Preview the Building Science & Remodeling Symposiums

Building professionals at IBS Education

The anticipation is building as the 2024 NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) approaches. Two pre-show standout events, the Building Science Symposium and the Remodeling Symposium, are set to provide industry professionals with invaluable insights, best practices and networking opportunities. Take a closer look at what makes these pre-IBS gatherings essential for anyone involved in residential construction and remodeling.

Building Science Symposium

Feb 26 | 9 AM – 4:30 PM

What began as a small, one-day meet-up in a local Kansas City brewery has evolved into a nationwide tour culminating in the Building Science Symposium at IBS 2024. This annual event, now spanning six cities, is a testament to the growing importance of building science in the construction industry.

Led by top high-performance experts and builders, the Building Science Symposium at IBS promises a deep dive into industry best practices. Attendees can expect to gain insights into elevating their building practices, from understanding standards to integrating performance components. The symposium will tackle critical aspects such as flashing, air control, vapor and moisture management and indoor air quality (IAQ).

The Building Science Symposium is an informal setting for professionals to share and connect with industry peers. This casual environment fosters discussions on countless challenges and solutions for improving building techniques. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or just starting in the industry, this symposium is an opportunity to stay ahead of the curve and connect with like-minded individuals.

See the products and techniques you learn from the symposium during live demos in the Construction Performance Zone with your IBS Expo Pass during the Builders’ Show.

Remodeling Symposium

Feb 26 | 9 AM – 4:30 PM

With interest rates soaring and new home availability dwindling, remodeling is one of the busiest segments in the industry. The Remodeling Symposium, a pre-IBS event, aims to equip professionals with the knowledge and tools to thrive.

Industry-leading experts will guide attendees through best practices and process improvements in every facet of a remodeling business. The Remodeling Symposium covers everything from design and pre-construction to building techniques, sales, marketing and project management. The symposium offers a unique opportunity to network with industry peers, providing a platform to share practical tips and insights gained from real-world experiences.

As more consumers choose to stay in their current homes, the Remodeling Symposium becomes an indispensable resource for professionals looking to stay competitive and offer top-notch services. The event is a chance to remain abreast of the latest trends, technologies, and strategies driving success in the remodeling industry.

See the products and techniques you learn from the symposium during live demos in the Craft Techniques Zone with your IBS Expo Pass during the Builders’ Show.

All pre-show learning opportunities require a separate registration and fee that you can add to IBS registration.

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