ALPHARETTA, GA -- Entries are now being accepted for the 2022 Best of KBIS Awards, presented annually at the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS), owned by the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA). Best of KBIS is considered among the industry’s most prestigious honors and recognizes the most innovative new kitchen and bath products of the year. The awards ceremony will take place at the KBIS NeXT Stage in the South Hall on Wednesday, February 9, 2022, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL.
“Each year, our exhibitors raise the bar with amazing new kitchen and bath product designs and innovations, transforming how we live,” said Suzie Williford, executive vice president and chief strategy officer of NKBA. “The Best of KBIS Awards is a measure of excellence for the industry, showcasing the ‘best of the best.’ We can’t wait to see what’s new for 2022.”
To be eligible for consideration, all products must have been introduced after February 9, 2021. To enter, exhibiting manufacturers must complete a Best of KBIS submission form and submit at least two high-res (300 dpi) images. Products may be entered in multiple categories, but require an individual entry form and submission fee for each category.
Best of KBIS 2022 Categories
- Kitchen – Gold
- Kitchen – Silver
- Bath – Gold
- Bath – Silver
- Connected Home Technology – Gold
- Connected Home Technology – Silver
- Best in Show
- Impact Award (Judge’s Choice)
The deadline to submit products for consideration is December 1, 2021.
A judging committee comprising five design professionals will narrow the entries to 50 finalists. These 50 finalists will be judged onsite at KBIS 2022 to determine the winning products. Each finalist will have five minutes to present their product to the judges during an in-booth visit. The 2022 Best of KBIS judges will be announced in November 2021.
Submitting brands receive a Best of KBIS Entry tag on their profile page when the show opens, an in-booth Best of KBIS Entry sign to recognize a submitted product, plus a listing for each entry on the Best of KBIS page at kbis.com.
Register early via KBIS.com to take advantage of discounted registration and hotel rates.
Members of the media should visit the Press Service Center on the KBIS website to learn more about registration and the criteria for complimentary press credentials. Only editorial media will be granted complimentary passes.