7+ Reasons to Become an NAHB Member, Support IBS & the Industry

Building professionals visit NAHB HQ at IBS

The National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) produces the highly successful NAHB International National Builders’ Show® (IBS) each year. Our 140,000+ NAHB Members continuously tell us how valuable their NAHB Membership is in helping them navigate the volatile, complex and dynamic building industry.

What is NAHB?

NAHB represents the largest network of residential industry professionals and has served building professionals for the last 80+ years. NAHB Members enrich their professional journey as they grow and evolve through education, advocacy, savings and other membership opportunities, which enriches communities nationwide.  

Membership Has Its Benefits

NAHB Members enjoy:

  • Discounted Builders’ Show registration rates
  • Discounts on 100s of in-person & online educational opportunities  
  • Discounts on books from BuilderBooks.com and at the IBS Store during the show 
  • Savings on everything from office supplies and computers to building supplies and travel through Member Savings Program partners 
  • Free-to-members education opportunities  
  • Access to members-only content  
  • Exclusive member benefits before, during & after the Builders’ Show

These savings alone more than pay for the cost of a membership. (We won’t bore you with the math.)  

Your Support Makes a Difference

When you attend the Builders’ Show, you support the show, the residential construction industry and everything NAHB does for the industry and industry professionals like you.

Exclusive Member NAHB HQ @IBS 

NAHB Members can enjoy exclusive events, networking opportunities, snacks, coffee giveaways and more at the Builders’ Show.  

NAHB HQ 

NAHB HQ is for NAHB Members. NAHB Members visit NAHB HQ for daily giveaways, coffee, snacks, giveaways and more during the show! 

Members-Only Area 

During IBS 2024, NAHB Members enjoyed a new retreat exclusively for NAHB Members to network and relax with comfortable couches, tables and charging stations. Non-members visited HQ to Become a Member before the show so they could enjoy these member-exclusive events during the Builders’ Show. 

Daily Member-Only Events & Giveaways 

NAHB Members attend daily events inside of NAHB HQ at IBS. IBS 2024 events included: 

  • Morning Energizer: Members kickstarted the day with daily morning coffee & donuts in the member-only area. 
  • Afternoon Delights: Members did a daily unwind during afternoon happy hours with fellow members. 
  • Daily Giveaways: The member-only area had daily giveaways, such as exclusive NAHB baseball caps. 

Member Savings Campsite 

The 2024 IBS Outdoor Exhibits hosted the NAHB Member Savings Campsite. Members explored all the savings they can enjoy from NAHB Member Savings Program partners. The Campsite hosted a happy hour, had fun outdoor games and gave away prizes, including a PS5, a $500 Lowe’s gift card, and a $300 HotelPlanner gift card. 

NAHB Meeting of the Members 

Each year, the NAHB Meeting of the Members, exclusively for NAHB Members, provides a unique opportunity to gain insights from NAHB and industry thought leaders during the Builders’ Show. IBS 2024 had NAHB President & CEO Jim Tobin and Chief Economist Robert Dietz, PhD, sharing perspectives on the 2024 presidential election and its implications for the housing sector and unveiling economic predictions for the years ahead. 

Join NAHB today, register for show updates and get ready for the 2025 Builders’ Show, Feb 25 – 27 in Las Vegas. 

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