Amy Hornby named KBIS show director
November 26, 2018 | 8:38 am CST

ALPHARETTA, Ga. -- The 2019 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show and Emerald Expositions has announced the promotion of Amy Hornby to KBIS show director.

An industry professional with 22 years of experience, Hornby has been instrumental in the growth of multiple large-scale events throughout her career and brings a proven track record of successful management and revenue generation to her new role.

Hornby has worked in the conference and event planning world since 1996, beginning as an executive assistant for AmericasMart Atlanta. She joined DMG World Media in 1999 as an account executive with Surf Expo, the largest and longest-running board sports and beach/resort lifestyle trade show in the world.

In 2014, Hornby became the KBIS sales manager and in 2017 she assumed the associate show director position for KBIS and Marine Military Expos. Over the past four years, she has generated approximately $20 million in sales for KBIS. See

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