Exhibitor Service Center
Welcome to the KBIS 2017 Exhibitor Service Center! This area of the web site is for current exhibitors only, and is to be used to manage the exhibiting process. Please check back often for updates and additional information as you plan your show.
- Exhibitor Service Kit >>
- Exhibitor Registration >>
- KBIS Connect – update your profile >>
- DesignBites Application >> Deadline October 7, 2016
- Hard Hat Media Tour Application >> Deadline October 14, 2016
- Enter Best of KBIS >> Deadline November 11, 2016
- Download KBIS logo for booth promotions
- Free Marketing & PR Opportunities >>
- Target Freight Move-in and Move-out Floor Plans
- First Time Exhibitor FAQ’s
Best of KBIS
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. Download the Best of KBIS Entry Guide to learn more. Or login to KBIS Connect to enter. Entry Deadline: November 11, 2016.
KBIS exhibitors are the only ones that can give out free expo only to attendees. Take advantage today, it’s simple and there is no cost to you! Email it out or include in mailings/invoices/deliveries. Your customers will be sure to thank you for the savings!
For printed passes, we do require a minimum quantity of 50 passes per order (Domestic Shipping Only) and will personalize the passes with your company name. The deadline to order printed Expo Passes is December 2, 2016. Expo Pass Order Form >>
Download EPASS >> and email your customers/prospects. Please note that if you are using the EPASS, you will need to fill in your company name.
KBIS is offering you a free pre-show marketing tool, Exhibitor Invites. This tool allows you to create your own customized email campaign to send to our customers and prospects, offering valuable information about your company, and a chance to register for a free expo only pass. Exhibitors who make use of this program get 20% more booth traffic than exhibitors who don’t. It’s a great way to boost awareness about your company, increase your ROI from the show, and helps ensure your key customers and prospects attend KBIS. Get started today >>
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
Hard Hat Media Tour
We are offering seven exhibitors the opportunity to participate in the official media tour. A curated group of media will receive a VIP experience that includes transportation to the convention center, breakfast at the Electrolux booth, and a guided hard hat tour before the show opens to attendees. Tour will be held January 10 from 6:30 am to 9:30 am. Each participating exhibitor will receive up to 15 minutes with the registered editorial media in their booth and also have the ability to submit PR materials. **There is no fee to apply.
Deadline to apply is Friday, October 14, 2016. Exhibitors will be selected and notified by Friday, October 29, 2016.
Digital Press Room
Are you are looking for opportunities for press engagement before, during and after KBIS? The digital pressroom is a centralized hub for the latest news and events in the kitchen & bath industry. Upload your press materials directly to the site at no cost to you!
KBB Coverage (Countdown to Design & Construction Week)
Starting with the September issue of Kitchen & Bath Business, there is a section of the magazine devoted to KBIS and Design and Construction Week. If you have any product launches that you would like to share, please send them to Chelsie Butler, Executive Editor of KBB at Chelsie.Butler@Emeraldexpo.com.
Beware of Misleading Advertising Scams
Two companies: Fairguide by Construct Data Verlag AG and Expo-Guide by Commercial Online Manuals S de RL de CV are targeting the KBIS exhibitors with advertising scams. Do NOT sign any invoices from these companies. If you receive anything from an unapproved vendor, please contact your Account Executive to report.
Official KBIS Vendor
Look for this seal when placing service orders for KBIS – only Official KBIS vendors will identify themselves with the Official Vendor seal. Put your trust in those companies who are here to help you have the best KBIS experience possible, and look for the seal before placing any orders. KBIS guarantees the products and service you will receive from our official vendors. Complete list of Official Vendors coming soon. Please report any unauthorized solicitations or fraudulent activities to your Account Executive.
Freeman Exhibitor Experience
You spoke, we listened! Check out Freeman Online’s latest enhancements Including an interactive electrical grid and the ability to repeat previous orders. View our video.