You Are Not Your Job! Preventing Burn-Out To Create Sustainable Work/Life Balance

Save the date details for the May 3rd Chapter Meeting: Seminar attendees will:   Understand the differences between instinct, impulse, emotion & intuition. Identify and test intuitive styles to gain confidence in their use. Discuss obstacles to using intuition in the workplace. Create an inspired and effective action plan based on intuitive decisions that accurately reflect and support your highest goals. Discuss the direct correlation between sustainable design concepts, creativity and work/life balance. Identify & reclaim core values to properly apply time management tools. • Read More +

NKBA Vendor Fair

       TUESDAY, APRIL 12, 2016 Local vendors representing a vast array of products and services are gathering at Rochester Mills Beer Company for your viewing.  They’ll be there to highlight the newest products, services, and solutions as well as answer any questions you may have. Continue to check back with this page periodically to see a complete list of participating vendors and the fantastic raffle prizes available. NKBA Vendor Night be free to registered NKBA members (only) and $25 for non-members or spouses. Read More +

‘Latest Appliance Product and Installation Training’ – March 1

Register today … AND BRING AN INSTALLER FOR FREE! More than ever cabinet lines are providing endless variety of styles to meet “Millennial” clients desire to have functional, yet aesthetically pleasing designs that reflect their individual styles.  This program will showcase how Major Appliance manufacturers are evolving their lines to provide diversified installation options to help create the next “Houzz” inspired Kitchen Project.  Advanced Certified Installers, will be on hand to demonstrate the latest install techniques. Along with this program we will have a special guest from Read More +

‘How to Select Kitchen and Bath Lighting’ – November 10

Course Description: It seems simple. Install some lights and you’re done…or maybe not. Lighting comes with a style, a purpose and delivers aesthetic characteristics that all must be considered. In this session, we will look at luminaires from three points of view: aesthetics, function and light characteristics. We will then place those pieces in room settings to show how they can maximize the design and improve the overall usability of the space. What Will Be Covered: • Understand the different design characteristics of a variety Read More +

October 13 Meeting: ‘Houzz University’

Houzz University (CEU Approved) Presented by Michael Stein In this interactive, hands-on presentation, Houzz experts will work with you side-by-side to help you create a compelling, complete professional profile on Houzz that will attract new clients and promote your brand. By the end of this workshop you will have a professional profile on Houzz that includes the following: • A well written description of your business that answers key questions prospective clients will have about you • Photos of your work that are uploaded and Read More +

September 15 Meeting – “Beyond the Selfie: Leveraging Pics and Videos to Market Your Business”- Ann Arbor

An Encore Presentation Straight from KBIS   “Beyond the Selfie:  Leveraging Pics and Videos to Market Your Business” A part of the “Voices From The Industry” speaker line up, social media “passionista” Denise Butchko presented “Beyond The Selfie: Using Pictures and Videos to Market Your Business”.  It was among the highest rated sessions at the show.  This session will cover practical tips and understandable insights regarding the use of images and video for marketing and social media. As kitchen and bath designers, you know the importance of showing Read More +

Virtual Kitchen and Bath Tour Deadline Extended Until October 1st!

All of the Michigan Chapters of NKBA are participating in the Virtual Kitchen and Bath Tour for 2016 sponsored by NKBA and Michigan Home and Lifestyle magazine. Your entry will be featured on www.virtualkitchenandbathtour.com during 2016. Be sure to take a look at some of the projects featured on the website. 2016 Virtual Tour letter 2016 Virtual Tour Guide Rates For more information, contact John Valente at 616-540-0758. The deadline for entries of October 1st! Don’t delay!