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IBS 2015 Education Highlights

Education at 2015 NAHB International Builders’ Show’s® (IBS)  was in demand. Thousands of building professionals attended more than 100 education sessions that were available on topics that included 50+ housing, sales and marketing and technology – to name a few.

Which education sessions were the most popular? 

The top five best attended IBS 2015 education sessions: 

  1. 2015 Super Sales Rally: The Return of the Sales Warrior
  2. Trends in 2015: What is the “NOW” Best Thing?
  3. 2015 Trends: 60 Design Ideas in 60 minutes
  4. Creativity on Tap: Colorful, Captivating & Cutting Edge Design Trends
  5. Jedi Mind Tricks: How the Art of Influence Will Change Marketing Forever

Other popular education events included:

High Performance Building Zone: This popular spot featured two stages. The demo stage had live, interactive construction demos showcasing the latest methods, tips and tricks used in high performance building technique. At the presentation stage, experts spoke about all facets of high performance and green building. 

Master Sessions and Plan Reviews: Participants benefited from smaller sized classes for an optimal experience. Then they consulted with top designers and architects during the Plan Reviews – on their own building plans! 

Tech Hub: Attendees made use of an education session room set up and learned how to make use of new technology and platforms.

Best of IBS Awards

This was the third year for the Best of IBS Awards and there were over 400 product entries in eight categories, plus one of the eight category winners won the Overall Best in Show award. Check out the winners!


Check out IBS TV to see The 2016 New American Home being built in Las Vegas, then stick around to see what you missed at IBS 2015.

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