Knowledge Building Beyond IBS 2018

The 2018 NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) may be over, but The Bookstore @ Design & Construction Week® (DCW) remains in the minds of all attendees who made the bookstore their key destination to pick up publications to help build their business.

Here are the Top 10 Best Sellers from IBS 2018:

  1. 2015 Home Builders’ Jobsite Codes
  2. Basic Construction Management: The...
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2018 NAHB International Builders’ Show Draws a Larger, Enthusiastic Crowd

An optimistic home building industry filled the exhibit halls of Orlando’s Orange County Convention Center as the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) hosted one of the largest turnouts in recent years at the NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) January 9-11.

Home building professionals from around the world attended this year’s IBS—the biggest component of the annual Design & Construction Week®, which also includes the...

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Tech Bytes: A Hands-On, How-To Technology Experience

Tech Bytes sessions at the NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) are the place to learn about the latest tech products, applications and platforms through a hands-on experience. During these sessions, you’ll learn about social media platforms, virtual reality, tech gadgets, video applications and so much more. These sessions are all about hands-on, how-to learning, and we’ve packed nearly 30 Tech Bytes presentations into the three-day show....

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IBS 2018 Master Session: Back to Basics: Marketing Essentials to Build Your Brand

There is a lot of discussion about these new marketing
buzzwords: content marketing, social media and SEO. With so much focus on
big-picture ideas, many builders are uncertain about how to apply these new
tactics to their business. 

In the NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) Master Session, “Back
to Basics: Marketing Essentials to Build Your Brand,” you will go back to
basics to learn how you can set up an annual...

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IBS 2018 Master Session: How Do I Avoid This? Conquering Home Performance Errors Before & After Construction

Often, design and construction practices can have unintended consequences, and not addressing them up front can result in significant—and expensive—fixes later on. This can be especially problematic with remodeling and retrofits, where controlling air moisture movement can be more difficult than new construction.

The NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) Master Session, “How Do I Avoid This? Conquering Home Performance Errors Before...

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IBS 2018 Master Session: #Visions: 10 Innovations That Sell More Homes!

When a consumer can picture themselves inside one of your
homes, you are only steps away from securing the sale. What factors in 2018
will help people visualize and help you sell more homes? 

In the NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) Master Session, “#Visons:
10 Innovations That Sell More Homes!”, our experts will explore how designers
and salespeople can best use elements, such as color palettes, smart home
technology, fit and...

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7 Tiny Reasons You’re Not Closing More Sales

Have you ever noticed that one
agent who always seems to be selling more, always seems to be in first place,
and tends to always have the highest production numbers? They appear to have it
all together and sell more than anyone else. Oftentimes, we assume their
success is attributed to how long they have been in business, or that customers
tend to flock to them to buy. That could not be further from the truth.  

In reality, the habits of...

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Meet Our Speakers Series: Rusty Meador

Rusty Meador is the owner of Beach & Barn—a lifestyle
apparel brand that inspires memories of the simple pleasures that coastal
living and country life bring. He’s used social media and highly focused
branding to build Beach & Barn into a company with retailers from Delaware
to Georgia. Rusty also does custom carpentry under the name, “The Preppy Carpenter.” 

At the NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS), Rusty is
presenting...

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Meet Our Speakers Series: Randi Busse

Randi Busse is the founder and president of Workforce
Development Group, Inc., a training and coaching organization that specializes
in improving the customer experience, increasing customer retention and
maximizing revenue. She challenges business leaders and employees to think in
innovative ways when it comes to taking care of their customers. 

At the NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS),
Randi is presenting, “Rants
into Raves: Turn Your Customers On...

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The Centrals: The Not-So-Hidden Gem of the Builders’ Show

Since 2014, the Centrals have been one of the best places
at the NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) to explore fun, new ideas,
refine your skills and gain business information about your specific niche in
the building industry. 

The six main Centrals are available during the three days
of the show (January 9 – 11, 2018). They are:

  • 55+ Housing Central
  • Custom Building Central
  • The Design...
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