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  • Jaclyn C.

Discovering Innovation and Excellence at the International Builders' Show

Updated: Feb 19

As we approach the annual International Builders' Show (IBS) in Las Vegas, the excitement within our team is palpable. This premier event is not just a conference; it's a convergence of ideas, innovation, and inspiration for the construction industry. For our team, attending IBS is an invaluable opportunity to stay at the forefront of industry trends, network with other professionals, and bring back a wealth of knowledge to implement in our projects.

International Builders Show

Innovations and Trends We Aim to Bring Back

Amidst the construction industry's rapid evolution, driven by technological advancements, shifting consumer demands, and a critical focus on sustainability, IBS stands as a crucial arena for us to immerse in the newest trends, technologies, and methodologies. It challenges our existing notions, propels us towards innovative approaches, and unveils products that promise to elevate our efficiency and creative potential.

Our primary objective at IBS is to engage deeply with emerging trends, from eco-friendly materials and smart home technologies to revolutionary construction methods that boost efficiency, reduce costs, and enhance quality. This journey of discovery places us at the vanguard of design and innovation, ensuring our projects not only meet but exceed the modern standards of sustainability and aesthetics. The valuable insights and knowledge gained from IBS will directly inform our future project strategies, enabling us to deliver homes that are smarter, more sustainable, and visually striking, keeping us ahead in a competitive landscape and surpassing client expectations.

Highlighting Buildertrend Educational Sessions

A key highlight of our IBS agenda is participating in the Buildertrend educational sessions. These sessions are specially curated to provide deep dives into critical topics that are shaping the future of construction.

  • Working Differently, Building Better: Women’s Innovations in Construction  This session, moderated by Brooke Brockman from Buildertrend, will showcase the pioneering contributions of women in construction. With insights from Yvonne Johnson of Reclaimed Karma, Heather Tankersley of Tankersley Construction, and Meghan Billings of Meg & Co Designer Homes, we anticipate rich discussions on breaking traditional boundaries and fostering innovation.


  • Profitability Principles: Builders Share Their Back-to-Basics Strategies for Success in 2024  Moderated by Andres Ricaurte of Buildertrend, this panel will delve into the fundamental strategies driving profitability in today's market. Speakers including Meghan Billings, Tim Coughran of Alderview Construction, and Brad Leavitt of A Finer Touch Construction will share actionable insights that we can apply to enhance our business operations.


  • Real-World Strategies to Attract & Retain Top Construction Talent  Finding and keeping top talent is more crucial than ever. Dan Houghton from Buildertrend will moderate a session with Joe Christensen of Cardinal Crest Homes, Ashley Kuhn of Blair Freeman, and Nick Schiffer of NS Builders, offering strategies on building a culture that attracts the best in the business.

Be Part of Our IBS Adventure: Exclusive Insights on @copegrand_homes Instagram

We invite you to follow our journey at IBS through our Instagram page @copegrand_homes as we share real-time updates, behind-the-scenes looks, and key takeaways from the sessions we attend. Engage with us by sharing your thoughts and questions on our posts; we're eager to connect with fellow industry enthusiasts and clients to discuss the latest trends and innovations unveiled at the show.

Through our Instagram stories, you'll get a front-row seat to the groundbreaking Buildertrend educational sessions, where we'll highlight the most impactful moments, insights, and strategies shared by leading experts. Don't miss out on this opportunity to be part of a community that's shaping the future of construction.


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