TRAVERSE City — The House Builders Affiliation of the Grand Traverse Area final drop moved its House Expo 2021 from its regular January day to April.
“We preferred to give ourselves the maximum possibility to do that stay,” HBAGTA Govt Officer Bob O’Hara explained to the File-Eagle for an Oct. 18 report.
That program unsuccessful on Monday.
The business “has been forced by situations to cancel the HBAGTA Household Expo 2021,” according to a Monday launch from the trade affiliation headquartered in Traverse City.
The annual Dwelling Builders Expo had been scheduled for April 17-18 at the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa. The celebration initially experienced been scheduled for Jan. 23-24, 2021 in advance of it was pushed back again in an effort to hold the event stay.
“We regret the necessity for this motion and want to thank the Traverse Metropolis group for their relentless motivation to our annual Residence Expo,” the release stated. “As considerably as HBAGTA would like to build a unforgettable, profitable, and mutually useful knowledge for exhibitors, people and the HBAGTA, this will not be doable in April of 2021.
“This is the initial time in the 21-yr history of the HBAGTA Dwelling Expo that this function has been canceled.”
The 2022 party is scheduled for April 23-24 at Grand Traverse Vacation resort.
“The development sector, householders and upcoming householders have come to identify this once-a-year party as a just one-prevent store for their residence constructing and enhancement needs,” the release mentioned.
HGABTA is a qualified trade affiliation symbolizing Antrim, Benzie, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska and Leelanau counties. Much more information and facts about the organization and the Residence Expo is available at www.hbagta.com.
The annual occasion expenses itself as “a a single-cease store for house constructing and enhancement needs” for the design marketplace, householders and upcoming property owners.
The 2020 occasion was held Jan. 18-19. According to the Centers for Disease Regulate, the initially laboratory-verified case of COVID-19 in the United States was Jan. 20. It was documented to CDC two times later.