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.
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+)
- Agentis Kitchen & Bath
- Divine Design Center
- Empire Kitchen & Bath
Independent Retail Showroom Locations – Medium (2,500 – 5,000 sq ft)
- Häfele America Co.
- Legacy Kitchens
Independent Retail Showroom Locations – Small (1,000 – 2,500 sq ft)
- Designs by Dawn
- K2 Kitchens & K2 Design Group
- Schwarzmann LLC
Multi Location Retail Showrooms – Medium (1,000- 5,000 sq ft)
- Centerville Winsupply
- Coburn Supply Company
Multi Location Retail Showrooms – Large (5,000 sq ft+)
- Ferguson – Mesa
- Ferguson – Naples
- APR Supply Co.
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.