2012 International Builders' Show Registrations Run 25 Percent Ahead of 2011

NAHB expects 50,000 attendees and 800-plus exhibitors.

With pre-registration almost 25 percent higher than it was at this time last year and exhibit space sales going strong, the 2012 International Builders' Show (IBS) is shaping up to be an outstanding event for both attendees and exhibitors.

Sponsored by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), the International Builders' Show will be held from Feb. 8 to 11, 2012 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.

"The International Builders' Show is truly unique," said Bob Nielsen, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders. "No other event provides such exceptional education and networking opportunities and such a superb showcase of top quality products for the home building industry. We're expecting more than 50,000 attendees and more than 800 exhibitors at the 2012 show."

In addition to almost 200 education programs and more than 400,000 square feet of product exhibits, the upcoming IBS will provide numerous networking opportunities for attendees.

Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke will speak during a special session of the NAHB Board of Directors meeting on Feb. 10.

To register for the IBS, or for more information about attending or exhibiting at the International Builders' Show, please go to