Speaker Submissions Open for IBS 2020

Master Sesssion

The NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) is an excellent place 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 show in the world—serving an audience of more than 67,000 in 2019.

Attention all speakers! Proposals are now being accepted to present an education session at IBS 2020, January 21-23 in Las Vegas.

Preferred Topics for 2020:
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IBS Education On Demand

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Get the maximum benefit from your IBS investment by viewing 139 sessions and presentations from IBS 2019—with IBS Education On Demand.

With IBS Education On Demand, you can access a library of all recorded sessions from IBS 2019. Sessions on Business Management, Custom Building & Remodeling, Sales & Marketing and more...plus presentations from IBS Live are all available to you!

IBS Education On Demand Overview:

  • Access 139 education sessions and...
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Knowledge Building Beyond IBS 2019

IBS Store

The 2019 International Builders’ Show may be over, but the IBS Store remains in the minds of attendees who made the store their key destination to pick up publications to help build their business.

Top 10 Best Sellers from IBS 2019:

  1. 2018 Home Builders’ Jobsite Codes (NEW)
  2. Accounting & Financial Management, Fifth Edition
  3. Around Our Table Cookbook (available on NAHB.org) (NEW)
  4. Basic...
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IBS Webinar Series

IBS Webinar

Get ready for our upcoming IBS webinar series, featuring fresh new content on the most talked about topics from IBS 2019.

April 10
Understand Today’s New Home Buyer
Mary Kaye O’Brien & Paige Shipp

 

April 25
The 5 Drivers of Business Success
Fred Reikowsky

 

May 1
Modern Materials Create the Traditional Exteriors Buyers
Fernando Pagés Ruiz

 

May 16
Cybersecurity Risks and...

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In Demand Education @ IBS 2019

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Education was in demand at IBS 2019 and the results are in! Out of 130+ education sessions in 7 different tracks, here are the top attended sessions:

1. Do This, Not That! Design Do’s & Don’ts for 2019
2. Are You a Project Manager or a Project Witness?
3. 60 Design Ideas in 60 Minutes
4. The ABCs of Leadership: Always Be Coaching
5. The 2019 Housing & Economic Outlook
6. How Small & Mid-Sized Builders Can Successfully Compete With the Giants
7. Clash of the Titans!...

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What Happened at #TechBytes

Tech Bytes

With 27 sessions jammed into three days, there wasn’t a hot technology topic left undiscussed during 2019 IBS Tech Bytes programming.

The large room was split into two separate areas to allow for two distinct types of learning. Education sessions occurred on the education stage, while the tech bar was the place to go for advice and tips from the tech experts that were always available and to work with speakers during their “office hours.”

On the Education Stage:...

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Meet Our Speakers Series: Margaret Whelan | Whelan Advisory

Margaret Whelan

Margaret Whelan is the Founder and CEO of Whelan Advisory, LLC—a company that provides strategic and financial advice to public and private companies globally, with an emphasis on identifying and achieving the lowest cost of capital available.

Margaret is moderating one of this year’s IBS Live discussions, “Offsite Insight: Products & Processes That Will Revolutionize New Construction” on Wednesday, February 20 from 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM.

We caught up with Margaret to get a...

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Meet Our Speakers Series: Jason Ballard | ICON

Jason Ballard

Jason Ballard is the Co-Founder and CEO of ICON, an Austin-based construction technologies company that is leading the way into the future of human shelter and home building using 3D printing and other scientific and technological breakthroughs.

Jason will present one of this year’s IBS Live discussions, “3D Printing: A New Paradigm for Affordable, Resilient Housing” on Tuesday, February 19 from 1:30 – 2:00 PM. We caught up with Jason to get a sneak peek into his...

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IBS Live: Disruptors, Innovators & the Future of Home Building

IBS Live

We’re shaking things up a bit at IBS Live by exploring the future of housing and the products, process and people disrupting home building.

IBS Live presentations will go beyond current trends. Programs will dive into major changes that will disrupt the home building industry as we know it. Industry leaders and futurists will discuss the tremendous shifts in design, construction techniques, sales, products and more that are expected to take place over the next five years.

Sixteen IBS...

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IBS 2019 Master Session: From A (Accounting) to W (Warranty): Mastering the 15 Critical Functions of Home Building

Education Session

By its nature, home building is a multi-discipline business that requires expertise in diverse areas. Understanding and mastering each of the 15 Critical Functions of Home Building, and more importantly the relationships between them, is the key to a winning organization and satisfied customers.

The NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) Master Session, “From A (Accounting) to W (Warranty): Mastering the 15 Critical Functions of Home Building,” will address the role, details and...

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