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KBIS 2024 Names Kickstarter Grand Prize Winner

Mar 1, 2024

Paneluxe Crowned the Winner of $5,000 Grand Prize Award

(LAS VEGAS, Nev.) — February 29, 2024 — Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS), owned by the Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) and the destination for kitchen and bath design
professionals, announced the KBIS Kickstarter Winner and Finalists.

Kickstarter connected showgoers to brands located in the “Kickstarter Zone” in the South Hall, an area featuring new-to-market (in the last three years) brands exhibiting at KBIS for the first time. This year, the Kickstarter Competition highlighted seven exhibitors, each of whom pitched their products to judges for a chance to win the $5,000 Grand Prize by showcasing their innovation, creativity, and fresh take on the K

K& B industry. The 2024 Kickstarter Grand Prize Winner and Finalists are:

Grand Prize Winner:

sproos! and Qoldfusion

The Kickstarter Awards Ceremony took place on February 29, 2024 on NEXTStage at 10:00 am, when judges Maria Stapperfenne, CMKBD, Manager and Designer, Tewksbury Kitchen & Bath; Ebony Stephenson, CLIPP, CAPS, Owner and Principal Designer, Designs by Ebony, LLC; and Lorenzo Marquez, Former Chairman of NKBA, President and CEO, Marqet Group, LLC, announced the Grand Prize winner.

“The KBIS Kickstarter program provides a great platform for entrepreneurial companies to showcase their products and promote their brands. The NKBA continues to elevate the kitchen and bath industry with innovative programs to support the growth of its members and this program is a true example of that,” says Lorenzo Marquez.

“This year’s Kickstarter Competition was so hard to judge! Each of the entrees were so different and innovative. It was so fun to hear the why behind each of the brands,” says Ebony Stephenson. “Witnessing the evolution of cutting edge innovations on the show floor has not only been inspiring, but has also provided invaluable insights into the forefront of creativity and entrepreneurship,” says Maria Stapperfenne.

Click here to see the 2024 Kickstarter Finalists and the Grand Prize Winner. Click here to download imagery.

About National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA|KBIS) and the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS)

NKBA | KBIS is the not-for-profit trade association that owns the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show® (KBIS). With nearly 50,000 members in all segments of the kitchen and bath industry, NKBA | KBIS has informed, educated and supported the industry since the association was founded in 1963. The association’s mission is to inspire, lead and empower the kitchen and bath industry through community, professional certification and learning, and events.

For more information, go to or call 1-800-THE-NKBA (843-6522).

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

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