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The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) Announces First NKBA Global Connect Business Summit

“Looking West: Understanding the North American Market” will take place October 7, 2019, Cheshire (Manchester) UK

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ — (August 21, 2019) — The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), the North American authority on the residential kitchen and bath industry, is pleased to announce its inaugural NKBA Global Connect Business Summit. Taking place in conjunction with the British Bathroom Manufacturers Association’s (BMA) annual Conference, at the Carden Park Resort, Cheshire, England, the summit will address macro-economic, social and political trends important to conducting business in North America. Continuing the NKBA mission to connect kitchen and bath industry professionals around the world, the Association has built a program focused on relevant business topics including a current look at key economic indicators, demographic and geographic influences, shifting lifestyle and design trends and panel discussions covering “go-to-market strategies” and Government trade, code, financial and tax implications.

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A&E NETWORK PREMIERES KITCHEN & BATH INDUSTRY SHOW (KBIS) SPECIAL ON FYI CHANNEL ON AUGUST 22

Filmed from the show floors of Design & Construction Week 2019, “All You Need to Know: Design and Construction” special airs August 22, 5:00 pm Eastern time

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ — (August 21, 2019 — The Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) is the focus of a new design special premiering Thursday, August 22, 5pm EST on the FYI channel. All You Need to Know: Design and Construction is an hour-long special produced by A&E that explores the latest trends, products and inspiration from the kitchen and bath industry as seen during KBIS and the International Builder’s Show (IBS) in February. Featured in the show are dozens of products from exhibiting brands including Signature Kitchen Suite (SKS), Delta, Moen and LIXIL, as well as interviews with industry leader Bill Darcy, CEO of the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) and brand executives, including Thompson Traders’ Founder Alejandra Thompson, Wellborn’s Director of Marketing Angela O’Neill, Control4’s Senior Director of Product Marketing Brad Hintz and Delta’s Industrial Designer Tony Spangler and many others.

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Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) 2020 Registration Now Open

The Largest North American Design & Construction Show Takes Place Jan. 21-23, 2020 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Expo Registration Free for National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) Members in August

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ — (August 8, 2019 — Registration is now open for the 2020 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS). The three-day event is owned by the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) and it is the largest North American tradedestination for kitchen and bath industry professionals.

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“Kitchen and Bath Market Index” Shows Sustained Industry Expansion In Second Quarter
Report by National Kitchen & Bath Association and John Burns Real Estate Consulting Finds Steady Industry Growth, Though Availability of Skilled Labor and Material Costs Remain Challenges

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ — (August 5, 2019) — The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) and John Burns Real Estate Consulting today released the 2019 second-quarter Kitchen and Bath Market Index (KBMI) report — the definitive gauge of kitchen and bath industry conditions. With a KBMI of 65.7 and scores above 50 indicating growth, the industry remains strong, demonstrating an optimistic view of sales, which are expected to grow by 4.7 percent in 2019. The report reveals that increases in consumer spending are being driven primarily by rising material and labor costs, as opposed to customer discretion.

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NKBA Outdoor Kitchen Consumer Profile Reveals 64% of Homeowners Seek Design Professionals for Outdoor Kitchen Projects
Dining ‘al fresco’ represents new business opportunities to kitchen and bath design and construction professionals

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ — (JULY 25, 2019)The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) 2019 Outdoor Kitchen Consumer Profile report reveals consumers seek design and installation professionals to ensure successful outdoor kitchen builds. The growing popularity of al frescodining  drove the need to survey consumers looking to expand their cooking and entertaining to the outdoors.

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Nominate Today for the National Kitchen & Bath Association Thirty Under 30 Class of 2020
Nominate your kitchen and bath industry rock star. Deadline to enter is August 16

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ — (July 23, 2019)Nominations are being accepted for the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) Thirty Under 30 class of 2020. Now entering its eighth year, the NKBA Thirty Under 30 program recognizes accomplished kitchen and bath professionals under the age of 30. Each year’s class comprises rising leaders from throughout the industry. The new class will be announced in fall 2019 and honored at the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) in Las Vegas, Jan. 21-22.

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Karl Champley Named Host of National Kitchen & Bath Association Podcast
Champley joins Jennifer Bertrand to host KBTalks, the only podcast for the kitchen and bath industry

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ — (July 15, 2019)KBTalks, the podcast produced by the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), the authority on all things residential kitchen and bath, welcomes Karl Champley, AKBD, as a new host. Champley, an award-winning master builder, designer and frequent TV and radio personality, joins current host and fellow NKBA member Jennifer Bertrand, AKBD. The two will share hosting duties for the successful podcast, which features in-depth conversations on various K&B-related topics, ranging from business strategies to trends, tech innovations and more. Each episode features respected industry guests sharing their expertise and perspectives about working in the kitchen and bath arena.

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NKBA Opens Its Design Competition to All of the K&B Industry—
Introducing the NKBA Kitchen & Bath Design + Industry Awards

The all-inclusive Design Competition entry period runs through July 11

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ — (June 13, 2019) —The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), the authority on all things residential kitchen and bath,has restructured its annual professional Design Competition to benefit all industry designers and construction professionals, regardless of their membership status with the NKBA. This year’s competition makes entering projects quick, easy and open to all. NKBA members’ first entry is free if submitted by June 15.

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“Kitchen and Bath Market Index” Forecasts Strong Growth and a Positive Outlook for Industry

National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) and John Burns Real Estate Consulting have partnered on the Kitchen and Bath Market Index (KBMI), a barometer of the business health of the industry

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ — (May 7, 2019) — The National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) and John Burns Real Estate Consulting today released the 2019 first-quarter Kitchen and Bath Market Index (KBMI), revealing strong growth in the kitchen and bath sectors, and forecasting a positive outlook for the second quarter and the year as a whole.

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National Kitchen & Bath Association Seeks Industry Experts to Present at KBIS 2020

Share your expertise at Voices from the Industry. Apply today. Deadline is May 17, 2019

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ — (May 6, 2019) — Following a record attendance at its Voices from the Industry (VFTI) Conference in 2019, the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) is now accepting applications to present at next year’s conference. Held annually in conjunction with the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS), VFTI features more than 80 hours of education and professional development.

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The National Kitchen & Bath Association Launches KBTalks Podcast

Episodes to feature candid conversations and advice on industry-critical topics, business strategies, trends and moreto help listeners navigate the kitchen and bath industry

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ — (April 29, 2019)— The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), the authority on all things residential kitchen and bath, is launching its inaugural podcast, KBTalks — Powered by NKBA, with listening parties on May 1. The podcast is hosted by Elle H-Millard, CKD, CLIPP, 2019 NKBA Insider and NKBA industry relations manager, and Jennifer Bertrand, AKBD, 2017 NKBA Insider and home-design TV personality. It is the only podcast dedicated to growing and supporting the kitchen and bath industry.

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NKBA Insider Elle H-Millard Brings Stone to Life at Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS)

Millard designs an experiential booth for Natural Stone Institute

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ — (April 2, 2019) – National Kitchen and Bath designer, Insider and Editor at Large, Elle H- Millard was tapped by the Natural Stone Institute (Use Natural Stone) to design the Use Natural Stone Kitchen and Bath Industry Show booth. Greek mythology, Medusa, and living statues were just some of the engaging design elements H-Millard incorporated into the space. The Institute, whose mission is to encourage designers to use natural stone whenever possible in their projects, asked H-Millard, a 2018 and 2019 NKBA Insider, to help them design a booth that would “make people stop in their tracks.”

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The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) Unveils
Professional Development Programs, Introduces 2019 NKBA Insiders, Announces NKBA Award Winners and More at KBIS

Record attendance confirms industry optimism

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ — (March 28, 2019) — The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) showed once again that its annual Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) remains the destination for kitchen and bath design professionals, designers, builders, technology integrators, dealers and kitchen and bath showroom professionals. More than 600 exhibitors presented their best to an enthusiastic audience at the Las Vegas Convention Center, February 19­-21. Early, unverified estimates suggest an increase in attendance over the 2018 edition — the sixth consecutive year of attendee growth.

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National Kitchen & Bath Association #NextUp Event at KBIS 2019:
A Winner on Many Levels

Association drives initiatives to build awareness of careers in skilled trades

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ — (March 19, 2019) — The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), the authority on all things residential kitchen and bath, held an event at KBIS 2019 in Las Vegas that solidified its commitment to supporting initiatives that highlight the need for skilled labor in all segments of residential design and construction.

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The NKBA 30s Choice Awards Debut at KBIS 2019

The Class of 2019 Thirty Under 30s selected creative and spectacular kitchen and bath products and innovation

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ — (February 21, 2019) — The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), the authority on all things residential kitchen and bath, honored an outstanding group of young professionals as part of its Thirty Under 30 program. These individuals come from all corners of kitchen and bath design and remodeling, are already accomplished in their particular discipline and have demonstrated a dedication to their craft and the industry at large. The new class was introduced on the KBISNeXT Stage on Tuesday, Feb. 19.

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NKBA: Size of the Kitchen and Bath Market is $158.11 Billion

National Kitchen & Bath Association research estimates K&B market at $158 billion in 2017, up nearly 7.5% over 2016

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ — (February 20, 2019) — The National Kitchen & Bath Association released the results of its extensive Kitchen and Bath Market Outlook, revealing a value of $158.11 billion in sales of products and materials aimed at the residential kitchen and bath market in 2017, a 7.3% improvement over 2016.

This contributes to the $644 billion overall residential construction market, which includes $330 billion from the construction of new homes and $314 billion from residential remodeling and replacement (R&R) projects. Construction of new houses rose 8.6% in 2017, to reach a market size of $330 billion. Remodeling and improvement of existing homes (i.e., residential remodeling) amounted to $314 billion in 2017. This is 6.4% higher than it was in 2016.

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The NKBA Honors Its Past, Looks to Future as It Pays Tribute to its Members

Chairman’s Award, Hall of Fame recipients and members with 50 years of certification are recognized at annual Industry Awards ceremonies

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ / Las Vegas — (February 18, 2019) — The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), the authority on all things residential kitchen and bath, kicked off the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show 2019 with its annual Design Competition and Industry Awards ceremony. The opening-night festivities honored NKBA’s rich history and loyal members, including three designers who are marking 50 years of certification this year.

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The NKBA Honors Its Past and Looks to the Future as It Pays Tribute to its Members

Chairman, Chairman’s Award, Hall of Fame Recipients and 50+ Members Honored

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ — (February 18, 2019)— The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), the authority on all things residential kitchen and bath, kicked off KBIS 2019 with an industry awards ceremony. Opening Night of the 2019 Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) honored NKBA’s rich history and loyal members including members with 50+ years of certified kitchen and bath designers. NKBA also inducted three new members of the NKBA Hall of Fame. The 2019 Chairman of the Board of Directors, Steven Joseph, was announced. The outgoing 2018 Chairman of the Board, Lorenzo Marquet presented the annual Chairman’s Award.

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NKBA Promotes Ryerson, Krueger to Director Level

Both executives take on expanded responsibilities for additional departments

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ — (February 17, 2019) — The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), the authority on all things residential kitchen and bath, has promoted Pamela Ryerson and Nicole Krueger to director positions. Ryerson, who previously held the position ofKBIS, Conference and Events Manager, has been promoted to Director of Marketplace, and Krueger, the association’s Controller, is now Director of Finance and Administration. The appointments were effective Jan. 28, 2019.

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National Kitchen & Bath Association Champions Trade Careers at KBIS 2019

The Association has a series of events on tap to educate the industry’s next generation

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ — (February 8, 2019) — The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), the authority on all things residential kitchen and bath, remains committed to providing support for initiatives that speak to the growing need for skilled labor in all segments of the residential design and construction industry. At this year’s Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS), the association has created a forum for numerous panels, tours and events that shine a light on the need to develop programs to help train and develop anyone interested in a career in the industry.

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The NKBA 30s Choice Awards Debut at KBIS 2019

The Class of 2019 Thirty Under 30s will be on the hunt for creative and spectacular kitchen and bath products and innovation

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ — (January 31, 2019)— The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), the authority on all things residential kitchen and bath,honors an outstanding group of young professionals as part of its Thirty Under 30 program. These individuals come from all corners of kitchen and bath design and remodeling, are already accomplished in their particular discipline and have demonstrated a dedication to their craft and the industry at large. The new class will be introduced on the KBISNeXT Stage at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 19.

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The National Kitchen & Bath Association Presents the State of the Association and State of the Industry at KBIS 2019

CEO Bill Darcy and Industry Panelists Reveal Research and Discuss Insights heading into 2019

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ — (January 24, 2019)— The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), the authority on all things residential kitchen and bath, will present its annual State of the Association address and State of the Industry panel discussion on Feb. 20 at 8:45 a.m. at the 2019 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS).

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Interior Design’s Editor in Chief to Regale KBIS Crowd during Keynote

Cindy Allen Hosts Best of Kitchen and Bath Industry Panel

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ — (January 21, 2019)— The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), the authority on all things residential kitchen and bath, is announced renownedInterior DesignEditor in Chief and Sandow Media’s Chief Design Officer Cindy Allen will once again be the keynote speaker at the Kitchen and Bath Show (KBIS), February 20, held at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

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Meet The 2019 NKBA Insiders

The National Kitchen & Bath Association has selected seven nationally recognized interior designers
and industry thought leaders for its prestigious Insiders program.

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ — (January 16, 2019)As part of its continuing efforts to inspire, lead, and empower the kitchen and bath industry, the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) is pleased to name three new thought leaders to its NKBA Insider program. The NKBA Insiders are a hand-selected group of individuals, each with a specific area of expertise that impacts the residential building environment.

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The National Kitchen & Bath Association Voices From The Industry (VFTI) Conference Returns to KBIS 2019

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ — (January 8, 2019)The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), the authority on all things residential kitchen and bath, once again presents its tremendous learning opportunities at the upcoming Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS), happening February 19-21, 2019 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The Voices From The Industry (VFTI) Conference features more than 80 speakers representing segments within the kitchen and bath industry as well as broader sessions offering insights and expertise in the areas of sales, marketing, technology and design.

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Kitchen & Bath Business (KBB) Magazine Is Now the Official Publication of the NKBA and KBIS

NKBA and Emerald Expositions have unveiled a strategic media partnership

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ — (December 20, 2018) — The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), the authority on all things residential kitchen and bath, has revealed its new partnership with Emerald Expositions to produce an industry-wide publication to be called Kitchen & Bath Business (KBB): The Official Publication of the NKBA and KBIS. Since KBB currently holds the role of “official publication of KBIS”— an NKBA-owned event — it made strategic sense to bring the NKBA official publication under the same platform.

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The National Kitchen & Bath Association Hosts More Than 70 Certified Kitchen and Bath
Design Professionals at Design Business Summit 4.0

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ — (December 18 ,2018)The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), the authority on all things residential kitchen and bath, hosted the first in a series of thought-leadership summits produced for design professionals looking for career development opportunities to advance their personal knowledge and expertise as well as their businesses. This inaugural summit in High Point, North Carolina, was held exclusively for select NKBA-certified designers. The 75 attendees included Certified Kitchen and Bath Designers (CKBDs) and Certified Master Kitchen and Bath Designers (CMKBDs), the latter with 10+ years of association membership with the NKBA.

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The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) Announces NKBA Education is Genius Program

“NKBA Education is Genius” Provides Broad Spectrum of All-industry Education Initiatives

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ — (December 6, 2018) The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), the authority on all things residential kitchen and bath, announces the launch of “NKBA Education is Genius” — the Association’s all-industry Professional Development and Educational Program umbrella. Under this over-arching theme, a series of educational programs, designed to serve the entire industry on a variety of platforms, gives all NKBA members many opportunities to continue to demonstrate authority in the kitchen and bath industry.

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The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) Announces “NKBA Global Connect”

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ — (November 15, 2018) — The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), the authority on all things residential kitchen and bath, unveils NKBA Global Connect — an ongoing international initiative to connect kitchen and bath design industry professionals around the world.

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Award-winning NKBA Member Ellen Cheever, CMKBD, ASID, CAPS, CLIPP, Donates Her Life’s Work to Virginia Tech’s Center for Real Life Design

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ — (November 14, 2018) — Ellen Cheever, an influential figure in the 1980s in her role as Director of Educational Services for the NKBA, and as a Certified Master Kitchen & Bath Designer (CMKBD), principal of Ellen Cheever & Associates, along with Dr. Julia Beamish, head of the Virginia Tech Apparel, Housing and Resource Management department, jointly announced the donation of Cheever’s life’s work titled, “The Ellen Cheever Kitchen & Bath Collection 1971-2018” to the Virginia Tech Center for Real Life Design, Blacksburg, Virginia.

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The National Kitchen & Bath Association Releases Inaugural Workforce Development Study
Study reports on the labor shortage and its specific impact on the kitchen and bath industry

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ — (November 14, 2018) — The inaugural Workforce Development Study, released today by the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), found that the labor shortage continues to have a significant impact on the kitchen and bath industry, specifically on hiring, start and completion dates, and cost for construction and renovation projects.

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NKBA ANNOUNCES 2019 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ — (October 25, 2018) — The NKBA has set its Board of Directors for 2019, which will be led by a new chairman: Steve Joseph. Joseph, CEO and co-founder of Smart Home Products, has served on the board for three years and was Secretary/Treasurer last year.

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33 National Kitchen & Bath Association Members Named to KBDN’s 2018 Innovator 50 List

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ — (October 16, 2018) — The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), the authority on all things residential kitchen and bath, is proud to recognize 33 of its members, including Suzie Williford, NKBA’s executive vice president of industry relations and chief strategy officer, among those named to the second annual KBDN Innovator 50 list.

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The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) Opens Registration Portal for Certified Living in Place (CLIPP) Certification Program

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ — (October 11, 2018) — The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), the authority on all things residential kitchen and bath, through a strategic alliance with the Living In Place Institute (LIPI), is offering the state-of-the-art LIPI Certified Living In Place Professional (CLIPP) Certification Program to any qualified professional desiring CLIPP certification. LIPI has established an NKBA Scholarship allowing NKBA members to participate for $949 — a savings of $350 off the regular price of $1,299 — for the certification course and materials. Click here to register.

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The National Kitchen & Bath Association Releases Kitchen Technology Awareness and Usage Report

Study reveals a significant gap between the kitchen technology available in the marketplace and the kitchen technology that consumers currently have in the home

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ — (Sept. 20, 2018)The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), the authority on all things residential kitchen and bath, has released its first Kitchen Technology Awareness and Usage Report.

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The National Kitchen & Bath Association Launches Online Jobs Portal

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ — (September 13, 2018) — The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), the authority on all things residential kitchen and bath, has launched “Jobs” — a benefit geared to member firms looking to fill positions and kitchen and bath professionals in search of their next opportunities. “Jobs” is a service available to members at no additional charge. It is open to the public for search, however, only members of the NKBA can post.

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“Thirty Under 30” Honorees Revealed by NKBA

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ — (September 11, 2018) — The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), the de facto authority on all things residential kitchen and bath, will recognize its Thirty Under 30, Class of 2019, at the upcoming Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS®), to be held Feb. 19-21, 2019, in Las Vegas.

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The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) Forms Strategic Alliance With the Living In Place Institute (LIPI)
Designers Can Receive CLIPP Certification Through NKBA Professional Development

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ — (September 5, 2018) — The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), the de facto authority on all things residential kitchen and bath, has signed an agreement to partner with the Living in Place Institute (LIPI) to offer design professionals working in the kitchen and bath space LIPI’s Certified Living in Place Professional (CLIPP) Certification Program endorsed exclusively by the NKBA.

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The National Kitchen & Bath Association Endorsed the CEDIA Expo and Connects the Connectors

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ — (August 30, 2018) — The National Kitchen & Bath Association, the de facto authority on all things residential kitchen and bath, has endorsed the CEDIA Expo as the event where the connectors connect.

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The National Kitchen & Bath Association Reveals the NKBA 2019 Design Competition Judges 

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ — (June 6, 2018) — The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) announces the 2019 judges of the industry’s most prestigious kitchen and bath design competition. NKBA’s annual contest recognizes excellence in design and execution of residential kitchen and bath projects. The projects must have been completed between January 1, 2017, and July 2, 2018, to be considered for the 2019 winners’ circle. The competition closes July 2.

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NKBA Behavior Study Details Kitchen Habits and Impact on Design

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ — (April 19, 2018) — How do people really use their kitchens? This is what the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) endeavored to find out in its latest market research, which offers a detailed analysis into the evolving way homeowners live in their kitchens and how this drives remodeling preferences in the $74 billion kitchen market.

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National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) Engages White Good and HL Group To Manage Public Relations and Marketing Efforts

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ — (April 16, 2018) — The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), the world’s leading trade association for the kitchen and bath industry providing tools, research, certification and events to thousands of professionals, has selected White Good and HL Group to manage the association’s public relations and marketing efforts.

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NKBA Behavior Study Details Kitchen Habits and Impact on Design

HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. — (April 10, 2018) — How do people really use their kitchens? This is what the National Kitchen & Bath Association endeavored to find out in its latest market research, which offers a detailed analysis into the evolving way homeowners live in their kitchens and how this drives remodeling preferences in the $74 billion kitchen market.

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NKBA’s Thirty Under 30 Nominations Open April 16

HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. (April 9, 2018) — The National Kitchen & Bath Association is looking for future rock stars of kitchen and bath.

The Association’s Thirty Under 30 Program is designed to celebrate outstanding young professionals who possess the passion, creativity and brilliance to be the voice of the next generation of kitchen and bath experts.

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The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) Opens 2019 Professional Design Competition

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ (April 2, 2018)— The National Kitchen & Bath Association has opened its prestigious professional kitchen and bath design competition with several new categories and a new, easy, online-submission process.

The competition recognizes excellence in design and execution of residential kitchen and bath projects completed between Jan 1, 2017, and July 2, 2018.

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KBIS Continues Strong Growth as 2018 Qualified Attendance Jumps More Than 5 Percent, Year-Over-Year

(Alpharetta, GA.) – Feb. 28, 2018 – Organizers of the 2018 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS), the destination for kitchen and bath design professionals, reported an impressive rise of more than 5 percent in qualified attendance at its January edition in Orlando.

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Cabinetry Study Reveals a $30 Billion Market

HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. (February 22, 2018) — The National Kitchen & Bath Association’s latest market research offers a detailed analysis into the cabinetry market, and reveals a robust performance in this segment of the $147 billion kitchen and bath industry.

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The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA): Farmhouse, Contemporary and Transitional Styles Lead Design Trends

HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. (Jan. 8, 2018) – The National Kitchen & Bath Association’s 2018 Design Trends Survey reveals sleek, contemporary styling; rustic farmhouse flavor, and the juxtaposition of clean lines and delicate curves that characterizes the transitional kitchen are the dominant styles heading into 2018. At the same time, more traditional looks are on the way out after years of dominance.

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The National Kitchen & Bath (NKBA): Size of Kitchen and Bath Market Surpasses $147 Billion

HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. (Jan. 8, 2018) – The National Kitchen & Bath Association released the results of its extensive Size of Market Study and Outlook, revealing a value of $147.3 billion in sales of products and materials aimed at the residential kitchen and bath market in 2016.

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