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Design Milk X Modenus Talks Lounge is Back!

Oct 30, 2018

Kitchen Suite to sponsor popular conversation space & wine bar at KBIS 2019

(Alpharetta, Ga.) – October 30, 2018 – The popular Design Milk
X Modenus Talks Lounge sponsored by Signature Kitchen Suite
(SKS) is back as the platform for conversations among industry insiders, influencers
and design VIPs when the 2019
Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) returns to the Las Vegas Convention Center, February 19 – 21,
2019. #DMMTalks Lounge locates in
the new tented exhibit space
outside South Hall and
features three days of lively programming on design business, hot topics and
industry initiatives, plus follow-up conversations on select KBISNeXT Stage
panel discussions.

Lounge Programming Highlights

February 19, 2019

Connecting the Dots:
Technology in the Home                       

Goodbye White
Kitchens and Hello Color: It’s All Relative                  

Sustainability: Smart Design Choices for Better Health and a Better World

Resimercial &
Resitality: The Impact of Commercial & Hospitality Design on Residential

Modernism Mixer
sponsored by KOHLER: Come for the Talk & Stay for the Cocktails          


February 20, 2019

4 Coaches – 2 Hours:
Design Biz Management Mini-Summit

Girl Power:
Celebrating Women in Design & Construction      

What’s Happening in
Design: Design Milk Talks Trends & Forecasts             

NKBA Global Connect:
International Design Finds & Design Projects            

NKBA Global Connect


February 21, 2019

Media Breakfast                     

Designers Present     

In addition to three days of engaging programming, the Lounge also
will debut the SKS Wine Bar where invited design VIPs, bloggers and influencers
can gather to learn more about wine and wine storage. To be considered, fill
out the form in the Design Milk X Modenus Talks Lounge post on

both Modenus and Design Milk social media platforms, incredible conversations
happen virtually year-round about kitchen and bath design. At KBIS, the Talks Lounge
allows us to continue our conversations face-to-face which is even more
meaningful and definitely more fun,” commented Modenus Media CEO Veronika
Miller. “Add to that our new wine bar sponsored by Signature Kitchen Suite and
you’ll see that Salon by KBIS is the place to be in 2019.

are thrilled to help Veronika and Jaime bring the Design Milk X Modenus Talks Lounge back to KBIS in 2019 and thank Signature
Kitchen Suite for their generous support,” added Brian Pagel, senior vice
president, Emerald Expositions. “Both the lounge and the show are places for
all members of our industry to come together, build and strengthen meaningful
connections, and carry the conversations and momentum forward.”

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


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


the National Kitchen & Bath Association and the Kitchen & Bath Industry

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).

and NKBA® are registered trademarks of the National Kitchen & Bath

Signature Kitchen Suite

Kitchen Suite delivers innovation in the luxury built-in kitchen appliance
market with leading-edge technology that provides more flexibility to prepare
food in the best possible way, demonstrating respect for the food at every
level. Built on advanced technologies from global home appliance leader LG
Electronics, Signature Kitchen Suite is embracing a new generation of
forward-thinking Technicurean™ cooks, combining their passion for food with
their appreciation for innovation. From the first-of-its-kind built-in sous
vide range to the industry’s only built-in French Door refrigerator with a
convertible middle drawer, Signature Kitchen Suite’s versatile and
high-performance appliances deliver the ultimate precision cooking experience.
Visit or
follow the brand on social channels @SKSappliances.

Kohler Co.

Founded in 1873 and headquartered in Kohler, Wisconsin, Kohler Co. is one of America’s oldest and largest privately held
companies comprised of more than 30,000 associates. With more than 50
manufacturing locations worldwide, Kohler is a global leader in the manufacture
of kitchen and bath products; engines and power systems; premier furniture,
cabinetry and tile; and owner/operator of two of the world’s finest five-star
hospitality and golf resort destinations in Kohler, and St Andrews, Scotland.


Media Contacts:

Andi Murphy

White Good


Olivia Kimmel

White Good