2019 WBA Recruitment Contest

We are excited to launch an incentive program for membership recruitment in 2019! Presented by Furniture & ApplianceMart/Ashley Homestore and sponsored by Whirlpool, WBA members will have two opportunities to win an all-expenses-paid weekend in Chicago!

Two six-month contest periods will be held with winners selected for a weekend in Fall 2019 and early 2020. See more details below.


All-Inclusive Architectural Tour of Chicago

Winners will receive an all-inclusive weekend for themselves and a guest, including a 2-night hotel stay (hotel TBD), mileage, and the following:

Tour of Reid Murdoch Building

Tour of Whirlpool - “World of Whirlpool”

Cocktail Hour

Dinner Cooked by a Personal Chef

Saturday (Vouchers Given, Pick Your Time & Guests!)
Breakfast at Your Hotel

Architecture Tour of Chicago

Dinner at Harry Caray’s

An all-inclusive winners weekend will take place at the end of each contest period, the first in fall 2019 and the second in early 2020 (exact dates TBD).


Three top builder recruiters in three local association size categories will be selected at the end of each contest period. Plus, any associate recruiter who recruits 2+ members at the end of each contest period will be eligible for a drawing to win an all-inclusive weekend!

  • Category 1 (1-100 members): Door County HBA, Headwaters BA, Heart of the North BA, Mid-Shores HBA, Northland Area BA, Racine-Kenosha BA, Sheboygan County HBA, Wolf River BA

  • Category 2 (101-200 members): Eastern Ridge HBA, Golden Sands HBA, La Crosse BA, Lakeland BA, Manitowoc County HBA, South Central Wisconsin BA, St. Croix Valley HBA, Wausau Area BA, Winnegamie HBA

  • Category 3 (201-800 members): Brown County HBA, Chippewa Valley HBA, Madison Area BA, Metrpolitan BA

The contest periods will be January 1, 2019 to June 30, 2019 and July 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019. Number of members recruited will be based off information submitted by local associations on a monthly basis to the National Association of Home Builders.


Special thanks to Membership Recruitment Contest sponsor Whirlpool, presented by Furniture & ApplianceMart & Ashley Homestore.

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