MIA+BSI Joins IBS and KBIS for Design & Construction Week® 2017
MIA+BSI: The Natural Stone Institute
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Oberlin, OH, and Chestertown, NY, November 1, 2016 —MIA+BSI: The Natural Stone Institute is a supporting organization of the fourth annual Design & Construction Week (DCW).
Founding partners, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) will continue driving the possibilities of home forward as the co-location of the NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) and the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show® (KBIS) moves to Orlando, Florida, January 10-12, 2017. DCW will bring together more than 80,000 design and construction professionals in the largest gathering of the residential design and construction industry.
MIA+BSI members will enjoy discounted registration for the event, while the organization’s leaders will participate in the Design & Construction Week Executive Roundtable to discuss issues and trends in the US housing market and exchange ideas with other industry thought leaders.
“MIA+BSI is thrilled to be a DCW Supporting Organization. We look forward to the networking and education opportunities offered by this event. Our members will benefit greatly from attending Design & Construction Week,” said MIA President David Castellucci.
“We have seen explosive growth in Design & Construction Week over the past few years, primarily due the draw of having so many big industry players all in one place,” said NAHB CEO Jerry Howard. “The support of MIA+BSI only further bolsters the prominence of this event. DCW has become the premier event for our industry, and we expect the 2017 show to be the best year yet.”
“NKBA is thrilled about this collaboration, bringing so many industry representatives together in one location creates huge value for everyone involved," said Bill Darcy, NKBA CEO. "This is ultimately a huge win for consumers, as we lead the way in connecting the industry.”
Show dates include:
• NAHB International Builders’ Show: January 10-12, Orange County Convention Center
• Kitchen & Bath Industry Show: January 10-12, Orange County Convention Center
Registration is open at designandconstructionweek.com—registered attendees will have access to both trade shows held during Design & Construction Week.
MIA+BSI: the Natural Stone Institute serves more than 1900 members in 55 countries who represent every aspect of the natural stone industry, offering them a wide array of technical and training resources, professional development, regulatory advocacy, and networking events. Two prominent publications—the Dimension Stone Design Manual and Building Stone Magazine—raise awareness in both the industry and the design communities for the promotion and best use of natural stone. Learn more at www.naturalstoneinstitute.org.