SHOW NEWS

Kickstarter Zone Returns to KBIS 2023

Jan 12, 2023

New-to-Market exhibiting brands to pitch their product innovation, market viability, and implementation, for a chance to win $5000!
 

ALPHARETTA, GA – January 12, 2023– The Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS), owned by the National Kitchen and Bath Association, announces the return of the KBIS Kickstarter Zone. Located in the new West Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center, the 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.

“We are pleased to bring back this amazing opportunity for those innovative and entrepreneurial brands making their KBIS debut,” said Jason McGraw, Group Vice President, KBIS. “It’s a great way to take your brand to the next level by presenting products to a highly qualified target audience of 30,000+ professional kitchen and bath designers, dealers, distributors, and showrooms across the country and the world.”

2023 Kickstarter Brands include:
 

ADDO Visuals

Clerestory

hai

Homaze

JWL Hardware

Level Aid Appliance Group Inc.

Mattersmith

matdesign US

OASENSE

Principle Faucets

Sepura Home Ltd.

The Dryer Drawer

TP Flipper

The 2023 Kickstarter Judges are Ebony Stephenson, CLIPP, CAPS, Owner, Designs by Ebony, Newport News, VA; Lorenzo Marquez, Founder & President, Marqet Group, Houston, TX; and Maria Stapperfenne, CMKBD, CLIPP, Division Manager, Tewksbury Kitchen & Bath, Whitehouse Station, NJ. The Kickstarter exhibitors will be invited to present to these three industry leaders, outlining what makes their products unique and innovative. A “People’s Choice Award” will allow attendees to vote for their favorite Kickstarter brand. Winners will be announced on at the KBIS NEXT Stage on Thursday, February 2, 2023, at 10 AM Pacific time.

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 see the 2022 Kickstarter winners. 

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 advised the industry since it was founded in 1963. The NKBA’s mission is to inspire and support the kitchen and bath industry through community, events, learning and professional certifications. 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. 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 emeraldx.com.

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