How Members Can Take Advantage of the NAHB HQ at IBS


The NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) brings valuable education, product demonstrations and networking across the entire home building industry — plus exclusive benefits just for NAHB members. There are unique opportunities with deep member savings, access to industry experts and member-focused experiences at NAHB HQ.

Members can fuel up for a busy day at the HQ with coffee and donuts from 8-9 a.m. or unwind as the evening arrives with a happy hour from 3:30-5 p.m. Those who visit daily and get their badge scanned before 4:15 p.m. will be eligible to win a $500 gift card. Drawings will occur at 4:30 p.m., which members must attend to receive the prize.

The NAHB NEXT Lounge at NAHB HQ opens Tuesday at 9 a.m. as a space for young professionals to network and socialize. From 12-1 p.m. each day, there will be a social recharging hour, where members can recharge their minds, bodies and phones, and refresh themselves before hitting their next scheduled event.

NAHB Young Professionals will take the stage to lead the following enrichment sessions at the NEXT Lounge on important financial topics:

Weathering a Recession | Tuesday, 2-2:30 p.m.

Panelists: Jake Harris, Co-founder & CEO, Build Wallet; Robert Carroll, Owner, Carroll Construction; Felicia Watson, AVP of Construction Liability and Research, NAHB

Recession Proofing: How We Got Through 2008 | Wednesday, 2-2:30 p.m.

Panelists: Vince Napolitano, President, Napolitano Homes; Geoffrey W. Horen, CEO, The Lifestyle Group; Mike Duke, President & Principal, Duke Homes

Is it Worth the Monday? Spending Sales and Marketing Dollars Effectively | Thursday, 2-2:30 p.m.

Panelists: Alex Aitken, Director of Marketing, M&M Glass Company; Courtney Stewart, VP of Client Services, Denim Marketing

The NAHB HQ booth is in the Grand Lobby in the North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center.

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