Posts Tagged ‘ International Builders Show ’

DWM Blogger Shares Insights from the Builders’ Show

Jan 11th, 2017

I just wrapped up my first day of exploring the 2017 Builders’ Show in Orlando.  To those of us (myself included) that were predicting the ‘Death of the Trade Show,’ Mark Twain and I are here to say, ‘those reports of its death have been greatly exaggerated.’  There was very solid traffic on the first […]

Remodelers Find Operational Efficiencies as Market Recovers

Jan 11th, 2017

Remodelers’ average profit margins have increased since 2011, indicating they are running their businesses more efficiently as residential remodeling activity steadily improves, according to experts at a press conference hosted by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Remodelers during the International Builders’ Show in Orlando. The newly-released 2017 Remodelers’ Cost of Doing Business Study […]

Housing Will Continue Gradual Climb in 2017

Jan 11th, 2017

Fueled by a growing economy, solid employment gains and rising household formations, single-family production will continue on a gradual, upward trajectory in 2017, according to economists speaking at the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) International Builders’ Show in Orlando, Fla. “While positive developments on the demand side will support solid growth in the single-family […]

IBS Orlando: Let the Show Begin

Jan 10th, 2017

The International Builders’ Show (IBS) got underway today in Orlando, Fla., with an appearance by an NFL legend and a jam-packed exhibition hall. Former pro quarterback Peyton Manning was the keynote speaker for IBS. Manning is the NFL’s only five-time most valuable player and a 14-time Pro Bowl selection. Since retiring after winning Super Bowl […]

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

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 […]

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