Alpharetta, GA – Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) is taking a bite out of innovative design with the unveiling of its new DesignBites program. As part of KBISNeXTTM, located in the South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center, attendees will learn about brand new kitchen and bath designs unveiling to the world at KBIS 2016 with a twist on PechakuchaTM-style presentations.

“DesignBites is a fun way for exhibitors - big or small - to “speed date” with attendees about their most innovative products” said Brian Pagel, VP Kitchen and Bath Group, Emerald Expositions. “The format pushes our exhibitors to transform cliché power point presentations into something truly memorable. Exhibitors can tell the product story and highlight what’s cool and unique; information that media and attendees may not get by walking by the product in a booth.”

The presentations will take place during the lunch hour on Tuesday and Wednesday, January 19 and 20, 2016. A total of 14 presentations will be selected, seven per day. On Tuesday, January 19, 2016, the Design Bites presentations will highlight new kitchen products, with bath products featured on Wednesday, January 20, 2016. KBIS exhibitors must apply here for the opportunity to bring their story to the stage in a 3-minute presentation, followed by a two-minute Q & A from the media. The deadline to apply is October 15.

Members of the media can rsvp to attend one or both Design Bites luncheon presentations by contacting Kristen Jenkins at or at 717.693.3442.

As of today’s date, more than 450 manufacturers and brands, including new exhibitors, have committed to exhibit at KBIS 2016, covering all of the key industry verticals – cabinetry, appliances, decorative plumbing and hardware, lighting and surfacing. 

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