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Future-Proof: Navigate Threats, Seize Opportunities at ICNY 2018 | Jan 22-26 at the Marriott Marquis, Times Square, New York

Whether it's technology, trends or friends that draws the crowd, about 90,000 people will flock to Las Vegas this weekend to attend the National Association of Home Builders' 2004 International Builders Show. The show officially kicks off Jan. 19 and ends Jan. 22, but many home builders will arrive early to attend the association's board of directors' meetings and education seminars. The biggest attraction will be the 1.6 million-square-foot trade show that will feature a record 1,600 exhibitors, who will introduce the latest in cabinets, windows, home appliances, home-building gadgetry, power tools, home furnishings and green building, to name a few. "If it's in a house, it's at the show," said R. Randy Lee, CEO of Leewood Real Estate Group. This year will be Lee's 25th attendance at the NAHB event. Leewood develops and builds affordable housing in New York City and New Jersey and Lee sits on the local and national association boards. Each year he goes home from the event with a...