August News and Update from NKBA Rocky Mountain

August News and Updates 
Peak Awards Gala

The Peak Awards Gala was the crowning moment for this years competition, so we decked out Mile High Station in purple and threw a party! Many thank you's go out  to our Peak Award winners, entrants, our volunteers for their dedication, and to our sponsors for supporting NKBA. 
August Chapter Meeting
Education + Product Expo!
Thursday August 24, 2017,  5:30-8:30 

Our chapter outgrew the vendor fair format and we have moved on up to present an Education + Product Expo! Come out for CEU presentations, food, prize drawings, networking and fun at this year's host location, Pental Surfaces.

Members FREE with Pre Registration Only ($10 at the door) 
Non-Members - $10
Students - Free

Kitchen Ventilation and Makeup Air with Dan Fitzgerald of Zephyr
6:45 to 7:45
Designing with Radiant Heat with Regis Verliefde of Warm-up

July Chapter Meeting at BAC

J uly's event at BAC's showroom was a big hit. As usual BAC's hospitality was outstanding and thank you to Monogram's Elise Raydo for her "Demystifying Appliances" presentation.

REMINDER: NKBA National Design Competition Deadline is Friday Aug 4th!

A project installed between January 1, 2016 and August 4, 2017, clear photos, a concise design statement, elevations and a floor plan to scale, along with a completed entry form.  The 2018 NKBA Design Competition Entry Packet provides comprehensive information on the entry process as well as competition rules & requirements.

All entry packets must be 
received at the NKBA Headquarters by 
Friday,  August 4, 2017.

Education & Certification

CEU Cycle - We're Halfway There!
The 2018 CEU Cycle ends June 30, 2018, which means we are halfway through the period. Check your account on to see how many CEUs you have. What counts as a CEU? An y activity where the certified member is on the receiving end of formal instruction, provided it pertains to the kitchen and bath industry. A few examples of what can be submitted:
* NKBA chapter meetings
* Vendor training
* NKBA courses
* Conference seminars
* Webinars
* Other association programs
* Correspondence credit.

All NKBA certified members are required to have 20 CEU hours approved by June 30, 2018. Log in to to submit your CEUs.

Certification Prep Courses
If you are already an AKBD and want to obtain your CKBD, our next CKBD Exam Preparation virtual course begins on Friday, October 13th. If you hold a CKD or CBD and want to become a CKBD, you can sign up for the kitchen and bath segments of the CKBD Exam Preparation course separately. Visit or contact Member Services at 1-800-843-6522 for registration assistance.

to learn more about the courses and webinars being offered by NKBA in the coming months.

Christoper's Kitchen & Bath is Hiring!

Christopher's Kitchen & Bath is seeking full-time K&B Designer for our Englewood showroom. Our central location is a well appointed live showroom/design center for cabinetry, fixtures, tile and surfaces. We serve turn-key remodel clients, as well as retail and professional clients. Designers are responsible for retail presence, as well as servicing remodel clients from design through project management and completion.  Christopher's strives to provide a comfortable team environment with good benefits, base + commission pay, as well as health insurance, and paid vacation after one year. 

Email your resume and cover letter to for consideration. 

Membership Questions?

Have questions about your membership or becoming a member? Contact Holly Shaw and she will be happy to help! 

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