IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR MEMBERS
HBA OF GREATER SPARTANBURG 2014 SHOWCASE OF HOMES
The HBA of Greater Spartanburg announces it’s 2014 Showcase of Homes to be held on two weekends in May. The dates are: Saturday and Sunday May 3 & 4, and Saturday and Sunday May 10 & 11. This event is designed to be beneficial to Associate Members and Builder Members alike. The publication will be a high quality, full size magazine with a high quality cover and well designed ads. All current members will be listed in the directory that will be included in the magazine. To be included in the directory, you must be an active member of HBA Spartanburg on March 6. Distribution will include 7,000 publications placed at many points throughout the county, including Realtor offices, banks , and other high traffic areas. In addition, magazines will be available at Realtor Office, Banks, and other high traffic areas. There will be no charge for the general public to tour the homes. Maps will be provided in the magazine designating the locations of the entries. Homes will be categorized in four price r. ranges: $100,000 - $150,000, $150,000 - $250,000, $250,000 - $350,000, $350,000 and up. Homes will be judged by impartial judges and an awards ceremony or banquet will be held during the week of May 5th. The winners will get a free ad in next year’s showcase magazine.
Support for this event has been tremendous. We have 4 Media Sponsors who will soon see their logo on the front of the magazine, on TV ads, and other media. Two more Media Sponsors are expected to confirm by the end of the week. The HBA wishes to thank the following Media Sponsors for their support and enthusiasm: PRO-Build, Newman-Sims, First Piedmont Federal, Piedmont Natural Gas
Builders will be invited to enter up to two homes in the Showcase. The entry fee will be $500 per home, with a limit of two homes per Builder. This includes a full page ad in the Showcase Magazine. The Builder will be expected to sell the ads for the page opposite of his page in the Magazine. In addition, the Builder will have the opportunity to represent the HBA and promote the HBA Showcase of Homes in our booth at the Expo. Management Home and Garden Show on May 3 and 4. Entry homes should be completed for maximum exposure, but this is not mandatory. The Committee asks that homes be at least ¾ complete and that they be safe for the public to enter. 9 Builders have already committed .
Associates will be invited to support the Builders that you work with by supporting his entry: you may buy an ad on the page opposite the associate in one of 4 price categories; and/or make arrangements with the Builder to showcase your products and services in his Showcase entry home. If you choose not to buy an ad in the publication, you will still benefit from having your name in the directory.
- · SPOTS ARE FILLING UP QUICKLY
- · YOU MUST BE AN HBA MEMBER IN GOOD STANDING ON MARCH 6 TO ENTER A HOUSE, PURCHASE AN AD, or HAVE A LISTING IN THE MAGAZINE DIRECTORY OF HBA MEMBERS.
- · SPONSORSHIPS ARE STILL AVAILABLE AS WELL AS MAGAZINE INSIDE COVER ADS