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HGTV Announces Open Call for Auditions at KBIS 2014

Jan 7, 2014

HGTV and DIY Network are always looking for new people with the right skills and personality to host their TV shows. If you have what it takes, this is your chance to be discovered! HGTV and DIY Network will hold network-wide open auditions at KBIS 2014 on the NKBA Center Stage – booth (N2163) at the following times:

Auditions will be held at the show during the times below and are on a first come, first serve basis:


Tuesday, February 4

  • 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Wednesday, February 5

  • 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Thursday, February 6

  • 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Those wishing to audition will need to sign a release form and answer a few questions (1-2 mins) in front of the camera.


A Few Pointers from HGTV and DIY Networks:


• Be yourself. Don’t try to be ‘A Host’.
• Stay loose and relaxed. Have fun with it.
• Low energy is a killer. Think Red Bull, not Sleepy Time tea.
• Don’t look into the camera. Focus on the producer…
• Things we like: smiles, smarts, wit.

Some Questions HGTV and DIY Networks may ask:

• Give us a quick rundown on what you do now.
• Do you have expertise in the home renovation, design or real estate world?
• Tell us about your hands-on experience with projects.
• Do you work full-time? What’s your work schedule like?
• Tell us a funny story relating to home improvement.


About KBIS
KBIS, in conjunction with the National Kitchen and 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 National Kitchen & Bath Association (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, Nevada beginning in February 2014 under the banner of “Design and Construction Week.” The new mega-event will be held Feb. 4-6, 2014, in Las Vegas with each show occupying a separate hall. Kitchen and bath brands that have participated in both shows can 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.


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About the National Kitchen & Bath Association
The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) is a non-profit trade association with over 50,000 members that has educated and led the kitchen and bath industry for 50 years. provides consumers with an inspiration gallery of award-winning kitchen and bath designs, as well as articles, tips, and an extensive glossary of remodeling terms. At, consumers can also find certified kitchen and bath professionals in their areas, submit questions to NKBA experts, and download the free NKBA Kitchen Planner and NKBA Bath Planner. To learn more, visit the NKBA Press Room at


About Emerald Expositions
KBIS is managed by Emerald Expositions, a leading trade show producer. For more information, please visit