Organizational Affiliations

Home & Garden Show Executives International
Indianapolis Landscape Association
Builders Association of Greater Indianapolis

Home & Garden Show Executives International

Home & Garden Show Executives International was formed in 1955 as a professional trade association for home, garden and flower show producers. It brings together the most successful home, garden & flower exhibition managers in a combined effort to promote continued excellence and professionalism.

Home & Garden Show Executives members meet annually (if not more often) to further advance their professional development and effectiveness of consumer home and flower shows. Because of professional association membership, shows achieve higher degrees of success for valued exhibitors while meeting the needs of the visiting public. Members take great pride in each show produced and strive to achieve success for both exhibitors and consumers.

Suburban Indy Show’s Role

Suburban Indy Shows owner, Donell Heberer Walton has been a member of the organization since 2002 and currently serves as President.

H.G.S.E.I. Website
H.G.S.E.I. Member Shows

Indianapolis Landscape Association

The Indianapolis Landscape Association was organized on March 16, 1942 in the office of the Midwestern Tree Experts Company, in New Augusta, Indiana. It was created to promote better acquaintance and fellowship among local nursery and landscaping firms, to encourage high ethical standards and furthering membership knowledge of green industry matters.

Suburban Indy Show’s Role

Suburban Indy Shows owner, Donell Heberer Walton has been a member of the organization since 2002.

I.L.A. Website

Builders Association of Greater Indianapolis

In 1922, the Indianapolis Home Builders was formed. It is possible that this group is the oldest organized builder group in the United States. On February 22, 1940, the group drafted its first By-laws. The original charter from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) was issued to the Indianapolis Home Builders; this was later transferred to the Marion County Residential Builders Association in 1944. In 1969, the name was changed to the Builders Association of Greater Indianapolis (BAGI) to reflect the building activity going on outside of Marion County.

As early as 1926, a show home was built for public viewing by the Association through the cooperative efforts of its membership. The first Parade of Homes was held in 1947 and the first New Home Preview was held in 1956. In 1963 the Association presented its first Home-A-Rama.

Over 500 members strong, The Builders Association of Greater Indianapolis today exists so that members of the residential construction industry and related businesses can conduct their business efficiently and ethically to provide the community with reliable, safe, affordable residential construction accomplished by competent professionals in the industry. The charter jurisdiction of BAGI includes: Boone, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Johnson, Madison, Marion, Morgan and Shelby counties.

Suburban Indy Show’s Role

Suburban Indy Shows owner, Donell Heberer Walton has been a member of the organization since 2017.

B.A.G.I. Website