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The Innovation Awards are returning to kbb Birmingham 2020 - explore and be inspired by the very latest in innovation across the kbb sector.
You are invited to enter your companies inventions for consideration by an expert panel, with entries ranging from products and components to manufacturing techniques that are breaking boundaries and sculpting the future of the market.
The 10 short-listed finalists will be displayed in an inspiring showcase at kbb 2020 for you to discover and vote for your favourite in the ‘People’s Choice Award’. The judges’ finalist, as well as the People’s Choice Award winner will be announced on Tuesday 3rd March 2020.
The Judges for the 2020 Innovation Awards include:
- Amanda Hughes, Experience Centre Manager at Blum
- Andrew Davies, Managing Editor at Taylist Media
- Colin Wong, Kitchen Designer
- Richard Hibbert, Managing Director at KSL Sudbury & KBSA Chair
- Andy Bishop, Creative Director of kbb Birmingham
Sponsored by Blum
2018 Award Winners
Wirquin - Nano 6.7 Basin Waste & Trap
“This product is a functional solution to a big problem; it provides critical storage space whilst reinventing a universal product, which aligns with how bathrooms are used in today’s world.”
Virtual Worlds - 4D Theatre
“Virtual Worlds’ 4D Theatre is an effective way of challenging how the industry engages with the consumer. VR has a firm place in the future of the industry and there is room for a huge amount of growth within this market.”
Multilines Caccaro - Walk-in Wardrobe
“The portable walk-in wardrobe responds well to the growing refurbishment market - offering flexibility across bedroom design. The product also has potential to be used in multiple industries - even in rental properties, making it perfect for urban living.”
Villeroy & Boch - Siluet with TitanCeram Ceramic Sink Collection
“This product uses technology to overcome the traditional fragility of ceramic surfaces, meeting a long term demand for low profile ceramic in the kitchen sector. This concept is highly adaptable and can be easily transferred between the kitchen and bathroom.”