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KBIS Reveals its Highly-Anticipated 2022 Hard Hat Media Tour Line Up

Dec 17, 2021

Innovative Brands Claim Spots on the VIP Media-Only Tour

(Alpharetta, Ga.) – December 17, 2021– The 2022 Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS), owned by the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) and the destination for kitchen and bath design professionals, today announced the brands that have been selected for the 2022 Hard Hat Media Tour. The annual tour invites a select group of journalists and editors as well as social media influencers onto the show floor before doors open on day one for a true “first look” at the newest and most innovative products debuting at KBIS 2022. 

Signature Kitchen Suite, part of the LG Electronics family of brands, has signed on as the official sponsor of the KBIS Hard Hat Media Tour.  The 20 person VIP media tour will kick off with a morning coffee courtesy of Elkay, breakfast on behalf of Neolith, and media gift bags from Belwith-Keeler. Media will be visiting each of the 10 exhibitor locations. Brands applied for the opportunity to be selected by a committee of media judges.  The complete roster includes:

  • Elkay
  • Signature Kitchen Suite (SKS)
  • Neolith
  • Airmada Drying Solutions
  • Brizo
  • Gold Heat
  • GE Appliances
  • Infinity Drain
  • MICROVISOR Products, LLC
  • Weatherstrong Outdoor Cabinetry

“The Hard Hat Media Tour gives our valued media partners a first look at all of the goodness on the show floor,” said Suzie Williford, EVP and Chief Strategy Officer, NKBA. “As early as it is, this is the perfect way to see and hear about the products and programs our exhibitors have brought forward. We are grateful to our media friends and exhibitors for making the effort to support this event.”

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.

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.

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 http://www.emeraldx.com.

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MEDIA CONTACTS:
Brittany Loeffler
White Good
717-725-0291
bloeffler@whitegood.com

Jennifer Brough
White Good
717-278-9338
jbrough@whitegood.com

*Updated 1/12/2022 – Weatherstrong Outdoor Cabinetry has been added to the Hard Hat Media Tour.