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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Spotlight on Pre-Show Education: Marketing & Communications Strategies for Aging & Accessibility (CAPS I)

Earn your Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS)
designation at the NAHB International Builders’ Show® this January! 

Millions of Americans are living longer and leading more
active lifestyles, which results in the need to revitalize their home.
Identifying this expanding opportunity and then developing the skills to
interact with this type of client can grow your business dramatically. 

If you are a builder, remodeler or an allied...

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IBS 2017 Closing Spike Concert: Everything You Need to Know

Close out a fantastic experience at the 2017 NAHB International Builders’

(IBS) by attending the Closing Spike Concert featuring Grammy Award
winners, Little Big Town! 

Plan to rock out with the 5-time CMA Vocal Group of the Year
winners known for history making single “Girl Crush,” #1 smash “Pontoon,” and
current single “Better Man” which is currently racing up the charts. Here’s
everything you need to know about the...

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Spotlight on Pre-Show Education: Residential Construction Superintendent Courses

Due to an overwhelming response from
attendees in previous years, the Home Builders Institute (HBI) Residential
Construction Superintendent (RCS) courses will be offered again the weekend preceding
NAHB’s International Builders’ Show® (IBS) in Orlando. 

What is the RCS?

The Residential Construction
Superintendent courses are designed specifically for the promising site
superintendent who wants to further his/her career in the...

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Opening Ceremonies Featuring Keynote Speaker Peyton Manning

The Opening Ceremonies is sure to be a winning touchdown for everyone in attendance at the NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) in January as legendary quarterback Peyton Manning takes center stage. 

During the 2015-16 NFL season, you watched him lead the Denver Broncos to a 24 – 10 win over the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50—making him the first quarterback in NFL history to win a Super Bowl with two different teams. (His other...

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Announcing New Event for IBS 2017: NAHB Meeting of the Members

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) is always striving to find unique ways to enhance the member experience at the NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS), and this year is no exception. New for IBS 2017, a fun and informative event: NAHB Meeting of the Members. This is the perfect opportunity for you to connect with other members and learn a bit more about the inner workings of NAHB. 

Exclusive to NAHB members, this...

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Spotlight on Pre-Show Education: Construction Contracts & Law

Many construction and remodeling companies are not
equipped to have a full-time lawyer on staff or a law firm on retainer. This,
at times, can make handling your business from a legal perspective a bit tricky.
You have a deep desire to provide an amazing building experience for your
customers, yet you know you need to protect yourself, too. 

The NAHB course, Construction Contracts and Law, is
designed to help small builders and remodelers...

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Spotlight on Pre-Show Education: Spokesperson Training

Are you someone who dreads talking to the media or giving a presentation? Perhaps you know what you want to say, yet the anxiety of making a formal pitch can trip you up. This is precisely why NAHB Spokesperson Training was developed: to help busy building industry professionals deliver their message in a thoughtful, effective way.

There are two parts to Spokesperson Training, and here’s how they break down:


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Spotlight on Pre-Show Education: Master in Residential Marketing (MIRM)

What is MIRM? The Master in Residential Marketing (MIRM) designation is the highest achievement for new home sales and marketing professionals. Earning the MIRM designation sets you apart from the competition and increases your marketability because it demonstrates commitment to continued industry knowledge and professionalism. It is the pinnacle of new home sales education.

Courses needed to earn your MIRM...

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Spotlight on Pre-Show Education: Project Management

education courses at the NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) are one of
the best ways to gain knowledge on a specific topic in the building industry.
One of the pre-show courses available the weekend before IBS is the

Project Management course. 

A successful project is one that is built on time, on
budget and to the customer’s satisfaction. By enrolling in this course, you
will learn project...

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