5 Reasons to Apply for an IBS Scholarship

IBS 2024 Scholarship Program Deadline: July 7

Tens of thousands of residential building industry pros flock to the Builders’ Show each year. The IBS Scholarship Program gives NAHB members between the ages of 21 and 35 the opportunity to join us in Las Vegas, Feb 27 – 29, for the NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS).

If you’re a residential construction professional between the ages of 21-35, an NAHB member and you’re ready to take your career to the next level, apply for an IBS Scholarship to attend IBS 2024.

5 Reasons to Apply TODAY

Here are 5 reasons to stop what you’re doing to apply for the IBS Scholarship today.

#1 Professional Development

IBS is 3 full days devoted to working on career advancement and growth. The Builders’ Show provides time to attend education sessions, learn from peers and leaders and work on professional development. No matter the industry niche, there’s an education session for everyone.

#2 Networking

Everyone who is anyone in the industry attends the Builders’ Show each year. Networking opportunities at the Builders’ Show are endless. It is the place to meet, make connections with peers, leaders, experts, suppliers and more.

#3 Innovative Products

The show explores what’s new and upcoming, including new products making their debut at the Builders’ Show. It’s the place for attendees to be among the first to experience and discuss new ideas, products and technology, emerging issues and key advancements in the industry.

See demos of the products and participate in hands-on activities to see how the products work and interact directly with suppliers and manufacturers at the show.

#4 New Trends

Another area where the show explores what’s new and emerging in home building is technology and market trends. Be the first to know what the upcoming trends in the home building industry are at the Builders’ Show. Uncover market trends to help plan for a successful year in residential construction.

#5 We Pick up the Tab

IBS has so much to offer professionals in the residential construction industry. The IBS Scholarship allows chosen candidates to attend the show on us with economy roundtrip airfare, hotel accommodations, show events and an Expo+Education Pass to the show.

How to Apply for an IBS Scholarship

Qualified candidates are NAHB members in good standing between the ages of 21-35. Head over to the BuildersShow.com to apply before the July 7 deadline.

IBS Scholarship recipient Adam Franco


“Going to IBS through the scholarship program was hands-down the best thing I could have done for my business.” – Adam Franco, 2023 IBS Scholar, Owner, Franco Building & Remodeling




IBS Scholarship Recipient Gama Cancino“My days at the show were about getting as much education as possible and the educational part of the show exceeded my expectations.” – Gama Cancino, 2023 IBS Scholar, Dir. Of Construction & Land Development, Rivendale Homes Texas, LLC.


  1. Randy Souza says:

    Best tradeshow for my business, So much information in such s spread out location.

  2. I went 3 years on a roll and I love it

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