Show Schedule

KBIS 2017 Schedule

Monday, January 9

Time Title Location
9:30 AM – 11:30 AM PD1: Beyond Design: Establishing Monetary Value for Creative Skills Rosen Centre, Salons 7 & 8
9:30 AM – 11:30 AM PD2: Relationship Selling: How to Listen, Learn & Build Loyal Customer Relationships Rosen Centre, Salon 5
12:00 PM – 3:00 PM PD3: Recruiting and Hiring for Success Rosen Centre, Salon 6
3:30 PM – 5:30 PM PD4: The Room Compass™ Rosen Centre, Salon 7 & 8
3:30 PM – 5:30 PM PD5: Inspiring Exceptional Performance and Employee Engagement Rosen Centre, Salon 5
7:30 PM – 11:00 PM Magic of Design Opening Party, Featuring Design Competition & Industry Awards Epcot’s World Showcase

Tuesday, January 10

     Time Title Location
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Opening Ceremonies with Keynote Speaker Peyton Manning OCCC West Concourse – Level IV, Valencia Ballroom
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Show Floor Open OCCC
9:15 AM – 10:15 AM Champagne & Cupcakes (Invitation Only) Signature Kitchen Suite, booth W309
11:00 AM – 11:30 PM NKBA 30 Under 30 Announcement KBISNext Stage: South Hall
11:30 AM – 11:45 PM Meet the KBIS Snapchat VJ KBISNext Stage: South Hall
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM ASID Presents Thriving in Place: Designing Your Best Life, Now & Later + Panel Discussion South Building 210A
11:45 AM – 12:00 PM Kevin O’Connor of This Old House Announces Generation Next Skilled Labor Initiative KBISNeXT Stage: South Hall
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM DesignBites – Kitchen KBISNeXT Stage: South Hall
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Smart Technology in the Home: Kitchen + Bath Edition KBISNext Stage: South Hall
3:15 PM – 4:00 PM Innovative Showroom Award Panel Discussion KBISNeXT Stage: South Hall
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Discovery District Happy Hour: Free Imported Beer Discovery District Lounge S4886
4:00 PM – 4:30 PM Innovative Showroom Award Ceremony KBISNeXT Stage: South Hall
4:30 PM Discovery District $1,000 Giveaway Discovery District Lounge S4886

Wednesday, January 11

Time Title Location
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Show Floor Open OCCC
9:00 AM – 9:30 PM NKBA State of the Association/Annual Meeting of the Membership South Building 210A
9:15 AM – 10:15 PM Color Talks KBISNext Stage: South Hall
9:30 AM – 10:15 PM 2017 Outlook: A Discussion on Market and Consumer Trends in the Kitchen and Bath Industry South Building 210A
10:30 AM – 11:30 PM Designing for Airbnb KBISNext Stage: South Hall
11:45 AM – 12:00 PM Norm Abram of This Old House Announces Generation Next Skilled Labor Initiative KBISNeXT Stage: South Hall
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM DesignBites – Bath KBISNeXT Stage: South Hall
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Winning Plays by Matt Mayberry S210A
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM 30 Under 30 Presentation KBISNeXT Stage: South Hall
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Discovery District Happy Hour: Free Imported Beer Discovery District Lounge S4886
4:15 PM – 4:45 PM Best of KBIS Awards Ceremony KBISNeXT Stage: South Hall
4:30 PM – 6:00 PM Beers & Cheers for Trade Careers The KBIS Backyard (South Hall)
4:30 PM Discovery District $1,000 Giveaway Discovery District Lounge S4886
8:30 PM – 1:30 AM The Bash Mango’s Tropical Café

Thursday, January 12

Time Title Location
8:00 AM – 10:00 AM SHARK! Breakfast OCCC S330
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Show Floor Open OCCC
9:15 AM – 9:45 PM NKBA Tiny House Challenge: Student Edition KBISNeXT Stage: South Hall
10:00 AM – 11:00 PM Outdoor Living: From Novelty to Necessity KBISNeXT Stage: South Hall
11:15 AM – 12:15 PM Broadening Your Brand And Exploring Licensing Opportunities KBISNeXT Stage: South Hall
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM The Design Prescription – Designing for Alzheimer’s & Autism KBISNeXT Stage: South Hall
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Discovery District Happy Hour: Free Imported Beer Discovery District Lounge S4886
4:30 PM Discovery District $1,000 Giveaway Discovery District Lounge S4886
5:00 PM – 7:30 PM IBS Closing Concert with Little Big Town OCCC Level IV, Valencia Ballroom