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Best of KBIS 2020 Award Winners Announced

Jan 23, 2020

(Las Vegas, NV) – January 22, 2020 – The 2020 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS), the destination for kitchen and bath design professionals, announced today the Best of KBIS 2020 award winners during the awards ceremony held on the KBISNeXT Stage sponsored by Houzz Pro. The prestigious annual program recognizes the most innovative new kitchen, bath, smart home and outdoor living products introduced at KBIS, January 21 – 23, 2020, at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

The Best of KBIS 2020 award winners are:

Best of KBIS – Best of Show: Kintsu Bath Collection by Brizo

Best of KBIS – Kitchen Gold: Plum by Plum

Best of KBIS – Kitchen Silver: Miele G 7000 Dishwasher by Miele Inc

Best of KBIS – Bath Gold: GE UltraFresh Front Load Washer by GE Appliances

Best of KBIS – Bath Silver: DUW Series – Wall Recessed Linear Floor Drain by Drains Unlimited

Best of KBIS – Smart Home Technology: U by Moen Smart Faucet by Moen

Best of KBIS – Outdoor Living: Kalamazoo Shokunin Kamado Grill by Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet

Best of KBIS – Impact Award: Rainfinity by Hansgrohe

Luxe Interiors + Design, the largest network of regional shelter magazines across the country, sponsored the 2020 Best of KBIS Awards. Pam Jaccarino, Editor in Chief, Luxe Interior + Design, hosted the awards ceremony.

“The Best of KBIS Awards continue to shine a light on the breadth of innovation launched here at the show,” said Amy Hornby, KBIS Show Director, Emerald Expositions. “We are proud to provide the platform that brings well-deserved recognition to those raising the bar within the kitchen and bath industry.”

The 2020 Best of KBIS award winners were selected following two rounds of judging. The Best of KBIS judges for 2020 included:

Shannon Ggem, Principle, Ggem Design Co.

Garrison Hullinger, President, Garrison Hullinger Interior Design

Ashlee Richardson, Lead Designer and Project Manager, Nar Design Group

Sarah Robertson, Founder and Lead Designer, Studio Dearborn

Rebecca West, Owner and Interior Designer, Seriously Happy Homes

Click link to download high-res images of the winning products

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/x4jciiyx1fl9gr7/AAAkhDniq1bdzBfRS9YAYpgPa?dl=0

For additional information about the Best of KBIS Awards, contact: Julie McCrary, White Good, jmccrary@whitegood.com, 717-278-0515.

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.

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®. In 2018, both organizations extended the agreement through 2026. The mega-event returns to Las Vegas Jan. 21-23, 2020. NKBA and NAHB will continue to produce separate educational programming and special events though one pass provides access to both shows.

KBIS is produced by Emerald Expositions, a leading operator of business-to-business trade shows in the United States. The company currently operates more than 55 trade shows, as well as numerous other face-to-face events. In 2018, Emerald’s events connected over 500,000 global attendees and exhibitors and occupied more than 6.9 million NSF of exhibition space.

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 50,000 members in all segments of the kitchen and bath design and remodeling 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, specialty badges, 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.