Sponsorship Menu

You’ve booked your space, now it’s time to drive traffic. Sponsorships and Advertising are the best way to maximize your exposure and brand presence to the entire KBIS and Design & Construction Week® audience. With opportunities starting at just $500 there are options for any size company or budget.

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Exclusive

Lanyards*

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The exclusive lanyard partner can literally hang their brand on every attendee at KBIS. Your company’s name/logo appears on lanyards which are mailed in advance to tens of thousand of pre-registrants and distributed at show registration.

$35,000 – SOLD

Headshot Lounge

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Provide attendees with a professional photograph, courtesy of your brand. The Headshot Lounge will have a prime location in the South Concourse near registration and easily accessible to attendees throughout the show. Attendees can walk right up and have their headshot taken or sign up and come back at a later time. Photographs will be delivered 10 days after the show. And the entire experience for attendees is free!

PWP Photography will be the service provider. Learn more >>

$30,000 – SOLD

Badge Sponsor

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Gain huge brand visibility! As the exclusive sponsor of the attendee badges, you will receive custom branding at the top of the badge as well as custom messaging on the back. Sponsorship also includes logo branding on all meter panels in the registration area onsite.

$30,000 – SOLD

Aisle Signs

aisle signsHanging from each aisle of West and North/South Buildings, these directional signs will help guide attendees through the show floor as well as drive more traffic to your booth with your logo or special message and booth number.

$30,000 – SOLD

KBISNeXT Stage

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The KBISNeXT™ Stage, located in North/South Building, will feature unique programming each day of the show. Free to attendees, the session will explore what’s next in kitchen and bath. Stage activities will include panel discussions, the very popular DesignBites and several awards programs.
Learn more >>

$30,000

 

Official Show Bag*

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The exclusive show bags make a lasting impression while providing a convenient service to show attendees. These bags are in the hands of every attendee and are certain to make an impact at the show and even after they return to their offices.

$30,000 – SOLD

Champagne & Cupcakes

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Get a ton of exposure from the social media world on the first day of the show! BlogTour and other social media players will be invited to a “tweet up“ at the KBISNeXT Stage in North/South Building. Catered with champagne and cupcakes, the event will take place at 9:15 am on Tuesday, January 10. Learn more >>

$30,000

Innovative Showroom Awards

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Now in it’s third year, the Innovative Showroom Awards celebrate existing showrooms in the kitchen & bath space that are doing a great job of engagement, creating an unforgettable experience, and educating their customers. Showrooms will be judged and awarded on their innovative, unique and interactive showroom design.

$30,000 – SOLD

Registration Website Banners

reg websiteAdvertise and target your message specifically to the most influential players in the kitchen and bath industry through the official KBIS registration site. Registration will open August 1 and run through the show opening. Your banner ad will also be placed on all on-site registration computers, as well as the confirmation letters.

$10,000

Publication Bin Branding

pub bin brandingPlace your company branding on the Publication Bins placed on the DCW Highway (main 20′ aisle) in both West and North/South buildings. Publication Bins will be placed back to back and include KBIS Show Directories, KBB Magazines and Show Maps. Place your logo/company branding on the front and side panels. 8 bins available (4 in each building). Front panels are 57 ¾” wide by 15” high. Side panels on the 3-slot bins are 18 3/8” x 33”.

$10,000

DCW Highway Floor Decals

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Like a trail of breadcrumbs, floor graphics entice attendees to visit your booth. These eye-catching graphics beckon your audience along as they walk the DCW Highways (main 20′ aisles at the show). There will be an additional cost for production. Decals must be produced and installed/removed by Freeman to ensure the adhesive does not damage their carpet. For exact location, sizing and quantities contact your sales rep.

North/South Building (Vertical) $17,500
West Building (Vertical) $15,000
North/South Building (Horizontal) $10,000
West Building (Horizontal) $10,000 – SOLD

Lavatory Sponsorship*

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Own the throne. Place your message where everyone will eventually be. Promote products or simply inform everyone who you are and where they can find you. Includes signage on the backs of the bathroom stall doors, between the sinks and above the urinals at the convention center.

$10,000 – SOLD

Online Floor Plan Advertising

Online floor plan adv photoPlace your ad on the online floor plan where attendees will browse daily to start mapping out their show schedule. Your ad will link to your KBIS Connect listing.

$8,500

 

Contact your account executive today for more details!
Companies A-E, # and Asia
Maria Hill
Account Executive
770-291-5419
maria.hill@emeraldexpo.com

Companies F-N, France, Germany and Italy
Amy Hornby
Sales Manager
770-291-5434
amy.hornby@emeraldexpo.com

Companies O-Z and Spain
Diana Gallagher
Account Executive
770-291-5436
diana.gallagher@emeraldexpo.com

*Please note that additional production costs are associated with this offering. The rate shown includes the rights fee only and does not include materials, production or labor costs. Exhibitors will be responsible for providing the partnership materials and/or the production and labor costs associated with KBIS producing the materials. KBIS will provide specifications for the materials as well as a list of preferred vendors as needed. Pricing is based on location, size, frequency, and whether or not the opportunity is exclusive to a company or multiple opportunities.
Print

Kitchen & Bath Business Magazine

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As the longtime Official Publication of KBIS, Kitchen & Bath Business is the kitchen and bath professional’s essential resource for product innovations, project profiles and design trends. Did you know that KBIS exhibitors who advertise in KBB get 158% MORE LEADS than non-advertisers? Claim YOUR leads.

View media kit >>

Visit the packages tab for more information about total reach opportunities.

Design & Construction Week® Foldout Map

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As Design & Construction Week® continues to grow, how are you going to stand amongst all of the exhibits? The DCW Foldout Map is the perfect opportunity to literally expose your brand all over the Orange County Convention Center. The Foldout Map is a handy print piece that includes floor plans, event and transportation information. Nearly 50,000 Foldout Maps were picked up and referenced during this year’s event!

$45,000 – SOLD

Show Directory

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The Show Directory is the most read resource at the show and it’s the first thing attendees pick up when they arrive. With an anticipated attendance of 80,000+ professionals at Design & Construction Week® and additional distribution throughout the Orange County Convention Center you’re guaranteed to receive maximum exposure.

Download Advertising Rates >>

Show Directory Floor Plan Ad

kbis floor plan photoTarget onsite attendees with your advertisement as they use the show directory floor plan to navigate through the booths at KBIS. Two advertising spaces are available.

$8,500

 

Attendee List Rental (Print)

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Want to reach the entire KBIS attendee list? This is an exclusive offering for our exhibitors that allow you to send a dedicated direct mail piece to the KBIS attendee list. Lists can be customized by industry segment, geography, sales volume, etc. so you can reach your top prospects. Rental will go through our third party mail house. Learn more>>

$2,500

Contact your account executive today for more details!
Companies A-E, # and Asia
Maria Hill
Account Executive
770-291-5419
maria.hill@emeraldexpo.com

Companies F-N, France, Germany and Italy
Amy Hornby
Sales Manager
770-291-5434
amy.hornby@emeraldexpo.com

Companies O-Z and Spain
Diana Gallagher
Account Executive
770-291-5436
diana.gallagher@emeraldexpo.com

*Please note that additional production costs are associated with this offering. The rate shown includes the rights fee only and does not include materials, production or labor costs. Exhibitors will be responsible for providing the partnership materials and/or the production and labor costs associated with KBIS producing the materials. KBIS will provide specifications for the materials as well as a list of preferred vendors as needed. Pricing is based on location, size, frequency, and whether or not the opportunity is exclusive to a company or multiple opportunities.
Digital

Mobile App

map_bannerWith its powerful search engine, planning tools and interactive maps, the Mobile App makes it easy for buyers to learn about your company and your products – and get directions straight to your booth! Opportunities include title sponsorship, home page banners, rotating banners, product category banners, special announcements and product alerts.
Download advertising opportunities >>

$1,000 – $20,000

List Rental (Email)

email list rentalWant to reach the entire KBIS attendee and KBB reader list? This is an exclusive offering for our exhibitors that allow you to send a dedicated email to the attendee and/or reader lists. Lists can be customized by industry segment or geography so you can reach your top prospects. Rental will go through KBIS/KBB email vendor.

$5,000 for KBIS attendees Learn more >>
$5,000 for KBB readers Learn more >>
$8,500 for KBIS attendees + KBB readers

KBIS.com Banner Ads

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Highlight your company, product or service by placing a banner, including a hotlink to your company’s website, in a highly visible position on the official show website. Five banner ads per position are available. Learn more>>

$1,000 – $2,000 for 1 month
$2,250 – $4,500 for 3 months

Newsletters: Buzz and Trendsetter

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Announce your company’s presence at KBIS to attendees and/or press before and after the show in these e-mail updates. The Buzz features the latest news and event information delivered directly to registered attendees, and the KBIS Trendsetter is the place the press looks to for innovative products and stories to cover at the show.
Learn more >>

$420 – $1,500

Digital Pressroom

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KBISPressroom.com serves as a centralized hub for the latest news and events in the kitchen & bath industry. It’s the ultimate destination where media, bloggers and influencers go to find the latest! This year more than 500 members of the media attended the show generating over 6 million impressions. Be part of the story and feature your news releases! Learn more >>

$500 – $1,000 for Featured Rotator
$250 – $500 for Boosted Post

KBIS Connect

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Interested in increasing your exposure and generating more leads? Drive more traffic to your online profile and connect with more attendees with a simple upgrade in KBIS Connect. Exhibitors who purchased the Premium Package at last year’s show received 151% more profile visits! Learn More >>

Upgrades start at just $75

Contact your account executive today for more details!
Companies A-E, # and Asia
Maria Hill
Account Executive
770-291-5419
maria.hill@emeraldexpo.com

Companies F-N, France, Germany and Italy
Amy Hornby
Sales Manager
770-291-5434
amy.hornby@emeraldexpo.com

Companies O-Z and Spain
Diana Gallagher
Account Executive
770-291-5436
diana.gallagher@emeraldexpo.com

*Please note that additional production costs are associated with this offering. The rate shown includes the rights fee only and does not include materials, production or labor costs. Exhibitors will be responsible for providing the partnership materials and/or the production and labor costs associated with KBIS producing the materials. KBIS will provide specifications for the materials as well as a list of preferred vendors as needed. Pricing is based on location, size, frequency, and whether or not the opportunity is exclusive to a company or multiple opportunities.
Onsite

Show Site Signage*

2014 KBIS Images by PWP StudioShow site advertising (window clings, column wraps, banners, etc.) is the premier way to increase booth traffic and to distinguish your branding from your competitors. Your branding will make a lasting impression by being the first thing the attendees see when entering the Convention Center or as they enter the exhibit halls. Locations are determined based on traffic flow and costs vary depending upon location. View signage options >>

$1,500 – $50,000

Hand Sanitizer Stations

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Offer event attendees an option to stay germ-free. Each hand sanitizer station is fully-wrapped with your company branding and contains enough sanitizer to last through an entire event. Stations can be placed within the convention center near elevators, escalators, bathroom, concession and registration area.
Learn more >>

$23,500 for 10 stations & rugs
$29,275 for 15 stations & rugs
$35,200 for 20 stations & rugs

Mini-Moving Displays

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Scooters towing back-lit panels are ideal for targeting hotels and entertainment districts in the evening. A caravan of 3-4 scooters is impossible to miss! When able to park in strategic locations, the drivers can serve as Brand Ambassadors to distribute promotional items next to your message. Learn more >>

Team of 3: $25,350 OR Team of 4: $28,500

Wrapped Vending Machine

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A fully branded Vending Machine dispenses almost any product, including snacks, hats, t-shirts, gift cards and more to attendees! Prior to the event, attendees can receive a special bar code, which they would then use onsite to receive their free gift. Alternatively, ID badges can be scanned, or a Tweet or “Like” to your social media site and a gift pops out. Learn more >>

$23,875

Indoor Balloon Backpacks

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Have your message rise above the crowd inside the convention center with this fun and unique engaging media. This mobile media offers the flexibility of quickly adapting to your program’s needs by simply walking to the best locations throughout the event. Sampling and distribution along with social media prompts can be overlaid into this activation. Learn more >>

$22,800

Escalator Branding

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Have your branding on the glass sides of the escalators in West Building that take attendees from the show registration desks to the main entrance to the exhibit halls. Book early to take advantage of early bird production Freeman production rates. Additional production costs are associated with this offering. The rate shown includes the rights fee only and does not include materials, production or labor costs.

$20,000

Mobile Billboards (Digital)

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A specially designed vehicle that is outfitted with HD screens with full-motion video capabilities on both sides of the truck readable both during daylight hours as well as at night. Digital capabilities can include live feeds, internet feeds, video gaming, or other interactive elements. Learn more >>

$17,800

Mobile Billboards (Static)

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Mobile billboards are a perfect medium for target marketing. They can be driven directly to your audience wherever they are, even in hard to reach locations, thus a powerful tool for targeting event attendees on the move during their stay. To targeted locations like the convention center, hotels and popular tourist attractions. Learn more >>

$15,950

Hard Hat Media Tour

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Get your brand in front of the press! A curated group of media will receive a VIP experience with a “first glimpse” of the most unique and innovative new products debuting at KBIS 2017. Learn more >>

$10,000 – Official Tour Sponsor (SOLD)
$15,000 – Breakfast Sponsor (SOLD)

Sponsored Lounge

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Are you looking for a sponsorship option to better the attendee experience? With so much ground to cover, attendees are appreciative of ‘rest stop’ areas. New this year, several lounges will be placed on the KBIS show floor offering up areas for attendees to rest their feet, reboot and take a much needed break from their busy show schedules. Learn more >>

$12,500 per lounge

Outdoor Vehicle Placement

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Park your branded vehicle in front of the South Concourse drop off and drive your brand message to the thousands of attendees arriving to the show! Vehicle placements will be located in a highly visible area close to the taxi and shuttle drop offs. Contact your account executive for more information on placement options and a map.

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Outdoor Event Space

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Interested in hosting a cocktail reception or a special event right outside of the show floor? Outdoor patio space is available for rent next to North Hall A at North/South Building on the concourse level. Space is available starting at 5:00 pm each day.

$10,000 for 2 hours

Digital Signage

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Engage thousands of attendees using the OCCC’s Digital Signage Network. These Digital Video Walls allow for impactful, dynamic messaging in high traffic areas. With hundreds of impressions, across multiple locations your message is sure to reach further and be seen by key customers attending this year’s event. Learn more >>

$4,000

Editor At Large Videos

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Media partner Editor at Large will hit the KBIS show floor to talk trends, products, innovation, new initiatives and so much more. Kelly Edwards, host of EAL, will visit your booth and shoot a live interview. EAL will edit, host and promote the video. This customized video opportunity is the perfect long-term companion to your show marketing program.
Learn more >>   View Cosentino’s video>>

$2,500

DesignBites

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Want to get your product in front of elite media and engage with a design-focused audience, without the pressure of creating an extensive presentation? Enhance your exposure via DesignBites – a quick, three-minute, spirited presentation in which you’ll have the opportunity to “speed date” with the media and attendees about your most innovative product. Apply now or learn more.  Check out last year’s presentations>> Deadline to apply is Friday, October 7, 2016

$3,500

 

Outdoor Products Area

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Outdoor kitchen and living spaces are one of the hottest trends in the housing industry today. With the addition of the Outdoor Products Area at KBIS, we are putting attendees at the forefront of this trend to show homeowners how they can extend their living spaces and bring the entire kitchen experience outdoors. Learn more >>

$950 for one display area: non-staffed vignette
$1,350 for two display areas: non-staffed vignette
The Backyard
: $1,500 for 10×10 OR standard booth rates for non-exhibiting companies

Multi-Logo Window Clings

2014 KBIS Images by PWP StudioDon’t miss out on the best deal we offer! You’ll receive major exposure as attendees arrive at Design & Construction Week®. Your logo and booth number will be placed on the large, very visible window clings as you enter the Convention Center. 15 spots available, first come, first serve!

$950 per Building
$1,500 for both West and North/South Buildings

Best of KBIS

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Be part of the industry’s premier awards program highlighting the best new kitchen and bath products that push the boundaries of design, technology and innovation. Entries will be judged on Tuesday morning by a jury of esteemed industry professionals. Winners will be selected based on functionality, quality/durability, flexibility, aesthetics/style and innovation. Deadline to enter is Friday, November 11. Download the Best of KBIS Entry Guide to learn more. Or login to KBIS Connect to enter.

$750 for each product

 

Floor Decals

Like a trail of breadcrumbs, floor graphics entice attendees to visit2014 KBIS Images by PWP Studio your booth. These eye-catching graphics beckon your audience along as they walk the show floor. A minimum investment of 4 decals is required. There will be an additional cost for production. Decals must be produced and installed/removed by Freeman to ensure the adhesive does not damage their carpet. Decals cannot be larger than 2′ x 2′.

$500

Contact your account executive today for more details!
Companies A-E, # and Asia
Maria Hill
Account Executive
770-291-5419
maria.hill@emeraldexpo.com

Companies F-N, France, Germany and Italy
Amy Hornby
Sales Manager
770-291-5434
amy.hornby@emeraldexpo.com

Companies O-Z and Spain
Diana Gallagher
Account Executive
770-291-5436
diana.gallagher@emeraldexpo.com

*Please note that additional production costs are associated with this offering. The rate shown includes the rights fee only and does not include materials, production or labor costs. Exhibitors will be responsible for providing the partnership materials and/or the production and labor costs associated with KBIS producing the materials. KBIS will provide specifications for the materials as well as a list of preferred vendors as needed. Pricing is based on location, size, frequency, and whether or not the opportunity is exclusive to a company or multiple opportunities.
Package

Total Reach Packages

Expand your reach to the KBIS and Kitchen & Bath Business marketplace. Did you know that KBIS exhibitors who advertise in KBB get 158% MORE LEADS than non-advertisers? Take advantage of Total Reach and connect with your target audience via print and digital opportunities before, during and after the show!

Traffic DRIVER

Value: $37,304
Cost: $25,500

Traffic BOOST

Value: $29,037
Cost: $19,000

Traffic LIFT

Value: $13,918
Cost: $10,000

Digital Buzz

Value: $10,000
Cost: $8,500

KBIS Starter Package

Make a huge impact at KBIS when you combine pre-show, onsite, digital, and print opportunities into one affordable AND effective package.

Starter Package

Value: $5,290
Cost: $3,000

Contact your account executive today for more details!
Companies A-E, # and Asia
Maria Hill
Account Executive
770-291-5419
maria.hill@emeraldexpo.com

Companies F-N, France, Germany and Italy
Amy Hornby
Sales Manager
770-291-5434
amy.hornby@emeraldexpo.com

Companies O-Z and Spain
Diana Gallagher
Account Executive
770-291-5436
diana.gallagher@emeraldexpo.com

*Please note that additional production costs are associated with this offering. The rate shown includes the rights fee only and does not include materials, production or labor costs. Exhibitors will be responsible for providing the partnership materials and/or the production and labor costs associated with KBIS producing the materials. KBIS will provide specifications for the materials as well as a list of preferred vendors as needed. Pricing is based on location, size, frequency, and whether or not the opportunity is exclusive to a company or multiple opportunities.
NKBA

The BASH

Celebrate the industry by sponsoring THE go-to event of the week-the BASH, an evening full of music and entertainment at Mango’s Tropical Café.

$2,500 – $12,500

NKBA Design Competition and Industry Awards

Align your brand with the finest kitchen and bath professionals and trendsetters in the industry and support one of the most respected and widely recognized competitions in the industry.

$7,500 – $25,000

Magic of Design Party at Epcot

Kick off the opening of KBIS 2017 by sponsoring the Magic of Design Opening Party at Epcot’s World Showplace, and evening filled with networking, fun and fireworks.

$2,500 – $50,000 

Voices From The Industry

Gain maximum exposure during KBIS by sponsoring Voices from the Industry conference series. Top name presenters and timely topics, these sessions provide an opportunity to connect with established professionals who are motivated to succeed.

$10,000 – $25,000

Transportation Sponsorship

Increase your brand awareness with highly visible bus advertising. We will be transporting over 700 KBIS attendees from Convention Center area hotels throughout the day. Your company message will be displayed on coach buses prior to KBIS 2017. Learn more >>

$20,000

30 Under 30 Professionals

Network, connect and develop your brand’s marketshare with thirty millennials; the next generation of young professionals in the kitchen and bath industry.

$25,000

Students of the Industry

Promote the growth and development of future industry’s young talent with a sponsorship that enables all design and trade craft students to join the NKBA at no cost while supporting their certification (AKBD) goals.

$15,000

NKBA Chapter Leadership Training

Be the catalyst for growth in your organization by build lasting relationships with over 300 NKBA Regional Chapter leaders and representatives.

$15,000 – $30,000

For more information or to sponsor an event, contact:
Mauri Bailey
National Business Development Manager, NKBA
678-900-2661
mbailey@nkba.org

*Please note that additional production costs are associated with this offering. The rate shown includes the rights fee only and does not include materials, production or labor costs. Exhibitors will be responsible for providing the partnership materials and/or the production and labor costs associated with KBIS producing the materials. KBIS will provide specifications for the materials as well as a list of preferred vendors as needed. Pricing is based on location, size, frequency, and whether or not the opportunity is exclusive to a company or multiple opportunities.