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.


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

      * Management & Sales Conferences
      * 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 click here for a 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
     * Online Training Through Foundation LMS – Click here to visit Foundation 
     * Safety and Regulatory Compliance     
     * Sales Training      
     * Webinars     
     * Yard Foreman           

Products and Services

Cost savings programs on business products and services
Examples include:  

* Forklift Operator Training  

* Lumber and Building Material Reference Manual

* Truck-Tie Down Straps


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 our Management and Sales Conferences, 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.