WBMA Membership

WBMA has served the lumber and building material industry since 1903. This trade organization represents retail lumber and and building material dealers and suppliers in the states of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington. WBMA is voluntarily governed and supported by lumber dealers working together to improve their own management, training and marketing skills.

Retail Membership Application

Supplier Membership Application

Networking
WBMA offers you extensive and targeted resources for networking within the industry.

      * Annual Convention
     
* Newsletters & Alerts    
     
* Roundtable Meetings       
     
* Workshops and Webinars  


WBMA's 40 Year Club
This Club was formed to recognize those who have given forty years of service to the industry. If you know of anyone who should be apart of this distinguished group, please complete the attached 40 Year Club Enrollment Form.

WBMA's 40 Year Club Members
 

Educational Programs
WBMA offers you industry specific educational events

     * Estimating & Blueprint Reading           
     * Introduction to Building Material Sales      
     * On-Site Forklift Training and Certification
     
     * Safety and Regulatory Compliance
     
     * 
Sales Training      
     * Webinars
     
     * Yard Foreman
     
    
  

The WBMA Kincaid Learning Center is a valuable tool available to members. The KLC represents a collection of educational materials that address all aspects of the successful operation of the building supply business. Materials to assist with government regulatory compliance, credit, yard operation, safety, management, sales training as well as an extensive video library can be borrowed for your review or purchased through WBMA. Numerous other educational programs and materials are available to WBMA members.

Products and Services
Cost savings programs on business products and services
Examples include:  

* Forklift and You Training Manual and Materials  

* Lumber and Building Material Reference Manual

* Truck-Tie Down Straps

  

Insurance
WBMA's insurance agency is endorsed by many carriers to help meet your benefit needs.  For a no obligation quote on your company's insurance and or questions, call Casey or Stephanie at the WBMA office at (360) 943-3054. 

Legislative Resources
WBMA helps you find and contact your local and federal legislators as well as review the content and status of current legislation.

 

Many of our members were surprised to find out how cost effectively they can utilize WBMA services to invest in the future of their business and industry. 

WBMA works as an active force for the exchange of ideas and creates a network for retailers and suppliers to form partnerships. Education and training is an essential element in staying competitive in this industry. During the year, WBMA develops and provides individualized training throughout the five-state area. Valuable products and services are also available to members at discounted rates. 

WBMA serves as a group advocate for our industry by establishing a single, strong and resolute voice at the state and federal levels of government. WBMA assists with regulatory and compliance, monitors the legislatures of all five member states and keeps the membership informed of pertinent issues. 

Participating in WBMA allows you to take advantage of the many networking opportunities available to members, such as the Annual Convention, Member Roundtables and the Association's Newsletters. 

Complete your membership application today and return it to the WBMA office along with your first year's dues payment. Start taking advantage of the cost saving products and services available to WBMA members while investing in the future of the building material industry. 

 

 

 


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WBMA'S 2
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Distinguished Dealer 
Of The Year 

 Jeff & Greg Newenhof
City Lumber Co
Astoria, OR

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WBMA'S 2017

Supplier Of The Year 

 Paint Sundries
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