“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  

“Energize Your Pantry” with Michelle Bommarito – September 20th

Energize Your Pantry   Bommarito will share how to maximize the nutritional value of the food you eat by learning about “super power foods”…heart-healthy foods that contain a huge dose of good fats, fiber and powerful antioxidants. Expect to learn about all-natural, whole grains, lean cuts of meats, beans and legumes, seeds, nuts, berries, snack ideas and fresh seasonal locally- grown fruits and vegetables.   Portion sizes and proper storage will also be discussed.   This presentation demo will be (.1) CEU Event will be Read More +

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 +