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KBIS 2014 Announces Nominees for Outstanding Media Award

Jan 14, 2014

A vital component of the kitchen & bath industry is a very talented media community – editors, bloggers, television and radio hosts who also share a passion for design. The media is instrumental in conveying messages to promote and explore the industry through trend reports, new product introductions, projects and business news. To honor the demonstrated commitments of so many members of this community, the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) and the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) are proud to announce the second annual KBIS Outstanding Media Award.


It is with great pleasure that we introduce the nominees for 2014:


  • Amy Elbert – Traditional Home
  • Anita Shaw – Kitchen &  Bath Design News (KBDN)
  • Bob Miodonski – BNP Media
  • Chelsie Butler – Kitchen & Bath Business (K+BB)
  • Colette Scanlon – This Old House
  • DJ Carey – CTC&G
  • Helene Oberman – Interior Design
  • Leslie Clagett – KB Culture
  • Moe Lastfogel – The Retail Observer
  • Paul Makovsky – Metropolis
  • Samantha Hart – Better Homes & Gardens Kitchen and Bath Ideas and Beautiful Kitchens & Baths
  • Susan Serra – The Kitchen Designer


Congratulations to all of the nominees for their outstanding work and demonstrated commitment to the kitchen and bath industry. We look forward to announcing this year’s award winner at KBIS 2014 on Tuesday, February 4th at 3:30pm on the NKBA Center Stage.

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