Membership in the Northeast Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association (NEHPBA) is open to all entities in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island & Vermont who have a commercial interest in products and/or services through the hearth, patio and/or barbecue industry. Additional membership options are available to non-residents and associates.
Joining NEHPBA includes membership in the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association (HPBA) -- two great organizations dedicated solely to your industry’s interests. As a current NEHPBA member, HPBA offers you a number of free HPBExpo passes AND your company membership benefits extend to ALL of your employees! Employees will also have access to the resources on our website, event registration discounts, NFI training discounts and more! An exclusive invitation is waiting for you to NEHPBA’s HPBExpo Reception --THE premier members’-only social event generously sponsored by industry suppliers. Enjoy many great experiences throughout the years with your industry peers!
HAVE A VOICE Gain a say in what happens in government through NEHPBA’s advocacy efforts. Have your voice added, along with other member companies throughout the Northeast region, to be heard by the legislators and regulators on matters that impact your business. Be kept up-to-date with industry issues which may affect your business--NEHPBA is your “watchdog” for ever-increasing environmental and regulatory issues. See how much NEHPBA & HPBA have invested on your behalf recently here.
NETWORKING It’s not just who you know, it’s who others know. Networking is Powerful! See 2018 HPBExpo Reception details in Nashville, TN here. We hope to see you there!
LEARNING Get a competitive edge over non-members with exclusive training opportunities on a variety of industry-related topics. Attend at member-discounted prices to share ideas that will help make your business more effective and profitable and obtain needed CEUs to stay NFI certified through HPBEF. Don't miss your region's annual meeting to be held at the The Desmond Hotel-Albany, NY May 21 & 22, 2018! Receive NEHPBA’s E-Newsletter and stay informed on regional matters, get marketing ideas, enjoy industry news and views and share your thoughts on matters of concern to all. Participate in, and benefit from, continuing educational opportunities (at member-reduced prices) such as the HEARTH/NFI Certification Program (gas, wood & pellet) and additional CEU offerings.
VISIBILITY Stand out and get noticed in your community with the consumer directory at NEHPBA.org. Manage your business to the community with pictures, text, links, post hot deals, job openings and events. Add keywords to help consumers find you when they run web searches. Access this on-the-go--with all your devices--at any time! The brand new Hearth Dealer Marketing Toolbox is available to members only here!
CREDIBILITY Raise your reputation through NEHPBA membership and enjoy the invaluable benefit from Association Identity. Proudly display your NEHPBA Membership Certificate, window decals and store policy notice items which enhance your presence and status as an industry member AND professional!
DISCOUNTS Increase your purchasing power through members-only discounts and perks. In addition to member-only pricing on NEHPBA events, education and products, save money by participating in the Savings4Members, program specifically designed to help you reduce costs and increase profitability, HPBA's Partnerships for YOU to take advantage of even more savings as a member. Save up to 20% off your annual operating expenses. New! Use your co-op dollars or see incentives from these sponsors to help defray the cost of your membership, annual meeting registration and discounts on your orders. See how membership savings adds up here!
Need more info? Please contact Brenda French, Director of Membership at firstname.lastname@example.org or 603-669-2740 ext 102.