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Best of KBIS Awards Open for 2022 Entries

Oct 18, 2021

The kitchen and bath industry’s most prestigious awards will honor the best new products at KBIS 2022

(Alpharetta, Ga.) – October 14, 2021– Entries are now being accepted for 2022 Best of KBIS Awards, presented annually at the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS), owned by the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA). Best of KBIS is considered among the industry’s most prestigious honors and recognizes the most innovative new kitchen and bath products of the year. The awards ceremony will take place at the KBIS NeXT Stage in the South Hall on Wednesday, February 9, 2022, at the Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Fla.

“Each year, our exhibitors raise the bar with amazing new kitchen and bath product designs and innovations, transforming how we live,” said Suzie Williford, EVP and Chief Strategy Officer of NKBA. “The Best of KBIS Awards is a measure of excellence for the industry, showcasing the ‘best of the best.’ We can’t wait to see what’s new for 2022.”

Entry Information

To be eligible for consideration, all products must have been introduced after February 9, 2021. To enter, exhibiting manufacturers must complete a Best of KBIS submission form and submit at least two high-res (300 dpi) images. Products may be entered in multiple categories, but require an individual entry form and submission fee for each category.

Best of KBIS 2022 Categories

  • Kitchen – Gold
  • Kitchen – Silver
  • Bath – Gold
  • Bath – Silver
  • Connected Home Technology – Gold
  • Connected Home Technology – Silver
  • Best in Show
  • Impact Award (Judge’s Choice)

The deadline to submit products for consideration is December 1, 2021.

Judging

A judging committee comprising five design professionals will narrow the entries to 50 finalists. These 50 finalists will be judged onsite at KBIS 2022 to determine the winning products. Each finalist will have five minutes to present their product to the judges during an in-booth visit. The 2022 Best of KBIS judges will be announced in November.

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 on the Best of KBIS page at kbis.com.

Registration is open now for KBIS 2022.

Register early via KBIS.com to take advantage of discounted registration and hotel rates.

Members of the media should visit the Press Service Center on the KBIS website to learn more about registration and the criteria for complimentary press credentials. Only editorial media will be granted complimentary passes. To register for an Editorial Press Pass, visit here.

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 & 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 creation 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.

About Emerald

KBIS is produced by Emerald, a leader in building dynamic, market-driven business-to-business platforms that integrate live events with a broad array of industry insights, digital tools, and data focused solutions to create uniquely rich experiences. With over 140 events each year, the Emerald team are creators and connectors who are thoroughly immersed in the industries we serve and committed to supporting the communities in which we operate. For more information, visit http://www.emeraldx.com.

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