RFP Opens: April 9, 2018
Deadline for Submissions: May 4, 2018
Thank you for your interest in presenting an education session at the NAHB International Builders’ Show. IBS is the housing industry’s largest annual light construction show in the world, serving an audience of more than 60,000 in 2018, and is the perfect venue for speakers to share their knowledge and expertise with members of the home building community.
Speaking opportunities at IBS are highly competitive. Please review the Request for Proposals document carefully and take advantage of our Guide to Crafting Your Proposal to ensure your proposal has the best chance of being selected.
Steps for Creating and Submitting Your Proposal
- Review the 2019 IBS Request for Proposals
This document provides rules, audience demographics and our critical “leading topics of interest”. Please review the RFP in its entirely prior to submitting.
- Download the Guide to Crafting Your Proposal
Learn the secrets to writing a winning proposal. This easy-to-follow guide includes a list of questions you will be asked when submitting and provides special instructions and tips to help strengthen your proposal.
- Submit Your Proposal
All proposals must be submitted through our online proposal management system.
“Being a speaker at the International Builders' Show is such an honor! There is nothing more fulfilling than sharing your passion and giving back to the housing industry by being selected to share your ideas with the ambitious and talented attendees at the show.”
Mollie Elkman, Group Two Advertising
2018 International Builders’ Show speaker
Want to be notified when the 2019 RFP opens? Please complete our IBS speaker inquiry form and we'll email you when we begin accepting applications.