The Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS), owned by the National Kitchen and Bath Association, announces the return of the KBIS Kickstarter Zone. Located in the new West Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center, the Kickstarter Zone will host new-to-market brands that have been in the residential design and construction business for less than 3 years and have never exhibited at KBIS.
“We are pleased to bring back this amazing opportunity for those innovative and entrepreneurial brands making their KBIS debut,” says Jason McGraw, group vice president, KBIS. “It’s a great way to take your brand to the next level by presenting products to a highly qualified target audience of 30,000+ professional kitchen and bath designers, dealers, distributors, and showrooms across the country and the world.”
2023 Kickstarter Brands include:
- ADDO Visuals
- JWL Hardware
- Level Aid Appliance Group Inc.
- matdesign US
- Principle Faucets
- Sepura Home Ltd.
- The Dryer Drawer
- TP Flipper
The 2023 Kickstarter Judges are Ebony Stephenson, CLIPP, CAPS, owner, Designs by Ebony, Newport News, Va.; Lorenzo Marquez, founder and president, Marquet Group, Houston; and Maria Stapperfenne, CMKBD, CLIPP, division manager, Tewksbury Kitchen & Bath, Whitehouse Station, N.J.
The Kickstarter exhibitors will be invited to present to these three industry leaders, outlining what makes their products unique and innovative. A “People’s Choice Award” will allow attendees to vote for their favorite Kickstarter brand. Winners will be announced on at the KBIS NEXT Stage on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023, at 10 a.m. Pacific time.
Click here to see the 2022 Kickstarter winners.