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Five Leading Industry Shows to Convene in Las Vegas for Largest Gathering of Housing Professionals

Dec 21, 2022

The International Surface Event Joins NKBA Kitchen & Bath Industry Show, NAHB International Builders’ Show, National Hardware Show and Las Vegas Market in Las Vegas January 2023

WASHINGTON, Dec. 21– Another top industry event will join Design & Construction Week® (DCW) in Las Vegas next month, adding even more opportunities for design, construction and home improvement professionals. The International Surface Event (TISE) will co-date with DCW, which features the National Kitchen & Bath Association’s (NKBA) Kitchen & Bath Industry Show® (KBIS) and the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) International Builders’ Show® (IBS). TISE, comprised of three world-class tradeshows: SURFACES | StonExpo | TileExpo events, is the largest North American floor covering, stone and tile industry event.

This news follows the recent announcements that both the National Hardware Show (NHS) and The Las Vegas Winter Market will also co-date with DCW in 2023, allowing attendees to explore even more products and opportunities to grow their businesses and maintain their competitive edge in the marketplace. One DCW or NHS badge will give attendees access to the show floors of all five events that week. Collectively, the five trade events will take place January 29 through February 2, 2023, at three Las Vegas venues. Attendees can visit KBIS, IBS, and NHS, all being held in the Las Vegas Convention Center, TISE at Mandalay Bay Convention Center and the Las Vegas Winter Market at the World Market Center Las Vegas. Free shuttles will connect KBIS, IBS and NHS with TISE and the Las Vegas Winter Market.

“We are very excited to have TISE co-date with Design & Construction Week and expand the great offerings of that week even further,” said NAHB CEO Jerry Howard. “Having access to five incredible shows covering all aspects of the housing industry is an unbeatable value for our attendees. Las Vegas is the place to be for our industry that week.”

“We are so excited to continue the momentum of D&C Week,” shared Bill Darcy, CEO of NKBA. “Adding TISE to the list of shows in Vegas this January is a fantastic way of uniting the K&B community, and connecting them with more brands, products, and new technologies.”

“With TISE joining the mix, we have so many great opportunities for the NHS Community to discover more products and make great connections with new potential partners,” said Beth Casson, Event Vice President of the National Hardware Show. “We are really excited to bring all of these communities together for a fantastic week in Vegas!”

“The International Surface Event is pleased to offer a partnership with DCW, NHS and Las Vegas Market for 2023,” said Dana Hicks, Show Director, The International Surface Event. “This partnership will offer the widest breadth of product offerings and inspiration for the markets that all these events serve. We understand that time is valuable to every business professional, and offering this opportunity to expand the buying and sourcing possibilities concurrently between the events in Las Vegas will benefit all event’s attendees. We look forward to hosting DCW and Las Vegas Market attendees and we invite the industry to discover what we have in store for them 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), the largest kitchen and bath show in North America. 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 mission of the NKBA is to inspire, lead and empower the kitchen and bath industry through professional certifications and learning, community, and events. 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 the NAHB International Builders’ Show®

The NAHB International Builders’ Show (IBS) is the world’s largest annual residential construction show and is the must-attend event for professionals in the building industry. IBS is produced by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), a Washington-based trade association representing more than 140,000 members involved in home building, remodeling, multifamily construction, property management, subcontracting, design, housing finance, building product manufacturing and other aspects of residential and light commercial construction. NAHB’s builder members will construct about 80% of the new housing units projected for this year. For more information, visit or

About Emerald

KBIS is produced by Emerald. Our talented and experienced team grows our customers’ businesses 365 days a year through connections, content, and commerce. We expand connections that drive new business opportunities, product discovery, and relationships with over 140 annual events, matchmaking, and lead-gen services. We create content to ensure that our customers are on the cutting edge of their industries and are continually developing their skills. And we power commerce through efficient year-round buying and selling. We do all this by seamlessly integrating in-person and digital platforms and channels. Emerald is immersed in the industries we serve and committed to supporting the communities in which we operate. As true partners, we create experiences that inspire, amaze, and deliver breakthrough results. For more information, please visit

About the National Hardware Show® 
The National Hardware Show® celebrates a rich history spanning 76 years of serving the home improvement marketplace. From its early beginnings in New York during the post-World War 2 housing boom and eventual move to Chicago in the 1970s, to today’s current location in Las Vegas, NHS is the most comprehensive event, education and networking platform serving the hardware and home improvement industry. As the industry spearhead, it keeps a focused eye on the cultural, environmental, and technological developments shaping the future of modern living. NHS unites and guides the industry at its live events and on its interactive channels by delivering unparalleled opportunities for fostering connections, deepening insights, and building innovative and profitable strategies for growth. For more information on the National Hardware Show, visit

About the International Surface Event
The International Surface Event (TISE): SURFACES | StonExpo | TileExpo, the largest North American surface event, has served nearly 30 years as an industry marketplace for floorcovering, stone, and tile businesses to come together, seek products and services, build relationships, and develop their businesses. For more information, please visit To view the sponsors of TISE, visit the industry association page on the event website.

About the TISE TV Network
Article and news release credit to TISE Tv from The International Surface Event (TISE): SURFACES | StonExpo | TileExpo. The TISE TV Network, an extension of the TISE event, streams all unique TV video programming on Facebook and online at, offering the industry year-round product introductions, live demonstrations, industry news and updates, and virtual and hybrid floor covering, stone and tile shopping and product sourcing event experiences at