Now in its 37th year, the New American Home® (TNAH) is the official show home of the annual International Builders Show™ (IBS). Sun West Custom Homes is again the design/build firm for this year’s edition, and when completed, it will be 7,623 square feet. The home will be designed and constructed to achieve National Green Building Standards “Emerald” certification, Energy Star and net-zero status.
Sun West Custom Homes built the 2019 edition of TNAH, and they learned a lot from...
In the minds of your potential buyers, too often home builders are a commodity and indistinguishable. Home builders recognize the need to differentiate themselves and their brand from the competition, yet few have the skill set and training required to accomplish such an important initiative. But consumers are only half of the builder's branding problem; every member of the internal team wants to know what makes the company different, why they should work for the company, and most...
The IBS Pavilions feature the most in-demand products up close and in action. This is where you can speak one-on-one with the manufacturer representatives, who are eager to help you understand how their products work and answer any questions.
IBS Jobsite Safety Zone
See cutting-edge products, technology and techniques that make your job sites and workplace safer, and, as a result, more productive. The IBS Jobsite Safety Zone showcases exhibitors who specialize in...
IBS Centrals have quickly become “the place” to explore new ideas, network with colleagues and gain business information about your specific niche in the building industry.
Six main Centrals are available during all three days of the show (January 21 – 23, 2020), and each offers a specific area of focus within the building industry with its own schedule of events.
Here’s what you can find inside the six main Centrals:
- 55+ Housing—The 55+ market...
To savvy home builders, the Digital Transformation isn’t just a buzz phrase; it’s a key growth mechanism.
With business environments constantly changing and disruptive competitors coming from everywhere, technology has evolved to be highly accessible. As such, a company’s digital transformation involves embracing and leading with the unknown. Data is the new oil, and every home building company needs to become a data-driven company.
Lead by industry experts Al Trellis, Nicholas...
Dr. Naomi Findlay, PhD, is Australia’s Renovation Royalty and works with people around the country to help them create wealth and freedom using her Rapid Renovation Formula. She is also an internationally renowned speaker and thought leader on digital marketing and engagement in the construction and renovation space.
At the NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) in January, Naomi will present the session “The Latest Digital Marketing Trends to Transform Your Remodeler Brand &...
You’ve seen the forecasts, trends and stats on key buyer segments. Is it really possible to design a great community that is affordable?
One project team managed to successfully tackle the attainability in full force.
In addressing one of our industry’s biggest challenges, they asked themselves, “How can we create an affordable place to live for the next generation of buyers?” What resulted is PA3: a 7,000-home master planned community that spreads out more than 2,000 acres and...
Sixteen NAHB Education Courses will be offered before the start of the 2020 NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS). These one- and two-day courses give you a chance to dive deeper into specific industry topics and to increase your skill set.
The NAHB Education Courses available on Monday, January 20 include:
Train the Trainer | 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
This one-day course is designed for building industry professionals who wish to teach NAHB educational instructor-led...
Research shows that the longer someone stays in the buying cycle without making a purchasing decision, the less likely they are to buy. Long buying cycles are good for absolutely no one. To make matters worse, many builders follow practices that unnecessarily elongate the process.
The NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) Master Workshop “10 Ways to Shorten the Buying Cycle,” our industry expert presenters, Jeff Shore, Will Duderstadt and Ronda Conger, will put on trial many...
The NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) brings together more than 1,400 top manufacturers and suppliers from around the globe. Savvy young professionals know that staying at the front of industry trends with the tools available at IBS will help them reach their career goals. Whether walking the show floor, attending education sessions or networking with other industry pros, the information you’ll get at IBS in just three days is astronomical.