FEB 27 - 29, 2024 | Las Vegas, NV
FEB 27 - 29, 2024
LAS VEGAS, NV

FAQs

General Show Information

February 27 - February 29, 2024
Las Vegas Convention Center
3150 Paradise Road
Las Vegas, NV 89109
702-892-0711

IBS exhibits are located in the West Hall, Central Hall, South Hall Level 2 and in the Silver Lot 1 of the Las Vegas Convention Center. See the map of exhibit locations.

IBS exhibits will be open Tuesday, February 27 - Thursday, February 29, 2024 from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. daily.

Click here to see the list of companies exhibiting in 2024. This list will be update periodically.

Any professional involved in the residential or light commercial construction industries such as home builders, remodelers, Realtors®, etc.

Click here to register for the show.

No. You do not have to be a member of NAHB to attend the Show. However, NAHB members are eligible for discounted registration fees. In addition, if an employee in your company is an NAHB member, all employees of your company may select from the discounted member registration fee options. See NAHB membership for more information.

Call NAHB Data Services at 800-368-5242 x8313 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (Eastern) or email [email protected].

Yes, children under 18 years of age must be accompanied and supervised by an adult at all times when in the exhibit areas. Registration of children is complimentary and must be done onsite. All children except infants in backpacks or slings must be registered and display a badge to be admitted to the exhibit areas. Strollers for children are permitted in the Exhibit areas during published Show hours. Attendees assume all risks associated with the use of strollers on the Show floor, including but not limited to personal injury or property damage.

No, due to the sensitive nature of new products and unique booth displays at the Show, photography and/or video recording of any booths within the Exhibit areas by any attendee/exhibitor personnel is prohibited. Exceptions are made only when permission is obtained from the exhibitor whose booth/product is being photographed/videotaped and/or all individuals appearing in the photograph or video.

Follow this link to download and purchase photos.

View the list of future Show dates.

Design & Construction Week® (DCW) features the co-location of the NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS), the National Kitchen & Bath Association’s Kitchen & Bath Industry Show® (KBIS). This mega-event brings together more than 70,000 builders, general contractors, remodelers, designers, flooring professionals, as well as product specifiers from around the globe.

Check back for a map of food options at the LVCC.

  • West Hall Level 1 Atrium: Food Hall with Seating
  • West Hall Level 1 North Lobby, Outside W4: Grab & Go Cart
  • West Hall Level 2: Grab & Go Cart
  • North Hall Level 1 Back of N4 & N2 and Front of N1 Exhibit Halls: Hot Food
  • Lobby area between North Hall Level 1 & Central Hall: Coffee, Grab & Go, Hot Food, and Seating
  • Central Hall between C4 & C5 Exhibit Hall: Food Hall with Seating
  • Central Hall in C3 Concourse Exhibit Hall: Food Hall with Seating
  • Outside Central Hall Entrance: Food Vendors with Seating
  • Silver Lot: Food Trucks
  • South Hall Level 1 Lobby: Coffee & Food Hall with Seating
  • South Hall Level 2 Entrance to S3 & S4 Exhibit Hall: Hot Food Options
  • South Hall Level 2 Back of S4 Exhibit Hall: Food Hall with Seating

Registration Information

Click here to find the Fees & Deadlines for Registration for IBS 2024.

Click here to register for IBS 2024. There will be on-site registration areas at the Las Vegas Convention Centers, check below for specific registration locations.

You can pay for your registration fee using a Visa, MasterCard or American Express.

No. You do not have to be a member of NAHB to attend the Show. However, NAHB members are eligible for discounted registration fees. In addition, if an employee in your company is an NAHB member, all employees of your company may select from the discounted member registration fee options. See NAHB membership for more information.

Call NAHB Data Services at 800-368-5242 x8313 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (Eastern) or email [email protected].

Yes, children under 18 years of age must be accompanied and supervised by an adult at all times when in the exhibit areas. Registration of children is complimentary and must be done onsite. All children except infants in backpacks or slings must be registered and display a badge to be admitted to the exhibit areas. Strollers for children are permitted in the Exhibit areas during published Show hours. Attendees assume all risks associated with the use of strollers on the Show floor, including but not limited to personal injury or property damage.

You will receive a email confirmation immediately upon completing your registration. You can use your confirmation letter as your receipt.

Check your inbox for your confirmation letter (check your spam folder). Or call the Registration and Housing Office at 747-226-7761 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. (Central) or email [email protected]

You can make changes to your registration online using your confirmation number and last name to log into your record. If you do not have your confirmation number, changes can be made by calling the Registration and Housing Office at 747-226-7761 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. (Central).

Expo Pass (including spouses): Non-refundable and all sales are final.

Expo+Education Pass, First Time Attendee (including spouses): Once a registration has been processed, a $35 fee will be charged per cancellation. If a registration and special event ticket bundle is purchased only the registration fee portion of the bundle is refundable as outlined above. The special event ticket portion of the bundle is non-refundable. Requests for refunds must be received in writing via email at [email protected]. Refund deadline will be posted in early September.

Special Events: Tickets to special events including those purchased in a bundled registration package are non-refundable. All sales are final.

Weather: A request for a weather-related refund of registration fees will be considered by NAHB at its sole discretion, on a case-by-case basis, provided the request is received by NAHB within five (5) business days after the close of the Event. If approved, in lieu of a refund of the amount of the registration fee, NAHB will register the individual for the next Event at no charge and will provide the identical registration type that was originally purchased.

Attendee Registration Locations & Hours

  • Central Exhibit Hall C2: Attendee, Exhibitor and International Registration and Special Event Tickets
    • Sunday, February 25 - Thursday, February 29: 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • West Hall Meeting Rooms W102-W106: Attendee and Exhibitor Registration, Special Event Tickets, NAHB Spike Tickets and NAHB Delegates’ Credentials
    • Sunday, February 25 - Thursday, February 29: 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • South Hall Lobby, Level 2: Attendee and Exhibitor Registration and Special Event Tickets
    • Tuesday, February 27 - Thursday, February 29: 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Westgate Resort & Casino, Pavilion 7: Attendee Registration Only
    • Tuesday, February 27: 7:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

No. It is a scam, and we would recommend that you flag it as SPAM and delete the email.

Yes, you will need to register for IBS 2024. Click here to complete your registration.

One registration has to be started in order to add more people. Once the final page registration page is reached, at the bottom of the menu bar, select the "add a coworker." The coworkers demographic information is required to complete the registration process. The coworker must have a unique email address to complete the registration. Once all coworkers are added, select "complete my registration" to pay and complete all registrations. Everyone will receive a confirmation email with their unique confirmation ID number. There will be an option to be copied on everyone's confirmation email.

Hotel & Transportation Information

Hotel reservations can be made online during the registration process. All hotel accommodation requests must be made through the NAHB International Builders' Show Registration and Housing Office or online. Show hotels will not accept individual or direct requests for rooms. Follow this link to book your hotel room. View the map of all the hotels.

For your convenience, NAHB organizes rooms with an assortment of outstanding Las Vegas hotels that offer a wide variety of accommodations, amenities and very competitive rates. We understand that you have many options for making hotel reservations. However, by supporting NAHB's commitment to the Las Vegas hotel community, you benefit in many ways, including:

  • Access to a wide variety of show hotels with the lowest available room rates
  • Exclusive shuttle bus service
  • One-stop-shopping for your registration and housing needs
  • Convenient customer service for changes and cancellations
  • Industry associate networking opportunities within show hotels

IBS 2024 state and local hotel assignments can be found here.

Click here for more information.

Yes, complimentary shuttle service will be provided between Official Show Hotels and the LVCC, except for properties that are not within walking distance of the convention center. Find the shuttles here.

Hours of Operation:

Tuesday, February 27 - Thursday, February 29 from 6:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

In addition to complimentary shuttle service from Official Hotels to the LVCC, there are several other ways to get to the Show:

The Monorail: It connects the Las Vegas Convention Center to the following hotels along the Las Vegas Strip: MGM Grand Station, Bally’s/Paris Las Vegas Station, Flamingo/Caesars Palace Station, Harrah’s/The LINQ Station, and SAHARA Las Vegas Station. Traveling at a top speed of 50 mph, the system is a safe, clean and reliable way to travel to and from the 2024 International Builders' Show.

The Loop: Vegas Loop at the Las Vegas Convention Center quickly transports passengers throughout the 200-acre Las Vegas Convention Center campus in a fun and convenient way, free of charge. The system consists of two one-way, .8-mile-long tunnels built to accommodate all-electric Tesla vehicles driving at speeds of up to 35 mph. The LVCC Loop reduces a 25-minute walk to a less than two-minute ride.

Taxis: Take a taxi to and from the LVCC, the airport, and the official show hotels.

Uber/Lyft: Uber and Lyft are car pickup services that can be a great alternative to waiting in long transportation lines. You can download the Uber app or Lyft app to your smartphone.

Yes, NAHB negotiates special travel and transportation discounts for attendees of the International Builders' Show. View this page for airline and rental car discounts.

Limited parking is available at the LVCC. See the parking map of the LVCC.

No, overnight parking at the Convention Center is prohibited. Vehicles left overnight will be towed at the owner's risk and expense.

View coat and bag check for more information. Check back for hours and locations. 

View accessibility information about the Show.

Yes, there are dedicated rooms available at the LVCC located in the following:

  • Central/North Hall Level 1 in Lobby
  • North Hall Level 2 by Skywalk Bridge
  • South Hall Level 2 next to Room S228
  • West Hall Level 1 near North Lobby

Click here for more information.

Pre-Show Education Course Information

There are three types of educational opportunities available at the Show:

  • Pre-Show NAHB Education Courses
  • Pre-Show IBS Master Workshops
  • IBS Education Sessions

Pre-Show Education Courses are a separate and extra cost, and do not include an Expo Pass. An IBS Expo Pass is included with the purchase of an NAHB Education course. View this page for more information.

Pre-Show Education Courses are half-day and full-day courses on specific topics taught by NAHB-approved instructors. They are not included with registration for the Show and require a separate fee.

IBS Sessions are available on a first-come, first-served basis to Expo+Education Pass Registrants.

No, a separate fee and registration is required for each type of education.

No, Pre-Show Education is a separate registration.

If space allows, tickets may be available for purchase prior to the start of the course.

You will receive a confirmation immediately upon completing your registration. You will receive details on room locations and times for each course by mail within two weeks prior to the event.

No, the course materials are not sold separately.

For Pre-Show NAHB Education Courses, contact Rusty Deiss at 800-368-5242 x8231 or [email protected].

For Pre-Show IBS Master Workshops, contact Kirby Simmering at 800-368-5242 x8387 or [email protected].

Education Information

There are three types of educational opportunities available at the Show:

  • Pre-Show NAHB Education Courses
  • Train the Trainer
  • IBS Education Sessions

Pre-Show NAHB Courses are half-day and full-day courses on specific topics taught by NAHB-approved instructors. They are not included with registration for the Show and require a separate fee.

Train the Trainer is a course designed for building industry professionals who wish to teach NAHB’s instructor-led classroom courses, industry experts or experienced teachers who have had no formal education in training and any trainers who want a refresher to improve their classroom training skills. This course is not included with registration for the Show and requires a separate fee.

IBS Sessions are available on a first-come, first-served basis to Expo+Education Pass Registrants.

Yes, you must purchase an Expo+Education Pass to have unlimited access to all education sessions during the Show.

Check back in the Fall for IBS 2024 education sessions. Check out this page for more information of what to expect from this year's education sessions.

The Request for Proposals (RFP) for speaking at IBS 2024 has closed. Please complete our IBS speaker inquiry form and we'll email you when we begin accepting applications for IBS 2025.

Please contact Kirby Simmering at 800-368-5242 x8387 or [email protected] for more specific information about education sessions and courses.

Examples of professional designation programs include Certified Graduate Builder or CGB, Certified Graduate Remodeler or CGR, and Certified Green Professional or CGP. You can call the NAHB Professional Designation Helpline at 800-368-5242 x8154 for more information between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (Eastern). Learn more about our Professional Designations and how NAHB provides the best residential home building knowledge in order to foster success in the industry.

Access to the 2023 IBS Education On-Demand Library has now ended. Session recordings from the 2024 IBS Education sessions are included in an Expo+Education Pass registration.

International Attendee Information

Depending on your citizenship, you may or may not need a visa to travel to the United States to attend the International Builders’ Show. You can also find out more information via the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Consular Affairs.

Letters of Invitation will be available upon request. You MUST be a registered attendee or exhibitor of the 2024 Builders' Show to request a letter of invitation. During registration, you will be asked if you require a Letter of Invitation. If yes, you will be presented with an online form to confirm the necessary information for the letter. Upon completion of your registration, you will receive a PDF copy of the letter of invitation via email. You may also choose to receive a mailed copy in your request.

Yes. If you need to receive your letter more quickly, we can send it via Federal Express or UPS. You will need to include a valid Federal Express or UPS account number when submitting your request. If you do not include a valid account number, the letter will be sent by standard international mail. NAHB may contact you via email to verify this information.

No. NAHB cannot send letters directly to embassies or consulates. No exceptions are made.

Yes. A valid Electronic System of Travel Authorization (ESTA) approval is required for all eligible Visa Waiver Program (VWP) participants to travel to the United States. The Department of Homeland Security's ESTA is an automated system used to determine the eligibility of visitors to travel to the United States under the VWP. ESTA applications may be completed FREE online at the official Department of Homeland Security website.

Yes. The Department of Homeland Security strictly enforces this requirement. VWP travelers who have not obtained approval through ESTA should expect to be denied boarding on any air carrier bound for the United States. Be sure to fill out and submit your application well in advance of your travel dates.

NAHB Information

No. You do not have to be a member of NAHB to attend the Show. However, NAHB members are eligible for discounted registration fees. In addition, if an employee in your company is an NAHB member, all employees of your company may select from the discounted member registration fee options. See NAHB membership for more information.

Call NAHB Data Services at 800-368-5242 x8313 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. (Eastern) or email [email protected].

Yes, please visit the NAHB website.

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