Europe’s largest kitchen buying group, Der Kreis, held its AGM at kbb HQ in London on 12th June 2017, with over 130 members in attendance.
The Kitchen Bathroom Buying Group, KBBG, part of Der Kreis, began by announcing its two new supplier members: glass splashback manufacturer Opticolour and bathroom and kitchen brassware company JTP. The organisation also announced a new partnership with the Used Kitchen Exchange with exclusive KBBG member offers.
Also exhibiting at kbb Birmingham 2018 on stand J115, Der Kreis welcomed our very own Jon Johnston and newly appointed Brand Director Joel Butler to the stage, who summarised industry market forecasts for the next 4 years, research conducted by AMA research. It is predicted that although the rate of growth slows down this year and remains at that level for 2018 and 2019, there is an overall healthy and positive kbb market despite uncertain times.
The visitors then enjoyed a boat trip down the River Thames, for the perfect networking opportunity.