NFI Certification – Have your installers take part in the NFI program to become certified in wood, pellet, and gas hearth installation. You can now certify your sales personnel as a hearth design specialist.
Professional Development – Extensive business, technical, safety and liability education courses are provided annually at MSHPBA’s Burn & Learn, at the HPBExpo Education program, and online at HE@RTH Online Training.
Consumer research – HPBA’s consumer research studies are thorough and make you aware of regional trends and usage of the products you sell or are considering to sell.
Dealer support – HPBA assists you in selling products by providing collateral materials to give to your customers.
MSHPBA keeps tabs on regulations, legislation, and codes and standards affecting our industry.
We work on your behalf to avoid unwarranted limits on product design and installation while preserving the environment, safety, and consumer satisfaction.
HPBExpo – HPBExpo is the largest North American indoor-outdoor living showcase. Each year there is nearly a week to meet with manufacturers, see and learn about new products and take education classes—all under one roof.
Local Opportunities – The MSHPBA holds several events throughout the year that bring together our members, sponsors and prospective members for education and networking.
Industry Publications – Online newsletters, like HPBA’s Hot News and MSHPBA’s Fireside Update, keep you up to date on association projects and events.
Membership Directory & Product Guide – HPBA’s Membership Directory & Product Guide is printed and mailed to members each year. It is also available online and allows easy access to get in touch with other constituents in the industry.