About KBIS

About KBIS
The Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) is the world’s largest international trade event dedicated to the kitchen and bath industry. KBIS showcases the latest products and most innovative design ideas that change the industry to meet the needs of the marketplace. This captivating event features the largest array of product displays and demonstrations, professional development courses, keynote & session speeches, interactive roundtable events and the opportunity to network with thousands of industry professionals. The show attracts key decision makers from national and international markets and targets dealers, designers, distributors, retailers, home centers and more.

KBIS is owned by:

NKBA_LogoMaster_primaryThe National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) is a non-profit trade association and owner of KBIS. With 50,000 members, the NKBA has educated and led the kitchen and bath industry for more than 45 years. The mission of the NKBA is to enhance member success and excellence, promote professionalism and ethical business practices, and provide leadership and direction for the kitchen and bath industry worldwide.

NKBA Board of Directors

Mark Kovich, Chairman, Waypoint Living SpacesĀ®
Neil Bailey, Poggenpohl North America
Emilee Chappell, TOTO USA Inc.
Denise Dick, CMKBD, Signature Kitchens by Design
Timothy Ebner, Perlick Corporation
Stephen Joseph
Lorenzo Marquez, Cosentino North America
Maria Stapperfenne, CMKBD, Tewksbury Kitchens & Baths
Chriss Terrill, HomeAdvisor

NKBA Senior Staff

Bill Darcy, Chief Executive Officer
Steve Graziano, Vice President, Finance & Operations
Suzie Williford, Vice President, Strategic Development
Edward S. Nagorsky, General Counsel & Director of Legislative Affairs
Loren Barrows, Director of Marketing

KBIS is produced by:


Emerald Expositions produces more than 50 conferences and trade shows annually for professionals in fields ranging from construction and design to jewelry and retail merchandising. Emerald Expositions events reach thousands of industry leaders each year in collaborative environments designed to inspire, inform and entertain.

Emerald Expositions
President: David Loechner
Senior Vice President, Human Resources: Michael Alicea
Vice President, Finance: Denise Bashem
Vice President, Digital: Teresa Reilly
Senior Vice President, Business Development: Darrell Denny
Senior Vice President, Building & Design: Joe Randall
Vice President, Audience Marketing: Joanne Wheatley

The official publication of KBIS is:




KBB magazine, reaches more than 55,000 interior designers, architects, kitchen design specialists, custom builders and remodelers each month. This monthly magazine blends exclusive features on cutting-edge business developments, installations and industry personalities with solid market research. KBB was the first magazine to recognize and serve this industry, and it continues to provide progressive and insightful coverage of the industry’s products, trends and services, with a sophisticated visual style befitting a design-oriented readership.
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