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20th January 2020
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KBSA experts to meet consumers at Grand Designs
The Kitchen, Bathroom & Bedroom Specialists Association has announced that it will have a number of retail members present to provide advice at Grand Designs, which takes place at the NEC in Birmingham from 9th through 13th October.
Four KBSA retail members will be on hand to discuss visitors' kitchen projects throughout the show in the Ask an Expert area. Individual sessions can be booked on-line, in advance with one of the following retailers:
* Luke Bates - Ashgrove Kitchens
* Robert Guinan - Jacob Roberts Interiors
* Keith Myers (pictured) - The Myers Touch
* Stuart Irving - Ablutions
Two members will also be speaking in the 'Design & Build Forum'. Keith Myers will present; Creating kitchens with light, space and laughter on Wednesday 9th and Saturday 12th October. Mark Buchanan from Upstairs Downstairs will present on Wednesday 9th October.
"We have been working with Grand Designs for a number of years and know that our experts are always in demand," says KBSA national chair Richard Hibbert. "We are delighted that they have created new opportunities to engage with kitchen designers and are looking forward to a very successful show."
Details of all the sessions can be found and bookings can be made at:
In other news, the KBSA continues to grow its membership, with two more retailers, one corporate and one foundation member joining this month.
The latest new retail members include A1 Interiors based in Grantham, Nottinghamshire and Riverside Kitchens based in Elgin, Morayshire. The new corporate member is Inspire KBB based at Birmingham Business Park, Birmingham and the foundation member, Glengarry Kitchens is based in Glasgow.
Jordan Whitworth from A1 Interiors says: "We have trading for three years and as we have grown, so has our requirement for quality business services and support in a challenging retail environment.
"After researching the various bodies the only one which ticked our boxes was the KBSA. It is designed to support independent businesses such as ours with terms and conditions, finance options and most importantly customer peace of mind."
4th October 2019