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Introducing New Exhibitors and Event Programming
Design & Construction Week is now the largest event in the Western Hemisphere dedicated exclusively to the
residential design and construction industries. KBIS will host more than 600 kitchen and bath brands in nearly
400,000 square feet of exhibition space. KBIS and IBS will have an open floor plan this time; there will be no
walls or halls separating the two shows. KBIS is also welcoming some new exhibitors to this year's show.
Florim - Booth W781
"We decided to exhibit at KBIS 2017
because KBIS is the leading show dedicated to the bathroom and kitchen industry," said Caterina Francisca, Florim's marketing & communications
manager, North America. "We are
looking forward to connecting with
contractors and fabricators, finding
partners and spreading the word and
knowledge about porcelain."
The company will launch its brand new FLORIMstone collection (shown in the
Calacatta marble color) during the show with applications in room vignettes so attendees can see the product in action. Visitors to the booth can also take advantage of
two workshops each day to learn about different ways of using the material.
Florim's porcelain is made by blending raw natural materials together and using
high-definition digital printing to mimic other materials. The result of Florim's
ecofriendly production is an extremely non-porous, dense and compact material that
is waterproof and durable.
"We are very interested in all programs/events/opportunities that directly put us in
contact with the show attendees," added Francisca. "We really care about the face-to
face-relationships and connections."

Hestan Commercial Corp. -
Booth W243
"We feel KBIS is one of the best places
to efficiently showcase our products
to prospective and existing customers
while also immersing ourselves with
the critical design community," said
Basil Larkin, Hestan's vice president
of sales. "By exhibiting at KBIS, we
plan to achieve additional dealers,
increase design community support,
broaden our brand and product awareness and seek critical feedback on future product development."
The company will feature its entire
outdoor product offering, particularly its patent-pending and award-winning grills
in 12 colors. The grills feature easy-to-open hoods that hold their position, interior
lighting, a built-in rotisserie with spit storage and stainless steel grates. They are
available in built-in and freestanding models.
"We are interesting in networking with other kitchen industry professionals who
understand the value of building relationships, exchanging relevant ideas and gaining
valuable knowledge," added Larkin.

There's a Blog for That

Why Orlando?
After an incredible three-year run in Las Vegas, KBIS and Design &
Construction Week are headed to Orlando as a part of our long-term
city rotation. There are a number of reasons for selecting this destination,
and just a few of the benefits to you include:

Modenus Media has announced its fifth BlogTour, which will take place during KBIS 2017.
The idea is that 24 design bloggers and social media influencers will seek out the latest and
greatest kitchen and bath trends and products, as well as attend special events hosted by tour
sponsors. During their all-expenses-paid trip, the team will provide Instagram coverage of
their discoveries on the show floor.
"Modenus originally launched the BlogTour concept in 2011 and has since organized 19
BlogTours to design destinations around the U.S. and Europe," said Modenus CEO, Veronika Miller. "Our mission is to report on the best trends in design and to connect designers,
influencers and brands through both social media and real-life events and to help members
of the design industry forge deeper, more meaningful relationships through education and
conversation in beautiful and inspiring settings."

a ACCESSIBILITY - The Orlando International Airport has service
from more than 100 domestic and international cities and is a short
cab ride to the Orange County Convention Center.
a AMENITIES - Within two miles of the convention center, there
are more than 40 hotels with more than 17,000 rooms. There are
also 150 restaurants within four miles of the center.
a AFFORDABILITY - There are a variety of hotel, entertainment
and dining options for every budget.

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Contents
Editor’s Note
Show Director’s Note
Happenings
Tech Savvy
Trends
Hot Topic
Learning Corner
KBIS Countdown
Favorites
What’s Hot
What’s Cool
Small Spaces
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Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2016 - Editor’s Note
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2016 - 7
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2016 - Show Director’s Note
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2016 - 9
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2016 - Happenings
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Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2016 - Tech Savvy
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Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2016 - Trends
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Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2016 - Hot Topic
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Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2016 - Learning Corner
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Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2016 - KBIS Countdown
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