IBS 2021 Opens Speaker Submissions

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Attention industry speakers! Proposals are now being accepted to present an education session at IBS 2021.

Though conferences and events are currently facing challenges, we are planning for the next NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS). The Builders’ Show is an outstanding event for you to share your knowledge and expertise on topics that impact the home building industry. IBS is the housing industry’s largest annual light construction...

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IBS Education on Demand Is Here

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Now you can access a streaming library of 100+ recorded sessions and presentations from IBS 2020 with IBS Education on Demand. This is an excellent option for those who missed education sessions or want a refresher to information specifically designed for residential building professionals.

Sessions cover the seven tracks from IBS 2020: Business Management, Custom Building & Remodeling, Design & Community Planning, Industry Trends & Emerging Issues, Multifamily Housing,...

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What Happened @ IBS 2020: Education

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With nearly 170 sessions in seven different tracks, it’s no wonder education was a top draw for home building professionals at the 2020 NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS). IBS is known for its original programming, and this year, nearly 80% of the education sessions were new. Of the 267 industry-leading speakers, more than 35% of the speakers presented at IBS for the first time.

Here are some of the highlights from this year’s show.

Education kicked off the weekend before...

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In Demand Education @ IBS 2020

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Education was in demand at IBS 2020 and the results are in! Out of 169 education sessions in 7 different tracks, here are the top attended sessions:

  1. The Demise of the Punchlist
  2. 2020 NSMC Super Sales Rally: How to Win More Sales & Live an Unleashed Life
  3. The 2020 Housing & Economic Outlook
  4. Dealing with Demanding People: Maintain Control & Protect Your Profit
  5. The Expectations Game: How to Create a Winning Customer...
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Tech at IBS 2020: Appealing, Captivating & Entertaining

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From the show floor to education sessions, technology was a predominant theme at the 2020 NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) in Las Vegas last month. There were hundreds of technology tips, tools and trends to see at the show, and attendees came to learn new ways to apply tech to their businesses, their careers and their everyday lives.

The Tech Bytes sessions not only featured top programs, but the room itself also buzzed with technology innovations. The long,...

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Meet Our Speakers Series: Megan Eltringham

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Megan Eltringham serves as Corporate VP of Marketing for The New Home Company. She is responsible for integrated marketing campaigns and brand management standards across all divisions in Southern California, Northern California and Arizona. Megan has received several prestigious industry awards, including being named in one of Professional Builder magazine’s 2018 “40 Under 40” lists.

At the NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS), Megan will be one of three speakers at...

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Game Changers Spotlight: Business Transformation for the Post-Digital Age

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Featuring Tom Goodwin

NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) is excited to have Tom Goodwin is the EVP, Head of Innovation for Zenith Media at IBS 2020. He will present the Game Changers session “Business Transformation for the Post-Digital Age.”

IBS Game Changer, Tom Goodwin, famously wrote this in his March 2015 TechCrunch essay:

"Uber, the world's largest taxi company, owns no vehicles. Facebook, the world’s most popular media owner, creates no...

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Meet Our Speakers Series: Teri Slavik-Tsuyuki

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Teri Slavik-Tsuyuki, the principal of tst ink LLC, has brought to life some of the most valued and recognized brands in resort and community development. Her company works with some of the most innovative community developers and entrepreneurs to identify deep customer insights, create places and brands that people connect with, and explore experiences that matter.

At the NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS), Teri will be one of the speakers at the session “Emotive Branding That...

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Meet Our Speakers Series: Victoria Downing

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Victoria Downing, president of Remodelers Advantage Inc., is a leading authority in the remodeling industry. For nearly 30 years, she has worked with owners of remodeling companies across the United States and Canada to help them build strong, consistently profitable businesses. She is known for her high-energy educational seminars, as well as her in-depth knowledge of the best practices that transform company performance.

At the NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS),...

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Meet Our Speakers Series: John and Morgan Palumbo

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John Palumbo is an international speaker, author of thirteen books and expert in the science of influence and persuasion. He has been invited to lecture across the globe, and his ability to take sales professionals and organization to new dimensions of performance excellence is world-renowned.

His daughter, Morgan Palumbo, is a new home sales agent with more than $60 million in personal sales during her first five years in the industry. According to her, understanding and connecting with...

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