Upcoming Deadlines: Enter the Industry’s Top Awards

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Each year, several awards programs are held in conjunction with the NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) to celebrate outstanding home-building projects, designs and individual achievements.

The deadlines to enter many of the top programs are approaching soon. Here’s a brief description of the awards and their upcoming deadlines.

The Multifamily Pillars of the Industry Awards honor top professionals and their projects serving the vibrant and growing...

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Inspire Excellence, Enter the Best in American Living™ Awards by Sept. 1

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Award-winning Best in American Living™ Awards (BALA) projects have defined design excellence for 36 consecutive years.

Top Reasons to Enter BALA:

With 60+ categories, from new construction, interior design, renovations and green building to affordable housing, there are plenty of categories to submit your work for the judges’ consideration. BALA is your best opportunity to showcase your work and shine.

BALA winners are featured throughout the...

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Introducing The New American Remodel® 2020

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The 2020 New American Remodel® (TNAR) is located in a well-established Las Vegas equestrian community made up of custom homes of various styles and sizes. The original ranch-style home was built in 1977. It was 2,170 square feet and consisted of three bedrooms, two baths and operated on a 1,200 gallon septic system that was powered solely by electricity since gas utilities were unavailable.

Once the property was secured and under demolition, the team expected to uncover some unforeseen...

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The Best IBS 2020 Registration Deals Happen Only in August

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Registration for the 2020 NAHB International Builder’s Show® (IBS) is now open, and the best deals on registration packages happen in August.

The Builders’ Show brings together the industry’s most important global manufacturers and suppliers in one place. See more than 1,400 exhibitors showcasing the latest and most in-demand products and services for the residential construction market.

Big Savings Only in August

IBS is much more than just a trade show; it’s full of...

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Intern Chronicles: A Bittersweet Farewell to Julia

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As my nine weeks here in Washington come to an end in what feels like an impossibly short period of time, I can look back on my summer and take in all that I have experienced and learned, both about the world of marketing and myself. Coming into this internship with NAHB, I had vague knowledge of what to expect in regard to the type of work I’d be doing, the people I would be surrounded by, and what a typical day was like. Despite all this, I remember feeling so excited to start work; and...

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The IBS 2020 Countdown: Registration Opens August 1

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The big day is fast approaching—Thursday, August 1—when registration opens for the NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS). This show attracts more than 67,000 visitors from over 100 countries across the globe, and features more than 1,400 manufacturers and suppliers. It is the largest annual light construction show in the world!

The best deals—and biggest discounts—on IBS registration happen only in August.

Some of the can’t-miss registration...

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IBS 2020: Planning Guide with Must-Know Info

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Each year, the NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) brings together more than 67,000 building professionals from across the globe, and veteran attendees would advise newcomers to “have a show plan” long before you set foot on the show floor.

With so much information available about the show, it can be difficult to know where to start. So, we put together this list to guide you through the initial step of planning your show experience.

#1: Early Registration = Biggest...

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Announcing First-Time Attendee Discounted Pricing for IBS 2020

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The NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS), co-located with the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show® (KBIS) for Design & Construction Week® (DCW), is the largest gathering of home building professionals in North America. With 2,000 top manufacturers on the combined show floors and 95,000 people attending, it’s an exciting place to be.

If you are thinking about attending the Builders’ Show for the first time, IBS offers a first-time attendee...

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2020 IBS Education Sneak Peek

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Plans for the NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) are underway. Be prepared to learn, connect and grow with these incredible educational offerings:

New for IBS 2020: Master Workshops are changing!

Previously known as Master Sessions, these advanced, 3-hour workshops dig deep into specific industry topics.

This year they will be held on Monday, January 20, the day before the show officially kicks off as part of pre-show education and will be...

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Nominate 2019 Designee and Educators of the Year

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It’s time to select NAHB’s annual Designee and Educator of the Year! These best-of-the-best candidates enthusiastically promote the value of NAHB education among clients, colleagues, builders’ associations, media, and the industry as a whole.

Designee of the Year awards are presented for the following categories:

  • Builder (Includes CGA, CGB and GMB)
  • Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS)
  • Green (Includes CGP and Master...
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