FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
KBIS Announces the 2018 DesignBites Line-Up
-14 Kitchen & Bath Brands Will Showcase Their Latest Innovations on Stage January 9 & 10 –
(Alpharetta, Ga.) – November 21, 2017 – The 2018 Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS), the destination for kitchen and bath design professionals, today announced the 14 brands selected to participate in the third annual DesignBites. A speed dating-style program for brands, attendees and media, DesignBites will be held from 12:00pm–1:00pm on day one and two of KBIS, Jan. 9 & 10. Those brands selected for DesignBites 2018 include:
Kitchen Day – January 9 Bath Day – January 10
Belwith-Keeler Aria Vent Inc.
Cabico Coastal Shower Doors
EuroChef Natural Stone Institute
Neolith by TheSize Riobel Inc.
DesignBites will take place on the NKBA Presents KBISNeXT™ Stage sponsored by HomeAdvisor located in the South hall of the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. Host Jeff Devlin of HGTV and DIY Network will kick off DesignBites on January 9, showcasing the newest kitchen innovations. On January 10, Kevin O’Connor of This Old House will take over, hosting brands ready to share their latest bath innovations.
Members of the media who RSVP to attend Design Bites will receive a complimentary boxed lunch. Contact Beth Meiklejohn at firstname.lastname@example.org or 717.693.3442 to RSVP for one or both days.
Members of the press can also visit the Press Service Center on kbis.com to learn more about registration and the criteria for complimentary press credentials. To register for an editorial press pass, please visit the Design & Construction Week Press Registration Portal. Learn about the latest KBIS 2018 news and announcements on the KBIS Pressroom.
KBIS is owned by the National Kitchen & Bath Association.
KBIS, in conjunction with the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), is an inspiring, interactive platform that showcases the latest industry products, trends and technologies. KBIS is the voice of the kitchen and bath industry and has been for 50 years.
Early in 2013, the NKBA and National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) announced an agreement to co-locate the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) with the International Builders’ Show (IBS) in Las Vegas, Nev. in February 2014 under the banner of Design and Construction Week®. The mega-event will return Jan. 9-11, 2018, in Orlando. Kitchen and bath brands that have participated in both shows can continue to choose to exhibit in the KBIS or IBS hall. One pass will provide access to both exhibits. NKBA and NAHB will continue to produce separate educational programming and special events.
KBIS is operated by Emerald Expositions, the largest operator of business-to-business trade shows in the United States, with most of our shows dating back several decades. We currently operate more than 50 trade shows, including 31 of the top 250 trade shows in the country as ranked by TSNN, as well as numerous other events. Our events connect over 500,000 global attendees and exhibitors and occupy more than 6.5 million NSF of exhibition space. We have been recognized with many awards and accolades that reflect our industry leadership as well as the importance of our shows to the exhibitors and attendees we serve.
More information about KBIS can be found at www.kbis.com.
About the National Kitchen & Bath Association and the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show
The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) is the not-for-profit trade association that owns the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show® (KBIS), as part of Design and Construction Week ® (DCW). With nearly 14,000 member companies representing tens of thousands of members in all segments of the kitchen and bath industry, the NKBA has educated and led the industry since the association’s founding in 1963. The NKBA envisions a world where everyone enjoys safe, beautiful and functional kitchen and bath spaces. The mission of the NKBA is to inspire, lead and empower the kitchen and bath industry through the creations of certifications, marketplaces and networks. For more information, visit NKBA.org or call 1-800-THE-NKBA (843-6522).
KBIS® and NKBA® are registered trademarks of the National Kitchen & Bath Association.
Beth Meiklejohn Lauren Bollinger
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