New Reveal in 2018: Products & Services

Attendees are looking for the hottest new products & services, so make sure you stand out from the crowd. Here’s where you can introduce what’s new while maximizing interest in your company.

  • Tell us what you’re displaying that is ‘new’ and we’ll feature you in the New Reveal for 2018. To participate, complete the additional questions during online checkout when booking your booth. Check yes or no.  If you selected yes, type in a description of your new product/service.
  • For even greater visibility, be sure to use the word ‘new’ in the Description of Products and Services (do this when you’re booking your booth online) so you show up in the search results.

Increase Your Visibility

  • Market your new product/service leading up to the show
  • Show or demo your new product/service in your booth
  • Display signage for your new product/service in your booth

BRS Will:

  • Feature a new product/service reveal page online at
  • Promote new products/services on social media, with #BRSnew
  • Recognize participating exhibitors in Show program
  • Provide an ‘It’s New’ flag to display in your booth at the show
  • Mention exhibitor and/or product/service in appropriate media releases and social media posts
  • Award an exhibitor with best new product/service at the 2018 Show. The winner will gain exposure on the BRS website and in the BATC-Housing First Minnesota Digest

Exhibitor Categories

BRS is proud to offer for the first-time exhibitor categories. 25 categories have been selected and are available to choose at no additional cost during the booth checkout process. These categories will be listed and displayed on the floorplan. There is no limit to the number of categories you can choose.


  • Windows/Window Frames
  • Bathrooms
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Garage Doors
  • Lighting
  • Roofing
  • Cabinets
  • Fireplaces
  • HVAC/Mechanical
  • Lumber
  • Painting/Walls/Wall Coverings
  • Siding/Exterior Finish
  • Other (include in keywords)
  • Appliances
  • Countertops/Backsplashes
  • Flooring
  • Insulation
  • Marketing/Advertising
  • Plumbing/Faucets
  • Utilities
  • AV/Security/Computer/Technology
  • Decks/Porches/Patios/Outdoor Living
  • Furniture/Staging
  • Kitchens
  • Millwork
  • Professional/Financial/Insurance Services

Exhibitor Plus!

Consider Exhibitor Plus! in your BRS marketing plan. For $100, you can feature additional information on your exhibitor profile which is accessible on the interactive floorplan. Purchase Exhibitor Plus! at the time of booking or purchase later. Benefits include the following:

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Mobile ‘App’ 

No download necessary, attendees can get all the information about BRS they need, including: 

  • Users are able to save favorite exhibitors, after they create a login. 
  • Exhibitor Directory and Profiles—Listed alphabetically, option to click on exhibitor profile. If Exhibitor Plus! is purchased, all additional enhancements will be displayed on this mobile profile as well. Users have the ability to show the exhibitor on the map from the exhibitor’s listing. 
  • Booths—Listed numerically. 
  • Floorplan—View a map of the floorplan updated in real time. 
  • Schedule & Sessions—Education session profiles include time/date, full description, documents and who’s presenting, full calendar, real-time search. 
  • Speakers & Profiles—Full speaker bios, list of sessions they are participating in; available on desktop and mobile. 
  • Sponsors—View some of the BRS sponsors and link to their site directly.