That National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA), owner of the Trade fair for the kitchen and bathroom industry (KBIS), has invited three industry influencers to host KBIS NEXT LEVEL during KBIS 2023 in Las Vegas. For the first time on the KBIS stage, daily presenters – Arianne Bellizaire, Garrison Hullinger and Laurie March – will guide the audience in attendance through more than 20 programs, including four awards sessions and more than 60 leading voices and industry figures across the three daily shows Kitchen and Bath, January 31 – February 2, 2023.
Located in the West Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center, the KBIS NEXT Stage features thought-provoking and timely industry programs ranging from business forecasts, emerging markets and design trends to awards like Best of KBIS, 30s Choice and more.
“The KBIS NEXT Stage is one of the most popular destinations at KBIS,” said Suzie Williford, NKBA’s EVP and Chief Strategy Officer. “When we got back to Vegas, we wanted to get bigger and better. There is so much buzz and excitement surrounding KBIS, the programming and the stage activations that we decided to up the ante and select three amazing industry leaders to moderate the stage every day.”
KBIS NEXT Stage 2023 hosts include:
Arianne Bellizaire, Day 1 – January 31, 2023
Arianne Bellizaire is a sought-after media personality and CEO of her full-service design firm, Arianne Bellizaire Interiors. Recognized as leading the next generation of design, their integrated technology, ROI-focused strategy and trend-led work have graced the pages of Architectural Digest, Forbesand house beautiful. Based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, hospitality is in her company’s DNA and can be felt from the way she designs to the way she works with her clients.
Garrison Hullinger, Day 2 – February 1, 2023
As the founder and main designer of Garrison Hullinger interior design, Garrison transformed his one-man studio into a nationally recognized firm with a prestigious portfolio of work. When you enter a room designed by Garrison, you know it immediately. He has the natural ability to make a room feel timelessly elegant and exactly how it should be. Recent residential projects include breathing new life into an iconic Robert Rummer home in Beaverton, Oregon and a complete remodel of Meyers Leonard’s stunning private residence in Wilsonville, Oregon. As an active contributor to the design community, Garrison is also known for being a strategic and creative partner to all of its clients.
Laurie March, Day 3 – February 2, 2023
Laurie March is the Host and Producer of a series of HGTV short-form digital series, guiding homeowners through material choices and remodeling decisions. A third-generation DIY enthusiast, Laurie started her own project management company, which focused on both the emotional and tactical aspects of a design project. She founded a production company in 2012 to meet the demand for short-form branded content, specializing in commercials and series that need remodeling or DIY materials installed in real homes. After losing a home in a wildfire in 2018, Laurie completed CERT training and is focused on helping homeowners understand their disaster risks and create a more resilient home.
The KBIS NEXT Stage is free for all KBIS registrants. To register for KBIS 2023, go here.
Media representatives should visit them Press Service Center on the KBIS Website to learn more about registration and criteria for a free press pass. Only editorial media receive free tickets. To sign up for an Editorial Press Pass, please visit here.
Via the National Kitchen & Bath Association and the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show
The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) is the not-for-profit trade association that owns the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS), the largest kitchen and bath trade show in North America. With nearly 50,000 members across all segments of the kitchen and bathroom design and remodeling industry, the NKBA has educated and guided the industry since the association was founded in 1963. The NKBA’s mission is to inspire, guide and empower the kitchen and bath industry through community, events, professional certifications and learning. For more information visit www.nkba.org or call 1-800-THE-NKBA (843-6522).
KBIS and NKBA are registered trademarks of the National Kitchen & Bath Association.