The 11 categories for the KBBFocus Awards & Celebration 2022 have now been finalised, with detailed information regarding criteria and eligibility for entry, along with contact information for booking tickets, now available on a newly created website.
Emma Hedges, editor of KBBFocus, said: "Our Awards & Celebration event is an opportunity for us to celebrate and highlight the immense talent and innovation that the KBB industry has to offer, and I can't wait to see the entries start rolling in on 6th June. Some prestigious names will be joining me on our judging panel and we will be revealing details of those soon. But meanwhile, it's time to start planning your Awards submissions!"
Darren Summerfield, commercial director for KBBFocus, added: "We have some amazing entertainment lined up for our inaugural Awards event, which is going to double as a fun festive extravaganza. We've also been overwhelmed by the support we've received with over 350 tickets already sold, and we're proud to have some of the biggest and best names in the industry sponsoring us – a big thank you to all of them."
The KBBFocus Awards 2022 categories are:
Kitchen Retailer of the Year (sponsored by Blanco)
Bathroom Retailer of the Year (sponsored by Impey)
Kitchen Design of the Year (sponsored by ArtiCAD)
Bathroom Design of the Year (sponsored by VitrA)
Best Surface of the Year (sponsored by Masterclass Kitchens)
Best Kitchen Product of the Year
Best Bathroom Product of the Year
UWLA Sustainable Initiative of the Year (sponsored by InSinkErator)
Apprenticeship Programme of the Year (sponsored by Simon Acres Group)
Best Installed Project of the Year (sponsored by SENSTEC)
Lifetime Achievement Award
Entries for the Awards open Monday 6th June at 8am, and the deadline for submissions is set for midnight on Friday 15th July. There is no cost involved and they are FREE to enter. Winners of the Awards will be presented with their trophies at a glittering lunchtime ceremony on 1st December 2022 at The Brewery in London. For further details of entry requirements, sponsorship opportunities and how to book a table, visit kbbfocusawards.com.