Practical advice at the kbbreview Retail & Design Conference
The new conference sessions will help you grow your business through topics such as... suviving a recession and coming out stronger...knowing what consumers are looking for...designing the '4G' home plus many more.
See the full schedule here.
'The Rock' by Colin Wong
A ground-breaking new concept from award winning kitchen designer Colin Wong, which explores the potential of permanence and impermanence in kitchen furniture and materials. Leading material suppliers Corian, Neolith, Formica and Cosentino will fabricate, deliver an install each in a series of 'Rocks' which will be on display at the show.
The Edinburgh designer commented,
"The concept is the creation of bespoke kitchen sculptures designed to connect with the surrounding architecture. Sculpt your personalised 'rock' then cloak it with your selected material, and finally 'slot in' your cabinetry. Quality cabinets can be simply interchanged through the generations whilst the rock remains as your bespoke commissioned sculpture. Like a painting, creating your personalised and captivating visual sculpture will add an air of true individuality to your kitchen."
Europe's key 2018 product launch event
Cooking up a storm, Kuppersbusch will unveil its latest cutting edge appliance collection. The new 'Mix and Match' design options offer retailers complete flexibility across its Comfort+, Premium+ and Profession+ built in cooking appliances.
Cosentino will launch striking new shades for its Silestone quartz surface range, as well as previews of exciting new options for its Sensa treated granite collection.
Franke will offer a first look at their New Style SYG 611 granite inset sink, combining sophisticated design with quality and high performance.
Newform will showcase their 6 new 'Exclusive Metal' and 6 new 'PVD' finishes at the show. The revolutionary 'Exclusive Metal' finishes combine elegant aesthetics with state-of-the-art technological performance. The cutting-edge 'PVD' finishes display a treatment based on the vacuum deposition of an ultra-thin film.
Leading appliance specialist Caple is raising the bar with its biggest and best ever stand. Retailers are invited to experience more than 80 new and award-winning appliances, kitchens, sinks & taps on a New York inspired stand with cafe.
kbb Birmingham for Installers
We recognise that installation is an integral part of our industry and ask the UK's leading event, there are many reasons why installers should visit kbb Birmingham 2018. We worked closely with The British Institute of Kitchen, Bedroom & Bathroom Installation (BiKBBI) to deliver a greate experience for installers. In addition to being the perfect opportunity to network with the 1000+ installation professionals attending, BiKBBI will be hosting a series of seminars on their stand (T125) at kbb Birmingham - from recruitment opportunities to connecting with businesses looking to meet the best installers in the industry. To read more about why installers should visit kbb Birmingham this year, head over to our blog. The programme for the talks and seminars can be found on BiKBBI's website.