2020 IBS Education Sneak Peek

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Plans for the NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) are underway. Be prepared to learn, connect and grow with these incredible educational offerings:

New for IBS 2020: Master Workshops are changing!

Previously known as Master Sessions, these advanced, 3-hour workshops dig deep into specific industry topics.

This year they will be held on Monday, January 20, the day before the show officially kicks off as part of pre-show education and will be...

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Nominate 2019 Designee and Educators of the Year

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It’s time to select NAHB’s annual Designee and Educator of the Year! These best-of-the-best candidates enthusiastically promote the value of NAHB education among clients, colleagues, builders’ associations, media, and the industry as a whole.

Designee of the Year awards are presented for the following categories:

  • Builder (Includes CGA, CGB and GMB)
  • Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS)
  • Green (Includes CGP and Master...
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IBS Education On Demand: 6 Months Left to Access Sessions

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You loved IBS 2019, right? But the biggest challenge while at the Builders’ Show was attending the many great programs that were available during the three-day show.

That’s why IBS Education On Demand is such a valuable tool. It’s a full library of recorded sessions from the Builders’ Show that is available to an IBS Full Registrant* for one year after the show. This library gives you access to over 130 sessions that took place during IBS 2019, so if you missed one word or one...

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IBS 2020 Pre-Show Education: Construction Contracts and Law

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Many construction or remodeling businesses run on a lean operational budget and are too small to have a full-time legal advisor on staff or on retainer. This is why it’s important to understand basic contract law.

The Construction Contracts and Law Course is ideal for builders, remodelers, designers and more as it will help you decipher the many details of the legal contracts you need to operate your business, such as mandatory and option provisions, warranties and arbitration...

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What’s New In Las Vegas for IBS 2020 Visitors

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Las Vegas is a desert oasis that is always shimmering and evolving. It’s only been a few months since we’ve last walked the halls of the Las Vegas Convention Center, but magnificent new things are already beckoning us when we return to the NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) in January for IBS 2020.

Here are some ideas to put on your “must do” list while in Vegas attending next year’s Builders’ Show.

The Vanderpump Cocktail Garden is the creation of...

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The NAHB 2020 Awards Season Is Underway

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Now’s the time to gather your photos and write your descriptions as several NAHB awards programs are now accepting entries.

The Best of 55+ Housing Awards celebrate the year’s best projects, programs, companies and individuals—focusing on contributions to innovative marketing, industry-leading design, and construction and community lifestyle features that appeal to all life stages. Entry Deadline: August 16, 2019.

NAHB's Associate Member Awards acknowledge individuals...

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IBS 2020 Pre-Show Education: Advanced High Performance Building: Project Management

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The Advanced High Performance Building: Project Management course is designed to boost production efficiency and customer satisfaction by teaching you how to integrate high performance practices and certifications, such as Nation Green Building Standard and LEED, into a streamlined project management process.

Combining Project Management Institute concepts with the whole-house approach to building, this one-day course identifies important systems, documents and communication strategies....

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Best of IBS 2019: Best Kitchen Product

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CAFÉ 5-in-1 Oven with Advantium Technology by GE Appliances

Making its debut at the 2019 NAHB International Builders’ Show® in February is the CAFÉ 5-in-1 Oven with Advantium Technology by GE Appliances. This product offers the versatility of five ovens in one.

The CAFÉ 5-in-1 oven with Advantium Technology delivers amazing results, no matter the type of meal is being prepared—all in the space of one built-in product. The oven harnesses the power of light,...

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How to Become a 2020 Builders’ Show Ambassador

Do you love attending the NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS)? Do you like to be the first to know exciting information? Do you enjoy introducing others to new things?

If you answered “yes” to any of the above, consider becoming a 2020 IBS ambassador.

The IBS Ambassador Program expands NAHB member awareness of the building industry’s biggest event at the local level. Ambassadors share their experiences from the show with fellow members, and explain the benefits of...

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Master Sessions 2019: Here’s What Happened

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Master Sessions are always a popular educational offering for the NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS). These in-depth three-hour intensive programs dig deep into specific industry topics. Take a look at what happened at a few of our Master Sessions.

The Customer Experience Funnel: Best Practices for Profitability
Every minute, there are 2 million Google searches and 204 million emails sent, and every second, there are 41,000 Facebook posts and 3,600 new photos...

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