Kbb Birmingham celebrates best visitor turnout in decade

UK kitchens, bedrooms and bathrooms exhibition Kbb Birmingham 2024 has reported its highest visitor turnout in 10 years.

13 Mar, 24

Biennial kitchens, bedrooms and bathrooms exhibition Kbb Birmingham 2024 has reported its highest visitor turnout in 10 years.

Kbb Birmingham celebrates best visitor turnout in decade

Held at the NEC, the four-day event attracted over 17,150 visitors, including more than 7,000 retailers, according to the show’s organiser.

Sales director of Kbb Birmingham Jon Johnston commented:We would like to thank all our colleagues in the KBB industry who have made this year’s event such a success.

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“The show has reached new heights with a broader range of exhibitors than ever before, who have presented innovative, multi-faceted stands, appealing to a wide reach of audiences across different sectors.”

He continued: “We are delighted by the positive feedback we’ve had from visitors and exhibitors alike.”

Tom Reynolds, CEO of The Bathroom Manufacturers Association (BMA) which held a programme of talks at the exhibition, said: “BMA was delighted to have an enthusiastic audience for the BMA’s Seminar Talks at kbb Birmingham, with some fantastic insights and expert advice shared by our panellists.

“The show has grown significantly and definitely had a buzz for 2024. The stand builds from the brands present were very impressive and a great form of motivation for what’s in store for the year ahead.”

Featuring over 320 exhibitors, spanning more than 25 product categories, KBB Birmingham saw the launchpad for new products and brands.

Exhibiting for the first time to a retail audience, sales director of Bocchi UK Darren Paxford commented: “We’ve had a fantastic 4 days at kbb Birmingham, showcasing our Bocchi collection and we’ve had such great feedback on our products.

“It’s an exciting time for us as we’re introducing our brand into the retail marketplace, so it’s been the ideal opportunity to meet new connections as we build our network of customers and develop long term, collaborative relationships.”

UK sales agent for Ramonsoler and Decosan, Eddie Streader agreed: “kbb Birmingham was the ideal place to launch Ramonsoler and Decosan in the UK and we’ve had a fantastic four days at the show.

“It has given us the opportunity to introduce both brands to retailers in the UK market and help us to really understand how we can support them. We have made some great connections at the show and we look forward to following up these leads and driving our business forward this year.”

The views were shared by experienced exhibitors, such as Kuchenhaus, as head of marketing Paul Lee commented; “KBB was a great opportunity for us to create new business leads for nobilia and generate new franchise partner interest for Kutchenhaus.

“We really enjoyed participating at the show and look forward to following up with our contacts, old and new, soon.”

The next KBB Birmingham exhibition will take place from March 1-4, 2026.