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Meredith Corporation to Sponsor Best of KBIS 2019

Oct 15, 2018

Prestigious Program Recognizes Most Innovative New K&B Products

(Alpharetta, Ga.) – October 15, 2018 – The 2019 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS)the destination for kitchen and bath design professionals, announces Meredith Corporation, publisher of Traditional Home, Beautiful Kitchens & Baths, and Dream Kitchens & Baths, will once again sponsor the Best of KBIS awards. The prestigious annual program recognizes the most innovative new products introduced at KBIS which takes place February 19 – 21, 2019 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

“The Best of KBIS is one of our show’s most exciting and valuable programs. We’re thrilled to honor our exhibitors and the best new products of 2019 alongside the Meredith Corporation,” said Suzie Williford, executive vice president of industry relations and chief strategy officer for the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), which owns KBIS.

Beth McDonough, publisher, Traditional Home added, “Every year, the Best of KBIS award winners set the tone for innovation and certainly deserve the industry-wide spotlight that only this show can offer. We are proud to support this prestigious program and look forward to recognizing the ‘best of the best’ at KBIS.”

“Thank you to the Meredith Corporation for once again joining us to celebrate the best of kitchen and bath innovation at KBIS,” said Brian Pagel, senior vice president, Emerald Expositions. “Partnering with media organizations like Meredith not only gives our attendees a unique program experience but also helps inform the broader consumer market.”

Best of KBIS entries will be accepted beginning October 22, 2018. 

Join more than 31,000 attendees, 600 exhibitors and 400 media expected to visit KBIS 2019, the kitchen and bath industry’s main event. Register early via to take advantage of discounted registration and hotel rates. For KBIS 2019 media registration, click here

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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 National Kitchen & Bath Association (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® and both organizations recently extended the agreement through 2026. The mega-event returns to Las Vegas Feb. 19 – 21. NKBA and NAHB will continue to produce separate educational programming and special events though one pass provides access to both shows.

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 Meredith Corporation

Meredith has been committed to service journalism for more than 115 years. Today, Meredith uses multiple distribution platforms—including broadcast television, print, digital, mobile, and video—to provide consumers with content they desire and to deliver the messages of its advertising and marketing partners. Meredith’s National Media Group reaches 175 million unduplicated American consumers every month, including 80 percent of U.S. millennial women. Meredith’s Local Media Group includes 17 television stations, which reach more than 11 percent of U.S. households.



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