Saturday, February 2, 2013

DREAM, DESIGN & LEARN with the NKBA


Are you ready to remodel your kitchen or bathroom?

Need design INSPIRATION?

Are you looking for the right design PROFESSIONAL to help you?

Feeling lost and need a RESOURCE?

It's simple, click on the NKBA website!



The National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) is THE association for kitchen and bath professionals. They are also one of the incredible sponsors of Blog Tour Cologne, who supported our exposure to an amazing array of kitchens and baths at the imm-cologne Living Kitchen trade show; and introduced us to the best glass of beer I have EVER had at the infamous Fruh am Dom beer house for an authentic German night out! 

Cologne’s Fruh am Dom


On BlogTour, sponsors reps Sherry Qualls and Leanne Wood Newman, who wore many hats on Blog Tour,  passionately described NKBA’s mission, which is to not only promote professionalism and ethical business practices in the kitchen and bath industry; but also, to be a great resource for designers and home owners to "DREAM, DESIGN, and LEARN." 

DREAM:  on the NKBA website they provide an inspirational gallery. Click HERE to peruse. I really liked the modern use of materials in the kitchens by Peter Salerno and Kimberly Larzelere below:


Kitchen by Peter Salerno



Kitchen by Kimberly Larzelere


DESIGN: on the NKBA website they provide a comprehensive design directory to help homeowners search for a local certified kitchen or bath design professional. Click HERE.



LEARN: with a revitalized mantra for 2013, the NKBA will offer professionals a parade of outstanding on-line and on-site classes, and certifications to advance professionals education. Click HERE.


MEMBERSHIP: becoming a member offers professionals  leadership opportunities, networking events, event discounts, job listings, and marketing tools. Get involved and click HERE.


EVENTS COMING UP: there are some great events coming up!




The Kitchen & Bath Industry show (KBIS) will be held in New Orleans April 19-21. NKBA is the owner and driver of KBIS. 

New Mega event:  International Builders Show and the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show will merge in Las Vegas on Feb 4-6, 2014.

Thank you NKBA for sponsoring Blog Tour Cologne and for supporting us to learn and be inspired about home design and advancements in the kitchen and bath industry - while having the best times of our lives!!








1 comment:

  1. Now I wish I had tried the beer! I want to change your line, "NKBA is the owner and drive of KBIS" to "NKBA is the driver of the KBIS bus!" hahaha.

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