IBS Guide: What You Need to Know About the Show in 2020

IBS Show Floor

The International Builders’ Show® (IBS), now in its 76th year, is the largest annual light construction trade show in the Americas. IBS and its Design & Construction Week partner, Kitchen & Bath Industry Show® (KBIS), will feature more than 2,100 industry-specific exhibitors covering more than 1 million square feet.

Whether you are a veteran or a newcomer, it’s clear that having a working knowledge of what the show has to offer is necessary so that you get the...

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IBS 2019 – It’s a Wrap!

IBS 2019

Wow, what a show! Even the bizarre weather – it snowed in Vegas on Wednesday night—didn’t dampen the 75th annual International Builders’ Show, the biggest show in a decade and an indication of just how vibrant the home building industry currently is!

With more than 100,000 people attending Design & Construction Week® the exhibit halls were jammed and the energy was palpable. The IBS exhibit floor alone, spanned more than 600,000 net square feet and featured...

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Why IBS Is So Valuable: The ROI from Attending IBS

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“Is attending IBS really worth it?”

That’s a question we know gets asked by many in the building industry.

When deciding whether attending the 2019 NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) is worth it, the first thing you (and your boss) probably look at is the expense. While the registration fee for IBS is not terribly expensive, with the addition of hotel, airfare and meal expenses, the cost can add up.

The truth is, we know that the return on investment completely...

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