IBS 2019 - What You Don't Want To Miss!
This February, the 2019 NAHB International Builders’ Show celebrates its 75th anniversary in Las Vegas. The IBS is the premier annual residential housing construction trade event in the country, featuring more than 60,000 industry professionals from more than 100 countries.
From networking opportunities to notable speakers and more than 130 educational programs available for attendees, IBS Vegas 2019 helps transform both your business and your perspective on the industry.
In past years, we’ve rubbed shoulders with the best in the business and gleaned more knowledge than we could have anticipated. Here’s what you can expect as the residential construction world descends on Las Vegas in 2019:
The world’s top manufacturers and suppliers
Last year’s NAHB International Builders’ Show featured more than 1,500 companies from around the globe. From the most recognizable brands to small-town contractors, IBS Vegas 2019 brings every element of the construction industry together at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Here are some of the biggest names to expect in Vegas this year:
- Briggs & Stratton
- GE Appliances
- Kohler Company
- Lennox Industries
- Chase Bank
- Wells Fargo
Any assembly of manufacturers, suppliers, and industry experts of this magnitude has the potential to impact all our futures in business. For more information on this year’s attendees, check out the 2019 exhibitor list on the IBS website.
During IBS Vegas 2019, you’ll get the chance to hear from high-profile leaders in their respective fields during keynote addresses known as Game Changers. These sessions will explore topics relevant to businesses everywhere and reveal new solutions to help your company evolve.
The Game Changers sessions at IBS are sure to be both informative and entertaining. One we’re looking forward to includes startup veterans Kida Wang and Luke Sherwin of the housing innovation startup Block. Their session will educate attendees on branding best practices, networking, and how to be a disruptive company in your industry and region.
Other notable speakers:
- Lucy Wohltman, vice president of sales, new construction, for Zillow
- Ryo Zsun, customer loyalty team veteran, Zappos
- Larry Webb, CEO of The New Home Company
- Pierrette Tierney, Magleby Construction
- Greg Lindsay, journalist and futurist
- Steve Easley, internationally recognized construction consultant
- CR Herro, vice president of innovation for Meritage Homes
- Shawn Van Dyke, construction business coach
- Bassam Salem, founder of AtlasRTX
- Chris Hartley, vice president of operations and marketing for Dunhill Homes
- Erin Gargan, CEO of Socialite Agency
We can’t overstate the influence of technology on the construction and manufacturing sphere. After all, we’re entering a time where everything is connected – thus, the residential construction industry should expect some extraordinary paradigm shifts.
IBS offers the most groundbreaking and cutting-edge ideas the modern residential construction industry has to offer. Be sure to take every opportunity to speak to your peers and listen to lectures from industry experts – you never know what you might learn.
This year will undoubtedly be huge for housing construction professionals trying out brand new approaches to succeeding in business. Expect to see some eye-opening and thought-provoking new technologies and techniques presented by true innovators in the housing construction industry at IBS Vegas 2019.
We’re just a few weeks away from the IBS Vegas 2019 kickoff. We can’t wait to see you there! Visit us at booth SU407 and schedule a meeting with us.