What It’s About
NAHB Global Members and prospective members will get a detailed introduction to the US housing market, current economic forecasts, and the latest in homeowner trends.
Additionally, attendees will get an introduction to the research and building science capabilities that are provided by the Home Innovation Research Labs, an independent own subsidiary of the NAHB.
9:00 AM - Home Trends, Buyer Preferences, and Must-Have Features in 2023
This session will provide NAHB’s most up-to-date research on home trends & buyer preferences highlighting the features buyers want and builders are most likely to include in their homes in 2023.
- Understand the impact COVID-19 has had on what home buyers want.
- Learn about the compromises home buyers are willing to accept to afford a home.
- Examine today’s trends through current market examples and illustrations.
9:50 AM - Housing Economics Outlook
This session will provide an outlook for the U.S. economy as a whole, housing demand, affordability, and supply-side headwinds. Gain perspective on future trends to develop your critical business strategies for 2023.
Danushka Nanayakkara-Skillington, AVP, NAHB Forecasting & Analysis, Economics & Housing Policy – Forecasting
10:30 AM - Get to Know Home Innovation Research Labs
Find out how Home Innovation Research Labs is uniquely postured to provide a comprehensive approach that helps overcome the often-daunting impediments to moving new products and technologies into the U.S. building market. Home Innovation Research Labs (HIRL) is an accredited product testing lab (ISO 17020), certification body (ISO 17025), and inspection agency (ISO 17026) with nearly 60 years of experience helping product manufacturers, designers, and engineers bring new building products and systems to market. HIRL provides clients an integrated suite of product commercialization services that includes market research, code analysis/compliance, product testing and certification, and much more.
Michael Luzier, President & CEO, Home Innovation Research Labs, Inc.
Presentations will be moderated by David Bernardino, Chair, NAHB Global Opportunities Board
11:00 AM – 3:00 PM Meet and Greet
Don’t miss the opportunity to meet NAHB Global Opportunity Board Members and NAHB International Department Staff. Members and staff will be available to answer questions you may have about the industry and also about the benefits of being a member of NAHB Global.
Additionally, members of the US Department of Commerce will be available to answer any questions about doing business with the USA.
For additional information, please contact Giuliana Nava-Cord.
How to Participate
Tickets are FREE.
Please reserve your ticket when registering for the IBS.