Western Building Material Association is the trade association proudly serving the building material
industry in the states of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington since 1903.

WBMA Coming Events

February 22-23, 2023
Sales/Marketing Conference
Build Your Competitive Advantage
Embassy Suites - Hillsboro, OR

Stand Out in a Crowded Marketplace and Don’t Compete on Price!

We have entered a new way of operating as an industry, a community, and a business. Every single selling opportunity must be maximized. It's more important than ever to create an effective sales process to help your customers move forward with confidence.

Attention All Sales Personnel!  Join us for strategic optimization techniques specifically for the construction and home improvement industries, network with industry colleagues and enjoy a fun evening at Top Golf.



2023 Link Scholarship Applications Available Now!  
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The New Lumber and Building Material Reference Manuals are Here!

The Lumber and Building Material Reference Manual is an invaluable resource for the LBM industry.  This manual includes updated span tables, charts and formulas and many more helpful topics. Price is $24.95 each plus shipping and handling for WBMA members ($39.95 plus S&H for non-members)

Click here for an order form.

Foundation Learning Management System is Online!




We are excited to share with you the debut of Foundation LMS - an online learning platform designed specifically for the lumber and building material industry.  Whether you need content to onboard new employees or need to train/educate existing ones, this will be an invaluable resource for you.  Also, Foundation is continually evolving with new courses always in the works.  

Follow the link to the website at Foundation LMS and watch the video below for a brief preview.



WBMA Proudly Serving Our Member Since 1903







WBMA's 2023 President

Jeff Newenhof
City Lumber Company
Astoria, Oregon

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