Benefits of Joining the Building Systems Councils
What the BSC Offers its Members

Membership with the Building Systems Councils (BSC) has many advantages. Not only will you be linked with one of the most recognized and respected names in home building — the NAHB — but it further distinguishes
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you as an expert in the systems-built construction industry (i.e., concrete, log, modular, and panelized manufacturers, as well as associates, builders and suppliers who work with these manufacturing sects).

Beyond belonging to the local, state, and National Association of Home Builders (if you're not already an NAHB member, visit, members of the BSC receive targeted benefits specifically designed to help them advance their building systems businesses. Read on to learn how the BSC services all members as well as the individual needs of each of the specific areas it represents.
Benefits of BSC Membership (all members)
  • The BSC is the only area of NAHB working directly with and specifically for the building systems community.
  • It provides a strong voice in Washington that represents the building community's interests, from policy to standards to financing.
  • Members gain access to NAHB's vast array of experts and resources: economic forecasting and data, advocacy and legislation, construction codes and standards, environmental issues, green building, and more.
  • The BSC offers events and education courses tailored to building systems interests (including Showcase24, the only nationwide event for the entire systems-built industry).
  • Members can take advantage of niche marketing on a national level through the BSC staff and NAHB's Marketing & Communications departments, including social-media marketing expertise and groups, such as NAHB's Systems Built Advantage LinkedIn group and the Log and Timber Home Council's Facebook page.
  • Free directory listings as well as a variety of for-sale advertising opportunities on NAHB's website are provided to all members.
  • Members receive complimentary subscriptions to the Building Systems Councils' e-newsletter, Systems-Built Advantage, and our monthly update, Return on Your BSC Investment.
  • Unparalleled networking opportunities are available.

Benefits of BSC Membership (Manufacturer)

  • Put your business in front of thousands of builders at the BSC booth during the International Builders' Show (leads generated at the BSC booth are distributed exclusively to the BSC's manufacturing members).
  • Receive targeted sales leads delivered right to your in-box from our online marketing tools.
  • Take behind-the-scenes tours of the nation's preeminent manufacturing facilities.
  • Explore product and services exhibits, engaging education sessions, and ample networking opportunities at SHOWCASE, the only annual trade show that serves the entire systems-built community.
  • Receive recognition for your achievements through the BSC's various awards programs.
  • Be the first to know what is happening with proposed codes and standards, laws, or legislation.
  • Gain access to exclusive, member-only data that can support and grow your business.
  • Rely on a group of NAHB staff members dedicated to the unique needs and concerns of America's housing manufacturers.

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Benefits of BSC Membership (Associate)

  • Gain exclusive access to and network with the decision makers in the building systems industry.
  • Enjoy discount pricing to exhibit at Showcase24, where nearly 60% of manufacturer attendees are the owners, CEOs, or vice presidents of their companies.
  • Take advantage of rewarding sponsorship opportunities at all BSC events.

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Benefits of BSC Membership (Builder)

  • Attend national-level events specific to systems builders.
  • Participate in a nationwide awards program for all system types.
  • Receive ongoing and continuing education for builders.
  • Network with vendors and manufacturers from across the country.

Download the Systems Builders Council Membership Application.

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