Become a Member

If you are a builder or a business person who has an interest in the home building and remodeling industry, then the Arrowhead Builders  Association (ABA) is for you. We are a member-based organization composed entirely of builders and those that profit from a healthy home building environment.

Membership is selective. You must have a sponsor within our membership, and, if you are a builder, you must have a current license. All applicants must provide three business references in the application process. Applicants are reviewed and accepted by the Board of Directors. We are proud of our strident membership process and fiercely proud of each of our members!

Once in the ABA, you will have many new opportunities:

  • $2.1 Million on average is spent member to member; with a 78% Member-use rate
  • Three-in-one Membership (ABA, BAM and NAHB)
  • Vibrant monthly networking events with 75 to 100 members (potential customers) attending
  • Bi-weekly news updates and marketing opportunities to get your name out to hundreds in the industry and public
  • Scholarship opportunities for Member’s family
  • Personal Leadership Development
  • Local representation at city and state levels

Builders Association of Minnesota (BAM)

  • Code accessibility
  • Over $10,000 in attorney-reviewed contractural agreements for builders
  • State advocacy and lobby efforts at the Minnesota Capitol
  • Legal assistance

National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)

  • Federal lobbyists devoted to success in legislative issues revolving around construction, housing and business
  • Buyers program – dozens of ways to save you money

Locally, we work for YOU. Simply put, ABA staff will work to find out your primary goals and find unique ways to assist, whether it is through providing direct contacts, directory listings, marketing you directly to the nearly 1,500 industry representatives on our weekly mailing list, networking events and so much more!

  • You have free access to our training room, projector and seating for 50-75 people, plus free internet!
  • REBATES! DISCOUNTS! From rebates on the equipment you purchase, to significant discounts on your automotive, cell phones bill and or office products – these alone can more than offset the price of your dues!  Some members receive $1,000’s of dollars in rebates annually!

We are working every day to continue to add value. We welcome members to join committees or apply for a board seat to more deeply leverage engagement.   Experience first hand leadership development, decision making processes, business planning and resourceful networking.

In closing, the individuals who make up the ABA are honest, ethical, hardworking individuals and companies and they are loyal to others who care enough to join the only organization in the region that exists solely to serve, support and fight for the home construction and remodeling industry.

We are committed to working for the members of the ABA and would love to add you to our proud roster.  Annual dues are $600 – we do offer a quarterly and a monthly program to help with cash flow – it has been very popular with our members.

Chelle Eliason
Executive Officer