NKBA Thirty Under 30 Class of 2022 Names 30’s Choice Award Winners

Published: February 11, 2022

The National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) Thirty Under 30 Class of 2022 announces their 30’s Choice Award winners at the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS), in Orlando. KBIS is the platform where the newest class of Thirty Under 30 is introduced and asked to scour the show floor, scoping out products they deem to be the best in six performance categories. The 2022 Class of NKBA Thirty Under 30 program is sponsored by Delta Faucet Company and Signature Kitchen Suite.

Now in its 10th year, the NKBA Thirty Under 30 program recognizes accomplished kitchen and bath industry professionals under the age of 30. Each year’s class comprises rising leaders from throughout the industry and is widely regarded as the leading showcase for the brightest young talent working in kitchen and bath design and remodeling.

30’s Choice Award-winning brands

Divided into 6 teams of five, the 2022 Class scoured the KBIS show floor to find their top product choices in one of six categories.  The following products/brands were selected as the 30’s Choice award winners:

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  • Sustainability – Beko, Eco Recycled Tub
  • Outdoor Living – Cosentino, Dekton by Cosentino
  • Smart Home Integration/WIFI enabled products – GE Profile, GE Profile Kitchen Hub – Generation 2 (shown in photo above)
  • Universal Design/Living in Place – Signature Kitchen Suite, 48″ French Door Refrigerator
  • Wellness/Health – Natufia, Natufia Smart Garden
  • Creative Use of Color – True Residential, 48” fridge: TR-48SBS-SG-B-086-H02; 30” fridge:
  • TR-30REF-R-SS-A-129-H01; 24” fridge drawers: TURADA-24-D-A~S~DSK-078-H03

Winners were announced on Thursday morning, Feb. 10, from the KBISNeXT Stage. 2020 Thirty Under 30, Joseph DeCasperis, hosted the awards ceremony.

“Each year we are blow away by the young talent our industry possesses,” said Suzie Williford, EVP and chief strategy officer of the NKBA. “Our Thirty Under 30 classes are some of the brightest and the best.  It’s so rewarding to celebrate these up and comers every year at KBIS.”

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