Call for Entries: New 2024 KCMA® Design Awards Competition to Recognize Outstanding Kitchen Design Projects

RESTON, VA. – The Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association (KCMA) has announced a new KCMA® Design Awards program for 2024 and is inviting interior designers to submit their best kitchen design projects featuring KCMA Member cabinets. The program is intended to recognize outstanding kitchen designs by interior designers, kitchen designers, and architects practicing in the United States.

“We’re very excited about the launch of the new KCMA Design Awards program,” said KCMA CEO Betsy Natz. “Beyond recognizing outstanding kitchen designs, the overarching goal of the program is to promote public interest in cabinet design excellence. The competition will focus on the quality of the cabinet environments within kitchens, while promoting the important role interior designers play in the process.”

“This competition is a great opportunity for interior design professionals to showcase their best designs, gain recognition among their peers, and build exposure for their work and firm,” continued Natz. “But it’s not all about winning – it’s also a way spark community engagement by shining a spotlight on innovation, quality, and originality.”

According to Natz, entries for the KCMA 2024 Design Awards program may be submitted through March 15, 2024. Judging will take place March 15 through April 1, 2024. For the 2024 inaugural program, designers may submit eligible projects completed during calendar years 2021, 2022, and 2023. After judging is finalized, one (1) First Award for Best Kitchen Design will be named with the winner receiving a trip to the 2024 KCMA Spring Leadership Conference to receive their award which includes airfare, accommodations, and a $1,000 stipend for expenses. The First Award winner will also be featured in a full-page advertisement in Kitchen & Bath Design News and recognized on the Woodworking Network and KCMA websites. One (1) Second Award for 2nd Best Kitchen design will also receive a $500 cash award.

Complete information about the 2024 KCMA® Design Awards, including the official Rules & Regulations, How to Submit, and more, is available at KCMA Designer Awards – Announcing the New 2024 KCMA Design Awards.

ABOUT KCMA. The Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association (KCMA) is a non-profit organization founded in 1955 to represent companies who manufacture cabinets, bath cabinets, or other residential cabinets and key kitchen and bath industry suppliers. With a membership now more than 300 strong throughout North America, KCMA works to advance the cabinet industry through advocacy, setting cabinet quality standards, sponsoring kitchen and bath cabinet-related research, and providing the cabinet industry with management tools and educational programs.

KCMA establishes and promotes standards for the kitchen cabinet industry; defends and advocates in support of the cabinet industry; and arms our members with valuable tools necessary to promote and grow their cabinet businesses.

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