The Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association of Canada (HPBAC) is the national industry association for the hearth and barbecue industries in Canada. Our membership includes manufacturers, retailers, distributors, sales agents, and service companies.
HPBAC represents the industry in matters of public affairs and government relations and our role is to promote and protect the industry and to provide education for our members and for the public.
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Benefits of Membership
HPBAC is the collective voice representing the interests of hundreds of hearth, patio and barbecue companies in Canada. We advocate on your behalf to ensure your voice is heard to local, provincial and federal regulators and lawmakers considering decisions that could potentially impact the products you produce, distribute, sell or service. We aim to keep you informed and engaged on issues relating to your business, as well as open the doors to potential new relationships and business development opportunities.
HPBAC engages in early issue identification and builds long-standing relationships to support your business interests and those of the industry.
Stay informed on the issues affecting our industry. We’ll keep you up-to-date on timely and relevant news through the distribution of our newsletter, bulletins and webinars.
Participate in ongoing professional training in technical, sales, and business management, as well as essential advocacy training through the popular Government Affairs Academy.
Take advantage of exclusive networking experiences by attending HPBAC events including Focus Canada, our Canadian Reception at Expo, and regional meetings.
Update your membership, check out new advertising and sponsorship opportunities, or purchase special items to support the Canadian hearth, patio and barbecue industries – all in one handy location.
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