5 Reasons to Apply for an IBS Scholarship


Tens of thousands of residential building industry pros flock to the NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) each year. The IBS Scholarship Program gives NAHB members between the ages of 21 and 35 the opportunity to attend IBS in Las Vegas, Feb. 27-29.

Here are five reasons to apply for the IBS Scholarship today:

1. Professional Development

IBS is three full days devoted to working on career advancement and growth. IBS provides time to attend education sessions, learn from peers and leaders, and work on professional development. No matter the industry niche, there’s an education session for everyone.

2. Networking

Everyone who is anyone in the industry attends IBS each year. Networking opportunities at IBS are endless. It is the place to meet and make connections with peers, leaders, experts, suppliers and more.

3. Innovative Products

The show explores what’s new and upcoming, including products making their market debut at IBS. Attendees are among the first to experience and discuss new ideas, products and technology, emerging issues and key advancements in the industry.

See demos of the products and participate in hands-on activities to see how the products work and interact directly with suppliers and manufacturers at the show.

4. New Trends

Another area where the show explores what’s new and emerging in home building is technology and market trends. Be the first to know what the upcoming trends in the home building industry are at IBS. Uncover market trends to help plan for a successful year in residential construction.

5. No Cost to Attend

IBS has so much to offer professionals in the residential construction industry. The IBS Scholarship allows chosen candidates to attend the show with complimentary economy roundtrip airfare, hotel accommodations, show events and an Expo+Education Pass to the show.

How to Apply for an IBS Scholarship

If you’re a residential construction professional between the ages of 21-35, an NAHB member and you’re ready to take your career to the next level, apply for an IBS Scholarship to attend IBS 2024. The deadline to apply is July 7.

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