LAS VEGAS - Today the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) announced the winners of the 2015 Best of KBIS Awards. Considered the industry’s premier awards program highlighting the best new kitchen and bath industry products, this year’s entries pushed the boundaries of design, technology and innovation.

 More than 100 products were entered in the competition. Winners were announced in five categories: Best Kitchen – Gold and Silver, Best Bath – Gold and Silver and Best in Show.

 This year’s Best of KBIS Winners are:

• Best in Show – LG Hausy, Tech Top countertop charger

• Best of Kitchen: Gold – Brizo, Articulating Faucet

• Best of Kitchen: Silver – Brondell, Integrated Faucet

• Best of Bath: Gold – Walker Zanger, Sterling Row tile

• Best of Bath: Silver – Rohl, Michael Berman Faucet

Winners were announced on Wednesday, January 21, 2015, at 11:00 am during KBIS 2015 in the Las Vegas Convention Center. Members of the Modenus BlogTour Las Vegas served as honorary judges of this year’s competition. Winners were selected based on functionality, quality/durability, flexibility, aesthetics/style and innovation.

Images of all of the Best of KBIS entries are displayed on two large product walls located in the North and South Halls of the Las Vegas Convention Center.

 Another popular component of Best of KBIS is its People’s Choice Awards. For this award, KBIS continues to put the power in the hands of the people. Using the KBIS 2015 mobile app, attendees can vote for their favorite products. Three winners will be selected (First, Second and Third Place). People’s Choice voting is open January 20 – January 22, 2015. Winners of this award will be announced the week after KBIS 2015.

 About KBIS

 KBIS, in conjunction with the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) is an inspiring, interactive platform that showcases the latest industry products, trends and technologies. KBIS is the voice of the kitchen and bath industry and has been for 50 years.

 Early in 2013, the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) and National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) announced an agreement to co-locate the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) with the International Builders’ Show (IBS) in Las Vegas, Nevada beginning in February 2014 under the banner of “Design and Construction Week.” The new mega-event will be held Jan. 20-22, 2015, in Las Vegas with each show occupying a separate hall. Kitchen and bath brands that have participated in both shows can choose to exhibit in the KBIS or IBS hall. One pass will provide access to both exhibits. NKBA and NAHB will continue to produce separate educational programming and special events.

For the latest news and announcements visit www.KBIS.com, follow KBIS on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/KitchenBathIndustryShow and on Twitter at @KBIS2015

About the National Kitchen & Bath Association

The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) is a non-profit trade association with more than 60,000 members that has educated and led the kitchen and bath industry for over 50 years. NKBA.org provides consumers with an inspiration gallery of award-winning kitchen and bath designs, as well as articles, tips, and an extensive glossary of remodeling terms. At NKBA.org, consumers can also find NKBA Connect (the association’s official blog), certified kitchen and bath professionals in their areas, submit questions to NKBA experts, and download the free NKBA Kitchen Planner and NKBA Bath Planner. To learn more, visit the NKBA Press Room at www.NKBA.org.

About Emerald Expositions

KBIS is managed by Emerald Expositions, a leading trade show producer. For more information, please visit www.emeraldexpositions.com.

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