Category Archives: Trade Shows

Trade Shows

LG Dominates KBIS2014

Builder Bytes Exclusive – LG Dominates 2014 KBIS/IBS Here's their headline: LG Electronics' Home Solutions Dominate 2014 Kitchen And Bath/International Builders' Show I spent 2 days walking the floors at KBIS and IBS at the Las Vegas Convention Center and … Continue reading

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Review of KBIS – IBS 2014 Major Appliance Exhibits

Design and Construction Week 2014 International Builder Show and Kitchen and Bath Show In 2014 for the first time IBIS, the International Builder Show, “co-hosted” and shared their exhibit space with KBIS, the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show. On Feb. … Continue reading

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KBIS is Dead. Long Live KBIS.

KBIS2013 is over. NKBA is changing the format by “co-locating” the 2014 KBIS with IBS (Int’l Builder Show) in Las Vegas. Will the NEW KBIS attract the industry support needed to bring back the glory days? Read the review from 2013 and decide for yourself. Continue reading

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Attending a Trade Show

11 Tips for Trade Show Attendees The Architectural Digest Show is March 21-24, 2013 KBIS (Kitchen and Bath) is April 19-21, 2013 PCBC (Pacific Coast Builder Conference) is June 5-6, 2013 Having recently written a blog: Trade Shows Dying or … Continue reading

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Trade Shows dying or just evolving?

Co-location of IBS and KBIS – Will it succeed? The International Builder Show (IBS) and Kitchen and Bath International Show (KBIS) have agreed to co-locate at the Las Vegas Convention Center through 2016. The combined shows will be named Design … Continue reading

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What’s New at IBS 2013

Guest Blog at Designers Circle HQ Major announcement from IBS (International Builder Show) and KBIS (Kitchen and Bath Industry Show) New colors and finishes Product introductions and innovations Comments on attendance, atmosphere, and overall show experience Read my guest blog … Continue reading

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PCBC 2012 – A tale of two shows

  I went to my first PCBC in 1990. It's been a long love affair attending the show for a decade as a customer and thereafter working as an exhibitor. Now an independent freelance writer and blogger, I needn't report … Continue reading

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50+ Housing Forum at PCBC2012

Thursday afternoon the 50+ Housing Forum hosted a Developer Panel The Future Begins Now, A 50+ Developer Panel moderated by Helen Foster of Foster Strategy, LLC. Panelists were: Mitch Brown, Chief Development Officer, Kisco Senior Living Deborah Blake, Principal, The … Continue reading

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PCBC2012 Day 2 – Connecting with Customers

  Keynote address – Gary Vaynerchuk Thurs. morning's Keynote speaker, Gary Vaynerchuk founded a multi-million dollar wine business on line and lived to tell about it. Not only did he live to tell about it, but he's written two how … Continue reading

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Day 1 at the PCBC

Nice way to start the day. Upgrade to First Class. Thanks US Airways! Arrive at SF Airport. Off to the big city – check in at hotel, and off to the Moscone Center for #PCBCshow (twitter hashtag). First impressions. The … Continue reading

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