Explore Advanced Techniques at the IBS 2017 Master Sessions

The Master Sessions at the NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) are in-depth, three-hour intensive sessions that dig deep into a specific industry topic. Full of tips, tricks and best practices, they will give you advanced skills to take your business to the next level.

Take advantage of one of five fantastic Master Sessions at IBS 2017.

Stop Being Out Negotiated: The Negotiation Skills That Protect Your Profits<br...

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High Performance Building Zone: Where Efficiency Meets Practicality & Profitability

The NAHB International Builders’ Show’s® (IBS) High
Performance Building Zone (HPBZ) is where you’ll discover best practices for
improving efficiency in all areas of the home—from basements and roofs to
everything in between. The HPBZ features top building science experts who lead
a series of live, interactive construction demonstrations and a building
performance lab. 

New Addition to
HPBZ for 2017: The Building Performance...

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Meet Our Speakers Series: Scott Sedam

Scott Sedam is the president of TrueNorth Development and Contributing Editor for Professional Builder Magazine. A former
VP with a national builder, Scott launched TrueNorth in 1997 to serve the
process improvement, production enhancement and organizational needs of the
building industry. Scott is a frequent speaker at industry and builder events,
and a board member and volunteer pilot with Wings of Mercy, flying
patients-in-need to medical...

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Builder Clinics & Tech Bytes: More Hands-on, How-To at IBS 2017

New for the 2017 NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) is a
pair of classrooms just off the show floor that will feature all hands-on,
interactive learning to host two new types of sessions: Builder Clinics and
Tech Bytes. These programs will be offered in short 20- to 30-minute segments
and will be repeated a few times throughout the week to allow for flexibility
in your schedule. 

Builder Clinics: How-Tos to Take Your Homes from...

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Discover Home Technology Solutions at the CEDIA Smart Home Pavilion

The value of the global smart home market will reach $43
million by 2020, according to research from Stratista, which is nearly triple
the value from 2014.1 

It’s also no secret that consumer desire for smart home
technology has exploded. According to a recently published IoT Innovation
article, “Research by GfK shows that consumers worldwide are more excited about
smart home tech than 11 other new technologies, including the cloud,...

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Meet Our Speakers Series: Luis Poggi

Luis Poggi, MBA is the senior director of Product
Management for Zillow Group. He has led the launch of several key ventures and
is instrumental in driving the product direction for Zillow Group’s new
construction homes. He will be presenting twice at the 2017 NAHB International
Builders’ Show® (IBS): a Building Knowledge session, “A
Builder’s Guide to Killer Content” and a Sales Central presentation, “Behavior
Data: What Are Your Buyers...

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Spotlight on Pre-Show Education: Design/Build Solutions for Aging & Accessibility (CAPS II)

The maturing of the U.S. Baby Boomer population is a huge
opportunity for builders and remodelers. As this consumer group expands, more
and more are interested in remodeling their home to fit their new lifestyle and

This Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS) course
will help you understand the guidelines and requirements of accessibility, the
importance of doing an assessment with input from occupational and physical

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What’s New at IBS?

The NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) is your best
opportunity to get all the tools you need to improve your business in just three
days. You get access to the latest products, gain industry knowledge and have
the chance to network with like-minded professionals. Once again, IBS has made
a lot of exciting changes for 2017. Check out all of the new and exciting
things happening at this year’s show. 

Location: Orlando—After five...

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Meet Our Speakers Series: Amy Albert

Amy Albert is the editor-in-chief of Professional Builder. She has more than two decades of journalism
experience, including as chief editor of Custom
, senior editor at Builder
and kitchen design editor at Bon Appetit.
Amy will participate in several programs at the
2017 NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS), including a panel discussion, “Plan
Makeovers: Using a Regional Perspective to Make Your Home Stand...

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Announcing the Return of Mike Moore! IBS 2017 Master Session: Employee-First Leaders Create Customer-First Companies

Mike Moore is a leadership and peak-performance coach who
is probably best known for his The Making Customers Series
of workshops. He was one of the highest rated speakers at the 2016 NAHB
International Builders’ Show® (IBS), where he spoke to a standing-room-only
crowd! (Read about Mike and see his reviews here.)

For IBS 2017, Mike is back to instill the attitudes,
skills and actions for peak performance in the Master Session “Employee-First Leaders...

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