Kohler Co. Announces Kohler Living Virtual Event on Nov. 4-5

The two-day, virtual event invites participants to explore the impact of design
Nov 4, 2021 2:20 PM ET
Press Release

KOHLER, Wis., November 4, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Kohler Co., a global leader in the innovation and manufacture of plumbing products; tile, cabinetry and lighting; and engines, generators and clean energy solutions, has announced that on November 4th and 5th it will host Kohler Living, a one-of-a-kind forum that brings together the leading minds in design, entertainment, art, culture and business to discuss the future of the places we live, stay and work in. Kohler Living will explore the ways that thoughtful design and innovative technology can add beauty, convenience, and comfort to our daily routines. Through the introduction of new products and thought-provoking conversations, Kohler Living will help present a path toward a more beautiful and sustainable future.

The first day of this two-day virtual event will be focused on topics that highlight wellbeing, design and innovation, and the second day will emphasize smart home, sustainability and social impact. A full program of events can be found on Kohler.com/Living, and the free event is offered to consumers and the trade professionals alike. Themes to be discussed include Inspiration and Design, A Smarter Home, Wellbeing Everywhere, and Believing in Better, encompassing Kohler’s vision for partnering with people and organizations around the world to create stronger communities and healthier ecosystems. Each theme contains interviews with industry experts, new product introductions, and featured conversations with renowned guests – several hosted by David Kohler, President and CEO of Kohler Co., and Laura Kohler, SVP of Human Resources, Stewardship & Sustainability for Kohler Co.

Select sessions include the below, with more to be announced in the coming weeks:

Featured Conversation: Shea McGee,  Chief Creative Officer, Studio McGee

The discussion will delve into Shea McGee's background, starting a company, design inspiration and plans for the future. Shea's story and success is an embodiment of how consumers are absorbing information and inspiration - including strategic product partnerships, the use of social media and streaming programming.

Featured Conversation: Amber Case,  Author, Calm Technology
Kohler’s conversation with Amber Case explores our relationship with technology in our homes, how to understand when we’re in control of our devices and vice versa, when Technology can better serve us in daily life, and the tech trends and innovations that will define the smart home of the future.

Putting People at the Center of Technology

Smart home technology is changing the way we live, but not all tech is created equal. Join leaders from Google, KANTAR, Procter & Gamble, and Kohler as they discuss human-centered design and the future of smart technology in our lives and homes.

Bringing Safe Water for All

Safe water is essential to health, dignity, and prosperity. Yet many still live without it. Laura Kohler speaks with Emma Robbins of DigDeep about water infrastructure and our partnership to bring safe water to the Navajo Nation in the southwestern United States.

In addition to attending the various talks and events, attendees will have the opportunity to connect with Kohler experts and other attendees in real time via a dedicated chat function in each session page. For all individuals who register, Kohler is offering a chance to win an Ultimate Destination Kohler Getaway—including a luxurious stay at Kohler’s five-star The American Club® resort hotel, plus spa and golf packages for two. More details available on the Kohler Living sweepstakes site.

WHAT: Kohler Living 2021

WHEN: November 4 & 5, 2021 from 11 am to 3 pm CST daily; on-demand available after Nov. 5

WHERE: Virtual; Kohler.com/Living

REGISTRATION: Free registration at Kohler.com/Living also gets you access to on-demand content post-event.

About Kohler Co.

Founded in 1873 and headquartered in Kohler, Wisconsin, Kohler Co. is one of America’s oldest and largest privately held companies comprised of more than 35,000 associates. With more than 50 manufacturing locations worldwide, Kohler is a global leader in the design, innovation and manufacture of kitchen and bath products; engines and power systems; luxury cabinetry and tile; and owner/operator of two, five-star hospitality and golf resort destinations in Kohler, Wisconsin, and St. Andrews, Scotland. Kohler’s Whistling Straits golf course will host the Ryder Cup in 2021. The company also develops solutions to address pressing issues, such as clean water and sanitation, for underserved communities around the world to enhance the quality of life for current and future generations. For more details, please visit kohlercompany.com

Contact:

Vicki Valdez Hafenstein
Kohler Co. Public Relations
victoria.valdezhafenstein@kohler.com
+1 920 917-9419

Jillian Rosone
Kohler Co. Public Relations
jillian.rosone@kohler.com
551-225-7315