(Vocus) March 3, 2009
Atlanta, Georgia -- Southern Building Show, LLC -- The Board of Directors of the Southern Building Show, the southeast's premier regional trade show and education conference for the building and remodeling industries is proud to announce that Connie Burney has joined our show leadership team as a consultant for the 2009 show.
In her role, Connie will be involved in many key areas of the show including attendee marketing, exhibitor relations and will serve as the liaison to coordinate promotional efforts with the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association, (HBA) and the Home Builders Association of Georgia, (HBAG). Connie will also work closely with the Board of Directors and the show management team to ensure a valuable experience for the show's exhibitors and attendees.
Connie comes to the Southern Building Show following a 22 year career as an association management executive with the HBA. As Vice President of Association Affairs and Operations, Connie managed key areas of the association and its staff including administrative services and operations, education, special events, marketing, membership and member services including chapter and council relations.
"Connie's background and knowledge of the building industry is a perfect fit for the Southern Building Show. Her past contributions including establishing the Certified Professional Home Builder program, construction and capital campaign management of The Housing Center and successful launch of the Corporate Sponsorship program are examples of the type of leadership she will bring to the Southern Building Show team" said Steve King, HBA President.
During her career at the HBA, Connie's leadership in program development and project management has earned the HBA numerous state and national awards. In addition, she has been recognized with several individual industry awards including the prestigious HBA Presidential Award in 1996, the HBA's Presidential Citation in 2002 and the Industry's Visionary Award in 2005.
About SBS, LLC
SBS, LLC is comprised of Naylor, LLC, Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association (HBA) and the Home Builders Association of Georgia (HBAG).
Naylor, LLC is the leading provider of print and online media and event management solutions exclusively serving the association marketplace. Founded in 1969, Naylor provides specialized turnkey services that build image and drive non-dues revenue for associations in the U.S. and Canada, and currently serves nearly 500 associations in 85 industries.
The Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association (HBA) is a 2,200-member, not-for-profit trade association affiliated with the Home Builders Association of Georgia and the National Association of Home Builders. The HBA is the second largest local homebuilders association in the nation and is dedicated to promoting, protecting and preserving home ownership by maintaining the housing industry as a viable economic force in the Atlanta area. The designated charity of the HBA is HomeAid Atlanta, a non-profit organization that builds and renovates transitional housing for metro Atlanta homeless children, women and men.
The Home Builders Association of Georgia (HBAG) is part of a three-tiered federation of organizations who share a common mission: to serve the housing industry and provide expanding opportunities for all consumers to have safe, decent and affordable housing. Individual members join local associations, which in turn are affiliated with the Home Builders Association of Georgia and the National Association of Home Builders.