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National Kitchen & Bath Association to Recognize Most Innovative Kitchen and Bath Showrooms in North America

October 28, 2019

2019 Overall Innovative Showroom Award Winner - Sunnyfields Cabinetry

Nominations open through November 29, 2019; Winners to be honored in Las Vegas in January at KBIS

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ — (October 28, 2019) — Creating a dream kitchen or bath involves more than a little showmanship. The NKBA Innovative Showroom Awards celebrate the kitchen and bath showrooms that excel at creating an engaging, unforgettable experience that educates and wows their customers. Nominations are being accepted now through November 29, 2019, at 11:59 pm (EST). Winners will be announced at KBIS 2020, on January, 20 at the Kitchen + Bath Design and Industry Awards Show, in the Encore Ballroom in the Encore Hotel in Las Vegas.

Showrooms will be judged on their innovative, unique and interactive design by an Advisory Board made up of five past winners and industry professionals. Judging will also take into account what makes the space innovative in general; functional innovation, and how the showroom encourages customer engagement.

One winner will be chosen in each of five categories, and one overall winner will also be selected from among the five category winners for a total of six awards.

The categories are as follows:

• Independent Retail Showrooms Locations (Brands with 1-5 showrooms) – Small (1,000- 2,500 square feet)

• Independent Retail Showrooms Locations (Brands with 1-5 showrooms) – Medium (2,500 – 5,000 square feet)

• Independent Retail Showrooms Locations (Brands with 1-5 showrooms) – Large (5,000 square feet+)

• Multi-Location Retail Showrooms (Brands with 6+ showrooms) – Medium (1,000- 5,000 square feet)

• Multi-Location Retail Showrooms (Brands with 6+ showrooms) – Large (5,000 square feet+).

Click here for more information and to enter by Nov. 29.

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 50,000 members in all segments of the kitchen and bath design and remodeling 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, specialty badges, marketplaces and networks. For more information, visit www.nkba.org or call 1-800-THE-NKBA (843-6522).

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

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.

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®. In 2018, both organizations extended the agreement through 2026. The mega-event returns to Las Vegas Jan. 21-23, 2020. NKBA and NAHB will continue to produce separate educational programming and special events though one pass provides access to both shows.

KBIS is produced by Emerald Expositions, a leading operator of business-to-business trade shows in the United States. The company currently operates more than 55 trade shows, as well as numerous other face-to-face events. In 2018, Emerald’s events connected over 500,000 global attendees and exhibitors and occupied more than 6.9 million NSF of exhibition space.

More information about KBIS can be found at www.kbis.com.


 

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