Open to the Public
2018 Rochester Home & Garden Show!
The 2017 Rochester Home & Garden Show was a huge success! More than 12,000 people attended in just two days.
Visit the Home & Garden Show page on our site for photos of the event. Please mark your calendars for the spring 2018 Rochester Home & Garden Show at the Riverside Convention Center!
Join us Saturday & Sunday
March 24 & 25, 2018
Rochester Riverside Convention Center
Interested in exhibiting? Contact the office at 585-272-8222 or click on the exhibitor info tab from the show section of this site.
We don’t have the details yet, but we are working behind the scenes to bring you Homearama in the summer of 2018. Please check back in late fall at which time we hope to have preliminary details.
Upcoming Education & Training and Networking Opportunities:
(Click each link for registration information)
Building Codes: Where Are We 8 Months In? – Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Informative panel and open discussion regarding real issues out in the field now that we have 8 months practical experience with the new codes. Join us!
GOLF! June 22, 2017 at Champion Hills! – Don’t miss this afternoon with nine holes of golf and great networking!
General Membership Meeting – Wednesday, May 10th! StoneYard Beer Hall & Grill, Empire Blvd.
Lobby Day – Albany – May 2, 2017
General Membership Meeting – Wednesday, March 1st
Pinterest for Your Business – February 10th
OSHA Update – March 9th
Estimating – March 16th
Steve Easley – Build to Energy Code and Save Money Doing It March 16th
Tax Time Tips (& Mistakes to Avoid!) – Tuesday, March 21, 2017
How to Get Your Business in the News – March 30th
Contract Law for Remodelers and Custom Home Builders – March 31st
Secrets of a Thriving Business – Producing Your Own Leads for More Sales – Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Universal Design – Opening More Doors for You & Your Business – Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Rochester Magazine and Your Home Print Ad Opportunities with the D&C
Economic Breakfast, January 26, 2017
Join us at Locust Hill for this popular annual event.
RHBA 2017 Sponsorship Opportunities
Find a sponsorship that suits your business to a tee!
Home & Garden Show 2017 TV! Exclusive opportunity for exhibitors to participate in a 30-minute program centered around the March 2017 event.
Home & Garden Show Sponsorship Opportunities – This only happens once each year and this is your targeted demographics!
ROC Home & Remodeling Magazine! – HUGE Marketing Opportunity!
Members and non-member like have an opportunity to advertise in this magazine distributed to 50,000 homes! First distribution is at the March 2017 Rochester Home & Garden Show and then approximately 45,000 copies are direct mailed to home in in about a dozen area towns. Don’t miss out! Deadlines are approaching!
Fall 2016 Line Education & Training Line Up: (Click each course title for more information)
Twitter for Business – October 4, 2016
Social Media Management with Hootsuite – October 6, 2016
Bankruptcy and the Lien Law – October 18, 2016
Grow Profits with Fireplaces – October 21, 2016
Home Improvement Contract Law – November 3, 2016
Basic Blueprint Reading and Estimating – November 16, 2016
OSHA Update – November 17, 2016
Scheduling and Planning – December 6, 2016
RRP Lead Paint Certification Refresher – December 9, 2016
OSHA 10-Hour Construction Safety Course – December 19 & 20, 2016
General Membership Meeting at Lasertron! October 20, 2016 4-6PM
GMM’s are a great way to get a quick update on association and industry business and do some fun and casual networking. Don’t miss this event!
Here’s what else you missed in 2016:
Economic Breakfast – January 28, 2016 Don’t miss this popular annual event. Join us for an economic presentation grom Gary Keith, Vice President & Regional Economist M&T Bank followed by our guest speaker, Vinnie Esposito, Regional Director Empire State Development Finger Lakes Regional Office.
OSHA 10-Hour Course – February 11 & 12, 2016 Need your OSHA 10-Hour Card? Workers on all public projects are required to have ten hours of federally approved training, and more and more companies are simply requiring everyone working on their job sites to have approved safety training. Be sure you are carrying your 10-Hour card so you don’t miss out on a potential work opportunity!
Membership Meeting at The Tavern – Wednesday, March 2, 2016! This is a joint meeting of the Rochester Home Builders’ Association membership and the Upstate Building Industry Alliance membership. This is casual (work boots and jeans welcome!) and you can come and go as you please. We will give you a brief industry update about 5:15 – but no long fancy speeches! Cash bar – light refreshments served. Just $10 per person – or free if you bring a potential member! Call 585-272-8222 to register!
Certified Aging in Place Specialist – March 8, 9, 10, 2016 Earn your nationally recognized CAPS designation during these three days in March right here at the RHBA office! The Certified Aging in Place Specialist Designation is the most popular of the 13 designations offered by the National Association of Home Builders Education. Business Management, CAPS I and CAPS II are the three required courses. Click each to learn more! Register today!
Red Cross Blood Drive! Friday, March 11, 2016 Help us beat our last record donation day! Will you come help save lives by donating blood? Stop by the RHBA office from 9AM till 2PM. Appointments are recommended but walk-ins are always welcome!
MyHomeTown – Member Exclusive Opportunity!
Nine category exclusive opportunities to be on 3 major TV broadcast networks!
OSHA 10-Hour April 14 & 15, 2016 – Need your OSHA 10-Hour Card? Workers on all public projects are required to have ten hours of federally approved training, and more and more companies are simply requiring everyone working on their job sites to have approved safety training. Be sure you are carrying your 10-Hour card so you don’t miss out on a potential work opportunity!
Facebook 101 Tuesday, May 17, 2016 – You know you need a Facebook page for your business, but you’ve been procrastinating. Come and learn the top 10 reasons to be on Facebook. Don’t miss this mini workshop!
Facebook 201 Thursday, May 19, 2016 – How do you grow your business on Facebook? Come and find out! You’ve been posting to your page, but it seems stagnant. We have answers for that!
Energy Code Basics for Residential Building, Tuesday, May 24, 2016 – Tis course will focus primarily on residential implementation as it relates to the opportunities for energy savings.
High Performance Programs, Tuesday, May 24, 2016 – Energy codes have begun to reach beyond basic energy performance. There are high performance programs that are more and more attractive for builders that wish to differentiate their product beyond efficiency. Come to learn more.
Membership Meeting at The Tavern – Wednesday, May 11, 2016! This is a joint meeting of the Rochester Home Builders’ Association membership and the Upstate Building Industry Alliance membership. This is casual (work boots and jeans welcome!) and you can come and go as you please. We will give you a brief industry update about 5:15 – but no long fancy speeches! Cash bar – light refreshments served. Just $10 per person – or free if you bring a potential member! Call 585-272-8222 to register!
Home Handbook & Buyers Guide! 50,000 copies distributed! Member exclusive.
You don’t want to miss the opportunity to advertise in this wildly popular magazine. It’s a membership directory but so much more. Special 10% discount if you reserve by July 1st.
Golf Scramble – August 4th at Champion Hills!
Don’t miss the annual Golf Scramble with a new format and location in 2016! Choose 9 holes in the morning or in the afternoon with the entire group gathering for a fabulous buffet lunch!
Clam Bake – August 25th at Ellison Park!
It’s the infamous RHBA Clam Bake! An all-you-can-eat festival of food!
Building Code Training – August 30th at Burgundy Basin Inn
A panel of local Code Officials,, Design professionals, HVAC professionals, NYS Codes representatives and ICC representatives will discuss the upcoming building and energy code changes that go into effect October 3rd.
Sporting Clays! September 29, 2016
The most fun you’ll have this fall!!! Join nearly 200 of your peers out on the course! Never shot before? Come join us! Coaches on hand to help you break birds! Great fun!