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KBIS 2022 KickStarter Zone and KickStarter Competition Brands Announced

Jan 28, 2022

New to the K+B industry brands highlighted in new show activation

(Alpharetta, Ga.) – January 28, 2022 – The 2022 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS), owned by the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) and the destination for kitchen and bath design professionals, announces the all-new KBIS KickStarter Zone and its inaugural participating brands.  Exhibiting in the South Hall of the Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL, these brands will debut their products and services February 8-10, 2022.

The KickStarter Zone

The new to KBIS 2022 Kickstarter Zone will host new-to-market brands that have been in the residential design and construction business for less than 3 years and have never exhibited at KBIS. This specially designated area will give these novel brands the opportunity to collectively present some of the newest and most interesting concepts for the kitchen and bath in one central location at the show.  

The 2022 KBIS KickStarter brands are:

Clean Robotics

Caregiver Smart Solutions

Cooksy Corporation

Clear Drawer

Angel Guard Cookware


Home Remodeler SEO

Hang It Yourself

Rainstick Shower

Nuevopoly, LLC

Medi Air Purifier

VR Consultants

KickStarter Competition

Each participating KickStarter brand will be visited by a panel of judges (Jonas Carnemark, owner, Carnemark Design Build; Adam Gibson, CMKBD, CLIPP, CAPS, president, Adam Gibson Design; Maria Stapperfenne, CMKBD, CLIPP, Tewksbury Kitchens and Baths) who will determine the winner of the KBIS KickStarter Competition.  The KBIS KickStarter Competition winners will be announced at the KBIS Next Stage on Wednesday, February 9 at 3:45pm. 

“We are excited to bring this new activation to KBIS 2022,” said Jason McGraw, SVP, Emerald Expositions. “There are many new and exciting things happening with entrepreneurial brands that might otherwise be missed. Creating this new platform and opportunity for visibility will help many attendees discover brands that might otherwise be missed. KBIS KickStarter is sure to be a favorite destination at the show.”

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 mission of the NKBA is to inspire, lead and empower the kitchen and bath industry through the 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 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


Brittany Loeffler
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Jennifer Brough
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