Show Regulations and Management

Show Office

The Show Office is located next to the Sunbelt registration desk and is open August 7 - 9 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.


Children under 18 must be accompanied and supervised by an adult at all times when in the exhibit areas. Registration for children is complimentary and must be done on-site. All children except infants in backpacks or slings must be registered and have a badge to be admitted to the exhibit areas. Strollers are not allowed in the exhibit areas. Children under 18 are not permitted on the Show floor during setup or tear down.

Live Animals

Live animals of any kind are not allowed on the exhibit floor, with the exception of service animals.


Photography or recording within the exhibit areas, general session rooms or education areas is prohibited, unless granted permission by the Sunbelt Committee.


The Hilton Anatole Hotel is a smoke-free facility. Smoking is allowed outside in designated areas.

Show Management

The Sunbelt Builders Show™ is owned and operated by the Texas Association of Builders. The Texas Association of Builders (TAB), founded in 1946, is an affiliate of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and consists of 28 local home builders associations (HBAs) across Texas. With a membership of of nearly 10,000 building industry professionals, representing over 509,900 jobs and $38.6 billion of the Texas economy, the Texas Association of Builders plays a crucial role in fulfilling the dream of homeownership for Texans. TAB holds memberships with the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) and Texas Society of Association Executives (TSAE).

Contact Information
313 E. 12th St., Ste. 210  |  
Austin, TX 78701

(800) 252-3625  |  (512) 476-6346  |  (512) 476-6427 FAX  |

Getting Help

Please feel free to email Sunbelt staff at We return emails within 48 hours.

To speak with Sunbelt staff, please call our office at (800) 252-3625 or (512) 476-6346. We are available to answer calls during normal business hours (8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST Monday through Friday).

Badge Policy

 Badges will NOT be mailed but will be available for pickup on-site starting Monday, August 6, 2018 at the Sunbelt Registration inside the Hilton Anatole.

All Show attendees and exhibitors must have their badges properly displayed while on the Show floor except infants in backpacks or slings. Strollers are not allowed in the exhibit areas.

All credentials packages, including badges and any tickets purchased will be available for pick up at the Sunbelt registration desk beginning at 2 p.m. on Monday, August 6, 2018 by the designated contact person.

Exhibitor Badge Policy: Sunbelt Exhibitors receive four complimentary badges for every 10' x 10' booth. Additional badges are $35 each.

Badge Reprint Policy: There will be a $35 per badge fee to replace lost or forgotten badges.

Cancellation Policy

 All registration cancellation/refund requests must be received no later than close of business on Tuesday, July 15, 2018 to or (800) 252 -3625. An administrative fee of $25.00 will apply to each cancelled registration. Refunds will be issued after the Show. Substitutions will not be permitted at any time.

Hotel Room Block Cut Off Policy

Room block rates are based on availability and may sell out prior to the cutoff date of Tuesday, July 15, 2018. After this date, they will be confirmed on a space-available basis at the prevailing rack rate. Deposits are only refundable for cancellations occurring three days prior arrival. Individuals checking into the hotel during the event dates and leaving earlier than the original departure date will be charged one additional night's room rate (exclusive of resort fee).

Presenting Sponsors
  Opening Session Sponsor