Discover Niche-Specific Idea Inside IBS Centrals

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IBS Centrals have quickly become “the place” to explore new ideas, network with colleagues and gain business information about your specific niche in the building industry.

Six main Centrals are available during all three days of the show (January 21 – 23, 2020), and each offers a specific area of focus within the building industry with its own schedule of events.

Here’s what you can find inside the six main Centrals:

  • 55+ Housing—The 55+ market...
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Introducing the New American Home® 2020

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The New American Home® 2020 (TNAH) is part of the luxury-home development of Ascaya in Henderson, Nevada—a unique custom home community nestled into the foothills of the scenic McCullough Mountain Range. Ascaya is among the most unique developments in the Las Vegas valley because of its high elevation and how the development is carved into the rocks.

“One of the beautiful things about the community of Ascaya is as you go further up into the hillsides, the views become more...

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Get a Jump on the Most Fun at IBS 2020

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Registration for the 2020 NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) is already open, and while the show is still five months away, now’s the time to secure your tickets to the hottest events. Because the Builders’ Show is the largest annual light construction show in the world, it draws an attendance of over 100,000. Secure your registration and hotel room and purchase your special event tickets now—before they sell out.

Best Hotel Options: Las Vegas is a popular...

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Introducing The New American Remodel® 2020

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The 2020 New American Remodel® (TNAR) is located in a well-established Las Vegas equestrian community made up of custom homes of various styles and sizes. The original ranch-style home was built in 1977. It was 2,170 square feet and consisted of three bedrooms, two baths and operated on a 1,200 gallon septic system that was powered solely by electricity since gas utilities were unavailable.

Once the property was secured and under demolition, the team expected to uncover some unforeseen...

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How to Become a 2020 Builders’ Show Ambassador

Do you love attending the NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS)? Do you like to be the first to know exciting information? Do you enjoy introducing others to new things?

If you answered “yes” to any of the above, consider becoming a 2020 IBS ambassador.

The IBS Ambassador Program expands NAHB member awareness of the building industry’s biggest event at the local level. Ambassadors share their experiences from the show with fellow members, and explain the benefits of...

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TNAH/TNAR Virtual Tours

TNAH/TNAR Virtual Tours

Step inside both IBS Show Homes with a totally immersive 3D virtual tour!

The 2019 New American Home and The 2019 New American Remodel® are state-of-the-art modern day marvels that showcase new products, original design concepts and innovative construction methods. These exhibition homes were distinguished by incorporating a wide variety of contemporary-modern designs, characterized by minimal decoration, abundant glass and flat rooflines. Both homes demonstrated the latest in...

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What Happened @ IBS Live

IBS Live

IBS Live, sponsored by Capital One Spark Business, featured 27 programs and socials plus a hoppin’ café during the three days of the 2019 NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) in Las Vegas.

This year’s IBS Live presentations went beyond trends, as programs took a closer look at some of the changes predicted to disrupt the home building industry over the next five years. Here are just a few of the many fun highlights from IBS Live:

The IBS Live Café
The IBS...

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The New American Remodel (TNAR) 2019 | Part 3

The 2019 New American Remodel

“A high-performance home isn’t always just about the building materials,” explains Michael Gardner, principal for Studio G Architecture & Luxus Design Build. “It’s also about looking at the project holistically … [and developing] a solution that works for your site conditions.”

For a desert climate, like Las Vegas where this year’s New American Remodel (TNAR) is located, the goal was to stop the heat from getting into the home. Gardner notes that one of the reasons why...

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Plan Your IBS Experience with the Official IBS Mobile App

IBS 2019 Mobile App

The official IBS mobile app is the quickest and easiest way to find information and get around at IBS 2019. Receive real-time IBS alerts and plan your show experience with favorite sessions, events, meetings and exhibitor booths.

The IBS mobile app is free and can be downloaded to your smartphone or tablet via the app store (Apple and Google Play). Just search for “Builders’ Show App.”

To get the most out of it once you’ve downloaded the app, here are some tips.


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The New American Remodel (TNAR) 2019 | Part 2

The 2019 New American Remodel

This year’s New American Remodel® is a 1950s home in downtown Las Vegas where the focus lies in taking advantage of nature and sustainability.

“Everybody think sustainability is all of the technology, all of these products ... but that's just one part of it,” explains Michael Gardner, principle for Studio G Architecture & Luxus Design Build. “We're trying to bring that whole other part of sustainable living into the project.”

One challenge Luxus Design Build inherited...

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