‘Let’s Talk About the Color of Light’ with Jeffrey R. Dross – Wednesday, November 15th

Michigan State NKBA Chapter November 2017 Meeting Wednesday, November 15th 6pm MS International, 30150 S. Wixom Rd, Wixom, Mi  48393 Speaker: Jeffrey R. Dross, Kichler Design Competition: NKBA Member WITHOUT a Competition Entry- $35.00 Non-NKBA Member- $35.00 NKBA Member with at least ONE Competition Entry – $0 Non-NKBA Member with Membership Drive Postcard- $0        

“From Measurements to Concept, Understand How You Can Rise Above Your Peers!” with Peter Albanese – OCTOBER 11th

Topic From Measurements to Concept, Understand How You Can Rise Above Your Peers! Speaker: Peter J. Albanese, CKBD Track: Design & Inspiration  When it comes to Builders, Contractors and Remodelers there is a missing piece of their team. As an NKBA certified Kitchen and Bath designer, YOU are the final piece of the puzzle. What is the difference between a Kitchen Sales Person and a Kitchen Designer? What are you? If you are a designer, contractor, educator, or manufacturer’s representative this presentation will explain the importance of presentation Read More +

KITCHEN WHISPERING- ‘Successfully Resolving Problem Jobs’ with John Morgan

KITCHEN WHISPERING-  Successfully Resolving Problem Jobs with John Morgan John Morgan, well-respected for his work helping kitchen and bath professionals evolve their business through the latest technology, discusses how to develop successful job-sites and project management tools to use in your own business.   Wednesday, September 13th, 2017 at 6:00pm LOCATION:  TREVARROW, Inc.  1295 N. Opdyke Rd., Auburn Hills, MI  48326   $35 includes dinner and drinks. Registration deadline in by September 8th  

“Boomer vs. Millennial. The Great Design Challenge” By Traci Kloos CMG/CAPS: May 2, 2017

JOIN US:  TUESDAY, MAY 2nd at MICHIGAN  BY THE BOTTLE for an excellent presentation and wine tasting! LOCATION:  Michigan By The Bottle, 3384 Auburn Rd., Auburn Hills, MI  48326 The Boomers and the Millennials are the largest demographic groups in history. There is an overabundance of data surrounding both segments and it is difficult to understand and confusing, to say the least. In this presentation we will break down a basic overview of both the Baby Boomer and Millennial demographic groups. How are they different Read More +

“Best Mindframe Seminar” by Robb Best: April 4th, 2017 Meeting

JOIN US FOR A FASCINATING SEMINAR  IN TO OURSELVES! Using the latest neuroscience research, Robb Best’s Mindframe Seminars are a fascinating expiration of how humans make decisions and plot the course of their lives. Robb’s knowledge and techniques, delivered in his inimitable style, will radically change the way you and your team interact with customers, colleagues, and even family and friends.   TUESDAY, April 4th, 2017 LOCATION:  Trevarrow, Inc. 1295 N. Opdyke Rd., Auburn Hills, MI Agenda: 5:30 Arrival 6:00 Food Stations 6:30 Board Announcements Read More +

“Marble Use in the Kitchen” – at Dwyer Marble & Stone

Kicking off the Michigan State NKBA Chapter monthly meeting series for 2017 is: We will be presenting the CEU titled Marble Use in the Kitchen AIA Course Number: MIA03, 1.0 HSW/LU IDCEC (ASID, IDC, IDEC, and IIDA) Course Number: CEU-105875, Subject Code: 2.3, 0.1 General CEU NKBA: MIA152R, 0.1 CEU Attendees will learn that the use of marble in a kitchen will require different protective treatments. They will also learn more about the increasing trend of marble use in the kitchen; obtain unique design elements Read More +

December Holiday Party Pictures – 2016

A GREAT BIG thank you to the Valentine Distilling Co. and the NKBA executive board for throwing such a great holiday party last week! We hope everyone had a FANTASTIC time. In addition to warming our hearts with amazing cocktails, the NKBA chapter was also able to provide 730 pairs of gloves for the Mittens for Michigan Organization; and not a moment too soon with the severe weather that we had over the weekend. Thanks to all who supported this special organization. And a very Read More +

Holiday Social Party at Valentine Distilling Co. – DECEMBER 8th, 2016

‘Tis the season to celebrate …. VODKA!  Your Michigan State NKBA Chapter is pleased to announce the HOLIDAY SOCIAL PARTY at: Valentine Distilling Tasting Room 161 Vester Ave. Ferndale, MI   248-629-9951 THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8th 6:00pm til 9:00pm     Your pre-registered $35 entrance fee includes: Buffet Dinner 2 drink tickets for cocktails  (one drink ticket graciously sponsored by Whiski Kitchen Design Studio in Royal Oak) Distillery Tour 1 raffle ticket for several door prizes (includes a Wolf Gourmet blender valued at $750+)   Michigan Read More +

“The Strategic Showroom” with Sarah Reep: FREE MEETING – November 16th

FREE MEETING TO NKBA MEMBERS Join us on WEDNESDAY, November 16th! Sarah Reep, is a respected expert, leader, and designer in the kitchen & bath industry with more than 20 years of direct experience in design, product design, trend forecasting, retail, home, consumer insights, marketing, business development, and public relations.  Sarah’s writings appear regularly in Kitchen & Bath Design News where she writes about retail and showroom strategies in her regular column, Inside Today’s Showroom.  Sarah shares her design expertise, enhanced by trend knowledge, with Read More +

“Defining Color” with Mark Woodman – October 18

“Defining Color” with Mark Woodman, Dupont Surfaces color expert, discusses inspiration behind color trends. OCTOBER Monthly Meeting: Tuesday, October 18th 6:00pm – 9:00pm Hosted by:  H.J. Oldenkamp Company 4850 Coolidge Hwy, Royal Oak, MI  48073 NKBA Members $35, Non-NKBA Members $40, NKBA Student Members $15 5:30 Arrival 6:00 Strolling Dinner/Food Stations 6:30 Board Announcements 7:00 Presentation CEU Session