• Networking Opportunities

  • The Lee BIA offers many opportunities to get involved, meet other members, and share your expertise through events, committees, and education.  Enhance your business through networking. Become involved and develop new business contacts through:

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    Councils and Committees:

    • City of Fort Myers Building & Zoning Oversight Committee (BZOC)
    • Lee County Building Industry Oversight Committee (BIOC)
    • Lee County Governmental Liaison Committee (LCGA)
    • Lee County Executive Reglatory Oversight Committee (EROC)
    • Commercial Contractors Council (CCC)
    • Sales & Marketing Council (SMC)
    • Bricks & Sticks Fishing and Golf Planning Committees
    • Membership Committee
    • Industry Awards Committee
    • Governmental Affairs Committee
    • Parade of Homes Committee

     

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    Monthly Meetings:

    General Membership Meeting (GMM) - The Lee BIA offers you a variety of informative and educational speakers as well as social events that bring together builders, associates and industry-related groups. Stay informed and connected! These events offer great networking opportunities.

    Commercial Contractors Council (CCC) - Join us for meaningful discussions with industry experts on topics affecting the building industry.

    City of Fort Myers Building & Zoning Oversight Committee (BZOC) - Responsible for the oversight of the Building & Zoning Enterprise Fund to assure that the department is well funded to meet the demand of permitting, inspections and plan review.  The committee members are by appointment, but all industry professionals are welcomed to attend.

    Lee County Governmental Liaison Committee (LCLC) - Started over 27 years ago, and chaired by the Past Lee BIA President, Dan Beiter, the informal group allows the Lee BIA members an opportunity to interact with Lee County and area Municipal Building Officials and the Health Department on current issues.

    Lee County Building Industry Oversight Committee (BIOC) - Responsible for the oversight of the Building Department Enterprise Fund, to assure that the department is well funded to meet the demand of permitting, inspections and plan review. The committee members are by appointment, but all industry professionals are welcomed to attend.

    Lee County Executive Regulatory Oversight Committee (EROC) - Assess the impact of all new regulations on the local economy in accordance with the Economic Element of the Lee Plan.

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    Signature Events:

    The Lee BIA Bricks & Sticks Fishing and Golf Tournaments - Two annual outings allow members to have a day of fun and network with other Lee BIA members and guests. The Fishing Tournament is in the spring, and the Golf Tournament is in the fall.

    The Lee BIA Annual Industry Awards - Pinnacle & Summit - The Lee BIA Industry Awards, the most prestigious and unique local building industry honors, are awarded each year to members who have achieved an outstanding level of success. 

    The Lee BIA Parade of Homes - Parade of Homes™ offers residents and visitors an opportunity to take a self-guided tour through Southwest Florida to view beautiful model homes from our area’s premier builders. With a variety of single and multi-family style homes to choose from, you’re sure to find one to call home!