Blog | HPBA > Blog > General HPBA

General HPBA

NO Image:
March 25, 2024

Kaity Van Amersfort Joins HPBA Pacific

We're thrilled to share Kaity Van Amersfort from C&R Management as the newest Executive Director of HPBA Pacific. What Kaity loves most about her job is witnessing associations thrive, become...

Read More ›
February 06, 2024

StoveTeam International Installed 2,400 Stoves in 2023

In 2021, the HPBA and HPBAC adopted StoveTeam International as a Charity of Choice. Since that time, with your support, StoveTeam International placed over 1,500 fuel-efficient cookstoves in homes in ...

Read More ›
December 06, 2023

Introducing Karen Arpino: A New Chapter In NCHPBA'S Leadership

The North Central Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association (NCHPBA) announced exciting news that Karen Arpino is their new executive director for the North Central region. Arpino, with a background in...

Read More ›
February 02, 2023

Women's Mentoring Program - Lessons Learned

At the end of our HPBExpo ’22 show in Atlanta, I was asked if I would like to lead the second round of our Women’s Mentoring Program. As someone who is young in her career and a mentee the...

Read More ›
March 09, 2022

Are you leaving tax relief on the table?

With tax season upon us, some companies may be surprised to learn that they are eligible for a significant form of relief included in 2020 and 2021 COVID-19 relief packages: the Employee Retention Tax...

Read More ›
March 03, 2022

Two Expos, 24 months apart…

Leaving New Orleans at the close of HPBExpo was surreal in March of 2020. The New Orleans Health Department had announced the first confirmed case of COVID 19 in the city that week, exhibitors and att...

Read More ›
September 18, 2019

I’ve seen the future…and it’s cold. Very cold.

Last month the city council of Berkeley, California voted unanimously to ban natural gas piping in new residential construction in their community in an effort to decrease the town’s carbon foot...

Read More ›
March 21, 2019

Statement from HPBA about Vesta Awards

The Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association (HPBA) takes exception to recently published comments that question the qualifications of two of the winners at the 2019 Vesta Awards. The Vesta Awards pr...

Read More ›
  • Use Us as a Resource for Stories

    Sign up to receive our press releases and other public statements.