Kitchen & Bath Design News

JUL 2014

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Industry Update { Noteworthy developments impacting the kitchen and bath market } w w w. To p K n o b s . c o m 9 0 8 - 3 5 9 - 6 1 7 4 8 0 0 - 4 9 9 - 9 0 9 5 w e a l l l i k e a l i t t l e s p a r k l e . y o u r c a b i n e t s a r e n o e x c e p t i o n . Circle No. 8 on Product Card Basco Hosts Showroom Council Mason, OH — Basco Manufac- turing Co. hosted its inaugural Showroom Council event on June 4-6 at the company's headquar- ters in Cincinnati, OH. The three-day event was a kick of to the company's newly devel- oped Showroom Council, where Basco appointed 10 plumbing wholesale professionals heavily involved in showroom manage- ment and sales to participate for a one-year term. The objective of the council is to share industry trends and thought leadership on a variety of industry topics that the company will integrate into its future product development and marketing programs. "Having the opportunity to di- rectly engage with leaders within our space to gain a frst-hand un- derstanding of how our products and brand supports the growth of their business is invaluable," said Don Gamble, exec. v.p. of sales & marketing. Doug Mockett Call for Entries Manhattan Beach, CA — Doug Mockett & Co. is now accepting entries for its An- nual Design Competition. Winners will each receive a $1,000 prize, an engraved trophy and royalties based on sales of the design they submit, which will be intro- duced as a product from the company. Entries should include a written description of the product, and drawings or models of the project are recommended. Submissions should be sent via registered mail to: Attn: Design Com- petition, 1915 Abalone Ave., Torrance, CA 90501; or email to (PDF fles only). The deadline for sub- mission of all entries is September 2, 2014. For additional infor- mation, call the contest administrator at 800-523- 1269. Last year's winners can be viewed at http:// competition/. T h e 2 014 B a s c o S h o w r o o m Council included participants from Plumb Supply, Des Moines, IA; Brock McVey, Lexington, KY; Keifel Supply, Cincinnati, OH; Famous Supply, Pittsburgh, PA; Security Supply, Selkirk, NY; Peabody Supply, North Andover, MA; ESPCO, Scranton, PA; Gray Hodges Alcoa, Knoxville, TN, and Southland Supply, New Orleans, LA. • Plumbing professionals recently attended Basco's inaugural Showroom Council event. KBD_10-17_IndustryUpdate.indd 15 6/16/14 3:27 PM

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