International Builders’ Show

3 BALA Hall of Fame Inductees Revealed

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3 BALA Hall of Fame Inductees Revealed

The Best in American Living Awards™ program recently inducted its sixth class into the BALA Hall of Fame, honoring innovative, well-respected individuals and companies that have significantly affected residential design and construction. The 2017 BALA Hall of Fame class includes: Lita Dirks. Dirks, owner of Lita Dirks & Co. in Greenwood Village, Colo., is an […]

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Pull Out all the Stops to Recruit Hot Leads

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Pull Out all the Stops to Recruit Hot Leads

Donna Knatz Barrett, EO of the Charlotte-DeSoto BIA in Port Charlotte, Fla., is laser-focused on getting new members. That’s why, after the NAHB International Builders’ Show finished up in January, she turned to an easy source for hot leads: 2018 IBS attendees.

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PWB Honors 3 Outstanding Members

PWB Honors 3 Outstanding Members

The NAHB Professional Women in Building Council last week recognized three outstanding council members and professional staff for their contributions to the organization and to the home building industry.

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NAHB Names The Nationals Gold Award Winners

NAHB Names The Nationals Gold Award Winners

NAHB honored the year’s outstanding work in residential real estate sales, marketing and design at the National Sales and Marketing Awards gala, one of the building industry’s most glittering events.

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5 Young Professionals Help Propel the Industry

5 Young Professionals Help Propel the Industry

NAHB recently honored the 2017 Young Professionals of the Year. The award acknowledges the five regional winners’ hard work and successes, performance and dedication, and outstanding potential as they begin to serve as leaders in the home building industry. It is awarded to industry professionals under the age of 45.

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Visitors Pack BSC Lounge at IBS

Visitors Pack BSC Lounge at IBS

More than 700 unique visitors representing nearly 500 companies visited the Building Systems Councils Hospitality Lounge at the 2018 International Builders’ Show. Industry professionals enjoyed several presentations and multiple networking events, focusing on modular, panelized, concrete, log and timber frame home construction.

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7 Results that Drive Sales

7 Results that Drive Sales

Persuasion is the key to selling. This was among the key takeaways during a Jan. 10 seminar at the International Builders’ Show in Orlando, where John Palumbo of the Jacksonville, Fla-based Sterling Group laid out seven steps to help builders to close more deals and to maximize their sales.

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How Smart Can the ‘Smart Home’ Be?

How Smart Can the ‘Smart Home’ Be?

Tech-savvy home design experts who recently saw the latest in smart home innovation at the Consumer Electronics Show were buzzing excitedly around the 2018 International Builders’ Show. While there are still questions and apprehension from traditional home builders, these experts say it’s not a good idea to sit on the sidelines waiting for the dust to settle.

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Texas Home Named BALA Home of the Year

Texas Home Named BALA Home of the Year

Called the Augusta, the home artfully balances stone, wood, metal and floor-to-ceiling glass to create an elegant modern residence that hearkens to historical Texas homes from the 1800s.

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Michael Weber Leads BSC in 2018

Michael Weber Leads BSC in 2018

A veteran of the systems-built construction community, Weber will be serving as BSC chair for the second time, and brings many years of professional experience in leading-edge technologies to the group.

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