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LAS VEGAS • FEB 25 – FEB 27, 2025

Show Schedule

KBIS 2024 Show Schedule
Show Floor Hours

February 27 – 29, 2024
Tuesday – Thursday
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Daily

*Invitation only
** Ticketed event
** KBIS Full Registration required to attend
*** Open to all NKBA educators and students

Monday, February 26, 2024

TIME
EVENT
LOCATION
8:00 AM – 3:30 PM
LEADER 2 LEADER *
RESORTS WORLD:
Orchid Ballroom ABCDE
7:30 AM – 9:00 AM
30 UNDER 30 WELCOME BREAKFAST *
RESORTS WORLD:
Lotus Meeting Rooms 7 & 8
4:00 PM-6:00 PM
GLOBAL MEET & GREET *
WYNN: Petrus
6:30 PM-11:00 PM
NKBA DESIGN + INDUSTRY AWARDS / OPENING PARTY **
WYNN: Lafite Ballroom

Tuesday, February 27, 2024

TIME
EVENT
LOCATION
8:00 AM-9:00 AM
DCW OPENING CEREMONIES
LVCC: Westgate Paradise Event Center
9:00 AM-1:00 PM
PATHWAY TO CERTIFICATION
LVCC: N227
9:00 AM-5:15 PM
VFTI CONFERENCE BLOCKS 1-4 ***
LVCC: N264, 262, 260, 258, 256, 254
9:30 AM-4:45 PM
NEXTStage SESSIONS
NEXTStage (SL10040)
9:30 AM-11:00 AM
NKBA GLOBAL CONNECT BRAND SPOTLIGHTS
GLOBAL CONNECT LOUNGE (SL7015)
10:00 AM-4:15 PM
LUXURY Lounge SESSIONS
LUXURY Lounge (N177)
10:30 AM-11:00 AM
30 UNDER 30 INTRODUCTIONS
NEXTStage (SL10040)
11:30 AM-1:00 PM
EXECUTIVE FORUM *
LVCC: W234
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
NKBA GLOBAL CONNECT PANEL: THE ROLE OF THE DESIGN PROFESSIONAL IN NORTH AMERICA
GLOBAL CONNECT LOUNGE (SL7015)
12:00 PM-1:30 PM
DESIGNBITES
NEXTStage (SL10040)
12:00 PM-3:00 PM
CERTIFIED DESIGNER LUNCHEON *
LVCC: N223-N226
2:00 PM-3:00 PM
DISCOVERY DISTRICT HAPPY HOUR
SOUTH HALL
2:30 PM-4:00 PM
STUDENT & EDUCATOR COFFEE BREAK *
LVCC: N227
3:00 PM-4:00 PM
KBIS UNCORKED SPONSORED BY SIGNATURE KITCHEN SUITE *
WEST HALL (W2343)
4:00 PM-5:00 PM
BORA HAPPY HOUR: THE THOUGHTFUL KITCHEN - HEALTHY SPACES AND HAPPY PLACES
GLOBAL CONNECT LOUNGE (SL7015)
5:00 PM-7:00 PM
W2W RECEPTION *
WYNN: Chambertin

Wednesday, February 28, 2024

TIME
EVENT
LOCATION
8:00 AM-5:00 PM
VFTI CONFERENCE BLOCKS 5-8 ***
LVCC: N254, N256, N258, N260, N262, N264
8:30 AM-10:15 AM
STATE OF THE ASSOCIATION - NKBA'S ANNUAL MEETING OF THE MEMBERSHIP, FOLLOWED BY STATE OF THE INDUSTRY
LVCC: N109-N112
9:00 AM-10:00 AM
MEET UKRAINE! MANUFACTURERS AND ARTISANS PRESENT A SELECTION OF THE BEST PRODUCTS AND DESIGNS FROM UKRAINE
GLOBAL CONNECT LOUNGE (SL7015)
9:00 AM-5:00 PM
PATHWAY TO CERTIFICATION
LVCC: N227
9:30 AM-4:45 PM
NEXTStage SESSIONS
NEXTStage (SL10040)
10:00 AM-10:45 AM
LUXURY Lounge SESSIONS
LUXURY Lounge (N177)
10:30 AM-11:30 AM
NKBA GLOBAL CONNECT BRAND SPOTLIGHTS
GLOBAL CONNECT LOUNGE (SL7015)
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
NKBA GLOBAL CONNECT PANEL DISCUSSION: DISTRIBUTOR/SALES GO-TO-MARKET
GLOBAL CONNECT LOUNGE (SL7015)
12:30 PM-2:00 PM
30 UNDER 30 / PAST PRESIDENTS LUNCHEON*
LVCC: N223-N224
2:00 PM-3:00 PM
DISCOVERY DISTRICT HAPPY HOUR
SOUTH HALL
2:00 PM-4:00 PM
BI ANNUAL ALLIANCE PARTNER CONFERENCE *
LVCC: W234
4:00 PM-5:00 PM
HAPPY HOUR: "SEE THE LIGHT" - EUROPEAN LIGHTING TRENDS SPONSORED BY RICHELIEU
GLOBAL CONNECT LOUNGE (SL7015)
4:00 PM-5:00 PM
BEST OF KBIS AWARDS CEREMONY - SPONSORED BY LUXE INTERIORS + DESIGN
NEXTStage (SL10040)
5:00 PM-5:30 PM
BEST OF KBIS HAPPY HOUR - SPONSORED BY LUXE INTERIORS + DESIGN
NEXTStage (SL10040)
8:30 PM-12:00 AM
THE BASH **
ENCORE: XS NIGHTCLUB

Thursday, February 29, 2024

TIME
EVENT
LOCATION
9:00 AM-1:45 PM
VFTI CONFERENCE BLOCKS 9-11 ***
LVCC: N254, N256, N258, N260, N262, N264
9:00 AM-12:00 PM
PATHWAY TO CERTIFICATION
N227
9:15 AM-10:30 AM
GLOBAL CONNECT BIG IDEA: GAMIFICATION FOR WATER CONSERVATION SPONSORED BY SEDAL GROUP
GLOBAL CONNECT LOUNGE (SL7015)
9:30 AM-3:00 PM
NEXTStage SESSIONS
NEXTStage (SL10040)
10:00 AM-10:30 AM
BEST BOOTH AND KICKSTARTER AWARDS
NEXTStage (SL10040)
10:00 AM-12:15 PM
LUXURY Lounge SESSIONS
LUXURY Lounge (N177)
10:30 AM-11:00 AM
30’s CHOICE AWARDS
NEXTStage (SL10040)
10:00 AM-11:30 AM
SHARK BREAKFAST **
LVCC: N109-N110
11:00 AM-12:00 PM
NKBA GLOBAL CONNECT DELEGRATION SEND-OFF *
LVCC: SL 7015
2:00 PM-3:00 PM
KBIS 60TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
NEXTStage (SL10040)
3:00 PM-4:00 PM
DISCOVERY DISTRICT HAPPY HOUR
SOUTH HALL
5:00 PM-7:30 PM
IBS CONCERT WITH COLE SWINDELL ** Concert is open to registered attendees only.
WESTGATE: Paradise Event Center