NAHB 2020 Awards Call for Entries Has Begun

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Gather your photos and write descriptions of your spectacular projects and accomplishments because three NAHB awards programs are now open for entries. See what’s on the menu!

The Best of American Living™ Awards (BALA) is the building industry’s premier residential design awards program. Now in its 37th year, the BALA spotlights the most creative and talented building industry professionals who have redefined design excellence for homes and communities around the globe....

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Become a 2021 Builders’ Show Insider

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The IBS Ambassador Program is an exclusive opportunity for NAHB members to get the behind-the-scenes scoop of the NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS). Ambassadors get the latest show updates, and volunteer to share their expertise to help Home Builders Association (HBA) members learn the benefits of attending our industry's most anticipated annual event.

This brand ambassador role reinforces the relationship between the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and local...

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Focus on Education: IBS 2021 Building Knowledge Sessions

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Educational programming for the 2021 NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) is already in the works. With this ever-changing climate, industry-specific education is more essential than ever, and the IBS planning committee is focused on providing sessions that are sure to address your biggest concerns as you continue to navigate your business post-pandemic.

Here’s what to expect from the IBS 2021 Building Knowledge Sessions.

The Foundation of IBS...

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Young Pros: Propel Your Career in 3 Steps

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Early in your career, the road to success can appear daunting. Whether you’re running your own business or climbing the corporate ladder, the sheer number of “proven” strategies that promise a jump to the next level can scramble your brain.

Fortunately, following this 3-step plan can put you on the right path for growth:

STEP 1: Apply for an IBS Scholarship. Designers, builders, remodelers, architects and other residential construction professionals attend the...

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21-35 years old? Apply to this NOW

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The IBS 2021 Scholarship Program: Experience the most comprehensive event in residential construction for FREE

These days, investing time and money in career development is as challenging as ever. With so much on everyone’s plates, even attending the premier annual light construction show in the entire world— The NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS)— might not be high up on your list.

That’s why applying to the IBS Scholarship Program today is a...

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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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Best of IBS Outdoor Living Product: Aero-Therm Advance Coatings

Would you like an insulation product whose thermal reflecting coating redefines the entire concept of heat and energy conservation within your home?
By focusing on the available radiant energy to absorb and reflect heat back into the room, Aero-Therm Innovative Coatings quickly achieves a thermal balance that prevents heat loss and makes a more comfortable living climate—for less cost than traditional insulation.

It’s also the 2018 Best of IBS winner for Best Outdoor Living Product...

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Best of IBS Home Technology Product: Onelink Safe & Sound Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Alarm

Echoing the brand slogan of “always connected, always protected,” the BRK Brands/Onelink Safe & Sound Smoke/Carbon Monoxide Alarm is the first-ever smart smoke and carbon monoxide alarm with built-in Alexa Voice Services.
And echoing the 2018 Best of IBS Awards’ trend of smart technology monitoring homes’ safety and comfort, the Safe & Sound was named Best Home Technology Product. 

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Best of IBS Kitchen Product: Artis Wall™

How would you like to affordably transform the entire look of your kitchen walls (or any room!) in just minutes, with a perfect fit and zero damage? And help the environment in the process?

Meet ARTIS Wall, the 2018 Best of IBS winner for Best Kitchen Product!

This beautiful and easy-to-install system uses authentic, reclaimed wood from old barns and other structures around the U.S. and crafts them into Artis Wall planks that...

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