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Best of KBIS 2019 Award Winners Announced

Feb 20, 2019

FOR
IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Best of KBIS 2019 Award Winners Announced

(Las Vegas, NV) –
February 21, 2019 –
The 2019  Kitchen & Bath Industry
Show (KBIS)
, the destination for kitchen
and bath design professionals, today announced the Best of KBIS 2019
award winners in a ceremony held on the KBISNeXT Stage sponsored by
HomeAdvisor. The prestigious annual program recognizes the most innovative new
products introduced at KBIS, February 19 – 21, 2019 at the Las Vegas Convention
Center.

 

The Best of KBIS 2019 award winners are:

 

Best of KBIS –
Best of Show
: Blade 3D Printed Faucet, DXV by American
Standard

Best of KBISKitchen Gold: Signature
Kitchen Suite 48-inch Dual-Fuel Pro Range with Built-in Sous Vide, Signature
Kitchen Suite

Best of KBIS – Kitchen
Silver
: HydroTap by Zip Water: Culligan International Company

Best of KBIS –
Bath Gold
: Flotation Tub With ZERO DIMENSION, TOTO

Best of KBIS – Bath
Silver
: PowderRain, Hansgrohe

Best of KBIS –
Smart Home Technology
: Flo by Moen, Moen Incorporated

Best of KBIS –
Outdoor Living
: Kalamazoo Arcadia Series Outdoor Kitchen
Cabinet, Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourment

Best
of KBIS – Impact Award
: FOTILE Sink Dishwasher,
Ningbo Fotile Overseas Kitchen Appliance co., Ltd. DBA Fotile

 

Meredith Corporation publications Beautiful Kitchens & Baths, Traditional
Home
, and Dream Kitchens & Baths
sponsored the 2019 Best of KBIS Awards.
Karman
Hotchkiss
, deputy director,
Edit & Operations, Special Interest Media, hosted the awards ceremony.
Hotchkiss leads Meredith Corporation’s Luxury Home portfolio and other
newsstand-based magazines in the Meredith Core Media group.

 

Brian
Pagel, senior vice president, Emerald Expositions added, “Every year, the Best
of KBIS award winners set the tone for innovation and certainly deserve the
industry-wide spotlight that only this show can offer. We are proud to play a
key role in recognizing the ‘best of the best’ at KBIS.”

 

2019 Best of KBIS award winners
were selected from among over 100 entries and 50 finalists by the 2019 judging
committee:

 

Laurie
Haefele,
Associate, AIA; founder, Haefele Design

Aimee
Inouye,
AKBD, founder, AID+D; and NKBA Thirty under 30 Alum

Kelly
Morisseau,
CMKBD, CID, MSK Design Build

Nathan
Reynolds,
CAPS, CLIPP, interior designer, Insperiors, LLC; and NKBA Thirty
under 30 Alum

Aston
Smith,
kitchen designer, Bilotta
Kitchens


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 and Construction Week® and
both organizations recently extended the agreement through 2026. The mega-event
returns to Las Vegas Feb. 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 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 www.NKBA.org
or call 1-800-THE-NKBA (843-6522). KBIS® and NKBA® are registered trademarks of
the National Kitchen & Bath Association.

About Meredith Corporation

Meredith has been committed
to service journalism for more than 115 years. Today, Meredith uses multiple
distribution platforms—including broadcast television, print, digital, mobile,
and video—to provide consumers with content they desire and to deliver the
messages of its advertising and marketing partners. Meredith’s National Media
Group reaches 175 million unduplicated American consumers every month, including
80 percent of U.S. millennial women. Meredith’s Local Media Group includes 17
television stations, which reach more than 11 percent of U.S. households.

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