Applications are now being accepted for the 2016 Best of Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) awards.

Awarded annually at KBIS, the Best of KBIS awards recognize the best new kitchen and bath products of the year.

“Each year, the world’s most innovative kitchen and bath products make their debut at KBIS,” said Brian Pagel, vice president, Kitchen and Bath Group, Emerald Expositions. “For years, the Best of KBIS program has allowed those products to take center stage at the show, and, within the design industry.”

The Best of KBIS 2016 Award categories are Best in Show; Best of Kitchen: Gold; Best of Kitchen: Silver; Best of of Bath: Gold and Best of Bath: Silver. To enter, exhibiting manufacturers must submit one application per entry via KBIS Connect. The deadline to apply is Dec. 18.

All entries submitted to Best of KBIS will be displayed at the show via “larger than life” product walls located in the North and South Halls of the Las Vegas Convention Center. This year’s Awards are sponsored by Better Kitchens and Baths, Traditional Home, and Dream Kitchens and Baths, magazine brands from the Meredith Corporation. The Best of KBIS 2016 award winners will be announced on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016 at 4 p.m. on the KBISNeXT Stage in South Hall.

Following KBIS 2016, voting for the Best of KBIS People’s Choice award will take place online, via the KBIS Facebook page. From Jan. 25 through 31, show attendees can cast their vote for their favorite products. There will be three People’s Choice Winners (first, second and third place). Winners will be announced in February.

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