IBS Guide: What You Need to Know About the Show in 2020

IBS Show Floor

The International Builders’ Show® (IBS), now in its 76th year, is the largest annual light construction trade show in the Americas. IBS and its Design & Construction Week partner, Kitchen & Bath Industry Show® (KBIS), will feature more than 2,100 industry-specific exhibitors covering more than 1 million square feet.

Whether you are a veteran or a newcomer, it’s clear that having a working knowledge of what the show has to offer is necessary so that you get the...

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IBS 2020 Master Workshop: Reducing Costs + Improving Construction Quality: Can You Have It Both Ways?

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Join leading experts in the field of applied building science to learn how to improve construction quality, customer satisfaction and profit margins—all with the same techniques.

In this NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) Master Workshop “Reducing Cost + Improving Construction Quality: Can You Have It Both Ways?,” learn how you can use building science research to deliver houses that meet ever-increasing homeowners’ expectations and codes.

Our panel of building science...

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IBS Live Features Thought-Provoking, Cutting-Edge Concepts

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Held at the NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS), IBS Live is the place to explore 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...

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The New American Home Takes Shape

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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...

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Game Changers Spotlight Tattoo-Worthy Customer Loyalty: Positioning Your Business to Dominate in a Commoditized Market

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Featuring Ken Schmidt

Ken Schmidt is one of the most in-demand speakers and communications consultants in America. As the former director of communications for Harley-Davidson Motor Company, Ken played an instrumental role in one of the most celebrated turnarounds in corporate history and helped transform Harley-Davidson from a laggard in the “me-too” market into one of the world’s most beloved and dominant competitors.

Today, he is widely known as one of the business...

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IBS 2020 Master Workshop: New Rules for Creating an Exceptional Customer Experience

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It is no secret that our expectations as consumers (and as a result, our experiences) have undergone a dramatic transformation in recent years. Thanks to Amazon, Apple, Uber and others, customers now demand instant service, flawless execution, high-quality products and personal attention.

Those looking for a new home are no exception. In fact, when making such a significant purchase, their expectations are higher than ever. As an industry, we know how to deliver a great product, but where...

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See Great Concepts Inside an IBS 2020 Home Tour

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The NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) is more than just the show floor! Sign up to take one of these fabulous home tours available during the show. These beautiful and innovative homes are located throughout the Las Vegas region, and the tours provide a way for you to see the latest products and practices in context. Here are the tours available at IBS 2020.

55+ Housing Community Tour
Wednesday, January 22 | 8:15 AM – 1:30 PM
Experience Las...

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The New American Home Takes Shape

Long ranch house with green bushes in front of it.

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...

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IBS 2020 Master Workshop: Builder Branding: A 10-Step Process to Gain a Competitive Advantage & Create Employee Loyalty

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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...

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The IBS Pavilions: Gather Information, Gain New Insights and Grow Your Business

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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...

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