Best of KBIS Awards Open for 2020 Entries
Kitchen & bath industry’s most prestigious awards to honor ‘best new products’ at KBIS 2020
(Alpharetta, Ga.) – October 1, 2019 – Entries are now being accepted for the 2020 Best of KBIS Awards. Awarded annually at the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS), Best of KBIS is considered one of the industry’s most prestigious awards and recognizes the most innovative new kitchen and bath products of the year. KBIS 2020 takes place January 21 – 23, 2020, at the Las Vegas, Convention Center.
“Each year our exhibitors raise the bar with amazing new kitchen and bath product designs and innovations that transform how we live in our homes,” said, Amy Hornby, KBIS show director. “The Best of KBIS Awards is a measure of excellence for the industry, showcasing the ‘best of the best’ and we can’t wait to see what’s new for 2020.”
The Best of KBIS Awards are sponsored by Luxe Interiors + Design.
To be eligible for consideration, all products must have been introduced after February 19, 2019. To enter, exhibiting manufacturers must complete a Best of KBIS submission form and submit a minimum of two high-res (300 dpi) images. Products may be entered in multiple categories, but do require an individual entry form and submission fee for each category.
Best of KBIS 2020 Awards
• Kitchen – Gold
• Kitchen – Silver
• Bath – Gold
• Bath – Silver
• Outdoor Living
• Best in Show
• Impact Award (Judge’s Choice)
The deadline to submit products for consideration is December 6, 2019.
In December, a judging committee comprised of five design professionals will narrow the entries to 50 finalists. These 50 finalists will be judged onsite at KBIS 2020 to determine the winning products. Each finalist will have five minutes to present their product to the judges during an in-booth visit. The 2020 Best of KBIS judges will be announced later this month.
All Best of KBIS Awards entries will be showcased during KBIS on a digital wall located in South Hall near the KBISNeXT Stage and included in a flip book to be emailed to attendees the first day of the show. Additionally, submitting brands receive a Best of KBIS Entry tag on their profile page when the show opens, an in-booth Best of KBIS Entry sign to recognize a submitted product, plus a listing for each entry in the Best of KBIS page on kbis.com.
Registration is open now for KBIS 2020. Register early via kbis.com to take advantage of discounted registration and hotel rates.
For media registration, click here.
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.