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Events January 31, 2023

Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) 2023

 The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) opened registration for the 2023 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS). The annual event, owned by the NKBA and produced by Emerald Expositions, is the largest North American trade expo and networking opportunity for kitchen and bath industry professionals. “KBIS 2022 staged one of the largest shows globally to serve the industry in the last two years. We are looking forward to building off the success from last year’s show,” said Suzie Williford, NKBA EVP & CSO. “The 2023 show will continue this momentum and be even bigger. KBIS is not only a place for friends and colleagues to catch up, but also a chance for new brands to come to the forefront and grow in the North American market.” Design & Construction Week Stronger Than Ever Design & Construction Week (DCW) continues to be a must-attend event for anyone involved in the design and construction industries. Founding partners NKBA and the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) will continue their co-location of KBIS and NAHB’s International Builders’ Show (IBS) in 2023. DCW 2023 not only marks the 10th anniversary of the co-location of the KBIS and IBS shows, but the NKBA will be kicking off its 60th Anniversary as well. The two shows plan over 985,000 net square feet of exhibit space featuring over 1,300 exhibitors, and nearly 90,000 design and construction professionals are expected to attend. In addition, the National Hardware Show (NHS) has agreed to show at the Las Vegas Convention Center during Design & Construction Week, giving KBIS, IBS and NHS attendees the opportunity to explore additional products and opportunities to grow their businesses. KBIS – Bigger and Better! The KBIS 2023 show will include over 420,000 net square feet of exhibits and feature more than 400- exhibitors, including industry-leading brands like Beko, Caesarstone, Cambria, Cosentino, Delta Faucet, ELKAY, Electrolux, GE Appliances, House of Rohl, KOHLER, Miele, Moen, nobilia, Samsung, Signature Kitchen Suite, TOTO and Wilsonart. Additionally, more than 60 new exhibitors such as TEMPUR+SEALY, SAIENS Inc. and INOXA S.R.L will showcase their latest product launches and innovations. More than 85 global brands from Germany, Italy, United Kingdom, Turkey, Spain, China, Mexico and Poland will also be present with unique products not typically found at the event. “Las Vegas has always proved to be a great host city for KBIS with exceptional attendance turnout in past years, and we are excited to be back,” said Jason McGraw, CAE, CTS, Group Vice President, KBIS and CEDIA Expo, Emerald. “KBIS 2023 is slated to be one of the most impactful events for the industry, filled with the latest innovative products, key trends and educational programming.” Show Highlights The 2023 KBIS show will feature diverse programming designed to showcase the latest design trends and topics in kitchen and bath. The NKBA| KBIS Next Stage will feature the industry’s latest trends and insights by leading kitchen and bath experts in a series of engaging panel discussions. Stage favorites Design Bites, Best of KBIS Awards and NKBA’s 30s Choice Awards will return highlighting innovative products at the Show. More not-to-miss show destinations include the ever-popular Design Milk X Modenus Talks Lounge, Kickstarter Zone, Global Connect Pavilion, German Pavilion, ICFF Pavilion, the DCW Outdoor Living Pavilion and the new Home Technology Pavilion. The NKBA kicks off KBIS 2023 with its all-new and much anticipated NKBA Kitchen & Bath Design + Industry Awards on Monday, January 31. In addition, show attendees can register to attend nearly 80  educational sessions and workshops as part of the NKBA Voices from the Industry (VFTI). conference. Register Early and Save “With the show returning to Las Vegas, there will be high demand for KBIS events and education sessions, so make your plans to participate now,” said McGraw. “We recommend attendees register early and take advantage of discount registration and hotel rates.” KBIS registration is here. Expo Only September: FREE registration for NKBA members, $50 for non-members; Oct. 1- Dec. 10: Early Bird Rates — $50 for NKBA members, $100 for non-members; Dec. 11-Feb. 7: Advance Rates —$100 for NKBA members, $175 for non-members; Feb. 8-10: Onsite Rates — $150 for NKBA members, $225 for non-members. Expo + VFTI Conference Expo and 3-day VFTI pass (access to all sessions/workshops plus on-demand program): $350 for NKBA members, $525 for non-members. Pricing and package details for KBIS and the NKBA VFTI conference are available now. Once attendees register for KBIS, they also can buy tickets to featured events such as NKBA’s Design and Industry Awards, The BASH and Shark Matchmaking. Registration for KBIS also allows attendees access to the show floors of the NAHB International Builders’ Show (IBS) and the National Hardware Show (NHS).
Events January 31, 2023

The International Surface Event (TISE) 2023

Comprised of three world-class tradeshows: SURFACES, StonExpo, and TileExpo events, The International Surface Event (TISE) is the largest North American floor covering, stone, and tile industry event and is THE premier, global reaching industry marketplace for buyers, specifiers, and influencers to purchase products, gain design and trend inspiration, and develop their business strategies. TISE has proudly served the industry for over 30 years, reinvented annually each January with carefully sourced exhibiting brands, crafted content and networking events, and developed show features that are next-generation innovative and meet the ever-evolving needs of the industry. As the first event of the year, TISE is perfectly positioned to offer product launch introductions, critical first-of-the-year buying opportunities, and annual networking meetings. Learn more at www.intlsurfaceevent.com.  
Events March 2, 2023

Digital Stoneworking Expo by Park Industries

Park Industries, the leading manufacturer of stone CNC machinery, invites countertop fabricators to join them in Anaheim, California, on Thursday, March 2, 2023, for the first Digital Stoneworking Expo event of the year. The company held two successful, fabricator-packed events in North Carolina and Colorado in 2022.   As business owners continue to face a massive labor shortage, fabricating digitally is no longer an elective business choice – it’s a must! The Digital Stoneworking Expo is where fabricators find out exactly what that means for them. Attendees will be able to tour two local shops, watch CNC machine demos, and learn about making their business more profitable on a variety of topics. Local Shop Tours: Epic Ceramic & Stone Pacific Stone Construction Key Topics: Digital fabrication: From start to finish Determining your ROI: Is it worth it for me? How to cut porcelain: Optimizing production for material trends Guest fabricators share their growth stories "Park's Digital Stoneworking Expos are truly a unique and beneficial opportunity for countertop fabricators to up their game." adds Stephanie Kadlec, director of marketing, Park Industries. “In just one day, fabricators gain invaluable education from industry experts, have the opportunity to network with other fabricators, spend time touring real shops, and get hands-on access to our state-of-the-art machines." Park Industries machines that will be on display include a two table SABERjet XP CNC Sawjet, single table SABERjet XP CNC Sawjet, TITAN CNC Router, and more. There is no charge to attend the Digital Stoneworking Expo, but space is limited and expected to fill up fast. Learn more and register at www.parkindustries.com/dse.
Events April 18, 2023

Coverings 2023

Coverings 2023 April 18-21 Orange County Convention Center Orlando, Florida Coverings 2023 – taking place April 18-21 in Orlando – is North America’s largest natural stone & ceramic tile exhibition that simply can’t be missed. Discover innovative equipment, products, machinery, and materials to keep current with the latest trends. Find sources for natural and dimensional stone products from more than 30 countries that meet LEED criteria. And, leave plenty of time to check out the new Fabricator Stage that ISFA is partnering with Coverings on, where you can learn from experts in the stone and fabrication industry through short and engaging presentations and demonstrations. Learn more here. Free Registration for ISFA Members: https://registration.experientevent.com/showTIL231/?VIP=ISFA Contact Information: info@coverings.com or (571) 313-5801

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