Credibility...

MBNA is the voice of memorialists in North America and around the world.

Craftsmen...

MBNA education and networking opportunities serve its members for the betterment of their customers.

Memorialization...

The art of commemorating the lives of those loved.

Mission: To define and promote permanent memorialization in a viable, innovative and diversified way for the membership and to enhance the awareness of permanent memorialization by the general public and the remembrance industry.

Monument Builders of North America

Monument Builders of North America (MBNA) is THE voice of memorialists in North America and around the world, continuing to serve members for the betterment of their customers.

When you purchase a monument, headstone, grave marker or memorial from a Monument Builders of North America member, you are assured of ethical, honest business practices from someone who is committed to his industry and monument art. The majority of members are multi-generational memorialists and headstone designers who have learned the exact art of stone carving from their fathers and grandfathers. Remember, for an exceptional work of monument art, always purchase a headstone from an MBNA member.


Purchasing a Memorial

Purchasing a memorial is a major investment of time and money and should be undertaken with great thought and care.

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Find a Monument Builder

When you purchase a monument or headstone from an MBNA member, you are assured of ethical, honest business practices from someone who is committed to his industry and art.

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Certified Memorialist

Certified Memorialist® designation is the highest honor of professional achievement available in the memorial industry.

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A memorial can tell a person's life story in many ways: through the words carved into it, through its location, and through the form it takes. Custom carved memorials are beautiful and unique. They help to capture the story of a lifetime. This video shows brief snippets from the process of carving a custom monument.

Remembering and recording the lives of loved ones that were cremated is as important as remembering and recording the life of a person that received a traditional burial.

There are times when cost is not the most important factor in a decision. When you only get one chance to get it right, a professional can make all the difference.

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