Vendors of Products and Services
If your company wants to do business with multi housing owners and managers, you can't afford to pass up opportunities to gain access to your target markets. Joining MHA gives you an opportunity to tap into the thriving multi housing market in Minnesota.
MHA gives you:
•Opportunities to meet with owners, builders, developers, and property managers at association functions.
•Advertising discounts in publications aimed at decision-makers with buying power.
•Options to increase your company's visibility among property owners and managers by participating in education conferences and trade shows.
•A chance to meet potential clients or business partners, develop relationships, and
make new friends.
Your MHA membership includes a FREE 255 Character Listing in both our online Vendor Directory and our special Buyer's Guide editions of the Multi Housing Advocate magazine. You'll also be listed two ways: by company in the Vendor Pages, and by name in the Members Section. Our members look to these sources when they are ready to buy.
"MHA participation equals success. We attribute a large portion of our success to our participation in MHA. The market exposure gained through MHA activities: the Products Show, MADACS Awards, Golf Tournament and all the committee involvement is priceless. The professional staff at MHA work hard to promote the successful growth of the association while creating a productive environment for vendor involvement." -- Paul Clement, Screening Reports
How to Reach MHA Members:
•Write an article for the Advocate or CIC Midwest News.
•Target your message to the rental property or owner-occupied multihousing markets.
•Advertise with flyers, magazine display ads, or purchase a mailing list.
•Target your marketing to specific groups.
•For the broadest exposure, try an advertising package.
•Attend networking events: MHA Hot Topic Meetings, Committee Meetings, Annual Dinner, among others.
•Exhibit at the Fall Convention and Product Show at the RiverCentre in St. Paul, and at the Table Top Show at the Working Together Conference in the Spring.
•Member to Member Product/Service Showcases allow you to present your company directly to owners and managers. Then talk one-on-one during the networking lunch that follows.
•Sponsor events such as the Golf Tournament, MADACS Awards, Orientations for New and Prospective Members, Investors Club meetings, CIC Midwest Lunch & Learns, and other events. Get great visibility over a period of time.
•Moderate a roundtable discussion. Speak on a panel. Show your expertise through your educational presentation.
• Map out your MHA marketing plan and calendar for the year. Then schedule your time and budget to guarantee that your plan produces results!
Get involved. Be visible. Join committees. Work along side of the people you want to do business with. Attend networking events and speaker meetings. Assign one person from your company to be your MHA representative. Make sure he/she is at an MHA event 2-3 times per month. Make a marketing plan that combines all the opportunities available to you. Committing yourself to a variety of methods/impressions over a period of time is what works. Our members tell us that by working their MHA marketing plan, they can increase their business in only 18 months to two years.
Membership in MHA offers you the opportunity to present your company to a large and varied group that makes purchasing decisions in the multi-housing industry.
You will have access to MHA owners and managers of rental property, from duplex owners to CEOs of large national companies, and everyone in between. You will also have access to professional managers and board members of owner-occupied townhomes, condominiums, cooperatives and homeowner associations, or common interest communities (CICs). Your membership entitles you to market to both groups.
|| Make the Most of MHA Opportunities:
•Fall Product Show and Convention
•Working Together Conference
•CIC Midwest Lunch & Learns for owners/managers of townhomes/condos
•Investors Club for owners of 1-50 units (sponsorships available)
•Educational Classes and meetings
•Greater Minnesota Opportunities
The key to growing your business through membership in MHA is directly related to your level of
involvement in programs and events. The potential return on your membership investment is great.
It's always much easier and more fun to do business with people you know.
Join MHA Today:
Dues are based on the number of units you own and/or manage. Owners with 21 units and above may have staff members join as affiliates under their main membership. If you also have a product or service you would like to promote, you will need to join as a product/service member. General members are not allowed to promote a product or service. Your annual renewal date falls on the anniversary date (month) that you joined MHA.
|"In my first year as an involved member of MHA, and using MHA as my major tool, I opened 260 new, active accounts. The Product Show puts me in contact with hundreds of additional customers that I would otherwise need weeks, even months to connect with personally. I can’t afford not to be part of MHA." — Charles Boentgen, Sundberg Company
Annual Membership Dues:
Product/Service Membership: $563
Product/Service Affiliate Membership: $77
You must have a main member from your company before adding affiliates. Affiliate members are employees of a member company. If you want your staff members to be directly involved, receive timely information about marketing opportunities, and have their contact information listed, make sure you sign them up for affiliate membership.
PMAC Membership: $1,643
PMAC (Product/Service Multi Housing Action Council) members show their extraordinary commitment to the multi-housing industry through voluntary additional dues investment. This demonstrates their desire to protect the health of the industry. PMAC membership is open to only 25 members at any given time. As a PMAC Leader, your company receives additional exposure, benefits and recognition. Call MHA at 952-854-8500 for more information.