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11 Brands Chosen for CTC&G Exclusive VIP Access Tour

Dec 19, 2018

Editorial Director DJ Carey to host designers for second-annual event at KBIS

(Alpharetta, Ga.) – December 19, 2018 – The 2019 Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS), the destination for kitchen and bath design professionals, is pleased to announce the exhibiting brands to be featured on the second annual Connecticut Cottages & Gardens (CTC&G) Exclusive VIP Access Tour. CTC&G Editorial Director DJ Carey will lead a select group of design professionals on a private tour of the chosen brands on day two of the show, which takes place February 19 – 21, 2019 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Exclusive VIP Access Tour brands:



El Dorado Stone

Fischer & Paykel





The Galley

Thompson Traders

True Residential 

“KBIS is a wonderful resource for designers and I am thrilled to showcase these 11 innovative brands and their must-see products,” said Carey.

Design professionals joining Carey on the tour will enjoy dinner on February 19, plus bites and refreshments along the tour route, a private lunch, and cocktails to wrap up the day.

Join more than 31,000 attendees, 600 exhibitors and 400 media expected to visit KBIS 2019, the kitchen and bath industry’s main event. Register now via

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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. 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

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. 

About CT&G (Connecticut Cottages & Gardens)

CTC&G (Connecticut Cottages & Gardens) delivers the finest luxury design editorial to residents of one of America’s most affluent communities. This award-winning publication informs and inspires readers with beautifully photographed features on architecture, interior and landscape design, plus insider views of real estate, entertaining and art. The magazines are oversized and well designed to emphasize superior journalism and photography, inspired by a local “sense of place.” Visit Like us/follow us: Facebook (cottagesgardens); Twitter (@cottagesgardens), Instagram (@cottagesgardens) and Pinterest (@cottagesgardens).


Media Contacts:                    

Andi Murphy, White Good  717.693.3442

Jocelyn Hutt, White Good    717.725.0291