Five Top Housing Shows to Converge in Las Vegas for Design & Construction Week™

Sep 03, 2014 - Washington, DC


Five of the leading design and construction industry tradeshows have signed on to be part of the 2015 Design & Construction Week™ (DCW), joining forces for what promises to be the largest-ever residential construction exposition in the nation in 2015.

Earlier this year, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) launched Design & Construction Week in Las Vegas as the International Builders’ Show (IBS) and the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) co-located for the first time, along with the International Window Coverings Expo (IWCE). Building upon that success, additional organizations have joined on to be part of Design & Construction Week in 2015. In addition to IBS, KBIS andIWCE, The International Surface Event (TISE) – made up of SURFACES, StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas and TileExpo, and Las Vegas Market - the west’s most comprehensive furniture, home décor and gift show – will all take part in Design & Construction Week in Las Vegas spanning Jan. 18-23.

“Design & Construction Week is going to be the biggest event of its kind, offering attendees access to nearly every facet of the residential housing and design industry, all in one city,” said NAHB CEO Jerry Howard. “With education, products, networking opportunities and much more, industry professionals will not want to miss this mega-event.”

“We are so pleased that these prestigious events have agreed to join the 2015 Design & Construction Week,” said NKBA CEO Bill Darcy. “Having all five events in one city, over one week provides such great value for the design and building community.”

Show dates include:

  • NAHB International Builders’ Show: Jan. 20-22, Las Vegas Convention Center
  • Kitchen & Bath Industry Show:  Jan. 20-22, Las Vegas Convention Center
  • International Window Coverings Expo: Jan. 20-22, Las Vegas Convention Center
  • Las Vegas Market:  Jan. 18-22, World Market Center Las Vegas
  • The International Surface Event:  Exhibits: Jan. 21-23; Education: Jan. 20-23,  Mandalay Bay Convention Center

Registered attendees will have access to all five tradeshows held during Design & Construction Week. 

Registration for IBS and KBIS are now open. For more information, or to register for any of the Design & Construction Week shows, please visit:

NAHB International Builders’

Kitchen & Bath Industry Show

International Window Coverings

Las Vegas

The International Surface

For details on Design & Construction Week, visit

[Editor’s Note: Complimentary registration is available to credentialed members of the working press. Visit for more information or to register.]

About the National Association of Home Builders and the International Builders’ Show

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) is a Washington-based trade association representing more than 140,000 members involved in remodeling, home building, multifamily construction, property management, subcontracting, design, housing finance, building product manufacturing and other aspects of residential and light commercial construction. NAHB is affiliated with 800 state and local home builders associations around the country. NAHB's builder members will construct about 80 percent of the new housing units projected for this year. For more information, visit The NAHB International Builders’ Show (IBS) is the largest annual light construction show in the world. For more information about the 2015 International Builders’ Show, including attendee registration and exhibiting, go to

About KBIS
KBIS, in conjunction with the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) is an inspiring, interactive platform that showcases the latest industry products, trends and technologies. KBIS is the voice of the kitchen and bath industry and has been for 50 years.

Early in 2013, the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) and National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) announced an agreement to co-locate the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) with the International Builders’ Show (IBS) in Las Vegas, Nev. in February 2014 under the banner of Design and Construction Week™. The mega-event will return Jan. 20-22, 2015, in Las Vegas with each show occupying a separate hall. Kitchen and bath brands that have participated in both shows can continue to choose to exhibit in the KBIS or IBS hall. One pass will provide access to both exhibits. NKBA and NAHB will continue to produce separate educational programming and special events.

For the latest news and announcements visit, follow KBIS on Facebook at on Twitter at @KBIS2015.

About the National Kitchen & Bath Association
The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) is a non-profit trade association with more than 60,000 members that has educated and led the kitchen and bath industry for over 50 years. provides consumers with an inspiration gallery of award-winning kitchen and bath designs, as well as articles, tips, and an extensive glossary of remodeling terms. At, consumers can also find NKBA Connect (the association’s official blog), certified kitchen and bath professionals in their areas, submit questions to NKBA experts, and download the free NKBA Kitchen Planner and NKBA Bath Planner. To learn more, visit the NKBA Press Room