Through the years, trade shows have been an important launching platform for sourcing and introducing thousands of new products. They often serve as a starting point for buyers to find, network and select the right suppliers with whom to do business.
Numerous Kitchen & Bath exhibitions take place every year in different parts of the world. Cities like Dubai, Las Vegas, Shanghai, and Guangzhou host trade fairs that offer the latest kitchen and bath design. Here are the top 10 Kitchen & Bath exhibitions include:
1. KITCHEN & BATH INDUSTRY SHOW (KBIS)
KBIS, in conjunction with the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA), is an inspiring, interactive platform that showcases the latest industry products, trends, and technologies. KBIS is the voice of the kitchen and bath industry and has been for 50 years. The next exhibition is slated for Feb 9-11, 2021 in Orlando, USA.
The Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) is North America’s largest trade show dedicated to all aspects of kitchen and bath design. It is the kitchen and bath professional’s single most effective and cost-efficient strategy for staying current, competitive, and profitable.
With the expansive show floor filled with the freshest designs from over 600 leading brands, it is a one-stop-shop providing attendee and exhibitors the ultimate destination to network, exchange ideas and build their businesses.
2. Kitchen & Bath China (KBC)
The 26th Edition of Kitchen & Bath China 2021 is slated for May 26-29, 2021 in Shanghai, China. It will take place at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC). KBC has been a powerful and Asia’s most influential trade show that provided opportunities to many interested in the latest trends in Built-in Kitchens, Kitchen Furniture, Sanitary Equipment, Valves, and Fittings, since 1994.
The exhibition’s gross area is 200,000 sqm. In 2018, the show attracted 5,662 exhibitors and 117,236 visitors. The organizer is Worldwide Exhibitions Service Co., Ltd. (WES), the 1994 established enterprise has got specialization in planning and organizing large-scale international activities, such as shows, exhibitions, trade negotiation, and an academic symposium.
3. NAHB International Builders Show (IBS)
The NAHB International Builders’ Show (IBS) is the largest annual light construction show in the world, an exciting range of building materials, construction equipment, pipes and fittings, electrical fittings, heating and cooling systems, door and window accessories, security systems, home furnishing products, sanitary ware, kitchen tools and modular fittings, sustainable solutions for home improvement, garden and landscaping products and more.
The next exhibition is slated for Feb 9-11, 2021 in Orlando, USA. The Builders’ Show is managed and organized by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). NAHB represents more than 140,000 members and serves as the voice on policies that make housing a national priority.
IBS is the go-to event for thousands of industry professionals to connect with a captive audience, build relationships and boost business!
4. The Big 5
“The Global Hub for the Construction Industry”
The Big 5 brings the entire portfolio of building materials, construction products, and solutions together under one roof. Manufacturers, suppliers, traders, and service providers from Middle East Asia, Europe, and the Americas would show thousands of advanced technologies and solutions.
The next event will be held in Dubai, UAE, 12-15 Sep 2021. The Dubai World Trade Center will receive thousands of exhibitors and visitors who will converge for the show during the exhibition. Dubai is a technological leader in the region and is famously home to the Burj Khalifa skyscraper. It is said that 2,448 exhibitors will attend the event from 30 countries and 68,753 visitors from 86 nations.
5. Living Kitchen
“The international kitchen show.”
The Living Kitchen showcases products like kitchen appliances, kitchen furniture, small electric domestic appliances, kitchen taps and fittings, sinks, kitchen equipment’s and accessories, finished worktops, kitchen lighting, etc. Those from the Building Construction, Architecture & Designing, Bathroom & Kitchen industries.
Cologne’s international kitchen event combines the most important national and international companies in the kitchen industry in one place. It purposefully foregrounds the ideas & innovations of the industry. The aim is to give impetus to kitchens’ sales (and all related products) in key export markets and Germany. The trade fair achieves a broad, public-oriented, and international media presence at trade visitors and consumers.
Exhibitor target groups manufacturers of kitchen furniture, built-in appliances, accessories, and all furnishings. For the design of the kitchen as the center of the family life. Visitor target groups national and international decision-makers, managers, purchasing managers, and sales managers of trading companies that deal with kitchens’ marketing at home and abroad Interior designers, architects, designers, furnishing consultants, interior decorators. During the week, the fair is only open to trade visitors, and on the weekend, it also opens its gates to the private audience.
The show holds biennially. In 2017, there are about 150000 visitors to the LivingKitchen in Cologne.
The next show will take place on seven days from Monday, 18. January to Sunday, 24. January 2021 in Cologne.
6. Asian Housewares & Kitchen Show
“The largest housewares show every October in Hong Kong.”
Asian Housewares & Kitchen Show is one of the mega show series exhibitions. It is a major purchasing event for Asian home and kitchen products in Hong Kong every October. The exhibition will once again bring together more than 1,200 exhibitors. With 1,600+ booths, the global buyers who came to visit will present a wide range of hot sellers and kitchen products.
The show takes place over four days during the last two weeks of October at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The show dates form part of the peak autumn sourcing season and have become a regular fixture of the autumn Southern China sourcing circuit for global buyers.
In 2019, the show featured 826 exhibitors, in 1,121 booths, from 24 countries and regions displaying the latest in home and kitchen products to over 31,000 buyers from 123 countries and regions.
The show holds annually. The 2021 edition will hold on 20 – 23 Oct 2021.
7. HOME DECOR
HOME DECOR fair allows the presentation and promotion of new collections, textiles, decoration, lighting, and other interior design accessories. Its contracting nature is also an excellent opportunity to find new wholesale customers and distributors and representatives.
For exhibitors, MEBLE POLSKA is the most important opportunity to present and sell their latest products to traders from all over the world. Nearly 22,000 people from 69 countries visited the fair edition of 2020 and 38 % of furniture buyers arrived from abroad.
For visitors, MEBLE POLSKA Furniture Fair is the largest presentation of the world’s Polish furniture offer. This is the opportunity to see the latest collections for the new season, meeting market leaders, and sign contracts with producers from Poland and neighboring countries. Additional attractions are provided by the HOME DECOR fair, organized at the same time, where representatives of furniture stores may see and order furnishing accessories. An opportunity to look at new design trends is provided by ARENA DESIGN, which is an event that hosts star guests from around the world.
Next edition of the largest furniture trade fair in Central and Eastern Europe MEBLE POLSKA 2020 will be held from 23rd to 26th February 2021.
8. UNICERA Istanbul
“International Ceramic, Bathroom, Kitchen Fair”
UNICERA Istanbul is the largest international event that is solely dedicated to the ceramics and bathroom industry. The event provides the latest gadgets and tools inspired by technologies and innovative trends from all around the world. The event aims at promoting the ceramics and bathroom industry.
This event includes products like floor and wall coverings such as ceramics, marble, natural stones, granite, borders, building products and equipment’s, glass and glass manufacture; bathroom products and accessories such as bathtubs, vitrified products, wallpapers, armatures, shower cabins, and accessories, Jacuzzis, bathroom furniture and accessories, reservoir internal fixtures; ceramic processing technologies and supplementary products, kitchen products and accessories, work safety products and software and a lot more.
The fair holds annually. The 2021 edition will be hold from 09 – 13 Mar 2021 in Turkey.
9. Building & Infrastructure Indonesia
The Building & Infrastructure Indonesia is an international trade fair for building and infrastructure and will be held in Jakarta. This event showcases products from the automotive building construction hand machine & garden tools industries. This exhibition is a communication and information platform in the industry and offers the exhibiting companies the opportunity to present to an expert audience.
Visitors can find in-depth and comprehensive information about the latest developments, trends, products, and services in various fields. This event showcases products from the automotive building construction hand machine & garden tools industries.
The show will run in September 2021 in Jakarta, Indonesia.
10. The Home & Building Show
“International Exhibition for Decor & Building”
Home & Building Show is a hub of design and Build where the key manufacturers, suppliers, products, design, and technologies all meet under one roof. From residential complexes to commercial spaces, innovation and excellence have set new high-quality materials, aesthetic design, and superior technology.
Building on the success of previous editions, the redefined 9th edition will cover the show floor with dedicated product sectors keeping the flame of excellence and innovation alive and paving larger and wider paths for the design and construction industry.
The show holds annually, and the next edition likely in Sep 2021 in Oman.
Due to the COVID-19 this year, many exhibitions could not be held on time or were changed to online exhibitions.
I hope that the epidemic will end soon so that everyone can participate in exhibitions all over the world.