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KBIS 2020 WISHES YOU WELL

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was recently traveling with Suzie Williford, the NKBA's executive VP
of industry relations and CSO. We were chatting about KBIS, and
she commented on how attending the show has always energized her
throughout her career. She also mentioned that from a work perspective,
it helps get her through the rest of the year.
Her comment got me thinking about how attending KBIS and being around peers in our industry really does infuse us with energy. The thrill
of seeing old friends and meeting new ones. Discovering new trends and
uncovering new products all while continuing your education. All of these
things play into our overall career wellness, and that translates into the wellness of our business.
As you will see in this issue, wellness is going to be a big focus for our attendees at KBIS 2020 in January. There will be multiple learning opportunities throughout the show that will assist you in identifying how to incorporate
wellness into your business.
During the Voices from the Industry Conference, be sure to check out
"Increase Profitability by Designing for Wellness,"which will be on Thursday,
Jan. 23 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. in Room N230. And go to the KBISNeXT
Stage to hear about "How to Win at Wellness"also on Thursday, Jan. 23 from
9:30-10:30 a.m.
While in the South Hall, head to the meeting rooms within KBIS Think,
which will feature the Living In Place Showcase in S114, the Lightovation
Lounge in S113 and the NKBA Specialty Badge Test Prep in S107.Wellness
will also be a theme in the Lightovation Lounge during the "Lighting and
Wellness Panel" on Thursday from 4:00-5:00 p.m.

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› The Lightovation Lounge
(S113) will feature the Lighting
and Wellness Panel during
KBIS 2020.

While you are walking the show floor, you are
sure to notice that exhibitors at KBIS will be using
technology and color to help infuse wellness into
our daily lives. GE Appliances will be in booth
C5916 and will showcase enhanced technology
with their glide-touch controls and easy pushto-open or voice-activated wall ovens, as well as
hands-free cooking and voice direction for other
household tasks.This technology directly ties into
wellness and makes many difficult tasks easier for
those with physical limitations and helps seniors
with aging in place.
Kohler knows that wellness in the home is
a leading driver of great design. In their Booth
N2205, you will see how the selection you make
in colors, materials and finishes impacts mood and
how the spaces we create impact our well-being,
which feeds into our overall health. They will be
offering a full range of palettes to help you create
the mood and atmosphere that best suits your
well-being needs.
We belong to an exciting and growing industry,
but it is fair to say that we all need a little boost
once a year to fuel the fire in ourselves and our
business. Attending KBIS gives you that extra advantage, whether it was the great idea you learned
in a session or that key product or trend you come
back and implement in your showroom.
In the spirit of wellness, plan to take three days
out of your schedule next year and make a conscious decision to focus on your career wellness.
You will also be investing in the career wellness of
your employees and your business, and who wants
to underestimate that?
Hope to see you there, and don't forget comfortable shoes for the wellness of your feet!
˜

AMY HORNBY
Show Director
Kitchen & Bath Industry Show
Amy.Hornby@emeraldexpo.com
Twitter: @AmyBlackHornby

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Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2019
Contents
Editor’s Note
Show Note
NKBA Note
Happenings
Tech Savvy
Trends
30 Under 30
Hot Topic
Better Business
Design for Wellness
KBIS 2020
Small Spaces
Design With
Solutions
Before & After
What’s Hot
Custom elements create a dream-worthy house for a busy family
Prototype home celebrates biophilic & low-carbon design
Favorites
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2019 - Intro
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2019 - Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2019
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2019 - Cover2
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Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2019 - Contents
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2019 - 3
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2019 - 4
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2019 - 5
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2019 - Editor’s Note
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2019 - 7
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2019 - Show Note
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2019 - 9
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2019 - NKBA Note
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2019 - 11
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2019 - Happenings
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2019 - 13
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2019 - Tech Savvy
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Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2019 - Trends
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Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2019 - Hot Topic
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Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2019 - 39
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2019 - Better Business
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2019 - 41
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2019 - Design for Wellness
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Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2019 - KBIS 2020
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Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2019 - Small Spaces
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2019 - 57
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2019 - Design With
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2019 - 59
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2019 - Solutions
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2019 - 61
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2019 - Before & After
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2019 - 63
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2019 - 64
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2019 - 65
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2019 - What’s Hot
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2019 - 67
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2019 - 68
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2019 - 69
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2019 - Custom elements create a dream-worthy house for a busy family
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2019 - 71
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2019 - 72
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2019 - 73
Kitchen & Bath Business - November/December 2019 - Prototype home celebrates biophilic & low-carbon design
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