Awards    News 23 Feb 2018

The Designer Kitchen & Bathroom Awards unveils new premium venue and luxury branding

To celebrate the 16th year of The Designer Kitchen & Bathroom Awards, a glamorous new luxury venue and a new October date has been announced.

The 2018 Designer Awards will be held in the Great Hall at the De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms, in the heart of London’s Covent Garden. This iconic Grade II listed venue is ideal in both location and design. Just five minutes from Covent Garden, the exterior of the Grand Connaught Rooms present a grand aesthetic, with Art Deco interiors and high, arched ceilings.

The After-Party will continue in the Balmoral Suite at the same venue, offering guests further networking opportunities with guests.

Martin Allen-Smith, Editor of Designer Kitchen & Bathroom magazine, says: “The Awards are the most respected design honours in the industry, showcasing the best kitchen and bathroom design projects and innovative products from around the UK and beyond.

“This year, we’re raising the bar once again with a fantastic new venue right in the heart of London. It will be a fitting place to showcase the very best in design talent from across the K&B sector.”

The Awards open for entries on 1st May, with designers and manufacturers able to put their best work forward for consideration by a panel of expert judges. Allen-Smith adds: “I’m always impressed with the range, creativity, and quality of entries we receive each year and we look forward to discovering the latest superb new projects and product designs.”

Clara Perry, Managing Director of Pro Publishing Media & Events, says: “We are delighted to work with our Headline Sponsor Siemens for the third year running. The new premium venue reflects the Siemens brand as well as the Designer Awards. We pride ourselves on bringing together the ‘best of the best’ within the industry to our event and always strive towards maintaining that philosophy. The earlier October date, in response to feedback from attendees and sponsors, gives the Designer Awards the prime presence it deserves on the kitchen and bathroom industry calendar.”

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