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Design Milk X Modenus Talks Lounge is Back!

October 30, 2018

Signature Kitchen Suite to sponsor popular conversation space & wine bar at KBIS 2019

(Alpharetta, Ga.) – October 30, 2018 – The popular Design Milk X Modenus Talks Lounge sponsored by Signature Kitchen Suite (SKS) is back as the platform for conversations among industry insiders, influencers and design VIPs when the 2019 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) returns to the Las Vegas Convention Center, February 19 – 21, 2019. #DMMTalks Lounge locates in the new tented exhibit space Salon by KBIS outside South Hall and features three days of lively programming on design business, hot topics and industry initiatives, plus follow-up conversations on select KBISNeXT Stage panel discussions.

#DMMTalks Lounge Programming Highlights:

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

·         Connecting the Dots: Technology in the Home                       

·         Goodbye White Kitchens and Hello Color: It's All Relative                  

·         Sustaining Sustainability: Smart Design Choices for Better Health and a Better World

·         Resimercial & Resitality: The Impact of Commercial & Hospitality Design on Residential Spaces

·         Modernism Mixer sponsored by KOHLER: Come for the Talk & Stay for the Cocktails          


Wednesday, February 20, 2019

·         4 Coaches - 2 Hours: Design Biz Management Mini-Summit

·         Girl Power: Celebrating Women in Design & Construction      

·         What's Happening in Design: Design Milk Talks Trends & Forecasts             

·         NKBA Global Connect: International Design Finds & Design Projects            

·         NKBA Global Connect Mixer               


Thursday, February 21, 2019

·         Media Breakfast                     

·         Designers Present     

In addition to three days of engaging programming, the Lounge also will debut the SKS Wine Bar where invited design VIPs, bloggers and influencers can gather to learn more about wine and wine storage. To be considered, fill out the form in the Design Milk X Modenus Talks Lounge post on

“On both Modenus and Design Milk social media platforms, incredible conversations happen virtually year-round about kitchen and bath design. At KBIS, the Talks Lounge allows us to continue our conversations face-to-face which is even more meaningful and definitely more fun,” commented Modenus Media CEO Veronika Miller. “Add to that our new wine bar sponsored by Signature Kitchen Suite and you’ll see that Salon by KBIS is the place to be in 2019.

“We are thrilled to help Veronika and Jaime bring the Design Milk X Modenus Talks Lounge back to KBIS in 2019 and thank Signature Kitchen Suite for their generous support,” added Brian Pagel, senior vice president, Emerald Expositions. “Both the lounge and the show are places for all members of our industry to come together, build and strengthen meaningful connections, and carry the conversations and momentum forward.”

Join more than 31,000 attendees, 600 exhibitors and 400 media expected to visit KBIS 2019, the kitchen and bath industry’s main event. Register early via to take advantage of discounted registration and hotel rates. For KBIS 2019 media registration, click here


About KBIS
KBIS, in conjunction with the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), is an inspiring, interactive platform that showcases the latest industry products, trends and technologies. KBIS is the voice of the kitchen and bath industry and has been for 50+ years.

Early in 2013, the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) and National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) announced an agreement to co-locate the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) with the International Builders’ Show (IBS) in Las Vegas, Nev. in February 2014 under the banner of Design and Construction Week® and both organizations recently extended the agreement through 2026. The mega-event returns to Las Vegas Feb. 19 - 21. NKBA and NAHB will continue to produce separate educational programming and special events though one pass provides access to both shows.

KBIS is operated by Emerald Expositions, the largest operator of business-to-business trade shows in the United States, with most of our shows dating back several decades. We currently operate more than 50 trade shows, including 31 of the top 250 trade shows in the country as ranked by TSNN, as well as numerous other events. Our events connect over 500,000 global attendees and exhibitors and occupy more than 6.5 million NSF of exhibition space. We have been recognized with many awards and accolades that reflect our industry leadership as well as the importance of our shows to the exhibitors and attendees we serve.

More information about KBIS can be found at 

About the National Kitchen & Bath Association and the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show

The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) is the not-for-profit trade association that owns the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show® (KBIS), as part of Design and Construction Week ® (DCW). With nearly 14,000 member companies representing tens of thousands of members in all segments of the kitchen and bath industry, the NKBA has educated and led the industry since the association’s founding in 1963. The NKBA envisions a world where everyone enjoys safe, beautiful and functional kitchen and bath spaces. The mission of the NKBA is to inspire, lead and empower the kitchen and bath industry through the creations of certifications, marketplaces and networks. For more information, visit or call 1-800-THE-NKBA (843-6522).

KBIS® and NKBA® are registered trademarks of the National Kitchen & Bath Association.

About Signature Kitchen Suite

Signature Kitchen Suite delivers innovation in the luxury built-in kitchen appliance market with leading-edge technology that provides more flexibility to prepare food in the best possible way, demonstrating respect for the food at every level. Built on advanced technologies from global home appliance leader LG Electronics, Signature Kitchen Suite is embracing a new generation of forward-thinking Technicurean™ cooks, combining their passion for food with their appreciation for innovation. From the first-of-its-kind built-in sous vide range to the industry's only built-in French Door refrigerator with a convertible middle drawer, Signature Kitchen Suite's versatile and high-performance appliances deliver the ultimate precision cooking experience. Visit or follow the brand on social channels @SKSappliances.

About Kohler Co.

Founded in 1873 and headquartered in Kohler, Wisconsin, Kohler Co. is one of America’s oldest and largest privately held companies comprised of more than 30,000 associates. With more than 50 manufacturing locations worldwide, Kohler is a global leader in the manufacture of kitchen and bath products; engines and power systems; premier furniture, cabinetry and tile; and owner/operator of two of the world’s finest five-star hospitality and golf resort destinations in Kohler, and St Andrews, Scotland. 


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