| Jan 26, 2012 |
Richardson & Bulthaup headline kbb Birmingham
Boh staff
By Staff

The seminar programme for kbb Birmingham, taking place March 4-7 in the United Kingdom, has been announced and promises to equip visitors with the inspiration and knowledge for the year ahead and will discuss the key issues facing the kitchen, bath and bedroom sector.

Anna Ryder Richardson has been announced as one of the keynote speakers of this year’s programme. As one of the UK's best loved interior designers, and currently working within the kbb sector as a design consultant for Magnet, Ryder Richardson is perfectly placed to discuss the latest news and developments in kitchen design. Anna will be join the show on Monday 5 March, curating much of the day’s programme, managing the Q&A sessions and presenting her own seminar.

“I’m passionate about interior design and love to share my experiences and that’s why I’m thrilled to be involved in this year’s kbb Birmingham as I know I’ll be talking directly to the industry," said Ryder Richardson. "With consumers paying particular attention on how best to maximise their space and get the best ‘bang for their buck’, I’m looking forward to sharing my insights on how design can play such an integral part in the journey from the showroom to the home.”

Speaking publicly in the UK for the first time will be legendary kitchen guru Gerd Bulthaup, the driving force behind the design and philosophy of bulthaup kitchens since 1978.

“This is a real coup for kbb Birmingham and a seminar not to be missed by those with any real investment in kitchen design,” says kbbnews editor Grahame Morrison, who will talk to Bulthaup about his views on kitchen design.

“A leading authority, bulthaup has inspired manufacturers and impressed retailers for years and his influence can be felt across the industry. I’m thrilled Gerd will be joining us at this year’s event and know that everyone, not only those in the kitchen industry, can learn from his years of experience.”

Bulthaup will be joined by bulthaup's CEO Marc Eckert who will talk about the next phase in one of the world's most iconic brands of kitchen furniture.

With the increased importance of social media and online marketing being placed across the KBB industry, the retail and interior design audiences will find the series of Marketing Masterclasses not to be missed. Presented by Econsultancy, these hands-on masterclasses will discuss ecommerce, website, email and digital marketing and provide insights into strategies that could help shape their business for the coming years and provide a competitive edge in the marketplace.

For daily show updates and design news, follow kbb Birmingham on Twitter @kbbnews

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