Congratulations to the finalists and winners of the 2018 Best of IBS Awards! The companies vyed for the title of the best of the best, in their respective categories at the 2018 NAHB International Builders' Show®. Category winners and Best in Show winner were announced at the Best of IBS Awards on January 11.
Over 300 entries in nine categories were received and 27 industry and media judges considered the following criteria in order to select the 2018 finalists and winners:
- Innovative – The product is either new (this type of product has never been offered) or has been significantly changed and would be deemed a game-changer in its product class.
- Functionality – The product will be well-used by the builder in/for their business or the consumer in their daily lives.
- Good Design – The product will help the builder solve a specific issue, help them add to their bottom line and/or helps solve a specific problem for the consumer/will be a product that a consumer is excited about having in their home.