The NAHB International Builders’ Show (IBS) is the largest construction show in the world and this year it did not disappoint. Peninsula Publishing definitely enjoyed getting first-hand information on all the hot topics, trends and technology. Held at the Las Vegas Convention Center January 21-23, the 2020 show brought together more than a thousand top manufacturers and suppliers from around the globe in 600,000 square feet of exhibit space, showcasing the latest and most in-demand products and services. With more than 150 educational sessions, 1,400 exhibitors, construction demonstrations, show homes and more, IBS is a true showcase of innovation and design in home building. It’s a chance to learn about advancements in technology, energy efficiency, and more.
This IBS 2020 offered sessions in seven tracks, taught by renowned building professional from across the country. Industry experts like Matt Sauls from Pardee Homes, Robert Dietz from NAHB, Frank Nothaft from CoreLogic, Sheryl Palmer from Taylor Morrison Homes and Grace Mase with BEYREP, spoke at these sessions. There was literally something for everyone with topics ranging from sales and marketing to construction and codes. The overall sentiment was strong this year.
“It’s a chance to connect with thousands of peers, industry experts and manufacturers. We felt this was our best show in years. Foot traffic was great and we were overall very pleased,” said David Sliney, senior vice president of sales and business development with Pride Industrial—one of this year’s exhibitors.