Solving the residential construction industry's skilled labor shortage is a joint partnership of influential associations and organizations who support, oversee and continue to promote the growth and best practices of this vital industry.
Celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2017, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) helps its members build communities. A federation of more than 700 state and local associations, NAHB represents more than 140,000 members, one-third being home builders and remodelers. The rest work in closely related specialties such as sales and marketing, housing finance, and manufacturing and supplying building materials. Each year, NAHB's members construct about 80% of the new homes built in the United States. NAHB serves as the voice of America's housing industry, ensuring that housing is a national priority and that all Americans have access to safe, decent and affordable housing.
The National Association of the Remodeling Industry, or NARI, is the medium for business development, a platform for advocacy and the principal source for industry intelligence. NARI connects homeowners with its professional members and provides tips and tricks so that the consumer has a positive remodeling experience. NARI is an organization of high-quality remodeling professionals. Its members are committed to integrity, high standards, professional education, ethics and market recognition.
The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) is the not-for-profit trade association that owns the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show® (KBIS), as part of Design and Construction Week® (DCW). With nearly 14,000 member companies representing tens of thousands of members in all segments of the kitchen and bath industry, the NKBA has educated and led the industry since the association's founding in 1963. The NKBA envisions a world where everyone enjoys safe, beautiful and functional kitchen and bath spaces. The mission of the NKBA is to inspire, lead and empower the kitchen and bath industry through the creations of certifications, marketplaces and networks.
The National Housing Endowment is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to helping the housing industry develop more effective approaches to home building, enhancing education and training for future generations of leaders in residential construction, and increasing the body of knowledge on housing issues. It does so by supporting innovative and effective programs that further Education, Training and Research in the residential construction industry.
Scranton Gillette Communications/SGC Horizon is the leading content and data provider to the residential construction market. Its brands include Professional Builder, Custom Builder, Professional Remodeler, ProTradeCraft, PRODUCTS and MultiFamily Design+Construction. SGC Horizon also owns Professional Builder Show Village, a complex of modular homes showcasing products at work and the largest exhibitor at the International Builders' Show each year. Privately owned and operated, SGC Horizon is the fastest-growing media company serving the residential construction market and has been recognized on a national level with Jesse H. Neal Awards and AZBEE Awards for content leadership and journalism excellence. SGC Horizon is also the exclusive media sponsor for The New American Home and The New American Remodeled Home. In 2016, SGC Horizon was named the publishing partner of the NKBA's magazine NKBA Innovation+Inspiration.
C Squared is a full-service integrated marketing agency focused on the built environment. A leading marketing partner in the building products category known for smart strategic insights and unique creative solutions, C Squared guides its clients on effective communications to differentiate themselves and deliver value in the marketplace.