Select Criteria: Session Type = KBISNeXT Stage

Tuesday, February 19, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Room: KBIS NeXT Stage
Color creates emotion, positive or negative, and at no time is this more apparent than when Pantone, Benjamin Moore, Sherwin Williams and many others announce their COTY or Color of the Year. In response, designers take to the streets - or at least to Facebook, Pinterest or their blogs -... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Brynn Olson
Founder
Brynn Olson Design Group, LLC.

Trained as an artist from childhood, Brynn began her design career creating large-scale indoor and outdoor painted murals for commercial spaces and residences. In 2008 she joined Nate Berkus Associates, managing, designing and assisting on work for private high-end residential clients and celebrities, including work featured on The Nate Berkus...

Julia Buckingham
Founder + Creative Director
Buckingham ID, Modernique®

Julia Buckingham leads a new generation of world-class interior designers, bringing her Modernique® chic sensibility to both residential and commercial design projects around the country. Julia’s unique design style is captured in her new book, Modernique, Inspiring Interiors – Mixing Modern and Vintage Style. Julia also runs a highly successful...

Maria Killam
True Color Expert
Colour Me Happy

Maria Killam is an internationally sought-after color expert, design blogger, author, trainer, decorator and stylist. She is passionate about all things color and design, subjects she writes about extensively on her blog, Color Me Happy. Maria’s no-nonsense color advice, along with her friendly and inspiring writing style quickly turned Color...

Rachel Moriarty
Leading Home Style Expert
Rachel Moriarty Interiors

Rachel Moriarty is a leading home style expert, best selling author, speaker, brand ambassador, product designer and cohost of the popular Design+Style podcast. Recently, named one of "2018 Most Influential People" in Real Estate Staging, Rachel is also an award winning designer with more than 13 years of experience redesigning...

Vanessa Deleon
Vanessa DeLeon Associates

Vanessa Deleon is an award-winning interior designer, lifestyle expert, TV personality, and brand ambassador. Her eponymous company, Vanessa Deleon Associates (VDA), specializes in residential, commercial, and hospitality interior design across the East Coast. Deleon’s fashion-forward sensibility and strong design presence landed her on HGTV’s “Design Star” in 2006, followed by television...


Tuesday, February 19, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room: KBIS NeXT Stage
Join Richard Anuszkiewicz, NKBA Insider and Thirty under 30 Alum, in honoring the newly inducted NKBA Thirty Under 30 professionals! The NKBA Thirty Under 30’s are outstanding young professionals who possess the passion, creativity and brilliance to be the voice of the next generation of kitchen and bath experts. Sponsored... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Richard Anuszkiewicz
Creative Director
Richard Living Lifestyle Brand

Highlighted as a top industry innovator by Kitchen & Bath Design News for creative talents and business acumen, Richard T. Anuszkiewicz (ANNA-SKEV-ICH) is the Creative Director of Richard Living Lifestyle Brand. A 2018 Coverings Emerging Leader, 2017 Modenus Top 10 Design Influencer and Washingtonian Style Setter, Richard graduated from Virginia...


Tuesday, February 19, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

  • Room: The NKBA Presents KBISNeXT Stage
Building design and construction can have extensive direct and indirect impact on the environment, on society, and the economy - commonly referred to as the 3 P's ('People', 'Planet', 'Pocketbook'). Sustainable design seeks to balance the needs of these areas by using an integrated approach to create "win-win-win" design solutions. The... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Avi Rajagopal
Editor in Chief, Metropolis Magazine

Avinash Rajagopal is the editor-in-chief of Metropolis magazine. He is an expert on product and interior design in the digital age, as a historian of contemporary design as well as a frequent speaker at key industry events. He is the author of Hacking Design (Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, 2013)...

Grace Jeffers
Materials Specialist, NKBA Insider

An artist, designer, writer and historian, Grace is a thought leader in American art, architecture and design. She challenges us to reconsider long held presumptions about materials. By taking a step back she shows us bigger stories and teaches us how to see differently. Jeffers is known to challenge our...

Steve Feldman
CEO, Renovation Angel
Renovation Angel

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Susan Inglis
Executive Director, Sustainable Furnishings Council
Sustainable Furnishings Council

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Sponsored by: HomeAdvisor

Tuesday, February 19, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

  • Room: KBISNeXT Stage
Wondering how designers and technology experts work together to integrate smart technology into beautiful spaces?  After making its debut at CEDIA Expo last year, the Design Connection conversation continues with a panel of design professionals and technology integration experts sharing how they partner on successful projects. ...
Speaker(s)
David VanWert
Principal
VanWert Technology Design

VanWert Technology Design Inc. is a Southern California based firm specializing in low voltage systems design, consulting, engineering and management. VanWert Design’s team primary focus is audio/visual, information technologies, automation systems, private theaters, structured cabling, and CCTV integration for properties throughout North America. Founded in 2010, VanWert Technology Design Inc....

Jill Waage
Editor in Chief
Traditional Home

Appointed Editor in Chief of Traditional Home magazine a year and a half ago, Jill spent the first 25 years of her career working for the Better Homes & Gardens brand editing and managing home design magazines across décor, kitchen and bath, remodeling and DIY. Prior to leading Traditional Home,...

Joe Whitaker
President
The Thoughtful Home

Joe Whitaker, has 20 years of experience in Custom Systems Integration and Design Industry. As one of the most proactive members of the CEDIA Comunity and Control4 tech community Joe continues to design and implement amazing solutions while contributing to the consumer knowledgebase. Writing for CePro, Electronic House, and TecHome....

Molly Switzer
Principal and Owner
Molly N. Switzer Designs, LLC

Molly graduated from the NKBA Endorsed Oregon State University with degrees in Interior Design and Housing Studies. Early involvement as a student with the National Kitchen and Bath Association led to an easy transition into volunteering for the Columbia River Chapter of the NKBA of Oregon and South West...

Toni Sabatino
Owner
Toni Sabatino Style

Toni Sabatino is an award winning interior designer, cabinetry specialist, furniture designer and spatial planner serving the renovation and new construction market throughout the New York Metropolitan Area, Palm Beach, Las Angeles, Las Vegas, Orlando, Vermont and other resort locations. Toni currently serves as the NKBA Manhattan Chapter President, is...


Tuesday, February 19, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Room: The NKBA Presents KBISNeXT Stage
The skilled labor shortage is affecting the building sector and by extension, our businesses. This lively discussion will feature a diverse group of panelists who will share their experiences and challenges in navigating this shortage. Learn about new ways in which the industry is coming together to attract new, young talent... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Craig Smith
President, COO
ANGI Homeservices, HomeAdvisor

Craig Smith is the President and Chief Operating Officer of ANGI Homeservices, a brand that connects millions of homeowners to home service professionals through its portfolio of digital brands including HomeAdvisor, Angie’s List and Handy. In this role, he oversees operations, including those of HomeAdvisor (US)’s sales force. Prior to...

Jeff Sweenor
Builder
Sweenor Builders, This Old House TV

Jeff Sweenor began working with This Old House as the builder for the 2017 Idea House in East Matunuck, Rhode Island. The project won a platinum Best in American Living™ award from the National Association of Home Builders, and This Old House teamed up with Sweenor for a second time...

Kate Campbell
Founder, Contractor
KateBuilds Inc.

Kate Campbell entered into the skilled trades in 2005 when she applied to a three-month Enhanced General Carpentry program, "Women In Skilled Trades" (WIST) and has since worked in the television and renovation industry. She can be seen as part of the crew for HGTV’s "Holmes On Homes", "Holmes in...

Nathan Gilbert
Carpenter
Ask This Old House

Nathan Gilbert is the newest member of the team, serving as Carpenter on Ask This Old House. Nathan was selected as one of three in the first class of Generation NEXT apprentices and spent the summer of 2017 working alongside the TOHteam on the Newton Generation NEXT project. During his time...

Norm Abram
Master Carpenter
This Old House TV

Master carpenter of This Old House since the series' 1979 premiere, and host of The New Yankee Workshop since its premiere a decade later, Norm Abram has inspired millions of homeowners to renovate and restore their homes. Norm has appeared on Today, The Late Show With David Letterman, Oprah!, Entertainment...

Richard Trethewey
Plumbing and Heating Expert
Ask This Old House TV

Richard Trethewey has been an integral part of the This Old House team since the home improvement show's debut in 1979. Today, he also appears on the Emmy Award-winning show's sister series, Ask This Old House. Richard is a licensed master and journeyman plumber in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and has...


Tuesday, February 19, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    The NKBA and This Old House join forces in their commitment to helping close the skilled labor gap. Following the Skilled Trades panel discussion, this event will support the Skilled Labor Fund through raffles, donations and more. Join us in raising a glass, raising awareness and raising funds. Hosts:       ... ...read more...
    Speaker(s)
    Eric Thorkilsen
    CEO
    This Old House

    Eric G. Thorkilsen is CEO of THIS OLD HOUSE VENTURES, LLC, and Founder and CEO of LIFESTYLE MEDIA PARTNERS, Inc. As part of his work at LMP, Inc., he acquired and served as CEO of Edible Communities Inc. from 2013 to 2016, until the acquisition of THIS OLD HOUSE in...

    Suzie Williford
    Director of Business Development
    National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA)

    Suzie Williford has touched the lives of innumerable kitchen and bath professionals across more than 25 years of experience kitchen and bath sales, business development and involvement with the National Kitchen & Bath Association. Williford cut her teeth in kitchen and bath sales and business development before becoming a vice...


    Wednesday, February 20, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    • Room: The NKBA Presents KBISNeXT Stage
    Whether your clients live in a studio apartment in Chicago or in the suburban sprawls of Connecticut, "living small" is more than a catch phrase. It's no longer reserved for off-the-grid hipsters and urbanites, it's a shift in the way we live with ideas that translate into every square foot.... ...read more...
    Speaker(s)
    Carisha Swanson
    Senior Marketing Editor
    Elle Decor, House Beautiful, Veranda

    Carisha Swanson is a Georgia native, now living in southern Connecticut. While attending Williams College in Williamstown, MA she spent a year abroad studying design in London. After completing her BA with Honors in American Studies, she moved back to Atlanta, GA to work for the publisher W.W. Norton &...

    Kim Lewis
    Founder
    Kim Lewis Designs

    Kim Lewis is a "little lady with big ideas!" She is best known for her work as the Lead Designer behind ABC’s “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” and Founder of Kim Lewis Designs in Austin, TX. With the television show, Kim designed over 120 homes in 43 states. Her work...

    Shavonda Gardener
    Designer and Blogger
    SG Style

    Shavonda Gardner is the designer, blogger, and social media influencer behind the Interior Design and Lifestyle blog, SG Style. After serving in the military she discovered her love of design and thus began her pursuit into interiors. She is passionate about small space living and believes that just because you...

    Susan Serra
    President
    Susan Serra Associates, Inc.

    Susan Serra, CKD, CAPS is an award-winning designer and President of Susan Serra Associates, Inc. a kitchen and bath firm located in Long Island, NY, founded in 1991. Serra's design work has been published extensively since the 1990s, including two of her personal kitchens. She is a go-to source for...


    Wednesday, February 20, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    • Room: KBIS NeXT Stage
    Celebrating the women that are making their mark in the kitchen, bath and interior design industry, from design to skilled trades to the boardroom. Jane Dagmi, Editor in Chief of Designers Today magazine, speaks to our panelists about their journey, their challenges along the way and their perspective on their... ...read more...
    Speaker(s)
    Cassandra Nordell
    CEO
    William Standen Co. & Nordell Homes

    An innovative and highly strategic business leader, Cassandra has forged a new path within her industry and built William Standen Co. into a major player within the U.S. and Canadian design and renovation market. Cassandra’s innovative business leadership has been widely recognized. She made the 2016 W100 list in Canadian Business...

    Jane Dagmi
    Editor in Chief
    Designers Today magazine

    Jane Dagmi is the Editor-in-Chief of Designers Today, the fastest growing trade magazine for the design industry, delivering timely information, insight, and a healthy dose of inspiration designers need to grow their business. Jane is also the Senior Fashion Editor of Home Accents Today & Furniture Today, and has been...

    Kate Campbell
    Contractor
    Founder of KateBuilds Inc.

    Kate Campbell entered into the skilled trades in 2005 when she applied to a three-month Enhanced General Carpentry program, "Women In Skilled Trades" (WIST) and has since worked in the television and renovation industry. She can be seen as part of the crew for HGTV’s "Holmes On Homes", "Holmes in...

    Malene Barnett
    Founder
    Malene B Atelier

    Malene Barnett is a cross-media artist and founder of Malene B Atelier, a New York based art & design practice specializing in fine art, product design and bespoke carpets. Her work has been commissioned by global corporations such as Viacom, Wework and Saks Fifth Ave and landmark office buildings, including...

    Val Malone
    President & GM
    LIXIL Canada Inc.

    Valerie Malone is the General Manager of LIXIL Canada Inc., home to the American Standard, DXV and GROHE kitchen and bath brands, and the third female-led market in the global LIXIL organization. Leveraging a unique set of career experiences with high-profile brands such as PepsiCo Canada, Whirlpool Corporation, and LG...


    Wednesday, February 20, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

    • Room: KBISNeXT Stage
    One day. Ten Brands. Show favorite DesignBites returns to the KBISNeXT Stage for an exclusive one-day event featuring 10 of the most innovative kitchen and bath brands. DesignBites’ high-energy, “speed dating” format gives each participant three minutes to impress an audience of industry media and design VIPs with their new... ...read more...
    Speaker(s)
    Kelli Ellis
    Author & TV personality

    Known for her roles in TLC'S Clean Sweep and HGTV's Takeover My Makeover, Move or Improve, Celebrity Holiday Homes, and House Hunters Renovation, Ellis now stars in her own show on The Design Network, Design Therapy. Beyond her highly successful design career, Ellis is an artist, licensee, speaker, founding partner...


    Wednesday, February 20, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    • Room: The NKBA Presents KBISNeXT Stage
    What is the New Luxury in kitchen and bath design?  What role does authenticity play in the definition of Modern Luxury?  What is the relationship of price to value?  What functional elements at play?  Does rarity matter?   This panel will explore how the topic of luxury has evolved, discussing all elements... ...read more...
    Speaker(s)
    Alison Pickart
    Interior Designer

    With two decades of experience, and projects completed throughout the United States and Europe, Alison Pickart brings a unique perspective to the art and process of Interior Design. Her ideology that 'great interior design cannot exist without architecture, and great architecture cannot exist without interior design' allows for a holistic approach...

    Beth Dotolo
    Principal
    Pulp Design and NKBA Insider

    Beth Dotolo and Carolina Gentry co-founded Pulp Design Studios in 2007, growing the company into a major brand beyond interior design and with offices in Dallas and Seattle. With a forward-thinking approach to commerce and design, the duo has established a unique viewpoint that combines luxury design and a flair...

    Carolina Gentry
    Principal
    Pulp Design and NKBA Insider

    Beth Dotolo and Carolina Gentry co-founded Pulp Design Studios in 2007, growing the company into a major brand beyond interior design and with offices in Dallas and Seattle. With a forward-thinking approach to commerce and design, the duo has established a unique viewpoint that combines luxury design and a flair...

    Parker Bowie Larson
    Market Director
    Architectural Digest

    Parker Bowie Larson is the Market Director at Architectural Digest, leading home market and design for the magazine. She is responsible for identifying and introducing new talent in the industry, covering debut collections, and highlighting new products and trends. In this position, she is in charge of heading up...

    Richard Anuszkeiwicz
    Executive Director Kitchen and Bath
    Alt Breeding Schwartz

    Highlighted as a top industry innovator by Kitchen & Bath Design News for creative talents and business acumen, Richard T. Anuszkiewicz (ANNA-SKEV-ICH) is the Creative Director of Richar Living Lifestyle Brand. A 2018 Coverings Emerging Leader, 2017 Modenus Top 10 Design Influencer and Washingtonian Style Setter, Richard graduated from Virginia...


    Wednesday, February 20, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    • Room: KBIS NeXTStage
    What happens at the intersection of residential design, technology and wellness? A beautifully designed home that’s intelligent, safe and healthy.  Bringing the design pro together with the technology integrator to create smartly designed and built residences that consider natural light, acoustics, moisture and toxin control as well as safety and... ...read more...
    Speaker(s)
    Debbie Davis
    CMKBD, CAPS, CLIPP

    Debbie Davis is a Certified Master Kitchen & Bath Designer (CMKBD) holding the Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS) and Certified Living in Place Professional (CLIPP) certifications. These certifications allow Debbie to open new opportunities and support clients specifically looking for assistance in aging in place. As an interior designer specializing...

    Elle Millard
    CKD, Trend Forecasting Consultant

    Interior design expert Elle H-Millard, a certified kitchen designer (CKD) and trend forecasting consultant, started her career pursing a Masters of Fine Art degree in sculpture at the University of the Arts, Philadelphia, where understanding the relationship between positive and negative space became more than a passion. She was quickly...

    Giles Sutton
    Senior Vice President of Industry Engagement
    CEDIA

    Giles Sutton - Senior Vice President of Industry Engagement Giles Sutton is the Senior Vice President of Industry Engagement at CEDIA. In this role he is charged with driving member engagement around the world, facilitating strong partnerships across the industry, and helping build awareness of the CEDIA channel among architects, builders...

    Jamie Gold
    CKD, CAPS, Mayo Clinic Trained Wellness Coach

    Jamie Gold, CKD, CAPS, MCTWC is a San Diego-based Certified Kitchen Designer, Certified Aging in Place Specialist, Mayo Clinic Trained Wellness Coach, journalist, speaker, industry consultant and author. Since becoming a designer in 2004 after a three-decade career in media and marketing, Jamie has completed hundreds of kitchens and baths...

    Julie Jacobson
    Co-Founder & Editor
    CEPro

    Julie Jacobson is co-founder of EH Media, producer of CE Pro, Electronic House, Commercial Integrator, Security Sales and other leading technology publications. A CEDIA fellow and recipient of the CTA TechHome Leadership Award, Julie currently spends most of her time writing for CE Pro in the areas of home automation,...


    Wednesday, February 20, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    • Room: KBISNeXT Stage
    Be live and in person when we award the kitchen and bath industry’s most prestigious honor, the Best of KBIS! Celebrate the most innovative new products of the year with sponsoring Meredith publications, Beautiful Kitchens & Baths, Traditional Home and Dream Kitchens & Baths. Host Karman Hotchkiss, Deputy Director, Edit... ...read more...
    Speaker(s)
    Aimee Inouye
    Founder AID+D

    After experiencing a remodel with her parents at a young age and later working with clients who are unfamiliar with home renovations, Aimee Inouye founded AID+D in 2016 to help educate others with the design process and to create an enjoyable experience along the way. Born and raised in Honolulu,...

    Aston Smith
    Designer, Bilotta

    Aston Smith joined Bilotta’s design team in 2012 with 20 years in residential design. Her particular expertise in kitchen and home furnishings design reflects her college background in fine arts and design where she first discovered her interest in the balance and function of form. As a designer Aston believes...

    Karman Hotchkiss
    Deputy Director, Edit & Operations
    Special Interest Media

    Karman Hotchkiss leads Meredith Corporation’s Luxury Home portfolio and other newsstand-based magazines in the Meredith Core Media group. Her responsibilities include “Beautiful Kitchens and Baths,” “Dream Kitchens and Baths,” “Elegant Homes,” and about 40 other decorating, remodeling, holiday, and enthusiast titles....

    Kelly Morisseau
    Author of Kelly’s Kitchen Sync and Kelly’s Kitchen Savvy
    MSK Design Build

    Kelly Morisseau is a writer and certified master kitchen and bath residential interior designer for a California award-winning design build firm. Author of Kelly’s Kitchen Sync and Kelly’s Kitchen Savvy, she has also written for magazines from Journal of Light Construction to Traditional Home. When she’s not designing creative new...

    Laurie Haefele
    Associate A.I.A, ASID, NKBA, and Founder of Haefele Design

    Laurie B. Haefele, Associate A.I.A, ASID, NKBA, and founder of Haefele Design, has specialized in innovative kitchen and bath design since 1997. She is known for her extreme attention to detail and knowledge of the latest trends and is also celebrated for her versatility and range of style. Laurie’s dedication...

    Nathan Reynolds
    Founder of Insperiors

    As the owner and principal designer of Insperiors, LLC – a Rhode Island based full-service residential interior design firm located at The Hope Artiste Village in Pawtucket, RI, Nathan J. Reynolds is passionate about all things design. Nathan incorporates his keen sense of timeless design principles and being selective with...


    Thursday, February 21, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

    • Room: The NKBA Presents KBISNeXT Stage
    If you ever wanted to get the Cliff notes on managing your design business, this one's for you. Modenus Media CEO Veronika Miller speaks with a panel of influential design business coaches and one savvy editor to help you get to the bottom of business basics. The conversation will cover... ...read more...
    Speaker(s)
    Claire Jefford
    Interior Decorator, Business Coach & Vlogger
    Creating Contrast Designs

    Claire Jefford began her award winning Interior Decorating firm in 2011 & has also been an Interior Design Business Coach since 2016. Claire is passionate about marketing, creating videos & having organized processes. She openly shares decorating tips, design advice and proven strategies for running a business with her no-nonsense...

    Kimberly Seldon
    Kimberly Seldon Design Group

    Kimberley Seldon is a designer, broadcaster and writer who advocates for spaces that celebrate the people who live in them. Educated at California State University and trained in Toronto, she has been in private practice since 1991. Based in Toronto and Los Angeles, the award-winning Kimberley Seldon Design Group today...

    Luann Nigara
    A Well-Designed Business

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    Veronica Solomon
    Interior Designer, Casa Vilora Interiors

    Veronica Solomon is an award-winning interior designer whose work has been featured in numerous publications including The ASID Texas Gulf Coast Chapter magazine, Houston House & Home magazine, Katy magazine, and national blogs such as Apartment Therapy. She has been named as one of The Top Ten Emerging Designers To...

    Veronika Miller
    CEO, Modenus Media, Founder Designhounds, BlogTour & DesignTrail

    A former kitchen, bath and interior designer with a background in multi-national brand marketing, Veronika Miller works today with a focus on forging connections between influencers, specifiers and brands and on helping brands gain visibility in a busy digital landscape as CEO of Modenus Media. Modenus Media is internationally known...

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    Sponsored by: HomeAdvisor

    Thursday, February 21, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    • Room: The NKBA Presents KBISNeXT Stage
    Goodbye "Aging-in-Place" and hello "Good Design". Jennifer Bertrand hosts a lively discussion between Boomers, Gen X & Millenials to explore how universal design can be beautiful and cool AND how these important considerations can be marketed to future clients. Moderator: Jennifer Bertrand, Interior Designer Panelists: Paula Kennedy, CMKBD, Timeless Kitchen... ...read more...
    Speaker(s)
    Alex Capecelatro
    Founder and CEO
    Josh.ai

    Alex Capecelatro is the founder and CEO of Josh.ai, a voice controlled smart home platform with a focus on artificial intelligence. Josh.ai utilizes a proprietary natural language understanding (NLU) engine with state of the art integrations for a powerful user experience. Alex started his career as a research scientist for...

    Jennifer Bertrand
    Designer
    Lifetime

    Jennifer Bertrand is best known as the winner of HGTV’s ‘Design Star’ drawing over 5 million viewers to her no-nonsense, accessible approach to making positive and impactful design changes without breaking the bank. After taking the competition by storm, Jennifer moved on to host her own show, Paint Over!...

    Mitzi Beach
    Interior Designer, Author, and Baby Boomer Marketing & Lifestyle Specialist

    Mitzi Beach A.S.I.D. C.A.P.S. is an award-winning Interior Designer, Author, and Baby Boomer Marketing & Lifestyle Specialist. Mitzi, armed with 30 years experience and a masters degree in interior design, she is one of the Design Hounds top 100 influencers 2018, selected as a member of the prestigious Style Spotters...

    Paula Kennedy
    Interior Designer
    Timeless Kitchen Design

    An Interior Designer of 20 years, Paula Kennedy’s firm Timeless Kitchen Design is a second career post-Corporate America. A love of kitchen and bath design offered her the opportunity to combine left-brain technical details and with the ability to play with right-brain space and color. Paula is a Certified Master...

    Suzanne Scott
    Principal Designer
    Suzanne Kristine Interiors

    Suzanne entered the design industry as the beginning of a new career. She got her start with the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA), which later named her as one of the nation's top 30 Under 30 innovators in the kitchen and bath industry. She earned her Master of Fine...


    Thursday, February 21, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

    • Room: The NKBA Presents KBISNeXT Stage
    The new NKBA Insiders have scoured the show and are ready to share their best finds in their respective areas of expertise. As the grand finale to KBIS NeXT Stage 2019, join us to recap the show and hear about the products that made this panel of experts say WOW! ...
    Speaker(s)
    Leanne Wood
    President
    Flying Camel Advertising

    Leanne Wood is the president of Flying Camel Advertising, Design + PR, a full-service communications firm operating in the Greater Toronto Area. For over 23 years, Leanne has guided the agency through significant growth, industry specialization, and rapid technological change. In addition to being a PR and Social Media specialist,...


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