NKBA Rocky Mountain Chapter Newsletter  
January 2015

Dear , 

2015 is upon us! The Rocky Mountain Chapter is launching the new year with old friends, great new partnerships and improved technologies on the way! Every Chapter meeting will bring you informative presentations and invite you to make new industry contacts. See you all next week as we kick things off with Colorado Homes & Lifestyles! And see below for a complimentary subscription!

Melody Highman

VP Communications, NKBA Rocky Mountain Chapter 

This Wednesday!
2015 Peak Awards Criteria Meeting

January 14, 6 pm 
Francois & Co., 601 So. Broadway, Suite C, Denver 

Enjoy beverages and light appetizers while our Peak Awards Chairpersons, Eli Hunter and Tanya Otten review the criteria and answer questions about submitting your design projects to the 2015 Peak Awards. Entrants this year must be members of NKBA. Entering this competition is a great opportunity for potential marketing, as we are partnering with Colorado Homes and Lifestyles which will feature select winners in their publication.

The winners will be announced on June 25 at the Peak Awards Gala.

This Thursday! 
January Chapter Meeting   
Ways to Grow Your Company's Brand
Our guests from Colorado Homes & Lifestyles magazine will be discussing how one can efficiently and effectively grow their business through editorial coverage, free advertising, and paid advertising.

Thursday, January 15, 2015
*Note the earlier date of this meeting
Social Hour  5:30 -6:30   Presentation 6:30 pm
Granite Imports
1301 S Platte River Dr., Denver, CO 80223
Complimentary Professional Subscription from Colorado Homes & Lifestyles! 

In appreciation for your membership and industry partnership, we are pleased to offer you a complimentary professional subscription to Colorado Homes & Lifestyles magazine. Simply complete the form at the link below. 
CH&L and NKBA wish you a happy and prosperous 2015!

KBIS 2015 - Voices From The Industry:
Jan Neiges
Selling to Design vs. Designing to Sell

Our Chapter president, Jan Neiges will be speaking at KBIS! Be sure to catch her presentation if you are attending!

Volunteer with NKBA for the Spring Colorado Garden and Home Show. 
February 7-15, 2015
Colorado Convention Center  
Shifts available throughout the duration of the show.

Volunteer at the NKBA Booth during the 2015 Spring Colorado Garden and Home Show. This is a fantastic opportunity to educate the public about the importance of working with NKBA certified members and to speak to homeowners about their projects. When not scheduled at the booth, you can attend the Home Show at no cost!

Please contact Barbara Barton for more information -  bartonbarbara4@gmail.com


Sherwin Williams, Marazzi Tile to host an evening of networking and learning - February 24 - 5:30 pM

Eligible for AIA and IDCEC CEU Credits

This course will describe in detail the phenomenon known as Metamerism. Principles of Color and Light will be explored to give the participant a greater awareness of these elements as well as their effect on each other in the built environment. At the conclusion of the course, the participant shall be able to apply these concepts to his or her design.  


Click here to see flyer 

Click here for more info and register 

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June 25, 2015
Peak Awards Gala

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