Innovative Showroom Awards

The Innovative Showroom Awards celebrate existing showrooms in the kitchen & bath space that are doing a great job of engagement, creating an unforgettable experience, and educating their customers. Showrooms will be judged on their innovative, unique and interactive showroom design.

2018 WINNERS

Overall Award Winner: Empire Kitchen & Bath

Independent Retail Showroom Locations (1-5 showroom locations) – Small: K2 Kitchens & K2 Kitchens Design Group

Independent Retail Showroom Locations (1-5 showroom locations) – Medium: Häfele America Co.

Independent Retail Showroom Locations (1-5 showroom locations) – Large: Empire Kitchen & Bath

Multi Location Retail Showrooms (6+ showroom locations) – Medium: Miele

Multi Location Retail Showrooms (6+ showroom locations) – Large: Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery – Naples

2018 INNOVATIVE SHOWROOM AWARDS FINALIST

Independent Retail Showroom Locations – Large (5,000 sq ft+)

  1. Agentis Kitchen & Bath
  2. Divine Design Center
  3. Empire Kitchen & Bath

Independent Retail Showroom Locations – Medium (2,500 – 5,000 sq ft)

  1. Häfele America Co.
  2. Legacy Kitchens
  3. nuHaus

Independent Retail Showroom Locations – Small (1,000 – 2,500 sq ft)

  1. Designs by Dawn
  2. K2 Kitchens & K2 Design Group
  3. Schwarzmann LLC

Multi Location Retail Showrooms – Medium (1,000- 5,000 sq ft)

  1. Centerville Winsupply
  2. Coburn Supply Company
  3. Miele

Multi Location Retail Showrooms – Large (5,000 sq ft+)

  1. Ferguson – Mesa
  2. Ferguson – Naples
  3. APR Supply Co.

JUDGING

An Advisory Board comprised of six members consisting of past winners, judges, and voices of the industry judged the entries.

Ken Nisch Chairman, JGA
Kim Bernard, ASID, IIDA Executive Director of Showroom & Facilities Design, Walker Zanger Global Headquarters (KBIS 2017 Innovative Showroom Awards Overall and Independent Large Winner)
Chelsie Butler – Executive Editor, Kitchen & Bath Business magazine
Avinash Rajagopal Editor in Chief, Metropolis magazine
Alison Embrey Medina Editor in Chief/Associate Publisher, design:retail magazine
Joe Baer – Co-Founder, CEO & Creative Director, ZenGenius

AT THE SHOW

A panel discussion about showroom innovation will be held on Tuesday, January 9 from 3:15 pm – 4:00 pm on the KBISNeXT stage in South Hall. The Awards Ceremony will follow from 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm. A cocktail celebration will immediately proceed Awards Ceremony.

 

 

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