About Design & Construction Week®
Design & Construction Week® (DCW) features the co-location of the NAHB International Builders' Show® (IBS) and the National Kitchen & Bath Association's Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS). In 2017, DCW moves to Orlando, Florida for the fourth annual event, January 10-12 and will bring together 80,000+ design and construction professionals in the largest annual gathering of the residential design and construction industry. This synchronization of trade shows and markets will have direct benefits for all those in the design and construction industries.
Show dates include:
- NAHB International Builders' Show®: January 10-12, Orange County Convention Center
- Kitchen & Bath Industry Show®: January 10-12, Orange County Convention Center
The NAHB International Builders' Show® (IBS) is the largest annual light construction show in the world—with miles and miles of the latest and most advanced building products and services ever assembled. See all of the latest innovations for yourself with hands-on demonstrations and working models in over 300 building industry categories at the National Association Home Builders' annual convention. With 130+ education sessions in 8 tracks, IBS features learning opportunities for every segment of the industry. You’ll learn from the top minds in building and gain the knowledge to develop and further enhance your business. In addition to hour-long Building Knowledge and Spotlight sessions, IBS is home to the ever-popular and fully engaging learning formats of the Innovation Hub, the High Performance Building Zone and advanced-level Master Sessions. IBS also features The New American Home®, NAHB's show home, built to showcase the latest technologies and products in the building industry. And, in 2017, IBS will also feature The New American Remodeled Home®, transforming a 1980’s home into a Bahamian-styled show house packed with energy efficiencies and the latest products.
The Kitchen & Bath Industry Show® (KBIS) is North America’s premier annual event dedicated to the kitchen and bath industry. Owned by the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), KBIS is an inspiring, interactive platform that showcases the latest product innovations and trends from over 500 of the leading kitchen and bath brands. KBISNeXT™, located in South Hall of the OCCC, will be a destination for discovering the next ideas in the industry. Here you’ll find additional KBIS exhibitors, along with show features including the KBISNeXT™ Stage with inspired programming, Outdoor Pavilion and the Innovative Showroom Awards gallery. Additionally, the NKBA will present a robust learning program holding over 70 Voices from the Industry sessions, many offering CEUs. NKBA's Certification + Design Courses will also be offered before KBIS providing CEUs and NKBA Education Hours. Choose from two-hour courses or a three-hour course on relevant industry topics.