30 Under 30

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30 Under 30

The 2018 30 Under 30 Call for Entries is now closed.
Recipients will be notified of their acceptance at the end of August


We’re searching for several outstanding young professionals who possess the passion, creativity and brilliance to be the voice of the next generation of kitchen and bath experts.
Our 30 Under 30 Program is designed to celebrate the future rock stars of kitchen and bath. As an industry professional, you can nominate a colleague or enter directly with a few easy steps.


If selected, you’ll help identify significant trends, innovation and technology, sustainable business practices and emerging business models at KBIS 2018 in Orlando. You’ll meet amazing peers, network with important industry leaders, and otherwise shake the trees inside the kitchen and bath trades. The association will also honor you and your contributions during next year’s KBIS.


This annual program has left a lasting impact on the lives and careers of our 30 under 30 alumni. 


The nominee for NKBA 30 Under 30 recognition must:

  • Be born on or after January 12, 1988
  • Be outgoing, passionate, and excited to network with new colleagues
  • Work in the kitchen and bath industry
  • Be interested in furthering a career within the kitchen and bath industry
  • Be supported by their current employer to participate in this program


    30 Under 30 recipients will receive:
    • A Free Trip to KBIS 2018 (airfare and lodging)
    • KBIS Show floor pass, conference pass and access to a keynote session
    • Media exposure and awareness among top design and trade professionals
    • Pre-event and post-event networking activities

    Entrants can apply directly or be nominated by industry professional. How to apply:

    • Complete the nomination or application form below by Friday, July 28, 2017
    • Have questions? Please email us at 30under30@nkba.org

    Apply today! Your future is waiting for you...


    Want to improve your chances of being selected? Here are some examples of information to include in your submission:

    • Awards and acknowledgments you have received for work in the kitchen and bath industry
    • Sales and marketing accomplishments, statistics, and sales figures
    • Certifications related to the kitchen and bath industry
    • Community service/charity involvement – industry related or other
    • NKBA Chapter officer positions held, or other industry related association memberships, etc.
    • Innovative solutions you have brought to your job, improvements in job processes, project involvement  above and  beyond your daily job requirements

    The NKBA 30 Under 30 is an elite group of young professionals who are truly the best of the best—be sure to highlight any accomplishments that make your application stand out!

    For Sponsorship Opportunities please contact:
    Mauri Bailey, Business Development Manager
    Mbailey@nkba.org | 678-900-2661


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