Nearly 65,000 home building professionals from around the world attended the National Association of Home Builders International Builders' Show in Las Vegas, Jan. 21-23.
IBS and the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show once again combined for the annual Design & Construction Week, which drew a total of approximately 90,000 attendees.
"The strong attendance at this year's show reflects the positive outlook for the home building industry and the enthusiasm that our attendees have for the future," says Geoff Cassidy, NAHB senior vice president of exhibitions and meetings. "Attendees continue to seek the innovative products, education sessions and networking opportunities that only IBS can provide."
Exhibit space for IBS totaled approximately 600,000 square feet, where more than 1,400 exhibitors displayed the latest in building products and technology.
In all, DCW featured more than 2,000 exhibitors occupying more than one million square feet of indoor and outdoor exhibits.
In addition to meeting suppliers and seeing product demos throughout the three-day show, attendees networked with peers and attended any of more than 140 education sessions led by experts on a wide range of industry topics.
Next year, IBS and Design & Construction Week will be in Orlando Feb. 9-11, 2021.