FEB 8-10, 2022

IBS Start-Up Zone

South Hall

Emerging Solutions for the Housing Industry 

This NEW destination on the IBS show floor will feature the most innovative start-ups in the residential construction and development industry, and give attendees a glimpse into the future, to forever change the way they do business.  

Each revolutionary company is hand-selected and given an exclusive platform to showcase how they're transforming the industry. 

Apps. Software. Websites. Smart home tech. New building products. Tools. Kitchen and bath products. Weather proofing. Accessories.

Whatever your niche or industry breakthrough – concept, product, service or idea – your customers, dealers and distributors, investors and the press will be at IBS to take notice. 

Don't wait! A limited number of start-up companies will be featured and only the most innovative products and services will be selected. If selected, a participation fee will be required.

What’s the cost?

Costs are heavily subsidized to help you participate.

Basic Package: $2,000

  • Templated kiosk with company logo and built-in monitor and two stools
  • 2 exhibitor IBS registrations including education access
  • 1 hard line internet drop
  • Directory listing on BuildersShow.com
  • Press list
  • BONUS! Chance to be named the IBS ‘Most Innovative Start-Up'

Premium Package: $4,000

All of the Basic Package benefits, plus:

  • Attendee lead retrieval app (badge scanning)
  • Featured story in IBS Industry Tracker e-news – sent to 100,000+ IBS 2017-2022 attendees $2,200 value
  • Prime kiosk location
  • Pre-show name/company list of up to 1,000 attendees within your target audience
  • Inclusion in blog post promoting the zone

Who should apply?

This is a great opportunity for companies in segments, such as innovative building products, construction and remodeling tech, multifamily, finance, housing affordability solutions, smart home, new home sales and marketing, business management, building systems, supply chain, mobile apps, and more.

How to apply?

A limited number of start-up companies will be selected. Complete this online application to be considered.

How to participate?

Setup a laptop to showcase your product/service or bring a small product sample to the show. Large product displays, signage, backdrops etc, will require the purchase of an IBS exhibit booth.

More questions?

Contact Andrew Flank AVP Partnerships and Innovation for additional information.

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