For over 20 years, EBPA has been providing international trade programs, market education and overseas office representation and support for the US building materials industry.   We are the only national industry trade association focused exclusively on working with US companies on development of international trade in US residential and commercial building materials and construction technologies.  Join EBPA today and see for yourself how the many benefits of membership can aid you in achieving your international business goals.   

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Benefits of Membership

Sof the benefits of membership include:

  • EBPA promotes its membership at trade shows and sales missions in Japan, Korea, and China and online in Japanese and English (view member pages here).
  • A varied offering of trade promotion programs and activities throughout the year targeting strategic Pacific-Rim export markets, including Japan, China and Korea.  Trade shows throughout the world are also available to exporters of wood products with travel funding available (See ACP below). 
  • Discounted rates on EBPA, US-China Build and Washington State overseas trade promotion programs including trade shows, seminars and networking events, and sales missions.
  • Access to the Association Cooperator Participation Program (ACP), which helps fund travel expenses for US companies participating in EBPA trade booths and promoting non-branded/generic US wood products.
  • Free in-depth market reports to help your company improve its international marketing and sales.
  • Access to ongoing trade leads and individual consulations and business assistance with US staff.
  • Market information to keep you up to date on the most recent happenings in overseas building materials markets, including Focal Point - International Newsletter (Quarterly), International Housing and Economic News Briefs (Monthly),  and individual consultations with US, Japan, and China staff as needed.
  • Networking opportunities and market information via local market seminars, luncheons and association networking activities throughout the year.  Presentations are posted on-line for all members to benefit, regardless of location.
  • A listing in the EBPA on-line membership directory (over 4,000 hits/week), featured member exposure on the EBPA web site and announcement of your membership to EBPA members in the US and Japan
  • Client contact lists from EBPA's participation in international trade shows (Japan, China, Europe, Middle East and other Asia).

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