Young Professionals

Get Involved In YP

The Young Professionals Council shall concern itself with issues particular to young professionals of the residential building industry and exists to identify, recruit and develop future high potential leaders of the home building industry. YP will focus on building and retaining long lasting relationships with its members by creating and promoting a sense of passion, commitment, accountability and responsibility to each other and the home building industry.

This includes:

► The engagement of young professionals at the local HBA level and outside of the association for membership recruitment;

► The encouragement of participation in local HBA events, TAB events, education, awards programs, member benefit programs and discounts, etc.;

► Offering industry knowledge, professional growth, mentorship and education to TAB’s younger or newer members about the legislative issues TAB faces, its structure and its purpose in the residential building industry; and

► Offering the opportunity for young professionals statewide to meet and build professional relationships with one another.

Young Professionals (YP) is loosely defined as professionals ages 45 and under. Members of the YP Council must be TAB members or employees of TAB members.

Interested in participating/serving on the council? Please complete this form and return to the TAB office.

Thank you to our Council and Event sponsors!

Committee Meetings & Events

The YP Council meets in conjunction with TAB board meetings three times a year. Meetings will contain an educational component presented by TAB members or industry leaders, open industry topic discussions or networking events.  Meetings are open to any young professional member or employee of a TAB member.


Meeting & Event Schedule

► YP Council Conference Meeting | Thursday, March 30 at 8am, Driskill Hotel, Austin, TX

► 2023 Execellence under 45 Awards Program Call for Entries opens March 30 | Closes May 10

► TAB Committee and Board of Directors Meetings | Wednesday, July 12 thru Saturday, July 15 at the Fort Worth Convention Center, Fort Worth, TX

► Sunbelt Builders Show™ | July 13-14 at the Fort Worth Convention Center, Fort Worth, TX

► Big Time in Cowtown at Billy Bob's | Thursday, July 13, Fort Worth, TX

► Star Awards Presentation and Cocktail Reception | Friday, July 14 at the Fort Worth Convention Center, Fort Worth, TX

► TAB Committee and Board of Directors Meetings | November 14-16 at San Luis Resort Spa & Convention Center, Galveston, TX


The TAB Excellence under 45 Awards Program is dedicated to highlighting and rewarding young professionals between the ages of 21 to 45 that have committed their time, efforts and careers to the Texas building industry.  The program is designed to acknowledge their hard work and successes, reward their performance and dedication and showcase them as future leaders of the industry across our state. 

TAB will open March 30 for new entries and close Wednesday, May 10. For the nomination/application rules, guidelines, requirements and form, click here -

Congratulations to the win 2022 inductees:

    Purchasing & Estimating Agent | Ravenna Homes
    Local HBA: Greater Houston Builders Assn.

    President | Maykus Homes
    Local HBA: Greater Fort Worth Builders Assn.

Winners were recognized during the during the Sunbelt Builders Show™ at the Hitlon Anatole in Dallas, Texas.

2022 Press release, click here.

For a full list of winners, click here.


Big Time in Cowtown

Thursday, July 13 the YP Council with HOMEPAC Trustees will host its annual social gathering and Texas Builders Foundation fundraiser. New this year, the Big Time in Cowtown gathering will located the world famous Billy Bob's honkytonk the first day of the Sunbelt Builders Show™. Attendees will have transportation provided and can enjoy great networking, some good tunes and support a wonderful cause by purchasing a ticket and raising funds for the Texas Builders Foundation and the TAB HOMEPAC. Tickets may be purchase through the Sunbelt Builders Show™ registration starting April 3rd.


Young Professionals Sponsorships

A variety of YP sponsorships have been made available for those that would like to get in front of tomorrow’s building industry leaders NOW.  This is a new and unique opportunity to build ones brand recognition and build business relationships with young minds looking to grow their own building industry careers and better their businesses.  See this year’s sponsorships here.