Jan 31 - Feb 2, 2023 | Las Vegas, NV
Jan 31 - Feb 2, 2023

Exhibit in the IBS Start-Up Zone

Are you the new product or service on the building industry block?

Then, the IBS Start-Up Zone is for you.

The IBS Start-up Zone is a feature area of the show floor where select start-up companies can launch innovative industry products and service solutions.

Landing a Start-Up Zone package is another opportunity for start-ups to participate in the Builders’ Show and gain mass exposure at a reduced rate.

The Start-Up Zone will be in the West Hall between the NextBuild area and Home Technology Pavilion.

What’s Included in Start-Up Zone Packages

Basic Package: $2,500 (limited)

  • Templated kiosk with company logo and built-in monitor and two stools
  • Up to 4 exhibitor IBS registrations including education access
  • Basic Wi-Fi
  • Electrical access
  • Company listing in the IBS Official Show Guide and Mobile App
  • Press list

Premium Package: $4,000

All the Basic Pack benefits plus:

  • Attendee lead retrieval device (badge scanning)
  • Feature story in IBS Industry Tracker e-news – sent to 125,000+ IBS 2017-2022 attendees ($2,200 value)
  • Prime kiosk location
  • Pre-show name/company list of up to 1,000 registered attendees within your target audience
  • Inclusion in blog post on the Builders’ Show Know the Show Blog promoting the zone

Sponsor I $10,000

  • Eligible companies can guarantee participation in the zone through a sponsorship.
  • All benefits of Premium Package
  • Logo on zone signage and in promotion of zone

How to Participate

You need to apply to be selected to participate in the Start-Up Zone.

Apply Here

Applications are reviewed and participants are selected every two weeks by an advisory board consisting of VCs, Innovation Experts and Builders.


  • Must be a start-up company with a product/service available for commercialization or imminent (Q1 2023) launch
  • Have not previously exhibited/sponsored at the International Builders’ Show
  • All physical products, samples, giveaways or signage must fit on provided kiosk desktop
  • Staff your kiosk during show hours (January 31 – February 2, 9:00am-5:00pm)
  • Selected companies must accept their offer to participate in the Start-Up Zone, complete forms online and pay package/sponsor fees
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