January 9 - 11, 2018
Orlando, FL
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Meet our Speakers

See the most innovative and dynamic speakers at IBS! The 2017 Builders’ Show featured high-profile industry leaders sharing their ideas and insights on the top issues affecting the building business. Get a glimpse into their lives with our Q & A series!

Amy Albert
Amy Albert
Amy Albert is the editor-in-chief of Professional Builder. She has more than two decades of journalism experience, including as chief editor of Custom Home, senior editor at Builder and kitchen design editor at Bon Appetit.
IBS 2017 Sessions: "Design Within Reach: Bringing Urban Touches to Suburban Environments", "The Future: 2017 Design Trends", "Plan Makeovers: Using A Regional Perspective to Make Your Homes Stand Out"
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Rob Baugher
Rob Baugher
Rob Baugher is the owner and CEO of Baugher, Inc., a design and remodel company located in Birmingham, Alabama.
IBS 2017 Session: "A Fast Path to Maximum Profit"
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MaryJo Camp & Laura Sullivan
MaryJo Camp & Laura Sullivan
Two expert designers in our industry, MaryJo Camp, CAPS, CGP, of DesignCamp, RLLP, and Laura Sullivan, ASID, CAPS, CGP, principal of ID.ology.
IBS 2017 Session: "Bathrooms Are Back: Top Trends in Design for 2017"
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Will Duderstadt
Will Duderstadt
Will Duderstadt is the Marketing and Development Manager of Web Platforms at M/I Homes, Inc.—one of the nation’s leading builders of single-family homes.
IBS 2017 Sessions: "A Builder’s Guide to Killer Content"
"Extreme Makeover Live: Social Media"
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Ed Earl
Ed Earl
Ed Earl is the principal of Priority 1 Projects based in San Diego. Ed offers more than 25 years of construction experience and represents owners on a wide variety of construction projects.
IBS 2017 Sessions: "Building Happy Homeowners: How Clear Communications & Managing Expectations Leads to More Referrals"
"Tips for Managing Customer Expectations"
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Erin Gargan
Erin Gargan
Erin Gargan is the Founder of Socialite Agency, an award-winning social media agency, and she’s worked with over 100 brands, including The Oscars, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, ABC/Disney Television and VISA, and been featured in Forbes and BusinessWeek.
IBS 2017 Session: "Social Selling: Evolving Your Sales Strategy for the Digital Age"
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David Haifleigh
David Haifleigh
David Haifleigh is president of HaifleighBrandWorks and TheFutureWorks.
IBS 2017 Session: "7 Fundamental Ways to Strategically & Competitively Differentiate Your Home Building Company"
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Linda Herbert
Linda Herbert
Linda Herbert, president of Diversified Marketing and Communications, is an expert sales and marketing consultant for the building industry.
IBS 2017 Sessions:"Home by 5:30: Your Daily Playbook"
"Overcoming the Perceptions of the North American Salesperson: Selling Successfully Across Cultures"
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David Miles
David Miles
David Miles, MIRM, CSP, CAASH, is the 2016 Legend of Residential Marketing Honoree President and Brand Strategist of Milesbrand.
IBS 2017 Session: "Which Worked Best? Creative Elements That Generate More Leads"
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Meredith Oliver
Meredith Oliver
Meredith Oliver, CSP, MIRM, is the president and creative director of Meredith Communications, a digital marketing agency located in Raleigh, NC.
IBS 2017 Session: "From Jeers to Cheers: Increase Your Sales with Stellar Online Reviews"
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Luis Poggi
Luis Poggi
Luis Poggi, MBA is the senior director of Product Management for Zillow Group.
IBS 2017 Sessions: "A Builder's Guide to Killer Content"
"Behavior Data: What Are Your Buyers Most Interested in for 2017?"
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Scott Sedam
Scott Sedam
Scott Sedam is the president of TrueNorth Development and Contributing Editor for Professional Builder Magazine.
IBS 2017 Sessions: "Labor Shortage: Proactive Ideas for Solving Your Trade Gap"
"Why We Still Have Scheduling Challenges, Despite the Best Software Money Can Buy"
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Bobby Tsui
Bobby Tsui
Bobby Tsui started his career in music production and recording engineering, but today he is a digital strategist and author with 5+ years consulting and running a successful digital agency.
IBS 2017 Session: "From Content to Conversion: Building a Killer Website (No Matter How Big Your Company)"
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Ali Wolf
Ali Wolf
Ali Wolf is the Manager of Housing Economics for Meyers Research, LLC, and she is a Millennial herself.
IBS 2017 Session: "Housing & Millennials: A First-Person Perspective"
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Peter Yost
Peter Yost
Peter Yost is the principal and vice president of technical services with BuildingGreen, Inc., located in Brattleboro, Vermont.
IBS 2017 Session: "Field Testing Live: Measuring Real-World Performance of Pressure-Sensitive Adhesive Tapes"
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