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  • MISSION FULL: Mission to International Builders' Show 2020

MISSION FULL: Mission to International Builders' Show 2020

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 (All day) to Thursday, January 23, 2020 (All day)

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Nova Scotia Business Inc., in partnership with ACOA and the Atlantic Provinces, is currently recruiting Nova Scotia infrastructure companies interested in participating as an exhibitor at the International Builders' Show (IBS), the United States' premier annual residential and commercial housing construction event for manufacturers and home construction product suppliers. IBS attracts over 80,000 attendees from 100 countries. 

Last year, eight Atlantic Canadian companies generated over 325 leads and anticipated $3.65 million in sales in 12 months. The companies reported a 91% satisfaction rate with the Atlantic Pavilion, and attendee traffic rated 92.5%. IBS 2019 featured over 1500 manufacturers and suppliers who exhibited the industry's latest innovations in construction products and services. In attendance were national builders, small local builders, custom home builders, architects and designers, dealers, distributors, remodelers, and other purchases from the U.S. and beyond.

What's included?

The Atlantic pavilion will be located in prime booth space in the IBS Central Hall next to other Canadian provincial pavilions. The pavilion will be 1,000 square feet measuring 20 feet long by 50 feet. It's traditional row-style layout will include 10 foot by 10 foot pipe and drape booths for individual exhibitors. A common meeting and networking area will be available.

Full package for participants includes:

  • On 10x10 foot exhibition space
  • Red carpet with padding
  • Counter display with your colour wordmark (3 ft high x 3 ft long x 2 ft deep)
  • Electrical access
  • One stool
  • Brochure rack (for 8.5" x 11" sized literature)
  • Electronic badge scanner
  • IBS Expo attendee passes as required
  • Daily cleaning
  • Company profile in the directory of participating companies

Other support services include:

  • Networking area
  • Canada branding
  • Marketing and social media 
  • Atlantic dinner meeting on Monday, January 20, 5:30pm.
  • Canadian group breakfast with Global Affairs Canada
  • Access to US buyer/distributor company directory via Global Affairs Canada
  • Pre-mission business pitch coaching, group webinars, and a kick-off meeting

To Register: Please contact Pamela Rudolph, Export Development Executive | PRUDOLPH@nsbi.ca | 902.424.6042

Registration fees:
$2,000 CDN
NEW company discount: $1,000 CDN

Please note: There is no official hotel arrangement for this mission. Companies are responsible for all travel, food and lodging costs, as well as transportation, shipping and drayage costs for products and equipment.
Cancellation refunds will be considered prior to Friday, November 1, 2019.


Pamela Rudolph


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