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KBIS Announces 2019 DesignBites Line-Up

Jan 17, 2019

10 kitchen & bath brands to showcase
latest innovations on KBISNeXT Stage

(Alpharetta, Ga.) – January
17, 2019 –
The 2019 Kitchen
& Bath Industry Show (KBIS)
, the
destination for kitchen and bath design professionals, along with DesignBites
host and celebrity interior designer Kelli Ellis, today announced the 10 brands
selected to participate in the high-energy “speed dating for brands” program returning
to the KBISNeXT Stage sponsored by HomeAdvisor, February 20, 2019 at noon.

Watch the Kelli Ellis announcement video here:

2019 DesignBites brands selected to showcase their latest
innovations and coolest designs:



Infinity Drain


MAT Inter

Native Trails

Titus Group

THOR Kitchen



During the action-packed, one-hour program, each DesignBites
participant will display one of their most innovative products in a
three-minute presentation to the attendee and media audience, followed by a
two-minute Q&A.

“Thank you to all of the KBIS exhibitors who submitted to
take part in DesignBites. It’s clear that 2019 will be an exciting year for our
industry and community,” said Brian Pagel, senior vice president, Emerald

Members of the media who attend DesignBites will receive a
complimentary boxed lunch. Contact to RSVP. For
KBIS 2019 media registration, click here.

Connect with KBIS via Instagram @kbis_official, Twitter
@KBIS, and Facebook

About KBIS
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
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,
Nev. in February 2014 under the banner of Design & Construction Week
and both organizations recently extended the agreement through 2026. The mega-event
returns to Las Vegas February 19 – 21, 2019. NKBA and NAHB will continue to
produce separate educational programming and special events though one pass
provides access to both shows.

KBIS is operated by
Emerald Expositions, the largest operator of business-to-business trade shows
in the United States, with most of its shows dating back several decades. Emerald
Expositions currently operates 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. Emerald Expositions events connect over 500,000 global
attendees and exhibitors and occupy more than 6.5 million NSF of exhibition
space. Emerald Expositions has been recognized with many awards and accolades
that reflect its industry leadership as well as the importance of its shows to
the exhibitors and attendees it serves.

More information
about KBIS can be found at

More information
about Emerald Expositions can be found at


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.

KBIS Media Contacts:                    

Jocelyn Hutt, White Good     717.725.0291

Andi Murphy, White Good     717.693.3442