Worldwide Builders’ Present and Kitchen & Tub Trade Present to Prolong Co-Location Settlement Via 2030

LAS VEGAS, NV — The Nationwide Affiliation of House Builders (NAHB) and the Nationwide Kitchen & Tub Affiliation (NKBA) have introduced an settlement to increase the co-location of the Worldwide Builders’ Present (IBS) and the Kitchen & Tub Trade Present (KBIS) for 4 years via 2030.

In 2013, the preliminary settlement was introduced by NAHB and NKBA to co-locate IBS and KBIS beneath the banner of Design & Building Week (DCW), starting with the 2014 occasion held in Las Vegas. The co-located occasions have grow to be the most important annual gathering of residential building and design trade professionals. 

Development and Success

“Over the previous decade, it has been superb to see the unimaginable progress and success of Design & Building Week,” stated NAHB CEO Jim Tobin. “We’re thrilled to have the ability to additional strengthen the connection between IBS and KBIS and prolong our settlement to host the premier occasion of the housing and design trade.” 

“2024 marks the 60-year anniversary of KBIS—an incredible accomplishment and a possibility to not solely rejoice our progress however to set targets for a way we wish to proceed to raise the present and assist drive the trade ahead,” stated Invoice Darcy, International President & CEO of NKBA|KBIS. “We’ve had nice success collaborating with NAHB and IBS and are proud to announce our continued partnership as a part of this milestone yr. Because the kitchen, tub, and wider residential constructing, architect, design, and reworking sectors proceed to develop it’s extra necessary than ever to supply a central supply for inspiration and innovation.” 


“Design & Building Week has really excelled, proving to be a convincing success—and we couldn’t be extra excited to increase the partnership between KBIS and IBS,” stated Brian Pagel, Government Vice President, Residential and Industrial Connections, Emerald. “We’ve seen record-setting numbers of recent exhibitors and attendees lately and stay up for constructing on our continued progress as one of many largest trade occasions within the nation because of our shared presence with the NAHB and IBS.” 


From 2027 via 2030, the 2 exhibits will proceed to occupy separate halls inside the Las Vegas Conference Heart, however one move will give registrants entry to each displays. NKBA and NAHB will proceed to provide separate instructional programming and particular occasions.

11 Years Collectively

The 2024 DCW, held this week in Las Vegas, marks the eleventh yr of the settlement. The 2 exhibits are anticipated to host greater than 2,400 exhibitors, over 110,000 complete trade professionals spanning over 1 million internet sq. ft of exhibit area.

IBS is the most important annual gentle building present on the planet. Builders, remodelers, builders, and different trade professionals from greater than 100 international locations attend to see the most recent services from greater than 1,800 exhibitors and attend over 120 cutting-edge schooling classes, go to present properties that includes the most recent tendencies and improvements and community with friends. Now in its eightieth yr, IBS is organized, produced and managed completely by NAHB.

Held yearly for the final 60 years, KBIS is North America’s largest trade occasion devoted to all facets of kitchen and tub design. KBIS is an inspiring, interactive occasion showcasing the most recent merchandise, tendencies, and applied sciences from over 670 exhibitors and virtually 100 instructional classes.  Attendees embrace sellers, designers, architects, remodelers, wholesalers and customized builders attend to see KBIS, along with NKBA, is an inspiring, interactive platform that showcases the most recent trade merchandise, tendencies and applied sciences from a whole lot of exhibitors. KBIS is owned by NKBA and produced by Emerald.

Trying Forward

In 2025, DCW will return to the Las Vegas Conference Heart, Feb. 25-27. The 2026 occasion will transfer to the Orange County Conference Heart in Orlando. In 2027 DCW returns to Las Vegas the place it should stay till 2030.

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