Are You Interested in Presenting at the 2024 IBS?

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Education is one of the key reasons tens of thousands attend the International Builders’ Show (IBS) each year. Industry experts share their knowledge through a variety of formats to help home building professionals stay up-to-date and competitive within the market, and continue to grow their businesses.

For those interested in sharing their expertise, applications to present at the 2024 IBS are now open.

To help brainstorm potential presentation topics, check out these leading topic requests from past IBS attendees:

Architecture and Design

  • Floor plan trends
  • Design trends for exteriors and interiors
  • Kitchens

Building Techniques and Strategies

  • Cost-effective building techniques
  • New building products and technologies

Business Management

  • Improving profits and margins
  • Improving worker and construction productivity
  • Leadership and coaching

Project Management

  • Project estimating
  • Managing costs
  • Project management best practices
  • Markup, margin and pricing
  • Scheduling
  • Dealing with challenging clients and conflict resolution
  • Customer experience best practices

Research and Trends

  • Housing trends and buyer preferences
  • Housing industry outlook
  • Innovation in Housing

Sales and Marketing

  • Social media

The deadline for submissions is May 19, 2023. Go to for more information about successful topics and submission guidelines. IBS 2024 will take place Feb. 27-29 in Las Vegas.

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