According to the Q4 2020 Houzz Renovation Barometer, the home renovation and design market is reporting its strongest business activity since Q3 2018. With wellness in mind, homeowners are rethinking bath and kitchen design.
The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), announced registration for the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) 2021 Virtual experience is open. This year’s event is an entirely virtual format with new opportunities for both attendees and exhibitors, including an extra day of programming.
Entries are now being accepted for the 2021 Best of KBIS Virtual Awards. Presented annually at the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS), Best of KBIS is considered one of the industry’s most prestigious honors. Winners are chosen by a panel of experts and judged to be the most innovative new kitchen and bath products of the year.
AD hosted its Decorative Brands Division 2020 virtual annual meeting, the last of AD’s seven fall meetings that shifted to virtual, from Nov. 17 – 19, 2020. During the meeting, a record-breaking 175 attendees from 66 members and suppliers gathered virtually to network and invest in valuable relationships.
Central Arizona Reserve makes its debut as company's new ultra-luxury division.
November 30, 2020
After five decades as Arizona’s largest family-owned and operated plumbing supply company, Central Arizona Supply officially opened its second North Scottsdale location this week called Central Arizona Reserve, which is the debut of the company’s new ultra-luxury division and the largest premium appliance and plumbing showroom in Arizona.
There has been a dramatic decline in the number of tradespeople in the U.S., particularly plumbers. More than half of America’s trade professionals are at or nearing retirement age. The majority of high schools began discontinuing their “shop” classes a decade ago, and teenagers are not being exposed to the opportunities available for a skilled trade workforce.
Emerald, a business-to-business platform producer of trade shows, events, conferences and marketing solutions announced the appointment of Jason C. McGraw, CTS, CAE as vice rresident responsible for the oversight of the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (owned by the National Kitchen and Bath Association) and CEDIA Expo. Additionally, Emerald announced the newly created position of Director, Key Accounts – KBIS and CEDIA Expo, to be assumed by Amy Hornby.
Bradley Corp. announced two major promotions to its executive leadership team: Bryan Mullett’s elevated role as chairman/chief executive officer and Luis de Leon’s new position as president/chief operating officer, as well as his appointment to the Board of Directors.