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Meredith Corporation to Sponsor Best of KBIS Awards 2018

Aug 15, 2017


Meredith Corporation to Sponsor Best of KBIS Awards 2018

Show Floor Registration for NKBA Members Free Through August 

(Alpharetta, Ga.) – August 15, 2017 – The 2018 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS)the destination for kitchen and bath design professionals, today announced that the Meredith Corporation, publishers of Beautiful Kitchens & BathsTraditional Home, and Dream Kitchens & Baths magazines, will once again sponsor the Best of KBIS awards. The prestigious awards recognize the most innovative new products each year introduced at KBIS. KBIS 2018 takes place January 9-11 in Orlando at the Orange County Convention Center.

“The Best of KBIS awards is one of our show’s most valuable programs, and one we look forward to each year. We’re thrilled to honor our exhibitors and the best new products of 2018 alongside the Meredith Corporation,” said Suzie Williford, vice president of industry relations for the National Kitchen & Bath Association, which owns KBIS.

“Thank you to the Meredith Corporation for once again joining us to recognize and celebrate the best of kitchen and bath innovation at KBIS,” said Brian Pagel, senior vice president, Emerald Expositions. “We look forward to opening up submissions for Best of KBIS later this month and to working with the Meredith team to discover the most innovative new kitchen and bath products of 2018.”

Best of KBIS entries will be accepted starting August 23.  Check for award information and instructions on how to submit.

During the month of August, show floor registration is free to members of the National Kitchen & Bath Association. A full rate schedule for registration is available on the Attendee Pricing page on To register as an attendee, visit the Registration Portal.

Members of the press can visit the Press Service Center on to learn more about registration and the criteria for complimentary press credentials. To register for an editorial press pass, please visit the Design & Construction Week Press Registration Portal. Learn about the latest KBIS 2018 news and announcements on the KBIS Pressroom.

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KBIS is owned by the National Kitchen & Bath Association.

About KBIS
KBIS, in conjunction with the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), is an inspiring, interactive platform that showcases the latest industry products, trends and technologies. KBIS is the voice of the kitchen and bath industry and has been for 50 years.

Early in 2013, the NKBA and National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) announced an agreement to co-locate the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) with the International Builders’ Show (IBS) in Las Vegas, Nev. in February 2014 under the banner of Design and Construction Week®. The mega-event will return Jan. 9-11, 2018, in Orlando. Kitchen and bath brands that have participated in both shows can continue to choose to exhibit in the KBIS or IBS hall. One pass will provide access to both exhibits. NKBA and NAHB will continue to produce separate educational programming and special events.

KBIS is operated by Emerald Expositions, the largest operator of business-to-business trade shows in the United States, with most of our shows dating back several decades. We currently operate more than 50 trade shows, including 31 of the top 250 trade shows in the country as ranked by TSNN, as well as numerous other events. Our events connect over 500,000 global attendees and exhibitors and occupy more than 6.5 million NSF of exhibition space. We have been recognized with many awards and accolades that reflect our industry leadership as well as the importance of our shows to the exhibitors and attendees we serve.

More information about KBIS can be found at

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 and Construction Week ® (DCW). With nearly 14,000 member companies representing tens of thousands of members in all segments of the kitchen and bath 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 creations of certifications, marketplaces and networks. 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 Traditional Home

As the country’s largest upscale shelter magazine, Traditional Home inspires 4.7 million design lovers to reinterpret classic elegance in a thoroughly modern, personal way. From home, garden and green living to fashion, beauty, entertaining and travel, Traditional Home is a celebration of quality, craftsmanship, authenticity and family – a trusted resource that respects the past, lives in the present and embraces products designed for the future.




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