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The National Kitchen & Bath Association Announces the Inaugural German Pavilion at KBIS 2022

Jan 10, 2022

The Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action in collaboration with the Association of the German Trade Fair Industry and the Association of German Woodworking Industries presents the first German Pavilion at KBIS 2022, organized by koelnmesse as part of the NKBA Global Connect Pavilion Program.

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ — (January 10, 2022) — The National Kitchen & Bath Association, representing close to 50,000 kitchen and bath industry professionals and owners of the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show, announce the launch of its NKBA Global Connect Pavilion Program at KBIS 2022 with the inaugural German Pavilion. The pavilion, organized by koelnmesse and presented by the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWi) in collaboration with the Association of the German Trade Fair Industry (AUMA) and supported by the Association of German Woodworking Industries (HDH) will bring manufacturers of German kitchen and bath products and services together in one co-operative space February 8 – 10, 2022 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. 

Participating manufacturers

The German Pavilion will include the following manufacturers and service providers:

nobilia European Kitchen Furniture

Kesseboehmer Functional Hardware and Fittings

Haecker Kitchens

SieMatic Kitchens

Dein Konfigurator Design Software

AMK- German Kitchen Trade and Service Association

Located in the South Hall, the German Pavilion will allow attendees to see and experience the newest German kitchen innovations in materials, finishes, installation capabilities and configurations in an efficiently designed space.  Additionally, the NKBA Global Connect pavilion, positioned nearby, will offer programming, talks and networking events featuring first-time international exhibiting brands and participating members of the German Pavilion. Global Connect Spotlights, Trend Talks and Market Outlook presentations will take place over the three-day show period.

“We have been collaborating with our German alliance partners AMK and VDM for three years to support the development of the first NKBA Global Connect Pavilion,” said Suzie Williford, EVP, Chief Strategy Officer, NKBA. “I’m so pleased we have been able to make this dream a reality.  The North American market continues to offer tremendous promise to these and other international brands who bring new ideas and technologies to the kitchen and bath marketplace. We look forward to a long and productive relationship with the German government and our strategic alliance partners at KBIS 2022 and beyond.”

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 or call 1-800-THE-NKBA (843-6522).

KBIS® and NKBA® are registered trademarks of the National Kitchen & Bath Association.

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