ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Signature Kitchen Suite and LG Electronics were recognized for "Best Booth" in the large booth category at the 2018 Kitchen and Bath Industry (KBIS), North America's premier annual event dedicated to the kitchen and bath industry. The event attracts more than 600 exhibitors and coincides with Design & Construction Week® in Orlando. Nearly 80,000 attendees were anticipated for this year's event, on par with KBIS 2017. The award was bestowed by the KBIS management team.
This year's panel of judges included representatives from Kitchen & Bath Business, the official publication of KBIS, and Emerald Expositions. Exhibitors were judged on variety of criteria including the ability of a booth to showcase exceptional creativity, an innovative and beautiful product display, thoughtful design and an outstanding attendee experience.
The Signature Kitchen Suite and LG booth included an impressive large-scale multi-level dwelling with 10 different vignettes allowing for a grand and highly impactful display. The home environment design featured both an indoor and outdoor concept that replicated the look and feel of a real home.
"We are absolutely thrilled to be honored with this distinction," said Zack Elkin, general manager for Signature Kitchen Suite and LG for Builders. "Signature Kitchen Suite and LG lead in innovation in the home appliance market and we worked tirelessly to ensure this was reflected in our booth design, so it's truly exciting and satisfying to be recognized in this category."
This year, Signature Kitchen Suite featured its complete portfolio of ranges, wall ovens, cooktops, ventilation, refrigerators, microwaves and dishwashers in three stunning kitchen vignettes, each showcasing a different lifestyle, including Traditional, Transitional and Modern. The brand debuted its ultra-versatile range with built-in sous vide, which offers the ultimate in precision cooking, featured directly on the cooktop and delivering professional style results every time. Signature Kitchen Suite is backed by global appliance leader LG Electronics and supported by its advanced R&D and production capabilities.
At this week's event, LG also announced its "LG for Builders" division, a special business unit of LG Electronics USA that is focused solely on bringing the best possible appliances from various LG portfolios and exclusive product offerings to design and building professionals. LG for Builders offers solutions for every home in the United States by delivering LG's world-class innovations, reliability and outstanding design to the residential, design and commercial construction industry. As a leading innovator in the smart home arena with expertise across home appliances, consumer electronics and more, LG enables builders and designers to easily create a smart home ecosystem for their clients. The company offers the industry's broadest selection of Wi-Fi enabled appliances*, including the award-winning LG InstaView ThinQ Refrigerator that was on display at this week's KBIS.
"KBIS offers an incredible platform for brands to connect and showcase products to the industry's leaders in the design and builder community and we encourage exhibitors to put forth thought-provoking and innovative booth display concepts," said Brian Pagel, senior vice president of Emerald Expositions, producers of KBIS. "We were incredibly impressed with the scale and high level of design and creativity presented by Signature Kitchen Suite and LG for Builders. It made for a unique and impressive experience for show attendees."
* Based on manufacturer published specifications as of September 2017.
About Signature Kitchen Suite
Signature Kitchen Suite delivers innovation in the luxury built-in kitchen appliance market with leading-edge technology that provides more flexibility to prepare food in the best possible way, demonstrating respect for the food at every level. Signature Kitchen Suite is embracing a new generation of forward-thinking cooks, combining their passion for food with their appreciation for innovation. From the first-of-its-kind built-in sous vide range to the industry's only built-in French Door refrigerator with a 5 mode convertible middle drawer, Signature Kitchen Suite's versatile and high-performance appliances deliver the ultimate precision cooking experience. For more information, visit www.signaturekitchensuite.com.
About LG Electronics USA
LG Electronics USA, Inc., based in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., is the North American subsidiary of LG Electronics, Inc., a $48 billion global force and technology leader in home appliances, consumer electronics and mobile communications. LG Electronics sells a range of stylish and innovative home appliances, home entertainment products, mobile phones, commercial displays, air conditioning systems and solar energy solutions in the United States, all under LG's "Life's Good" marketing theme. For more news and information on LG Electronics, please visit www.LG.com.
KBIS, in conjunction with the National Kitchen & 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 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 in February 2014 under the banner of Design & Construction Week®. The mega-event will return Jan. 9-11, 2018, in Orlando. Kitchen and bath brands that have participated in both shows can continue to 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.
KBIS is operated by Emerald Expositions, the largest operator of business-to-business trade shows in the United States, with most of our shows dating back several decades. We currently operate more than 50 trade shows, including 31 of the top 250 trade shows in the country as ranked by TSNN, as well as numerous other events. Our events connect over 500,000 global attendees and exhibitors and occupy more than 6.9 million NSF of exhibition space. We have been recognized with many awards and accolades that reflect our industry leadership as well as the importance of our shows to the exhibitors and attendees we serve.
More information about KBIS can be found at www.KBIS.com.
About the National Kitchen & Bath Association and the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show
The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) is the not-for-profit trade association that owns the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show® (KBIS), as part of Design & Construction Week ® (DCW). With nearly 14,000 member companies representing tens of thousands of members in all segments of the kitchen and bath industry, the NKBA has educated and led the industry since the association's founding in 1963. The NKBA envisions a world where everyone enjoys safe, beautiful and functional kitchen and bath spaces. The mission of the NKBA is to inspire, lead and empower the kitchen and bath industry through the creations of certifications, marketplaces and networks. For more information, visit NKBA.org or call 1-800-THE-NKBA (843-6522). KBIS® and NKBA® are registered trademarks of the National Kitchen & Bath Association.
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