Awards & Recognition

Best of KBIS

This annual competition is an opportunity to showcase the best in new kitchen and bath products. Best of KBIS 2017 call for entries will be announced soon.

A committee comprising five design professionals will judge this year’s competition. Judges will be named this fall.

Winners will be selected based on functionality, quality/durability, flexibility, aesthetics/style and innovation.

Best of KBIS 2017 Award Categories:

  • Best in Show
  • Best of Kitchen: Gold
  • Best of Kitchen: Silver
  • Best of Bath: Gold
  • Best of Bath: Silver

 

 

Innovative Showroom AwardsISA-lock-up-A-horizontal

Debuting at KBIS 2015, this award returns to KBIS 2017 to honor retail showrooms, serving the kitchen and bath industry, who deliver an excellent experience at the point of purchase. Of particular interest will be how the showroom touches all of the senses, creating an amazingly positive shopping and buying environment.

Kitchen and bath showrooms across the country who feel they are creating an unforgettable experience are encouraged to submit their location for nomination. A call for entries will be announced soon.

 A winner will be chosen in each of the following categories, with one chosen as the overall Innovative Retail Showroom:

Independent Retail Showrooms Locations (1-5 showroom locations) – Small (1,000- 2,500 sq ft)
Independent Retail Showrooms Locations (1-5 showroom locations) – Medium (2,500 – 5,000 sq ft)
Independent Retail Showrooms Locations (1-5 showroom locations) – Large (5,000 sq ft+)

Multi Location Retail Showrooms (6+ showroom locations) – Small (1,000- 2,500 sq ft)
Multi Location Retail Showrooms (6+ showroom locations) – Medium (2,500 – 5,000 sq ft)
Multi Location Retail Showrooms (6+ showroom locations) – Large (5,000 sq ft+)

NKBA 30 Under 30

 

30 Under 30 Program

Launched at KBIS 2013, the goal of the “30 Under 30” initiative is to acknowledge outstanding young professionals while helping them apply themselves to new opportunities for growth and development in support of the industry.

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The candidates selected for the 30 Under 30 program at KBIS 2017 will be announced soon.

More information about the “30 Under 30” program can be found at http://www.nkba.org/30.