Wausau Area Builders


The Wausau Area Builders Association was established in 1967, and currently has more than 200 members. The Association promotes its members, from home builders to tradespeople, to bankers and title agencies, as the place for consumers to go for a one-stop shop for home building and remodeling resources.

By investing in the Association you connect with over 200,000 trade allies throughout the nation. Members include home builders, remodelers, developers, subcontractors, suppliers, manufacturers, financial institutions, interior designers and many more.

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The Association provides our members with seminars and educational events guaranteed to improve and protect your business practices. We strive to provide social networking events throughout the year designed to allow you to build relationships with your peers. Strong member relationships mean trust that results in meaningful partnerships!

We advocate on behalf of your business. Our government affairs program ensures your regulatory burden remains as low as possible while remaining environmentally responsible. We know that your success relies on efficient and predictable local, county and state government.

Membership in the Wausau Area Builders Association is an investment which brings benefits from three organizations. As a member you are automatically a member of the Wisconsin Builders Association (WBA) as well as the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). Your 3-in-1 membership helps ensure that the voice of the building industry is heard at all levels of government.

Member Benefits

Local Association Benefits
  • Sponsor of Annual Home Show
  • Sponsor of Annual Parade of Homes
  • Informative monthly newsletter
  • Informative speakers at dinner meetings
  • Educational industry related seminars
  • Support local community projects and needs
  • Student scholarship programs to area schools
  • Numerous social events
  • Listing in annual membership directory
  • 7 monthly dinner meetings included with membership
  • Know you competitor as a person
  • Network with builders, subcontractors and suppliers
  • Take an active role in supporting your construction industry
  • Full time staff
State Association Benefits
  • Governmental affairs specialists and lobbyists
  • WBA health Insurance program
  • WBA contractors insurance program
  • Publications: Badger Builder, Builder Architect Magazine, and Wisconsin Building News
  • Annual convention
  • Professional seminars on various subjects
  • Graduate Builders Institute
  • Discounted gasoline program
  • 800 number
  • Full time staff
National Association Benefits
  • Numerous specialty councils
  • Governmental affairs division
  • Numerous Discounts
  • Comprehensive library and builders bookstore
  • Free legal advise
  • Seminars and workshops
  • Excellent industry publications
  • CONTACT brochure
  • The International "Builders Show" Industry Trade Exposition
  • Regional education
  • The "Remodelers Show"  Industry Trade Exposition
  • Technical Assistance on member problems
  • Support for local and state association
  • Leadership
  • HomeBase Hotline
  • NAHB research center
  • 800 number
  • Members only website
  • Full time staff

Sponsored by Architecture Plus, LLP, the Hotline is a source to obtain legal information and education about an issue. The Hotline allows members to submit questions relating to the state’s residential building codes or legal issues relevant to the building industry and you receive a specific response of general legal information from a team of construction law attorneys.

Questions can be submitted online to www.wisbuild.org.

Wausau Area Builders Association members can offer employees high-quality coverage and networks, affordable plans, and a wide range of benefit choices. These plans offer:

  • Comprehensive, cost-effective networks locally and nationwide
  • Friendly, local customer service
  • Help managing your health care
  • Ethical, honest support
  • Flexibility of an independent health insurer

Choose network options to fit your unique needs! Convenience access to thousands of health care providers, professional service locations, and hospitals throughout the state.

Learn more at https://www.wisbuild.org/health-insurance.

WBA has been working with our exclusive, private partner, Small Business Growth Partners (SBGP) to help our members reach maximum growth and potential through their one of a kind BPA Process. This has been refined for over 10 years of working exclusively with Builders, Remodelers & HBA Associate Members.

Go to SBGPINC.COM for more information!

Your membership also includes:

Listing in the online and printed membership directory (printed annually);

Subscription to the monthly e-newsletter, Let's Level.

Professional recognition and marketing opportunities; both business-to-business and business-to-consumer.

Exclusive access to the annual NAHB International Builders Show – the largest construction show in the world. In addition to introductions to cutting edge products and exhibits, IBS also offers up-to-date and innovative educational programming at the Show.

Join today!

Please fill out the membership application and return with payment to [email protected] or mail to Wausau Area Builders Association 801 S 24th Ave Wausau, WI 54401

Questions? Call 715-842-9510 and speak with any staff member!

Download the WABA Membership Application