The Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) will celebrate its 60th year with the return of daily hosts for NextStage, February 27-29, 2024, in Las Vegas, Nevada. 

NextStage will have different presentations on leadership, industry trends and engaging conversations. The experts peaking will address four topics: wellness, sustainability, business and trends, and technology. Each day, a new host will MC the experience.

  • February 27: Michel Smith Boyd is an American interior designer and star of HGTV hit shows, Luxe for Less and Rock the Block 4. He has been recognized as one of the Top 10 African American Designers in the country and tapped as one of Atlanta's Top 50 Most Powerful People, as well as Veranda's Next Legend.

  • February 28: Julee Ireland is a Los Angeles and Houston-based real estate investor, interior design architect, DIY expert, TV host, award-winning author and NKBA member. As a designer and builder, she aims to teach clients about all aspects of the building process – from architecture to interior design, framing to plumbing, electrical, lighting and everything in between. 

  • February 29: Alena Capra is the owner and principal of the Fort Lauderdale-based award winning design firm, Alena Capra Designs. With more than two decades of experience as an interior designer, she is also a Certified Master Kitchen and Bath Designer (CMKBD) and NKBA member. Alena has served the past nine years as the industry ambassador and spokesperson for Coverings.

The 2024 KBIS is sponsored by Karran at the Platinum Level and TOTO at the Gold Level and will expand into three halls in the Las Vegas Convention Center with more than 550 exhibitors including 150 new exhibitors and new categories such as lighting.