Welcome to Monument Builders of North America

How to buy a Headstone Video

Monument Builders of North America is a trade association that is over 100 years old. Its members have helped millions of families across the continent and now across the globe. In today’s marketplace, there are people out to take advantage of the consumer. This is a fact in all industries, not just ours. We created this page as a resource tool for those going through the pain of losing a loved and even those “planning ahead” to make sure one less thing needs to be done in the future.

One thing MBNA has always been proud of is that we are PRO consumer. You have the right to choose where you buy your memorial from, who installs it and where your final resting place will be. If during your process of purchasing a monument you feel your rights as a consumer are being restrained, you should visit our Consumer Advocacy page to learn about what is and isn’t legal in your state. If the answer’s not there, we can put you in touch with someone who can help you find it!

Finally, we want this to be a place to educate the public not only about how to buy a memorial today, but the history of memorialization and its meaning throughout the centuries. While you’re on this site, please take a look around at the various links and learn more about this amazing industry!

Best wishes to you in finding your monument,

Mike Johns, CM, AICA
2019 MBNA President

Deadline is December 30

It's difficult to imagine the incredible amount of work that goes into creating a memorial. This video shows brief scenes from several steps of the process.

It has often been said that monument builders tell stories in stone. This is the second video in a three video series that shows how a good monument builder can tell a story in stone.

Memorializing the life of a loved one is a difficult process. Finding a professional can make this process a lot easier. Create a monument that will preserve the story of a lifetime for generations to come by choosing a professional monument builder from North America's largest and most respected Monument association–the MBNA.

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