Custom Building Central

The Universe of Custom Building

Custom Building Central is designed for high-end custom-builders and architects who cater to this discerning market. Find aspecialized seminars, activities and other professionals who are focused on the multitude of details that come with building custom homes and the unique challenges that brings. Custom Building Central offers a variety of opportunities to network, attend workshops and gain perspective from experts. Make new connections, learn new tricks and expand your universe.

  • Mix and mingle with your fellow custom home builders!


What is going on at IBS 2016 for custom builders?

For details of these programs, click on the title.  Use the Education & Event Search to see all programs in Custom Building Central, all education sessions in the Custom Building & Remodeling track and all events and education of interest to custom builders.

Custom Building Central Schedule | N261

Tuesday, January 19
Wednesday, January 20
Managing Change Orders for Profit
11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Thursday, January 21
Tuesday, January 19 Wednesday, January 20 Thursday, January 21
Accounting Tips for Custom Builders
9:00 am - 9:45 am
How to Leverage NAHB's Builder & Green Building Designations
8:45 am - 9:30 am
How to Build a Smart Online Marketing System
9:15 am - 10:00 am
Health & Safety in the American Kitchen
1:15 pm - 1:45 pm
Managing Change Orders for Profit
11:15 am - 12:00 pm
Social Media as a Business Tool: Ideas & Best Practices
11:15 am - 11:45 am
Implementing a Project Management-Based Custom Building Program
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Lunch & Learn - Social Media as a Business Tool: Ideas & Best Practices
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lunch & Learn - From Headache to Profits: How You Can Actually Enjoy Customer Selections
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
What is the Connected Home & Where Do You Begin?
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Digital Plan Management - Get Everyone on the Same Page & Build with Confidence
2:15 pm - 3:00 pm



Custom Building Central is produced by the NAHB Custom Home Builders Committee. The NAHB Custom Home Builders Committee represents builders who specialize in the planning and design of custom homes. The committee creates strategic alliances that educate builders in areas related to custom homes and reviews proposed NAHB resolutions and policies as they specifically relate to custom home building.