Press Service Center

We invite your coverage as we lead into KBIS 2019 at the sixth annual Design & Construction Week.

The Kitchen & Bath industry’s main event is an inspiring, interactive showcase of everything new, where the brightest and best assemble to spot trends, experience product introductions and find the practical solutions and valuable connections that will take them into the future.

Design & Construction Week, the co-location of the NKBA’s Kitchen & Bath Industry Show and NAHB International Builders’ Show, will bring together more than 80,000 design & construction professionals from around the globe.

Please see the below criteria to determine if you qualify for complimentary press credentials. 

Editorial Press (Complimentary)

Complimentary Press credentials are issued only to qualified journalists (reporters, editors, freelance writers and news photographers, producers, etc.) actively working for media outlets relevant to the housing industry. Only Active Editorial Press may register for free for the entire period of time leading up to the show.

Non-Editorial Press

Non-Editorial Press registration is available for marketing, public relations, advertising, sales, publishers, book authors, book editors and other non-editorial employees of a media organization who plan to engage in any sales or marketing activities. Special registration pricing is available, see below for a full rate schedule.

Non-Editorial Press Rates
September Only (September 4 - September 30)
Registration TypeRate
Expo Only$50
VFTI 3-Day$275
VFTI 1-Day$200
Early Rates (October 1 - December 7)
Registration TypeRate
Expo Only$50
VFTI 3-Day$375
VFTI 1-Day$200
Regular Rates (December 8 - February 16)
Registration TypeRate
Expo Only$75
VFTI 3-Day$425
VFTI 1-Day$200
Onsite Rates (February 17 - February 21)
Registration TypeRate
Expo Only$150
VFTI 3-Day$525
VFTI 1-Day$250

Press Credential Requirements

Please note that all press registrations will be reviewed and are subject to approval. Additional information or supporting verification may be required before press credentials will be provided. NAHB and NKBA reserve the right to deny any press applicant if sufficient credentials are not provided.

Press Complex Hours

Tuesday, February 19: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday, February 20: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thursday, February 21: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Press Complex Rooms

Press Registration (N238):Pre-registered press may pick up their credentials here. On-site press registration is also available.

Press Conferences and Events (N234): A full schedule of IBS and KBIS press conferences will be available in this location.

Working Press Room (N236):This is a quiet room available for press only to work and file stories. Wi-Fi access is available.

Press Lounge (N232): Sponsored meals are available in this room every day of the show. 

Press Inquiries

For Press Inquiries, please contact

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