LAS VEGAS -- The 2015 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) is set to kick off Jan. 20 - 22 in Las Vegas at the Las Vegas Convention Center. It is co-located again with the NAHB International Builders’ Show (IBS) for the second annual Design & Construction Week. With more than 125,000 residential design and construction professionals expected to attend that week, a top draw will be the KBIS 2015 Voice of the Industry sessions.

Denise Butchko

Richie DeMarco

Closet designer Denise Butchko, Butchko & Co. of Chicago, IL, will be one of the featured speakers. Her "Closet Design Beyond Measure" presentation will take place Tue., Jan. 20 at 10:30 a.m. This session will cover the process of designing and selling a walk-in closet with discussions of space planning concepts for effective organization and design, and it will explain the differences between closets and cabinets.

On Wed., Jan. 21 at 3:00 p.m. Butchko teams up with Richie DeMarco of Everready Hardware, Long Island City, NY, for a presentation on social media -- "Beyond the Selfie: Leveraging Pics and Videos for Increased Business." These social media gurus will offer tips and strategies on how to take good photos of kitchen, bath and closet projects and how to post them on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Houzz, etc. Butchko and DeMarco will also provide a list of dos and don'ts as well as tips on how to legally share photos in your social media accounts.

For more information on additional 2015 KBIS Voice of the Industry presentations, visit kbis.com.

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