KBIS Welcomed Record Number of Attendees to 2023 Event

Bethlehem, PA, February 9, 2023-The Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS), owned by the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA), just had one of the most successful shows in its nearly 60-year history. The show was held last week in Las Vegas and was part of Design & Construction Week (DCW), which also recorded record-breaking attendance.

Over 200,000 housing and design professionals attended DCW, the co-location of KBIS and the International Builders’ Show (IBS), owned by NAHB, along with the three co-dated industry shows: the National Hardware Show (NHS), The International Surfaces Event (TISE) and the Las Vegas Winter Market. Both KBIS and IBS marked the tenth anniversary of DCW, held January 31 to February 2, while NKBA kicked off its year-long 60th anniversary celebration.

This year’s show, held at the Las Vegas Convention Center, boasted the highest attendance in the history of DCW, the largest annual gathering of residential construction and design industry professionals. DCW’s 2023 overall attendance totaled 40,000 KBIS attendees, while IBS drew nearly 70,000. Attendees visited more than 1,800 exhibitors showcasing the latest housing products across about one million net square feet of exhibit space.

KBIS 2023 By-the-Numbers

40,091 Attendees

51% First Time Attendees

500 Exhibitors

140 New Exhibitors

148 International Exhibitors

394,930 net square feet of exhibit space

Next year, KBIS and Design & Construction Week will be held February 27 to February 29, 2024, in Las Vegas at the Las Vegas Convention Center. 

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