Posts Tagged ‘ International Builders Show ’

The Best of the Builders’ Show

Jan 22nd, 2016

Another International Builders’ Show is in the books, and many people hearkened back to the “good old days” to describe the show. You know, back in the day when housing starts were well more than a million and business was good all around. As new-home construction continues to climb toward that million mark, the aisles […]

Consumers Are Spending More and More on Residential Remodeling

Jan 21st, 2016

Harvard University's

For remodelers, business will continue to be good in the ‘hood. Spending on residential remodels will continue to trend upward, according to experts at a press conference hosted by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Remodelers at the International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas. Professional remodelers from around the country agreed with the forecast, […]

84 Lumber Honored For National Safety Program

Jan 21st, 2016

84 Lumber has been recognized as the 2015 National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Builders Mutual Insurance Company Safety Award for Excellence (SAFE) first place winner in the category of “Associate Member Safety Program of the Year.” Jill Klocek, safety manager for 84 Lumber, accepted the award on the company’s behalf during the 10th Annual NAHB/Builders Mutual […]

Registration Opens for 2016 International Builders’ Show

Sep 1st, 2015

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) has officially opened online registration for the 2016 International Builders’ Show (IBS). The 2016 show, to be held in Las Vegas January 19-21, is part of the third annual Design & Construction Week (DCW), a co-located even that combines IBS with the National Kitchen & Bath Association’s (NKBA) Kitchen […]

Residential Remodeling Market to Experience Modest Growth in 2015

Jan 22nd, 2015

Residential remodeling is on the up-and-up—if only a little bit. The sector is set for modest growth in 2015, according to experts at a press conference hosted by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Remodelers at the International Builders’ Show (IBS). Remodelers appearing on the panel agreed with the forecast, citing home owners’ changing […]

Best of the Builders’ Show

Feb 10th, 2014

In my annual tradition, here is my best of the International Builders’ Show which I attended last week in Las Vegas. The event drew more than 75,000 attendees and the mood was nothing but positive. Best way to encourage innovation: Ply Gem invited companies to its booth to introduce new technologies in front of a […]

Energy and Optimism Abounds as Builders’ Show Opens in Vegas

Feb 4th, 2014

Kolbe unveils the VistaLuxe Collection which draws on contemporary styles.

The International Builders’ Show opened this morning in Las Vegas, and if the signs in rising housing starts and rising attitudes, are any indication, the event should be one filled with good news and innovative products. Many members of the door and window industry are in attendance and industry suppliers have a wide variety of […]

IBS Delivers with Products and Crowds

Jan 28th, 2013

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The International Builders’ Show (IBS) was packed with attendees and a palpable feeling of optimism and excitement. The show was held in Las Vegas last week and exhibitors had a variety of products on display. Windows, Doors and Skylights Ply Gem expanded its booth from 6,000 square feet to 9,000—a feat that required a year […]

IBHS Educates at IBS Show

Jan 25th, 2013

The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) partnered with the National Institute for Building Science (NIBS) to teach a unique class about the science of building high performance homes at the 2013 International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas. “We want people to understand that how they choose to make a home sustainable may […]

84 Lumber Launches “We Build American” Initiative

Jan 25th, 2013

During the International Builders’ Show (IBS) in Las Vegas, 84 Lumber Co. announced the launch of its “We Build American” initiative encouraging builders, remodelers and homebuyers to use American-made materials when building or remodeling a home. More than 180 companies in 40 states selling American-made products have joined the initiative. Maggie Hardy Magerko, president and […]