy issues, work toward improving the housing finance system, and analyze and forecast economic and consumer trends.


The BIA keeps you informed of the latest industry and member new and events through several methods. is your resource center. The Building Insider magazine offers a bi-monthly in-depth perspective of our industry. We keep you informed with weekly eNews and Executive Director emails.

Member Events:

The BIA offers many events that are open to all members.

Golf Outings

Two annual outings allow members to have a day of fun and network with other BIA members and guests. The BIA Classic Outing is in August, and the Profit By A$$ociation Builder Auction Outing is in October.

Networking Night

A fun-filled theme-party event in February where associate members can display their products and services to builder members. An event all builders and associate members should attend.

General Meetings

The BIA offers you a variety of informative and educational speakers as well as social events that bring together builders, associates and industry-related groups. Stay informed and connected! These events offer great networking opportunities.

Awards Programs

An excellent way to introduce yourself is to congratulate the award winners. Attend the Marketing And Merchandising Excellence (MAME) Awards and the Annual Inaugural & Awards Celebration.

Education Programs

Meet like-minded people at the next BIA seminar. There are always breaks and time before or after to meet your fellow students. And you’ll learn something valuable, too.

Community Outreach:

BIA members come together to support the mission of the BIA Foundation and assist the central Ohio community through initiatives and projects such as workforce development, the Builders Boneyard, the BIA Scholarship program, a partnership with Habitat for Humanity, and an annual food drive for the Mid-Ohio Foodbank.

Home Shows:

The BIA of Central Ohio hosts these annual events that attract thousands of potential customers to our members.

BIA Parade of Homes

The BIA's annual event exhibits the latest trends and products in home building and interior design.

BIA Tour of Homes

The region's largest open house event featuring new homes and condos.

Savings Partners:

Give your budget a break. Find out how our savings partners can save you more money than you pay in dues each year.

Membership Directory:

The “Who’s Who” of the Residential Construction Industry in our community available online to both members and consumers.

Builder Resources:

Sales Contracts
Warranty Documents
Home Owners Manuals
Building Permit Forms
Online Job Listings
Online Home Listings
Online Lot Listings

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