We’ve lined up some amazing events both on and off the show floor at KBIS 2015! Check back for updates.
Designed to offer thought provoking, inspired “on floor” programming, as well as additional exhibit space, KBISNeXT, will feature the KBISNeXT Stage, Tech Bar, FutureHaus Kitchen (presented by Virginia Tech). It will also be the showcase more KBIS exhibitors, the popular Best of KBIS Awards and our newest award program – the Innovative Showroom Awards. Read more.
Make sure to add these parties and networking events on to your registration.
NKBA Center Stage
Join us in the NKBA Booth N2163 for free presentations. No registration required, but please show up early as seating will be limited.
Best of KBIS
The biggest award in kitchen & bath returns to Las Vegas for KBIS 2015! Entries will be displayed via “larger than life” product walls located in the North and South Halls of the Las Vegas Convention Center. See at quick glance which products are entered, then visit the brand at their booth to see the product live! Learn more and check out the winners from KBIS 2014.
Innovation Booth Awards
They say everything starts with an idea. Find out yourself who is raising the bar with new and unexpected booth displays. First, second and third place winners will be announced and recognized at NKBA Center Stage Booth N2163 on Wednesday, January 21 at 11:00 am.
DCW Concept Kitchen
A state-of-the-art Concept Kitchen featuring innovations in appliances, cabinetry, countertops, flooring and plumbing will debut as part of Design & Construction Week™ during KBIS 2015. Bethesda, Md., design-build specialist, Jonas Carnemark, CKD, is creating the 340-square-foot space in the Central Lobby of the Las Vegas Convention Center. Read more.
The kitchen will show how sustainability and high performance, resource conservation and universal design can result in a high-tech, beautiful and innovative kitchen of the future. Home builders, remodelers, kitchen designers and other show attendees can tour the Concept Kitchen on their way to visit exhibitors on the show floor or after attending educational sessions.
Thermador and Fabuwood will showcase the latest in kitchen appliances and cabinetry, while Caesarstone products will be used on the countertops and other surfaces. Brizo, a boutique brand from Masco, will provide faucets and other fixtures. Flooring will be provided by both Mohawk and Daltile and the cabinetry hardware will be supplied by Berenson Hardware.
HGTV Open Auditions
HGTV and DIY are always looking for new people with the right skills and personality to host their TV shows. If you have what it takes, this is your chance to be discovered! HGTV and DIY network will hold network-wide open auditions at KBIS 2015 at the NKBA Center Stage Booth N2163 at the following times:
Tuesday, January 20: 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM
Wednesday, January 21: 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Thursday, January 22: 9:30 AM – 10:45 AM
Champagne & Cupcakes (by invitation only)
Pop the corks! BlogTour Las Vegas, media and bloggers will kick off KBIS 2015 with a tweet-up in the Electrolux Booth N2628. And in true Las Vegas style, the event will be catered with champagne and cupcakes. Please note this event is invitation only.
Sponsored by Electrolux
#KBTribe Progressive Chat
Join the “tribe” as we chat and tweet about design trends and innovation progressing through the show floor. Follow along using hashtags #kbtribechat and #KBIS2015. Not a tweeter? Join in for design presentations and conversation in each of our tour sponsor booths. Sponsored by: Cambria, TOTO and Wellborn Cabinet Inc.
Tuesday, January 20
1:00 PM: Wellborn Cabinet Inc: Booth N1215
1:20 PM: TOTO: Booth N1327
1:40 PM: Cambria: Booth N915
More books…More savings…More prizes
DCW Bookstore Hours: January 20 – 22, 2015 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
The NKBA and the NAHB have teamed up to offer hundreds of industry related publications and an expanded selection of logo merchandise and bargain bin items. Introducing Kitchen & Bath Sustainable Design…a brand new volume in the NKBA Professional Resource Library.
Free UPS Shipping with purchase.*
Enter to win a Backpack filled with books and merchandise. A $350.00 value.
Enter by 11:00 AM each day of the show for a chance to win.
Enter to win a $500 LOWE’S Gift Card.
Enter by 3:00 PM each day of the show for a chance to win. **
The “Bar” at The DCW Bookstore
Check out the Oxygen Bar for a burst of energy! Free with any purchase of $20.00 or more.
*See complete Rules & Restrictions at the Bookstore.
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Outstanding Media Awards
KBIS is pleased to recognize, for the third consecutive year, a member of the media for their continued support and promotion of the kitchen & bath industry through the KBIS Outstanding Media Award. Prior to the show, the public was asked to nominate members of the press, who were then reviewed by a jury of industry professionals to narrow the group down to a list of five finalists (shown below). The public then took to the KBIS Facebook Page to vote for the final winner who will be announced on the NKBA Center Stage Tuesday, January 20th at 4:30pm.