The IBSx Virtual Experience continues with informative and engaging programming this afternoon and evening. Due to technical issues with the IBSx platform, all education sessions, networking, and other programming will be available on BuildersShow.com. You'll use your registration confirmation ID and last name to add events to your personal calendar to access the participant links.
Wednesday’s Don’t-Miss Events
What's Ahead for Housing in 2021
4 p.m. ET
As the nation emerges from the virus crisis, how will housing and the economy perform in 2021? NAHB Chief Economist Robert Dietz — along with David Berson, Chief Economist at Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, and Frank Nothaft, Chief Economist at CoreLogic — discusses the state of the nation's economy and a forecast of its impact on housing, including the outlook for economic growth, employment, housing prices, and starts (for single-family and multifamily) and remodeling, in this general session.
Dealer/Distributor Day Exclusive Programming
5 p.m. ET
IBSx has partnered with three industry leaders — LBM Journal, the National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association and ProSales — to create an agenda full of educational sessions, trend updates and shop talks to inform and connect dealers and distributors, foster business connections and grow sales. Sessions include:
- Diversifying Your Business: Insights into Adding New Income Streams
- Navigating Supply Chain Disruptions
Expand Your Business Savvy Through Targeted Education Sessions
Starting at 5 p.m.
The most elite professionals and experts in residential construction present and share their insights. Attendees will learn strategies to tackle niche-specific challenges while discovering the solutions and trends they need to wow their customers. Sessions include:
- 5 p.m. ET: All Shapes & Sizes: Outdoor Living for Every Product Type
- 5 p.m. ET: Looking Beyond the Buzz: How to Become an Authentic, Adaptive Leader
- 6:30 p.m. ET: Multifamily Markets & Projects that Make Attainable Living Profitable
- 6:30 p.m. ET: The Five Functions of a Successful Building Business: Creating a Structure For Profit, Peace of Mind & Market Value
Live Taping of NAHB’s Housing Developments Podcast
6 p.m. ET
NAHB CEO Jerry Howard and Chief Lobbyist Jim Tobin bring their friendly banter and industry expertise to the IBSx Virtual Experience with an exclusive live recording of NAHB’s Housing Developments podcast. Howard and Tobin will be joined by special guest John Suthers, Mayor of Colorado Springs, Colo., to discuss housing policy and the future of housing and residential construction in his local jurisdiction. Don't miss the opportunity to listen in live and connect with other industry leaders.
Stay tuned for more information, including Thursday’s exciting lineup of education sessions and events. Visit buildersshow.com for more information.