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Event Overview:

The NAHB International Builders' Show® (IBS) is the largest annual light construction show in the world, every year attracting 50,000 visitors from more than 100 countries.

Discover the Building Universe: Exhibits
IBS brings together the industry’s most important global manufacturers and suppliers and showcases the latest products, materials and technologies involved in all types of buildings – including wood, concrete, stone and brick. See more than 400,000 net square feet of exhibits and 1,300 manufacturers and suppliers of the latest and most in-demand products and services.

And now you can see even more of what the building universe has to offer in one trip through Design & Construction Week® (DCW). DCW features the co-location of the NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) and the National Kitchen & Bath Association’s Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS). Registered IBS attendees have access to the exhibit floors of all DCW shows.

A Universe of Knowledge: Education
In addition to the must-see products and exhibits, IBS also offers the most up-to-date and innovative education the industry has to offer. The show features 120+ sessions in 8 tracks, taught by renowned building industry experts from across the country. With topics ranging from sales and marketing to construction and codes, there is literally something for everyone.

You can also go in-depth with pre-show courses that can count toward an industry designation, or hands-on with demos and education on the show floor. You won’t find a more impressive collection of knowledge and new ideas for improving your business anywhere else.

Universal Experiences Shared: Networking
From The House Party to the Spike Concert, you’ll have a blast at exclusive IBS events inside and out of the convention center. The Centrals are the place to get new ideas and information about your specific niche. Open to all IBS registrants, the Centrals are the hubs for lively programs, demonstrations and hands-on workshops. In addition to meeting and networking with others in an enjoyable, relaxed setting, the Centrals feature some of the industry’s top professionals who are passionate about their area of expertise – so the discussions are always enthusiastic, entertaining and fun!

Attendee Information:

Discover New Products & Services
Over 1,300 top suppliers in the industry will be at IBS to showcase their latest products, speak to you about your specific needs and help you find the right solution.

Absorb the Latest Trends
Content is king! More than 85% of IBS Education sessions are original programming with the latest trends and topics.
The Innovation Hub will introduce you to advances in technology, materials, building materials and even financing through leading-edge learning formats.
Check out the new education track devoted to Building Science, Performance and Systems.

Encounter Fresh Voices
Nearly 40% of our speakers are new to IBS, bringing you unique perspectives and experiences.
Visit the IBS Centrals. Open to all IBS registrants, they are THE place to get new ideas and information about your specific niche.
Networking events like the Official IBS House Party give you a chance to mingle with your colleagues and make new connections.

Exhibitor Information:

The NAHB International Builders' Show® (IBS) is the nation’s largest annual residential housing construction trade event for manufacturers and suppliers of home construction products and services.  Check out some of the benefits IBS offers!

The RIGHT Choice
IBS is the right choice. Join us and, together with the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show, become part of the third annual Design and Construction Week. See you in Las Vegas!

About NAHB:

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) helps its members build communities. Each year, NAHB’s members construct about 80% of the new homes built in the United States, both single-family and multifamily.

A federation of more than 800 state and local associations, NAHB represents more than 140,000 members. About one-third are home builders and remodelers. The rest work in closely related specialties such as sales and marketing, housing finance, and manufacturing and supplying building materials.

If the NAHB 2018 International Builders' Show (IBS) - National Association of Home Builders is important to your business, act now and make the appropriate connections. See the contact information below.

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Conference/Event Dates: 01/09/2018 - 01/11/2018
Classification: B2B
Primary Industry: Building & Construction
Other Industries: Architecture & Construction, Associations: Trade / Professional, Building & Construction, Business, Construction Equipment, Design Services, Distribution, Green Construction, Manufacturing
Estimated Attendance: 50,000
Audience: BUILDERS
includes residential, multi-family, commercial, industrial and institutional builders, subcontractors and developers
includes retail and wholesale dealers and distributors
Notes: Past Business Classifications:
- 50% Builders
- 23% Retail & Wholesale Dealers/Distributors
-2% Active Adult/50+ Seniors Housing
- 10% Specialty Trade Contractors
- 15% Industry Associates

Past Business Title:
- 23% President & CEO
- 24% Owner, Principal or Partner
- 9% VP/General Manager
- 3% Purchasing
- 5% Architect, Designer, Engineer
- 6% Construction Management
- 1% Estimating
- 18% Sales & Marketing
- 1% Information & Technology
- 4% Administration
- 1% Other
- 5% Unspecified
Venue: Venue TBD
Number of Exhibitors:1,300+ (2016) (Previous Year)
Event Square Footage:400,000+ (2016)
Show Owner:National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)
Show Manager:NAHB
Sponsorship: Yes
Sponsorship Details: If you want to reach large numbers of people at the IBS, then sponsorships are a great way to go.

Booth Size Booth Cost   Available Amenities
Indoor Member (Minimum 100 sq. ft.) $42.50 per sq. ft.   Electricity: Yes - Unknown Price
Indoor Non-Member (Minimum 100 sq. ft.) $43.50 per sq. ft.   Water: n/a
Outdoor Member (Minimum 600 sq. ft.) $26.50 per sq. ft.   Generator: n/a
Outdoor Non-Member (Minimum 600 sq. ft.) $27.50 per sq. ft. / Prices are subject to change.   Marketing Vehicles Allowed: Yes
Other Booth Sizes Available: n/a

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2016 Exhibitor List:


Exhibit Sales:

Blake Swango
Account Sales Manager
(Companies A-F)

Rob Pallace
Account Sales Manager
(Companies G-O)

Chris Hood
Account Sales Manager
(Companies P-Z)


Sponsorship Sales:

Lynn Margiotta

Senior Director, Advertising

Andrew Flank

Account Sales Manager

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