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July-August 2020

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HERE'S TO HEALTH, SAFETY AND OPPORTUNITY

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lot has changed since my last letter. Every single one of us has been
forced to re-examine how we do business and how to get creative in
finding new methods, solutions and processes. I hope you have been
tuning in on Thursdays to NKBA's "Brave New Business"online forum,
which has been a great platform in providing insight as to how many in
our industry are navigating this new normal.
There are also many things that have not changed, however. We all still
feel the need to be connected, be on top of trends and network with our
fellow colleagues. It is also highly likely that most of us probably crave faceto-face interaction now more than ever.
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, our focus has been on the health
and safety of our customers, our staff and our communities. In preparing for
the reopening of our events, we have developed a preparedness, prevention
and response plan designed to welcome you back.
Emerald, which produces KBIS on behalf of the National Kitchen &
Bath Association (NKBA), has has formed a cross-functional Response
Team in charge of reviewing, monitoring and implementing onsite health
and safety guidelines. Members of this team include internal operations and
registration leads, show directors and executive leadership. In addition, we
have partnered with industry associations/coalitions, facility management,
key vendors and local and state entities to continue evolving and adapting
all necessary safety standards and protocols for our industry.

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You can view the full Preparedness, Prevention
& Response Plan on kbis.com and should have
also received a copy of it in the recent attendee
newsletter. Over the next several months, you
will see continuous communication from us
that will outline our plans to host a safe event
in February.
Obviously, health and safety will be the overarching theme for KBIS 2021. That being said,
we want to be sure to focus on inspiration and
optimism for the future as well! There are currently a number of opportunities that will positively impact our community post-COVID in
terms of demand for remodeling, low interest
rates, increased interest in connected network
technologies (working from home) and wellness
(air filtration, anti-bacterial materials, touchless
offerings, etc.).
In other words, let's allow us the opportunity
to take a breath and get excited about all the new
products and trends we can look forward to seeing from our exhibitors in February. Expect a lot
of information about safety and health but also
inspiration over the next several months leading
up to the show - more to come.


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

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020

Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020
Contents
Editor’s Note
Show Note
NKBA Note
Happenings
Hot Topic
Research Roundup
Trends
Better Business
Stories from the Field
Readers’ Choice Award Winners
Wellness Design
Balanced Budget
All Abroad
Solutions
Universal Design
Sustainable Design
What’s Hot
Merging the indoors and outdoors in a Big Easy home
A designer delivers every project request for his long-distance clients
Last Word
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - Intro
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - Cover2
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Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - Contents
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Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - Editor’s Note
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - 13
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - Show Note
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - 15
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - NKBA Note
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - 17
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - 18
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - 19
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - Happenings
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - 21
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - Hot Topic
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - 23
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - 24
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - 25
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - Research Roundup
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - 27
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - 28
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - 29
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - Trends
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - 31
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - 32
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - 33
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - Better Business
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - 35
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - 36
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - 37
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - Stories from the Field
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - 39
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - Readers’ Choice Award Winners
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - 41
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - 42
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - 43
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - Wellness Design
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - 45
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - Balanced Budget
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - 47
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - All Abroad
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - 49
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - 50
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - 51
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - Solutions
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - 53
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - Universal Design
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - 55
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - Sustainable Design
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - 57
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - What’s Hot
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - 59
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - 60
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - 61
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - Merging the indoors and outdoors in a Big Easy home
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - 63
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - 64
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - 65
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - A designer delivers every project request for his long-distance clients
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Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - 70
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - 71
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - Last Word
Kitchen & Bath Business - July/August 2020 - Cover3
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