Registration Now Open for FBMA’s 2019 Main Event—FBMA's Convention, Gulf Atlantic Building Products Expo! and IHPA Hurricane Lane!
August 21-23, 2019

Registration is now open for FBMA’s 2019 Main Event. The Main Event consists of our Convention; Gulf Atlantic Building Products Expo, International Hurricane Protection Association’s Hurricane Lane and the Tom Stead Memorial Golf Tournament. We are returning to the beautiful Rosen Shingle Creek Resort and Convention Center in Orlando. The room rate is only $159. Registration is now open. Call (866) 996-6338 or click on “Reserve Your Link” below. Reservations must be made by July 30 to ensure a room. Rooms are limited on Wednesday, August 21 so make your reservations soon.

The Tom Stead Memorial Golf Tournament will return to Orange County National Golf Center and Lodge in Orlando on Wednesday, August 21. We are expecting around 240 golfers so you will want to sign up early!

Our Kick-Off Breakfast on Thursday, August 22 will feature legendary football quarterback and now Analyst for THE NFL TODAY, BOOMER ESIASON. Sign up for “Tables of 10” will be available next week. Bring your customers—bring your staff—to this exciting event.

Friday, August 23 begins with a dynamic “Once in a Lifetime Motivational Breakfast with Sgt. Joey Jones”. Sgt. Jones turned a traumatic, life-changing disability into a personal mission to improve the lives of all veterans. After losing both legs in Afghanistan, he has become an outspoken military analyst for Fox News and Chief Operating Officer for the Boot Campaign and also appeared on CNN, Nightline and CBS. This will be one breakfast you won’t forget!

Everyone Wins When Attending Tampa and Jacksonville TopGolf Events!

Over 100 golfers participated in this year’s TopGolf events in Tampa and Jacksonville raising over $1500 for FBMA’s charity, Give Kids the World.
We are proud to recognize the winners below who donated their winnings to our charity. We can always count on our members’ generosity when it comes to giving back to our industry.

The fun will continue on October 24 when FBMA will host our Orlando TopGolf so mark you calendar today!

Tampa TopGolf Winners
First Place Winners
Brian Vance - Green Forest Industries
Linda Vance - Green Forest Industries
Will Langston - Green Forest Industries
Jim Hanniford - Avon Cabinets
James Ippolito - Associated Hardwoods
Austin Hanniford - Avon Cabinets

Second Place Winners
Greg Bell - Window Door & Design Center
Ryan Balsinger - Window Door & Design Center
Bill Rogers - Window Door & Design Center
Paul Sindoris - Adams Home Builders
Matt Clements - AOR Insurance
Michael Johnson - AOR Insurance

Best Over All Winner
Paul Sindoris - Adams Home Builders

Drawing Winners
Ryan Balsinger - Window Door & Design Center
Matt Clements - AOR Insurance
Steve Danziger - Boise Cascade
Julio Marcano - Woodgrain Distribution
Paul Christian - The Empire Company
Dan Hall - Dixie Plywood

Jacksonville TopGolf Winners
First Place Winners
West Thrower - Bill Thrower Company
Jeff Steffen - Bill Thrower Company
Ben Milburn - Woodgrain Distribution
Stephan Moore - Woodgrain Distribution

Second Place Winners
Cecil Skinner - BlueLinx Corporation
Rusty Daugherty - Contractor’s Supply
Ryan Melin - BCS
Lee Morris - Durham Building Products
Doug Asher - Langdale
Mark Skaggs - BlueLinx Corporation

Best Over All Winner
Ben Milburn - Woodgrain Distribution

A Very Special Thank You To All Our Sponsors!

FBMA's 2019 Summer Education Conference Being Held at the Beautiful JW Marriott in Orlando!
June 5-7, 2019

Registration is now open for FBMA’s 2019 Summer Education Conference that will take place June 5-7 at the beautiful JW Marriott in Orlando. JW Marriott is a luxury hotel chain of Marriott International. Their hotels are in a higher tier than traditional Marriott Hotels, offering more luxurious rooms and amenities.

The JW is chocked full of activities for everyone. From the Whisper Creek Farm to the Lazy River flowing through the property for both adults and children, the JW also offers biking, canoeing, fishing and eco tours. Our Everett Cupit Memorial Golf Tournament will be played on the highly-rated Greg Norman designed golf course.

Two new events added to our program are a Glow in the Night Golf Tournament and the ever popular Texas Hold ‘em Poker Tournament.

FBMA has negotiated a room rate of $149 per night together with a program that affords top notch speakers and more importantly, an opportunity to network with friends and business associates. To make your hotel reservations, click on the link below or call the toll free number.  To ensure the $149 per night room rate, reservations have to be made by May 15.

To make your reservation, click here or call toll free 1.800.266.9432.

Sign up today and help support your association!

The conference would not have been possible without the financial support of our sponsors. Their financial commitment to FBMA helps defray the total cost of the conference. It allows FBMA to offer their members a top-notch program that is both educational and relaxing.

Questions? Contact Betty Askew at or call at (352) 383-0366.   Click on the links below to access the conference brochure and an interactive PDF registration form.

2019 Aspiring Leaders - The NEXT Group

The Florida Building Material Association understood the importance of identifying and training strong, knowledgeable leaders to be a part of your organization.

Our program “Aspiring Leaders - The NEXT Group” began in 2015 and was a big success! This year’s program will help you determine if any of your current staff are future leaders and are interested in a career in management.

FBMA's Featured Partner

FBMA Welcomes New Members!

Cast Art International, LLC
Tim Robinson, Managing Partner
1212 Gary Avenue
Ellenton, FL 34222
Mailing Address:
4800 SW 51st Street #100
Davie, FL  33314
P:  954.689.7545
F:  954.689.8797

Announcing TicketsatWork – Your New Complimentary Employee Perk and Limited-time Promotion!

As Florida Building Material Association continues to look for new and innovative ways to show appreciation towards our employees, we are going to be offering TicketsatWork, a complimentary perk that gives you access to 20 – 70% off on movies, hotels, shows, concerts, sporting events and more. This is just a small token of our appreciation for your hard work. We will be officially launching this service on Monday, May 6th. Please be sure to take advantage of this benefit! We appreciate all that you do!

In addition, for this relaunch TicketsatWork is providing a $10 Discount Code towards your next purchase during this season as well. This code can be applied to anything on the website! To use the promo code the code, TicketsatWork users should simply sign-up for an account or log into their existing account. We are looking forward to providing you TicketsatWork!

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