Benefits

When you join, you own it.
"Member-based" means that you own your membership. Make use of it!

Ensure your company is making the most of your annual dues.

Our wide array of benefits to our member companies and their employees reaches further than just our optimal project information.

Publications

Connecting industry trends.

The Minnesota Builders Exchange provides our members with the most current industry information.

 

Buyers Guide + Membership Directory

Our annual print publication reaches thousands in the construction industry! The directory includes a useful listing of members and their paid CSI and Trade Name Listings/advertisements, as well as a directory of industry organizations and firms that help support our organization. We mail a printed edition to all member companies plus over 300 local architects, engineers and agencies, with an online edition available to the general public.

Members: promote your services to the industry using the Buyers Guide + Membership Directory contract form, provided via email in August.  Changes appear on November invoice.

 

Weekly Bulletin

Distributed exclusively to members via email, this indispensable tool includes consturction industry and MBEX news plus the most current listing of projects available to our members via our physical and online plan rooms.

 

MBEX Quarterly Exchange

Our quarterly print publication, the MBEX Quarterly Exchange, provides our members with the opportunity to read more about important topics of interest at MBEX and within our industry. In this publication, members find exciting recaps of our events, invites to upcoming events and features on important benefits of membership and industry-related news.

Advertising

Spread YOUR word!

The Minnesota Builders Exchange has been established in the construction network for over 130 years. All members are invited and encouraged to promote their products, services and achievements.

Target your ad message directly to the industry via print, online and at our events!

Trade listings

  • Listings by CSI number(s): $10/each
  • Trade Name listings by product(s): $5/each

Here’s how: each August, MBEX emails the Buyers Guide + Membership Directory contract form to all member companies. Complete the form. Return it to us.

Members and non-members will get to know your company and services.


Visual advertisements

  • Promote your company with a banner advertisement: $360 annually
  • Become an official MBEX sponsor: our way to say thanks for your banner ad

Here’s how: complete the Buyers Guide + Membership Directory contract form, provided via email to member companies in August or call us at 612-381-2620 to get started today.

Displayed in a variety of locations, banner ads offer the most cost-effective means of advertising— digitally and in print:

  • Mbex.org core home pages reveal sponsors randomly upon refresh
  • Weekly Bulletin includes banners on project information pages
  • Printed inserts in the Buyers Guide + Membership Directory proudly display all banner sponsors
  • MBEX thanks our sponsor members by displaying them at various events and on our Sponsors page

Classifieds and information sharing

  • Post help wanted, for sale and work wanted ads in the Weekly Bulletin: $5/line
  • Share news from your company or within the industry: Why would we charge for this?

Here’s how: contact our Editor, Jill at 612-381-2631 or jills@mbex.org.

The Minnesota Builders Exchange distributes news and postings to members and non-members alike!

  • The Weekly Bulletin shares all postings and information to members on a weekly basis
  • The News page of our website includes your company and industry news
  • The Classifieds page of our website includes member help wanted, for sale and work wanted ads at no extra charge

Events

Yes, our events are exclusive.

The Minnesota Builders Exchange is proud of its tradition of providing our member companies and their employees with numerous opportunities to connect with each other.

Our Annual Events are widely-popular and highly-attended. Find out more below...

Attend

  • Register to attend any of our annual events
  • Volunteer to help out at an event
  • Keep up to date with our events 

Sponsor

  • Spread your company's exposure-- whether you're attending the event or not
  • Sponsorships vary from $30 to $500
  • Funds from sponsorships help support our scholarships and future events
  • Sponsors are recognized at the event, in our Weekly Bulletin and quaterly newsletter

Event committees

  • Join a committee to help MBEX plan an event
  • Committee members attend events free
  • Gain recognition for your company by volunteering your time

Get Involved

Be known. Be seen. Be heard.

In addition to utiziling project information, advertising your company's services and attending events, employees of our member companies find value in other aspects of our organization:

Give yourself a voice

  • Run for the board
  • Volunteer at events

An office away from your office

  • Visit the physical plan room
  • Request use of our conference room for meetings

Keep your network growing