SHOW NEWS

Tented “Salon by KBIS” Makes Debut at 2019 Show

Oct 11, 2018

Creative
Exhibit Space to Feature Unique Programming & Brands
 

(Alpharetta, Ga.) – October 11, 2018 – When the 2019 Kitchen
& Bath Industry Show (KBIS)

opens February 19 – 21, 2019 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, attendees will
be treated to an exciting new feature,
Salon by KBIS — a tented exhibit space conveniently located outside the South
Hall. Salon by KBIS opens daily at 8:00
am and includes:

The
popular Design Milk X Modenus Talks
Lounge –
Back as the platform for
conversations among industry insiders, influencers and design VIPs, the
#DMMTalks Lounge features three days of programming with talks on design
business, current events and industry initiatives, plus follow-up conversations
on select KBISNeXT Stage panel discussions.

KBIS Edit – Exclusive,
design-forward brands, curated and promoted by Modenus and Design Milk, are
showcased in a boutique setting. This invitation-only space focuses on small
batch production, international luxury brands, bespoke manufacturers and
artisans in and around the kitchen and bath.

In
partnership with the American Lighting Association, Dallas Market Center’s Lightovation
comes to KBIS for the first time in the Lightovation
Lounge,
an illuminating area under the Salon tent. Lightovation Lounge hosts an interactive virtual reality
experience that transports attendees to the largest residential lighting show
in North America, plus two days of lighting-related programming by industry
experts.

“Salon
by KBIS is a wonderful addition to the 2019 show and expands our ability to
spotlight the ever-evolving brands in the kitchen and bath industry. This
unique space is a true reflection of the forward momentum of KBIS and our
industry,” noted Brian Pagel, senior vice president, Emerald Expositions.

Here
are just a few of the special brands exhibiting under the tent:

Hastings
Tile & Bath – A leading importer of contemporary European bathroom
fixtures, vanities and tile and the exclusive importer/distributor of the
iconic VOLA faucet, a favorite of architects and designers

Francois
& Co.  – Maker of carefully crafted
fireplace mantles, range hoods, and flooring surfaces that reflect the
company’s commitment to authenticity, ingenuity and scrupulous attention to
detail

Alfa
Ovens – Italian company known for continuous innovation and traditional roots
evident in every oven produced, from making their own bricks to Alfa’s patented
flue design

Modenus
Media CEO Veronika Miller added, “Salon by KBIS provides the ideal setting for
the vibrant, and inviting #DMMTalks Lounge as well as the introduction of
unique and special KBIS Edit brands. We can’t wait for KBIS attendees to find
inspiration in this dynamic, ultra-interesting space.”

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 KBIS.com 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

www.kbis.com.

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
www.NKBA.org or call 1-800-THE-NKBA (843-6522).

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

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