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KBIS 2020
KBIS Venue Preparedness

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The Orange County Convention Center, in collaboration with Visit Orlando, has earned the
Global Biorisk Advisory Council's STAR Accreditation for facility preparedness. It has implemented the industry's highest standards for
cleaning and disinfection of infectious agents
like the novel coronavirus. The GBAC STAR is
known as the gold standard for safe event venues
and helps venues provide best practices, protocols
and procedures to control risks associated with
infectious agents, such as SARS-CoV-2, the virus
responsible for COVID-19.

According to https://gbac.issa.com, this accreditation means that a facility has:

Established and maintained a cleaning, disinfection and infectious disease prevention
program to minimize risks associated with
infectious agents like the novel coronavirus
(SARS-CoV-2).
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The proper cleaning protocols, disinfection
techniques and work practices in place to combat biohazards and infectious disease.
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Highly informed cleaning professionals who
are trained for outbreak and infectious disease
preparation and response.

rable are things like seeing a live product demo
or unique brand experience on the show floor.
While we have all seen how tools like Zoom have
afforded us the opportunity to stay connected in
recent months, nothing will replace those shared
face-to-face experiences."
"Our intention is to host an in-person event in
Orlando in February," said Williford. "We also
understand that not everyone will be able to join
us this year in person, so we will bring KBIS to
you with the addition of a slate of virtual programming. Regardless of the platform you choose to
experience KBIS, we intend to deliver an amazing
experience."

Photo by Вадим Пастух/Adobe Stock

Virtual Programming
To accompany the live event, the KBIS management team is developing a virtual experience to
engage industry professionals not able to attend
in person. The virtual programming will not be
a replacement to the physical event, but it is designed to complement the educational content
and new product introductions, as well as a variety of networking opportunities that people can
virtually join.
"The KBIS virtual companion will chronicle
the physical event and be an invaluable resource
for the market throughout the year, but it would
be difficult if not impossible to replicate the experience of attending KBIS in person," said Pagel.
"So much of what makes going to KBIS memo-

Exhibitor Focus

The value of KBIS and the benefit of meeting in person
According to John Morgan, CEO of Green Forest Cabinetry in Chesapeake,
Va., the biggest benefit to attending KBIS is the ability to learn from other
professionals.
"People learn from us, and we learn from them; it is that simple, and what
could be better?" he added. "We plan to exhibit at KBIS 2021 because there
is no other place we could be that week where we could be doing more good
for our business, our partners and their customers."
Morgan, a past national president of NKBA, and his team are excited
to see how the new booths are designed to accommodate social distancing
and to gather inspiration for the design of retail showrooms.This will be the
seventh year in a row Green Forest has exhibited at KBIS, and the company
will feature quality cabinetry that is simply on-trend and simply affordable.
"By coming to our booth, visitors will have the opportunity to discover
thought leadership, forward thinking and awesome cabinets with which they
can make better margins," said Morgan.

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Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2020
Contents
Editor’s Note
Show Note
NKBA Note new & noteworthy
Happenings
Hot Topic
Trends
Better Business
Tech Savvy
Research Roundup
CEDIA Expo
KBIS 2021
Color Find
Before & After
Solutions
Wellness Design
What’s Hot
Favorites
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Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2020 - Cover2
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Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2020 - Contents
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Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2020 - 4
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2020 - 5
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2020 - Editor’s Note
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2020 - 7
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2020 - Show Note
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2020 - 9
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2020 - NKBA Note new & noteworthy
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2020 - 11
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2020 - Happenings
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Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2020 - Hot Topic
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Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2020 - Trends
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Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2020 - Better Business
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Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2020 - Tech Savvy
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2020 - 27
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2020 - Research Roundup
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2020 - 29
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2020 - CEDIA Expo
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2020 - 31
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2020 - KBIS 2021
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2020 - 33
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2020 - Color Find
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2020 - 35
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2020 - Before & After
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2020 - 37
Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2020 - Solutions
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Kitchen & Bath Business - September 2020 - Wellness Design
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