Posts Tagged ‘ IBS Orlando ’

Innovation at the Builders’ Show

Jan 24th, 2018

The builders are back! The recent International Builders’ Show in Orlando, Fla., put on each year by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), revealed many things — innovative products, many great ideas and lots of people. My first visits to the show were in the early 1980s, and we spent a full week there […]

Anthony Innovations Wins NAHB Global Innovation Award

Jan 16th, 2018

Anthony Innovations won the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) 2017 Global Innovation Awards for its QUADZilla sliding door roller. The award was announced at the NAHB International Builders’ Show (IBS) in Orlando, Fla., on 10 January. The NAHB Global Innovation Awards recognize cutting-edge products and marketing approaches based on their innovation, functionality, good design, […]

IBS Orlando Steps Up Its Game

Jan 16th, 2018

The International Builders’ Show wrapped up last week in Orlando, Fla., but it’s still with me in one way – the blisters on my feet that have just begun to heal. It was my fourth trip to what’s dubbed the largest annual light-construction show in the world, and I think I broke a personal record […]

IBS Closes Out with Jump in Attendance

Jan 12th, 2018

The 2018 International Builders’ Show (IBS) wrapped up a three-day run in Orlando, Fla., on Thursday with one of its largest turnouts in recent years, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), which stages the event. More than 85,000 people attended Design & Construction Week, which includes IBS and the Kitchen & Bath […]

IBS Continues to Draw Big Crowds

Jan 11th, 2018

The International Builders’ Show (IBS) continued its run at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., on Wednesday with packed halls and exhibitors reporting strong traffic in their booths. “It’s been excellent,” said Derrick Duffy of door manufacturer Nick’s Building Supply. “It’s been more than good enough to keep us busy.” Other attendees said […]

Optimism Abounds at Builders’ Show

Jan 10th, 2018

The International Builders’ Show (IBS) opened on Tuesday at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., and the mood could best be described as optimistic. “It’s been great so far,” said director of sales and marketing Michael Duncan of Viwinco, a first-time exhibitor. “We came down here last year to walk it, but this […]

International Builders’ Show Opens in Orlando

Jan 9th, 2018

The International Builders’ Show (IBS) opened its three-day run at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., today, welcoming more than 70,000 housing industry professionals and 1,500 exhibitors — including more than 200 representing the door, window and millwork industries. IBS is once again running in conjunction with the National Kitchen & Bath Association’s […]

#DWMstagram: See What the Industry is Posting Online

Jan 7th, 2018

What’s trending in doors and windows? Here are some of the top posts on Instagram from the past week. Don’t forget to follow DWM on Instagram for live updates from trade shows, fun snaps from around the office and other pictures. Special Edition: IBS Orlando  IBS Orlando begins this week, so we’re going to survey what people and […]

Happy New Year: A Look at the Top Stories of 2017

Dec 27th, 2017

It’s been another busy year in the door and window industry, with legislation, company closings and more generating headlines. With that in mind, here are the stories that saw the most web traffic on DWM in 2017. 1. After Closure of B.F. Rich, What’s Next? In February, the sudden closure of window maker B.F. Rich […]

2017 Was a Hectic Year for the Industry

Dec 18th, 2017

From a new administration in Washington that’s really shaken things up in the energy-efficiency realm to devastating hurricanes that tested the limits of impact products and building codes, 2017 was quite a year for the door and window industry. Some of the biggest changes came via the legislative and regulatory regime in D.C. The election of […]