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KBIS 2019 Registration Now Open


Kitchen & Bath Industry's Main Event Returns to Las Vegas, Feb. 1921

Show Floor Registration Free for NKBA Members through September

Registration is now open for the much-anticipated 2019 Kitchen
& Bath Industry Show (KBIS)
, owned by the National Kitchen &
Bath Association (NKBA). The destination for kitchen and bath
design professionals, KBIS returns to the Las Vegas Convention Center
February 19–21 and once again co-locates with the National Association
of Home Builders (NAHB) International Builders' Show (IBS) for the sixth
annual Design & Construction Week® (DCW). Both NKBA and NAHB recently
extended the co-location agreement through 2026.

"KBIS 2018 saw a sixth consecutive year of growth for the show and 2019
is shaping up to build on that success," said Suzie Williford, executive
vice president of industry relations and chief strategy officer for
NKBA. "KBIS is a ‘must-attend' event that mirrors the continued growth
and strength of our industry. We encourage our members to experience the
momentum and energy first hand by taking advantage of our free show
floor registration offer throughout September."

"By all accounts, we are bringing a fantastic KBIS 2019 to Las Vegas
this year. Several important brands are returning and, in many cases,
increasing their presence," said Brian Pagel, senior vice president,
Emerald Expositions. "Additionally, we have expanded our footprint to
include space in the Central Hall and a new feature called Salon by
KBIS, a tented area adjacent to the South Hall. We strongly recommend
attendees register early to take advantage of discounted registration
and hotel rates."

New this year, registrants can contribute online to the NKBA-supported Skilled
Labor Fund
which encourages and empowers young people to join the
skilled trades. The fund is in partnership with This Old House Ventures'
Generation Next campaign.

Show Highlights

KBIS 2019 promises to be an unparalleled show experience. It kicks off
Monday night, February 18, with the NKBA Opening Party highlighted by
the 2019 NKBA Design Competition awards ceremony. On Tuesday, NKBA
launches its Voices from the Industry conference with more than two
dozen CEU sessions. Three days of dynamic programming kicks off on the
KBISNeXT Stage with new panel discussions on important and exciting
topics like women in design, sustainability, small living and much more,
moderated by industry leaders including editors from Architectural
Digest, Metropolis,
and Traditional Home. Stage favorites
Design Bites and the Best of KBIS Awards return in 2019 and show
favorite, the popular Design Milk X Modenus Talks Hub, returns to a new

More not-to-miss show destinations include the Discovery District, CEDIA
Technology Solutions Pavilion and the DCW Outdoor Living Pavilion.

Registration Details

During the month of September, show floor registration is free to NKBA
members and is $50 for non-members. From October 1 through December 7,
registration increases to $50 for NKBA members and $100 for non-members
and increases again to $100 for members and $175 for non-members from
December 8 - February 16.

Attendees, exhibitors and non-editorial press can register
. Members of the press can register
for an editorial press pass.

Connect with KBIS on Facebook,;
Twitter, @KBIS
and Instagram @KBIS_official.

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®. In 2018, both organizations
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

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

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

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

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