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DesignBites: Submissions Open for KBIS 2018


September 7, 2017

The 2018 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS), the destination for kitchen and bath design professionals, today announced that submissions are now open for DesignBites at KBIS 2018. The program gives exhibitors the opportunity to “speed date” with industry VIPs, introducing the brands’ most innovative new products. DesignBites is held from 12:00pm – 1:00pm on day one and two of KBIS, January 9 & 10.

DesignBites takes place on the NKBA presents KBISNeXT Stage sponsored by HomeAdvisor located in the South hall of the Orange County Convention Center. A total of 14 exhibitors will be selected to conduct a three-minute presentation followed by a two-minute question and answer session. Presentations are divided into kitchen day, January 9, and bath day, January 10. To participate in DesignBites, exhibiting brands can apply by completing the DesignBites Application online.  Applications will be accepted through October 13, 2017.

“DesignBites is a favorite among our KBIS exhibitors and attendees alike,” said Suzie Williford, vice president of industry relations for the National Kitchen & Bath Association, which owns KBIS. “We love that our exhibitors value KBIS as the place to debut new products, and DesignBites adds even more excitement to an already exciting week for our industry.”

“In its third year at KBIS, DesignBites has quickly become a “can’t miss” program for our design industry VIPs,” said Brian Pagel, senior vice president, Emerald Expositions. “Industry influencers can quickly learn about the latest and greatest from leading kitchen & bath industry brands showcasing new products at KBIS.”

Members of the media who RSVP to attend Design Bites will receive a complimentary boxed lunch. Contact Beth Meiklejohn at bmeiklejohn@whitegood.com or 717.693.3442 to RSVP for one or both days. Members of the press can also visit the Press Service Center on KBIS.com to learn more about registration and the criteria for complimentary press credentials. To register for an editorial press pass, please visit the Design & Construction Week Press Registration Portal. Learn about the latest KBIS 2018 news and announcements on the KBIS Pressroom.