What’s Happening on the IBS 2023 Show Floor

The NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) floor is always abuzz with activity and excitement. IBS Pavilions are one of the biggest draws to the show floor, which is where you get up close and personal with the most in-demand products in the industry.

Since the #1 show for the residential construction industry happens once a year, discover what’s happening on the show floor so you can see it all.

Demos, Demos & More Demos

See products, techniques and more in action. Watch live hands-on, how-to demonstrations in different zones on the show floor. Learn about new products, how they work and new ways to use the products. Interact with suppliers and manufacturers to get answers to your burning questions and more.

Construction Performance Zone (South Hall)

Gain insight from industry experts for building more durable, energy efficient, higher-quality homes. This is the first time the Construction Performance Zone (formerly the IBS Building Zone) will be in Vegas. The Construction Performance Zone has three distinct areas:

  1. Demonstration Stage: Features a series of 30-minute interactive demonstrations that show the practical steps for constructing various building components using the latest techniques, tips and tricks in high performance construction.
  2. Presentation Stage: Industry experts host interactive talks that dive deeper into the best practices addressed on the Demo Stage and the latest research and growing trends in building and construction efficiency.
  3. Building Display Area: Take a closer look at the mock-ups created in the demos to see how various components are built and how products and techniques translate to real-world application.

Craft Techniques Zone (West Hall)

Discover best practices, tips and how-to craft building techniques and skills through a variety of 30-minute interactive demonstrations. While our Construction Performance Zone focuses on the larger structural and performance-related aspects of building, this NEW zone explores the details, updates and finishes that complete the home – covering everything from carpentry/fine woodworking, stair building and home tech to roofs, decking and outdoor living (and everything in between).

New Product Zone

The New Product Zone is also coming to Vegas for the first time! One of the most popular places on the show floor, this zone is your chance to get up close and personal with the hottest, newest and most innovative products to hit the industry as they debut in the New Product Zone.


Explore hot technology, learn ways to streamline your business, gain insider product knowledge and discover what’s next in construction technology to build and grow a thriving business. Directly interact with vendors and their products to find technology that meets your customers’ needs to build a more efficient and profitable business.

IBS Jobsite Safety Zone

See the latest products, technologies and techniques to make your jobsites and workplaces safer and more productive. Find exhibitors who specialize in providing cutting-edge construction safety products and educate residential construction professionals on the latest in workplace safety solutions in the IBS Jobsite Safety Zone.

The IBS Pavilions are designated areas on the Builders’ Show floor and are open to all attendees during the three-day show. Learn more about these can’t-miss spaces.

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