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KBIS 2020

Show Areas & Programming at a Glance
THE KBISNEXT STAGE

This ever-popular area will showcase the industry's
latest trends and insights shared by leading kitchen
and bath experts. Programming will include the NKBA's 30s Choice
Awards, DesignBites, the Best of KBIS Awards and a series of engaging
new panel discussions on pertinent industry topics.
DESIGNBITES

Happy fifth anniversary to DesignBites! The refreshed
one-day program will have Kelli Ellis reprising her
role as DesignBites host, bringing her energy and star cred back to the
KBISNeXT Stage for the second year in a row.How it works: Exhibitors have
the opportunity to "speed date"with the media and attendees in the audience
about their new,innovative products.A total of 10 companies will have the opportunity to display a product in a three-minute presentation to the audience.
Brands can prepare three to five slides for presentation purposes.Presentations
are followed by two minutes of questions and comments from the audience.
DESIGN MILK X MODENUS TALKS LOUNGE
(DMMTALKS LOUNGE)

The Lounge, now in its fourth year, is the platform for
conversations among industry insiders, influencers and
design VIPs.The DMMTalks Lounge will feature three
days of programming around the theme of "2020 Vision:
The Future of Kitchens & Baths Through the Looking
Glass." New for 2020, attendees receive hands-on experiences and workshops.
DESIGNHOUNDS

Modenus Media is proud to announce its second Designhounds Influencer
Tour to KBIS 2020. Designhounds, launched in 2016 as the successor to
the popular Modenus BlogTour, is a network of more than 500 microinfluencers in the areas of interior and kitchen & bath design that covers
trade shows, showroom events and individual brand collaborations in
North America and Europe.
For KBIS 2020, 15 Designhounds will be tasked to cover all major show
highlights and select sponsors on all three days of the show. All community
members will come together at the stylish Designhounds Soiree on Jan. 20
at the Delano and then again at their Designhounds Wrap Event on Day
3 of the show in South Hall.

DISCOVERY DISTRICT

Head to South Hall to experience the expanded
Discovery District and see the latest products
from emerging brands.This is also where you'll find the Discovery District
Lounge - a place to sit down, relax, recharge and network.
BEST OF KBIS AWARDS

The program celebrates new product innovation in the
kitchen and bath industry and assists in elevating the
KBIS platform. Exhibitors are invited to submit their
most innovative new product, and 50 finalists are selected
prior to the show's commencement. Judging takes place onsite during KBIS
2020 by a select designer judging panel. Judges must be a practicing design
professional and a member of the NKBA. The winners will be announced
on the KBISNeXT Stage on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020.
Categories include:
Š Kitchen - Gold
Š Kitchen - Silver
Š Bath - Gold
Š Bath - Silver
Š Outdoor Living
Š Technology
Š Best in Show
Š Impact Award (Judge's Choice)
DCW OUTDOOR LIVING PAVILION

Located inside on the show floor (South Hall), find a collection of new
products for grilling, entertaining and living well in a home's outdoor
space. The Outdoor Living Pavilion is a shared exhibit highlighting some
of what's best in outdoor living between the KBIS and IBS shows.
SHOWCASE FOR LIVING IN PLACE

The Living In Place Institute, headed by cofounders Erik
Listou and Louie Delaware, will be hosting a showcase
at KBIS 2020 with live, experiential demonstrations.
This initiative will bring attention to and information
about making all homes accessible, comfortable and safe, regardless of the
occupant's current or future needs or age. From tech to lighting, to voice
command to toilets that provide health information, this is the time to
embrace the Living In Place philosophy.

KBIS EDIT

CEDIA TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS PAVILION

LIGHTOVATION LOUNGE & LIGHTING PAVILION

ASID DESIGN IMPACTS LIVES PAVILION

Exclusive,design-forward brands will be showcased in a boutique setting.This invitation-only space focuses on small-batch
production,international luxury brands and bespoke manufacturers and artisans in and around the kitchen and bath.
This is a collection of all things illumination. And
back by popular demand, the Lightovation Lounge, located adjacent to the
lighting pavilion in Room S113, will feature three days of lighting-focused
programming by industry experts,which will be presented in partnership with
the Dallas Market Center, the American Lighting Association and Lighting
& Décor Magazine.

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This pavilion is designated specifically to showcase exhibitors that specialize
in technology solutions for the home. Connect your customers to better
kitchens, baths and connected homes by developing new partnerships and
discovering the latest in home automation. Located on the IBS show floor.
ASID presents a conference oasis that invites visitors to engage, ask broad
questions and explore the beautiful, impactful and sometimes surprising
ways design impacts lives.

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Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019
Contents
Editor’s Note
Show Note
NKBA Note
Happenings
Trends Perfect surfaces: walls, floors & countertops
NKBA Insiders Sharing today’s
Better Business The benefits of professional creds
Hot Topic Wellness: the new buzzword
Research Roundup A market report on outdoor kitchens
Stories from the Field Solutions to common project challenges
KBIS 2020 A guide to what to see and do at the show
Small Spaces Tight guest bath goes glam retreat
Balanced Budget Builder basic to farmhouse inspired
Before & After Dark & dated to big & bright
What’s Hot Showers & dishwashers
Last Word Designer takes chances
Check out the winners of the 2019 Designs of the Year competition!
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Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019 - Contents
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Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019 - Editor’s Note
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Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019 - Show Note
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Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019 - NKBA Note
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Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019 - Happenings
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Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019 - Trends Perfect surfaces: walls, floors & countertops
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Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019 - NKBA Insiders Sharing today’s
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Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019 - 20
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019 - Better Business The benefits of professional creds
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019 - Hot Topic Wellness: the new buzzword
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019 - Research Roundup A market report on outdoor kitchens
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019 - Stories from the Field Solutions to common project challenges
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Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019 - KBIS 2020 A guide to what to see and do at the show
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Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019 - Small Spaces Tight guest bath goes glam retreat
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Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019 - Balanced Budget Builder basic to farmhouse inspired
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Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019 - Before & After Dark & dated to big & bright
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Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019 - What’s Hot Showers & dishwashers
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Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2019 - Check out the winners of the 2019 Designs of the Year competition!
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