Hackettstown, New Jersey—Put on some sunscreen and get out that hat because the kitchen and bath industry is heading to Orlando for the annual 2022 Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS).
Registration is open for the event, which will be called “Where the Future is Defined,” held at the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) in Orlando, Florida, and run from Feb. 8 to 10.
“We are very much looking forward to getting the industry back together at the start of the new year,” said Suzie Williford, chief strategy officer and executive vice president of industry relations for the NKBA. “KBIS is not only a place for old friends and colleagues to have the chance to catch up, but also a chance for new faces to become part of this talented and inclusive community.”
The show will share the stage with the International Builders’ Show and create a design and construction week to celebrate.
Over 380,500 NSF International certified products and 450 exhibitors are expected in Orlando. Additionally, products from all over the world will be present and showcase their unique products.
The event will follow COVID-19 health and safety measures provided by the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and protocols to keep the spread of COVID-19 down.
KBIS 2022 is also offering its guests the opportunity to save money if they register early. For the month of September, registration will be free to NKBA members. From Oct. 1 till Dec. 10, the show will be offering “early bird” rates of $50 for NKBA members and $100 for non-members; from Dec. 11 till Feb. 7, they will be offering an advance rate of $100 for members and $175 for non-member; lastly, from Feb 8 till 10, there will be onside rates of $150 for member and $225 for non-members.
“KBIS 2022 is slated to be one of the most impactful events of the industry, filled with the latest innovative products and programming. We strongly recommend attendees register early to take advantage of discounted registration and hotel rates,” said Jason McGraw, group vice president for Emerald.
The show is owned by the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) and produced by Emerald Expositions.