Joining a trade association can give you and your business an edge. There are a number of trade associations for builders and licensed contractors, and each of these associations offers members a variety of benefits.
The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) has, as its Core Purpose: “to advance and promote the remodeling industry’s professionalism, product, and vital public purpose.” NARI’s member contractors “have the opportunity to enrich their knowledge with cutting edge educational opportunities and certifications. They have unlimited use of the NARI logo, which is promoted nationwide in a number of consumer media outlets. They are easy for consumers to find on the NARI website, and they have access to leads through the NARI website.” NARI also provides marketing advice, information about building permits, and events focusing on various topics of vital interest to professionals in the remodeling industry.