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 standards and how the appropriate documents help you build an effective communication plan.
In this presentation, we will discuss the value of being an NKBA certified designer, how a professional set of documents will be your asset, and how stellar communication will set you apart from your competitor. I will explain how you can become a valuable part of final team. Exhibiting professionalism and subject matter expertise will be a big part of the relationship with both the contracting team and clients.
We will explore the correct measuring process, involving project evaluation as well as measuring. We will summarize what you should being looking for within the surrounding area you will be designing. We will determine what essentials should be in your measuring bag to help you be prepared for every job.
After attending this session, you will identify who the prepared design documents will impact, what should be included with your documents, and how your documents will affect the outcome of the project. A set of detailed plans will assist the contracting team, increase profitability, and give the clients a complete understanding of their project.
DATE: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11th, 2017 6:00pm
(Register by Friday, October 6th)
LOCATION: WHISKI KITCHEN, 1201 N. Main Street, Royal Oak, MI 48067
MEMBER PRICE: $35, includes dinner, drinks and CEU Presentation
STUDENT PRICE: $15, includes dinner, drinks, & CEU Presentaion
Peter is a Certified Kitchen & Bath Designer and is the owner of Creative Kitchen and Bath in Wayne, New Jersey for the past 36 years.
As a member of the National Kitchen and Bath Association, Peter has been a board member for the Northern New Jersey Chapter since 2008, and held the office of President in 2011 and 2012. He is currently the Vice President of Academic Relations. Having a passion for the kitchen and bathroom industry, Peter is involved in judging the NKBA Student and Professional Design Competition as well as numerous local high school competitions. Peter also visits area high schools and introduces students to the field of Kitchen and Bath design. Peter volunteers his time and helps teach and train designers. Peter has served as a member of the verification team that finalizes the NKBA certification exam as well as a VFTI presenter at KBIS 2016.