January 9 - 11, 2018
Orlando, FL
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Pre-Show Courses

We Offer More So You Have More to Offer

Build Your Knowledge

IBS 2017 pre-show courses participants learned new skills and advanced industry knowledge while increasing their skill set. These one- or two-day courses offered by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and HBI let participants delve deeper and immerse themselves in the subject matter. Courses encouraged collaboration and participation, with the understanding that their industry experience plays a crucial role in the classroom. 

2018 pre-show course registration opens August 1.

NAHB & HBI Professional Designations

NAHB Designations

  • Certified Aging-In-Place Specialist (CAPS)
  • Certified Graduate Associate (CGA)
  • Certified Graduate Builder (CGB)
  • Certified Graduate Remodeler (CGR)
  • Certified Green Professional (CGP)
  • Certified New Home Marketing Professional (CMP)
  • Certified New Home Sales Professional (CSP)
  • Graduate Master Builder (GMB)
  • Graduate Master Remodeler (GMR)
  • Housing Credit Certified Professional (HCCP)
  • Master Certified Green Professional
  • Master Certified New Home Sales Professional (Master CSP)
  • Master in Residential Marketing (MIRM)

Learn more at nahb.org/designations

Know What Classes You Need

The Builder Assessment Review (BAR) and the Professional Remodeler Experience Profile (PREP) are now being offered online! If you're pursuing a CGB or CGR designation, take your respective assessment prior to registering for an IBS pre-show course. Results will be ready 48 hours after you finished your assessment. Register for BAR or PREP today! 

HBI Designations

Residential Construction Superintendent (RCS) Designation coursework enhances the knowledge and skills of home building or remodeling site field professionals. Students who successfully complete the eight RCS Designation courses will have the foundational knowledge of a job-ready superintendent, from project management and working with trade contractors to planning, scheduling and customer relations.

  • Original RCS Designation
  • Advanced RCS Designation
  • RCS specialty concentrations in log and timber home building and concrete technologies

Get more details about the RCS designation

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