ICC News Release
For Immediate Release
Contact: Madison Neal
January 16, 2020
(202) 754-1173
The Code Council and ICC-ES build prominent presence at Design and Construction Week, largest annual industry gathering
Association showcases commitment to building safety industry as major sponsor at IBS and KBIS

Washington, D.C. – The International Code Council and the ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES) are excited to join more than 80,000 residential construction and design professionals from around the world at the 2020 National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) International Builders’ Show (IBS) and the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) during the seventh annual Design and Construction Week (DCW) in Las Vegas, Nevada, from January 21-23, 2020.

The largest annual gathering of the residential construction and design industry, DCW offers two shows in one week with exhibits, education, networking and more during IBS, the largest annual light construction show in the world, and KBIS, North America's largest trade show dedicated to all aspects of kitchen and bath design.

“Returning as a major sponsor and exhibitor for this esteemed industry event is an honor for the Code Council,” said Code Council Chief Executive Officer Dominic Sims, CBO. “Design and Construction Week plays an essential role in the residential design and construction community and offers a great place for industry innovation and collaboration.”

“Design and Construction Week is the industry event, bringing all of housing’s biggest players to one place – there’s nothing else like it,” said NAHB CEO Jerry Howard. “The International Code Council has continued to be a strong supporter of this week, adding its unique and needed perspective.”

The Code Council and ICC-ES are sponsoring several activities during DCW that provide opportunities for participants to network and learn about the latest trends and technologies in the building industry.

  • ICC-ES is exhibiting at IBS booth C3022 and KBIS booth SL1859 from Tuesday, January 21, through Thursday, January 23. Each booth will be staffed with a dedicated team of industry professionals. Technical experts from ICC-ES and NTA will be there to share how the Code Council’s business solutions can help manufacturers achieve their testing, growth and innovation goals.
  • Beer and wine events will be hosted in both of the ICC-ES booths from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. on both Tuesday, January 21 and Wednesday, January 22.
  • ICC-ES has once again sponsored the annual Metrostudy Housing Outlook Breakfast on Wednesday, January 22, which will offer unparalleled insights into the market as well as access to industry experts.

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About the International Code Council

The International Code Council is a nonprofit association that provides a wide range of building safety solutions including product evaluation, accreditation, certification, codification and training. It develops model codes and standards used worldwide to construct safe, sustainable, affordable and resilient structures.

About ICC Evaluation Service

The ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES), a member of the ICC family of solutions, is a nonprofit, limited liability company that does technical evaluations of building products, components, methods and materials. ICC-ES evaluation reportsbuilding product listings and plumbing, mechanical, fuel gas and solar thermal product listings provide evidence that products and systems meet requirements of codes and technical standards.