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DJ Carey, Editorial Director, CTC&G (Connecticut Cottages & Gardens) Returns to KBIS to Host VIP Access Tour

Oct 25, 2018

Brands May Apply Now to be a Part of Tour 

 (Alpharetta, Ga.) – October 25, 2018 – The 2019 Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS), the destination for kitchen and bath
design professionals, is pleased to welcome DJ Carey, editorial director of CTC&G magazine, as she guides design
professionals on a tour of her must-see products at KBIS, Wednesday, February
20 from 7:30 am – 5:00 pm. KBIS 2019 takes place February 19 – 21 at the Las
Vegas Convention Center.

“KBIS is an amazing resource for our interior designers,
many of whom have never been to the show before. Seeing the vast array of
appliance, cabinetry, decorative plumbing, surfaces, lighting and more at one
mega-location is so efficient,” said Carey. “I am excited to introduce
designers to new products and inspirational show floor programming at KBIS for
the second year. I know the 2019 event is sure to deliver.”  

Carey will hand select a VIP group of interior designers to
accompany her on the KBIS 2019 tour. Brands are invited to apply for the
opportunity to be considered as a tour stop. 
are now open
. Carey will select 10 – 12 brands and 20 – 25 VIP designer tour
participants in November 2018.

“We are proud to host an event curated specifically for
interior designers by CTC&G and
value our partnership with this leading design and lifestyle publication,” noted
Brian Pagel, senior vice president Emerald Expositions. “DJ has a keen eye and
has been a regular attendee at KBIS for many years. Her knowledge of the show
and its exhibitors makes her uniquely qualified to host such an important

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 early via to take
advantage of discounted registration and hotel rates. For KBIS 2019 media
registration, click here

Connect with us via our
social channels; Instagram @kbis_official, Twitter @KBIS,

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)

(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 (
Instagram (@cottagesgardens) and Pinterest (@cottagesgardens).


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Olivia Kimmel

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