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The Chaise Lounge and KBIS Team Up to Talk ‘The Business of Design’

Oct 17, 2017


The Chaise Lounge and KBIS Team Up to Talk ‘The Business of Design’

The Chaise Lounge Named the Official KBIS Podcast for 2018

(Alpharetta, Ga.) – October 17, 2017 – The 2018 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS)the destination for kitchen and bath design professionals, is partnering with The Chaise Lounge, a design industry podcast exploring the business of design, as its official podcast partner in 2018. Nick May, host of The Chaise Lounge, will scour the KBIS show floor to interview the biggest design influencers, leading designers and celebrity guests, and check out the latest product debuts throughout all three days of the show, Jan. 9-11, 2018, in Orlando.

“We’re looking forward to welcoming The Chaise Lounge and our first KBIS podcast team to the show this January. Podcasts are a new medium to our show and we’re thrilled to bring yet another awareness vehicle to our members,” said Suzie Williford, vice president of industry relations for the National Kitchen & Bath Association, which owns KBIS.

“We’re excited to bring Nick and his team at The Chaise Lounge onto the KBIS show floor. Their focus on the business of design will be valuable to the KBIS design community, and complement all of the educational content available to designers throughout the show,” said Brian Pagel, senior vice president, Emerald Expositions.

The Chaise Lounge will also host several KBIS-focused podcasts leading up to KBIS 2018.  Each episode will include programming details and special guests as the entire kitchen and bath industry counts down to KBIS. Visit for the full episodes coming soon.

A full KBIS 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.

Connect with us via our social channels; on Facebook at, Twitter at @KBIS and on Instagram @KBIS_official.

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.






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