Local Builders’ Association in NEPA Presents Building Industry Night


Wilkes-Barre, PA – The Pennsylvania Builders Association (PBA) has partnered with the local builders associations in Northeastern Pennsylvania to present an evening of homebuilding industry information and networking at the Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. Individuals, companies and business owners who offer building services, products and materials to the homebuilding industry are encouraged to attend.

Representatives from the Building Industry Association of NEPA, Carbon Builders Association, Lackawanna Home Builders Association, Pike County Builders Association, Pocono Builders Association and the Wayne County Builders Association will be on hand to provide prospective members with the information necessary to become members of these local builders associations.  Attendees will also have the opportunity  to learn about many benefits of membership.

PBA’s Executive Vice President Lou Biacchi will serve as emcee for the event and speak about Pennsylvania’s Home Improvement Contractor registration law. Regulatory Specialist, Grant Gulibon, will speak briefly about industry regulation and Codes Specialist Jerry Leach will cover building codes.

The event will be held on Tuesday, April 5 from 6 – 8 p.m. (registration begins at 5:30 p.m.) at the Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, 1280 Highway 315, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702. The event is free, but advanced registration is required. Attendees may register online at www.pabuilders.org or call 800.692.7339, ext. 3008.

About PBA
Chartered in 1952, the Pennsylvania Builders Association is a nonprofit professional trade organization representing 7,200 member-companies from across the commonwealth. PBA members and their employees include builders, remodelers, material suppliers, subcontractors, consultants, lending institutions, utilities and others involved in the housing industry.

PBA serves its membership by providing proactive leadership on state regulatory and legislative issues and by offering products and services to its 38 local associations and chapters that enhance the effectiveness and professionalism of its members. PBA serves Pennsylvania communities and consumers through its steadfast efforts to protect homeownership rights and advocate for affordable housing options. PBA is affiliated with the National Association of Home Builders.