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2018 NKBA 30 Under 30 Now Open for Nominations

May 15, 2017

NKBA will again choose 30 exceptional young professionals to act as NKBA ambassadors and provide a millennial perspective on specific business needs

HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. (May 15, 2017) — The NKBA 30 Under 30 is now open for submissions. The 30 Under 30 Program celebrates the future of the kitchen and bath industry by selecting 30 outstanding young professionals who exemplify the next generation of industry experts. This annual program has left a lasting impact on the lives and careers of 30 under 30 alumni, who have had the opportunity to network with peers and important industry leaders.

New this year, winners will work in groups with program sponsors to solve specific business needs and present their solutions at KBIS 2018 in Orlando. They will then present their findings at their local NKBA chapter, highlighting their experience working with the sponsor company and with the program itself. They will also have the opportunity to live stream on social media, contribute to NKBA Connect blog posts and newsletter articles and help with student outreach.

“I think every young designer dreams about being published in national magazines, creating award-winning designs, and becoming a notable name in the industry,” says 2012 honoree Richard T. Anuszkiewicz, executive director of the kitchen and bath division for Alt Breeding Schwarz Architects in Annapolis, Md. “The 30 Under 30 program gave me the platform to achieve these goals.”

If you are a creative, passionate professional in the kitchen and bath industry under the age of 30, or you know someone who is, complete a nomination form at by July 28, 2017.

Information to include in your submission includes past awards, sales and marketing accomplishments, industry certifications, community involvement and other association memberships.

30 Under 30 recipients will receive:

•A Free Trip to KBIS 2018 (airfare and lodging)

•KBIS show floor pass, conference pass and access to a keynote session

•Media exposure and awareness among top design and trade professionals

•Pre-event and post-event networking activities

The NKBA 30 Under 30 is an elite group of young professionals who are truly the best of the best. Please direct any questions to


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 or call 1-800-THE-NKBA (843-6522).

KBIS® and NKBA® are registered trademarks of the National Kitchen & Bath Association.

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