IBS 2020: Know the Show, Design Edition, Pt. 4

Have you been waiting all year to peak at our BALA winners? In less than one week – Wednesday, January 22 – the next class of winners will be unveiled during the Best in American Living Awards Ceremony at the 2020 International Builders’ Show. But winners aren’t just at the ceremony – you can find them in a few other places at the show:

Design Central Winners Gallery

Open 7:30 am – 5:30 pm Tuesday and Wednesday and 7:30 am – 2:00 pm Thursday | South 224

The Design Central, located in South 224, is a multi-purpose space with education, networking events, and plan reviews happening all day, every day at the show. The Central is also home to the BALA Winners Gallery (seen above) which features the new class of winners, project teams, and photos. The Central and Gallery are open 7:30 am Tuesday through Thursday, and all you need is an expo pass to enter.

Talking Trends with the BALA Judges

Wednesday, January 22 | 12:30 – 1:00 PM | South 224

On Wednesday in Design Central, join BALA Subcommittee and Judging Vice Chair David O’Sullivan as he leads a peer-to-peer discussion on national and regional trends based on this year’s outstanding crop of BALA winners. Discuss overall style trends, like transitional contemporary, 2020’s most popular finishes and trendy design details that will help you lead the pack. Audience participation is highly encouraged—make the most of your time with the pros and your peers (hint: your peers are pros, too!). Want to be considered for a future BALA Award? David will also be available to answer questions about what makes for an award-winning BALA submission for 2020.

Winners Portfolio

Available at the Award Ceremony and (Beginning on Thursday at 7:30 am) in S224

Pick up your free copy of the 2019 Best in American Living Awards Winners Portfolio in the Design Central, while supplies last.

2020 Trends Calendar

Back for 2020, the newest winners are featured in your new favorite office calendar. Using trends identified during judging, multiple projects and styles are included. Pick up your free copy, while supplies last.

Have you purchased your ticket yet to the award ceremony?

Wednesday, January 22 | 5:30 – 9:00 pm | Westgate, Lobby Level, Ballroom C

Join us at the building industry’s premier residential design awards ceremony, where this year’s most creative and talented home and community designs are honored. The Best in American Living™ Awards spotlight professionals who set their product apart and hit the right mark with today’s highly educated and discerning home buyers.

Tickets are required for this event. $100 per ticket, includes a three-course meal, two drink tickets and a champagne toast to celebrate the winners.

See you in Las Vegas!

Catch up on Part 1 of this series here, focusing on Design Central in South 224. Part 2, found here, gives you a taste of top events happening next week. And Part 3, found here, shares five featured education sessions that are must-not-miss at the show.

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