Sat. Oct 16th, 2021

TRAVERSE Metropolis — The Residence Builders Association of the Grand Traverse Space last fall moved its Household Expo 2021 from its common January day to April.

“We required to give ourselves the optimum option to do that reside,” HBAGTA Executive Officer Bob O’Hara explained to the Document-Eagle for an Oct. 18 report.

That strategy unsuccessful on Monday.

The business “has been pressured by circumstances to terminate the HBAGTA Home Expo 2021,” according to a Monday launch from the trade affiliation headquartered in Traverse Metropolis.

The annual Dwelling Builders Expo had been scheduled for April 17-18 at the Grand Traverse Vacation resort and Spa. The function at first experienced been scheduled for Jan. 23-24, 2021 ahead of it was pushed again in an energy to maintain the function live.

“We regret the requirement for this motion and want to thank the Traverse City neighborhood for their relentless motivation to our once-a-year Home Expo,” the launch claimed. “As substantially as HBAGTA would like to generate a unforgettable, financially rewarding, and mutually beneficial practical experience for exhibitors, website visitors and the HBAGTA, this will not be probable in April of 2021.

“This is the initial time in the 21-year heritage of the HBAGTA Household Expo that this occasion has been canceled.”

The 2022 occasion is scheduled for April 23-24 at Grand Traverse Resort.

“The design industry, owners and foreseeable future house owners have arrive to identify this annual occasion as a just one-cease store for their home creating and advancement wants,” the launch mentioned.

HGABTA is a qualified trade association symbolizing Antrim, Benzie, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska and Leelanau counties. A lot more details about the firm and the Residence Expo is readily available at

The once-a-year event payments alone as “a 1-cease store for residence constructing and advancement needs” for the development marketplace, homeowners and future property owners.

The 2020 celebration was held Jan. 18-19. In accordance to the Facilities for Disorder Manage, the initially laboratory-confirmed circumstance of COVID-19 in the United States was Jan. 20. It was noted to CDC two times later.