Top brands power pitch their latest product innovations from the KBIS NeXT Stage, February 8, 2022
(Alpharetta, Ga.) – January 12, 2022 – Today the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS), owned by the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) is pleased to announce the 2022 KBIS exhibitors selected to participate in the high-energy KBIS NeXT Stage program –DesignBites. This not to be missed event will take place at 12:00 noon on February 8, 2022. Selected brands represent a cross-section of new-to-market and larger, established brands. The line-up is sure to set the tone for the many innovations featured across the show floor.
“We continue to be inspired by the many new and established brands who are driving our industry,” said Suzie Williford, EVP and chief strategy officer for the NKBA. “Kitchens and baths continue to be the rooms – inside and out – that define the trends for residential living whether integrating whole-home technology, living in place concepts or simply advancing beautiful living. The products featured in our annual DesignBites challenge arguably set the pace for our industry.”
Meet the KBIS 2022 DesignBites Exhibitors
Signature Kitchen Suite
Fotile America Inc.
DesignBites 2022 will include live and in-person voting to recognize the kitchen and bath brand with the biggest bite.
“Biggest Bite” Award Returns with a Twist
DesignBites created the “Biggest Bite” Award in 2020, recognizing the brand that has the best combination of presentation, product and innovation. This year, attending media and the Designhounds Influencer Network, the leading community of design micro-influencers, managed by Modenus Media, will judge in real-time to recognize the best presenting brand. The winner will receive a product feature in KBB Magazine, live social coverage from the KBIS social media team, booth signage and a prize pack to celebrate with their team.
New for 2022: People’s Pick Award
As one of the most well-attended events on the NeXT Stage, this year DesignBites invites the full audience to actively participate by voting for the most entertaining presentation. Votes will be tallied in real time and announced from the Stage after all participating exhibitors have concluded.
Free Lunch for Attending Media
DesignBites will be held on Tuesday, February 8, 2022, at noon on the KBISNeXT Stage in the South Hall of the Orange County Convention Center. Members of the media who RSVP to attend DesignBites will receive a complimentary boxed lunch and reserved seating at the stage. Contact KBIS@whitegood.com to RSVP.
KBIS 2022 Registration
Members of the media should visit the Press Service Center on the KBIS website to learn more about registration and the criteria for complimentary press credentials. Only editorial media will be granted complimentary passes. To register for an Editorial Press Pass, visit here.
Click here to watch Darren O’Keefe announce the Design Bite Brands.
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 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 creation of certifications, specialty badges, marketplaces and networks. For more information, visit www.nkba.org or call 1-800-THE-NKBA (843-6522).
KBIS® and NKBA® are registered trademarks of the National Kitchen & Bath Association.
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 http://www.emeraldx.com.
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