The NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) is the
perfect place to share your knowledge and expertise on topics ranging from
remodeling and design, high performance building and more. Speaking opportunities are highly competitive, NAHB only accepts
about a ¼ of the nearly 400 speaker proposals
submitted each year.
Over the last few years, attendees have given
IBS education strong reviews, but they continue to seek new and advanced material.
So we’re looking for education session ideas that are original and full of
innovative, cutting-edge content geared primarily to an audience with 10+ years
in the building industry.
Now is the time to get in on the action and submit a
proposal to present an education session at IBS 2018, January 9-11 in
What we’re looking for:
Content is king! IBS attendees
want the latest and greatest information, so we always look for education
session ideas with the newest and most advanced topics and themes. Bring your
innovative and cutting-edge content to the table!
Special Note Regarding Speakers:
A full roster of all speakers who are to appear on your session
must be provided at the time of proposal submission, and all must verify their
participation before your proposal can be accepted. If speaker changes
are requested after submission, the proposal can be subject to disqualification
and/or cancellation. Please begin reaching out to your speakers immediately to
secure their commitment.
Submit a proposal:
Interested speakers have until
April 21 to submit their proposals.
Visit nahb.org/speakatIBS to
access the official RFP document which includes leading attendee topics of
interest, attendee demographics, rules and guidelines for speaking and
additional information for submitting a proposal.
Learn more and submit your
education proposal to speak at IBS 2018 today.