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James Hardie Sponsoring 2021 BIA Parade of Homes

PohCOLUMBUS, OH May 26 – The Building Industry Association of Central Ohio (BIA) is pleased to welcome James Hardie Building Products as the Presenting Sponsor for the 2021 BIA Parade of Homes. The event will be September 25 - October 10 with an exciting new format that increases the accessibility of the Parade throughout the region.
James Hardie Building Products is part of James Hardie Industries, the world's #1 producer and marketer of high-performance fiber cement and fiber gypsum building solutions. Fiber cement exterior home solutions by James Hardie provide endless design possibilities, long-lasting beauty, and trusted protection. The Parade will showcase a broad range of Hardie® siding and trim products.
“James Hardie is synonymous with the quality and beauty that central Ohio has come to expect from the BIA’s Parade of Homes, and we are thrilled to have them as our 2021 Presenting Sponsor for the event,” said BIA Executive Director Jon Melchi. “For many years, attendees have seen the quality products and craftsmanship that James Hardie Building Products brings to the residential construction industry. This year, we are fortunate to have them as our Presenting Sponsor and partnering with many of our builders throughout the region as we showcase our new format.”
"We're excited for homeowners to see the premium and distinct curb appeal of fiber cement exteriors by James Hardie,” said Brian Legg, Business Development Manager of James Hardie. “The Parade is an incredible source of inspiration for homeowners looking to create their dream exterior and they'll leave knowing it's possible with Hardie siding and trim products."
For nearly 70-years, the Parade of Homes has been a staple in central Ohio. This signature showcase of new homes will return with a new format featuring homes at all price points, including single-family homes, condominiums, townhomes, and patio homes, throughout the 10-county central Ohio region.
The Parade will also feature new partners for the BIA, including Builders Digital Experience (BDX), Group Two marketing, and City Scene Magazine, who will publish the Parade of Homes event guide. 
The 2021 BIA Parade of Homes, presented by James Hardie, will be held from noon to 6 p.m. from Thursday, Sept. 23 through Sunday, Oct. 10 throughout central Ohio. Additional information will be available soon at

About of BIA of Central Ohio
The Building Industry Association of Central Ohio has represented the homebuilding industry in our region for more than 75 years. The BIA's mission is to advocate for policies that will allow for our industry to meet the growing and diverse needs of our region, promote awareness of the homebuilding industry and the thousands of jobs it supports, provide a path for professional and career development, and to serve as a vehicle for networking and industry collaboration.
About James Hardie Building Products Inc.
James Hardie Building Products Inc. is a subsidiary of James Hardie Industries, the world’s #1 producer and marketer of high-performance fiber cement and fiber gypsum building solutions. The company empowers homeowners and building professionals alike to achieve the home of their dreams with premium quality solutions that enable endless possibilities for design and aesthetics, while also delivering trusted protection and long-lasting beauty. Key to this effort is James Hardie’s dedication to its customers, market-driven innovation, an inclusive and empowering company culture, and an unwavering commitment to its Zero Harm safety initiative. For more information about James Hardie visit


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