KBIS NEXT Stage to Feature Three Hosts

November 3, 2022

The National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA), owners of the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS), has invited three industry influencers to host the KBIS NEXT Stage during KBIS 2023 in Las Vegas. In a first for the KBIS stage, the daily hosts — Arianne Bellizaire, Garrison Hullinger, and Laurie March — will guide the attendee audience through more than 20 programs, including four awards events and 60-plus leading industry voices and personalities throughout the three-day kitchen and bath show, January 31 – February 2, 2023.

Located in the West Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center, the KBIS NEXT Stage, will feature thought-provoking and topical industry programming ranging from business forecasts, emerging markets and design trends to awards such as Best of KBIS, 30s Choice, and more.

“The KBIS NEXT Stage is one of the most popular destinations at KBIS,” said Suzie Williford, EVP, and Chief Strategy Officer of NKBA. “Being back in Vegas, we wanted to go bigger and better. There is so much buzz and excitement around KBIS, the programming, and stage activations, we decided to up the ante and choose three fantastic industry leaders to host the stage each day.”

The 2023 KBIS NEXT Stage hosts include:

Arianne Bellizaire

Arianne Bellizaire, Day 1 – January 31, 2023

Arianne Bellizaire is a sought-after media personality and the CEO behind her full-service design firm, Arianne Bellizaire Interiors. Recognized as a leader for the next generation of design, her integrated technology, ROI-focused strategy, and trend-forward work have graced the pages of Architectural Digest, Forbes, and House Beautiful. Based out of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, hospitality is embedded in her firm’s DNA and can be felt from the way she designs to how she partners with her clients.


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Garrison Hullinger, Day 2 – February 1, 2023

As founder and Principal Designer of Garrison Hullinger Interior Design, Garrison transformed his one-man studio into a nationally recognized firm with a prestigious portfolio of work. When you walk into a room that Garrison designed, you know it instantly. He has the natural ability to make a space timelessly elegant and feel exactly as it should. His recent residential projects include breathing new life into an iconic Robert Rummer home in Beaverton, Oregon, and fully remodeling Meyers Leonard’s stunning private residence in Wilsonville, Oregon. An active contributor to the design community, Garrison is also known for being a strategic and creative partner to all his clients.


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Laurie March, Day 3 – February 2, 2023

Laurie March is the host and producer of a number of HGTV short-form digital series, where she guides homeowners through material choices and remodeling decisions. A third-generation home improvement professional, Laurie founded her own project management firm, focusing on both the emotional and tactical aspects of a design project. She formed a production company in 2012 to meet the demand for short form branded content, specializing in commercials and series that require remodeling, or installation of home improvement materials in real homes. After losing a home in a 2018 wildfire, Laurie completed CERT training and is focused on helping homeowners understand their disaster risks, and how to have a more resilient home.

The KBIS NEXT Stage is free to all KBIS registrants. To register for KBIS 2023, go here.