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The Building Industry Association of Central South Carolina

625 Taylor St # A, Columbia, SC 29201

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Experience Unparalleled Benefits with BIA Membership

Joining the Building Industry Association of Central South Carolina (BIA) brings an array of unique benefits designed to support and grow your business in the construction sector. As a member, you’ll be part of an influential community comprising home builders, commercial contractors, and general contractors, all sharing their expertise for the collective benefit. The BIA stands as your staunch advocate at local, state, and federal levels, staying ahead of legislative and regulatory changes – from labor laws to building codes – ensuring your business thrives within the legal framework. But it’s not all about compliance. Membership also opens the door to extensive networking opportunities with peers and key decision-makers in the community. Beyond business, the BIA is a strong proponent of education, offering substantial scholarships annually. And let’s not forget about the tangible savings – your membership brings access to significant discounts on supplies and even vacations. Step into a world of collective growth, advocacy, networking, and savings with the BIA – where business and community come together.

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Grow Your Business With The BIA

Elevate your business to new heights with a membership in the Building Industry Association of Central South Carolina (BIA). Our comprehensive platform offers unparalleled benefits tailored to your specific needs as a home builder, commercial or general contractor. Connect with a community of industry leaders, gain insightful expertise, and stay ahead of regulatory changes with our advocacy efforts. Expand your network, tap into unique business opportunities and enjoy substantial savings on supplies and vacations. With a BIA membership, you’re not just joining an association, you’re becoming part of a community dedicated to your success. Discover how we can help grow your business and take the leap with BIA today.

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BIA Councils

The Building Industry Association of Central South Carolina (BIA) hosts a range of specialized councils, each targeting a distinct discipline within the home building industry. These include the Commercial Council, High Performance Building Council, Land Development Council, Sales and Marketing Council, and the Remodelers Council. Joining a council offers members unique networking opportunities, professional education, recognition and awards, along with exclusive access to products and services tailored to their specific field. These councils not only cater to your unique needs but also foster a collaborative environment to share insights and spur innovation in the industry. Harness the power of targeted learning and collaboration with our BIA councils.

High Performance Council

The High Performance Building Council (HPBC) of the Building Industry Association of Central SC is a collective of industry professionals, dedicated to promoting environmentally responsible design, construction, and operation of homes and communities. Through education, leadership, and networking, along with managing the Certified High Performance (CHiP) Home Program, we spearhead the progress of high-performance building in our region.

Remodelers Council

The Remodelers Council, part of the Building Industry Association of Central South Carolina, is a dedicated entity promoting ethical practices and setting quality benchmarks in the remodeling industry since 1986. Garnering seven national Council Awards for Demonstrating Remodelor Excellence (CADRE), the council enhances the industry’s public image and fosters continual improvement, ensuring top-tier remodeling services for the Midlands community.

Sales and Marketing

The Sales & Marketing Council of Columbia (SMC), an integral part of the Building Industry Association of Central South Carolina (BIA of Central SC), fosters excellence in sales and marketing through extensive educational programs, industry intelligence networks, and commendations. Its mission centers around enhancing professionalism, community involvement, and networking while upholding high ethical standards, all aimed at facilitating the realization of the American Dream.

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