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KBIS 2011– Collaborate. Innovate. Inspire.


The industry’s premier event hits Las Vegas.

By Annette Gray

If you are attending KBIS 2011, and are here in Las Vegas – welcome to the 48th annual Kitchen & Bath Industry Show. The NKBA and its partners have been working hard to ensure the biggest value, best benefits and maximum results for attendees and exhibitors alike.


With speakers such as Keynote presenter Pat Croce, Disney veteran Dennis Snow, technology expert and 2011 NKBA Vice President John K. Morgan, Masco Cabinetry President Karen Strauss, industry leader, educator and columnist Sarah Reep, CMKBD, and other top presenters, you’re sure to come away from the conference program inspired, renewed and ready for business in 2011, and going forward.

design, green design, water conservation and efficiency, and more. Check out the Twitter Wall, where you can see new products, and up-to-the-minute announcements and event updates. Center Stage will feature complimentary 30-minute presentations on essential industry topics, which include: social media, universal design, increasing consumer leads and technology for kitchen and bath businesses.

New at the NKBA Booth this year, stop by and see some of the latest products from top exhibitors in the Product Display Showcase. Come and view the winning designs in the 2011 NKBA Design Competition, which have just been announced live, here at KBIS. These can be seen in the multimedia Design Competition Inspiration Gallery. Join in one or more of the Roundtable Sessions – interactive exchanges on topics such as universal

Relax and recharge at the new KBIS Multimedia Lounge, sponsored by SCRIPPS Networks Interactive. The lounge will offer seating, live presentations, celebrity guests, inspiration gallery, internet access,


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