Join hosts Karl Champley, AKBD, and Jennifer Bertrand, AKBD, for the only podcast dedicated to growing and supporting the kitchen and bath industry. On each episode, a specific industry-critical topic will be explored during in-depth conversations with special guests. Topics range from business strategies and marketing to trends, tech innovations and more. Guests include designers, brand experts, media and industry influencers, all discussing their perspectives and experiences working in the kitchen and bath industry.

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Featured Episode

Ep. 36: Live from KBIS: A Conversation with Matthew Quinn

Live from the KBIS NeXT Stage in Las Vegas, KBTalks presents an in-depth conversation with Matthew Quinn, designer, author and KBB magazine’s Person of the Year, and KBB executive editor Chelsie Butler. Join host Jennifer Bertrand as they dive into Matthew’s design process, get the inside scoop on the expansion of Design Galleria and hear what keeps him inspired.

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Meet Our Hosts

Karl Champley, AKBD

Champley, an Australian native, has worked in the industry for more than 35 years designing everything from homes to colleges, libraries, restaurants and even fire stations. His passionate, no-nonsense approach to home improvement has earned him well-deserved respect in the building industry. He is also a published author and active humanitarian working with various non-profit organizations, including Habitat for Humanity, Adapt A Vet and the NKBA’s NextUp skilled labor initiative.

Jennifer Bertrand, AKBD

Jennifer Bertrand is best known as the winner of HGTV’s ‘Design Star’ drawing over 5 million viewers to her no-nonsense, accessible approach to making positive and impactful design changes without breaking the bank. After taking the competition by storm, Jennifer moved on to host her own show, Paint Over! with Jennifer Bertrand featuring families in transition and in desperate need of help. She has also served as well as one of three national Insiders for the National Kitchen & Bath Association and is one of sixteen national designers to serve on Monogram’s Designer Council.

Sponsorship Opportunities

About the Program

This exciting, growing platform brings intelligent, relevant discussions to the kitchen and bath industry twice a month. Currently, the potential reach of the podcast is nearly 184,000 — and growing — across the NKBA and KBIS spaces. We expect hundreds of downloads and listens per episode. (Detailed audience demographics will be available in coming months.) An advertising audio file may be produced by your team or we can arrange for the ad to be read by a professional voice actor (male or female) for an additional charge (typically between $250 and $350); script must be approved by the NKBA editorial team.


+ Social media support with tags.
+ Inclusion in show description on all podcast platforms: (Google Play, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Soundcloud).
+ Opportunity to share a special offer with our audience. Inclusion in NKBA and KBIS promotional e-blasts.

Tier 1

We promote your brand with a 30-45 second audio file on 10 upcoming episodes.
Placement: Pre-roll – at the beginning of the conversation.

Tier 2

We promote your brand with a 30-45 second audio file on 10 upcoming episodes.
Placement: Mid-roll – in the middle of the conversation.

Tier 3

We promote your brand with a 30-45 second audio file on 10 upcoming episodes.
Placement: Post-roll – at the conclusion of the conversation.

Interested in becoming a sponsor? Contact us to learn more.