News from NKBA Rocky Mountain Chapter   
March 2017 
Chapter Updates
March Chapter Meeting
Selling Luxury

Thursday, March 23rd - 5:30-8:30 pm
Christopher's Baths and Kitchens

Selling Luxury will explore the state of the luxury market in the United States. You will learn about what makes a luxury brand and what type of consumers are buying them and why. This course will expose the luxury market and will provide tips to selling to its consumers. The speaker is Christopher W. Jones, the Sales Training Manager for Hansgrohe.


We're excited to have Christopher's Baths and Kitchens as a new diamond sponsor and host of our March meeting and CEU event. Christopher's has been in Colorado since 1959 and features some of the best and most unique kitchen & bath products in the available. This event will be the unveiling there latest showroom remodel  featuring over 5,000 square feet of plumbing fixtures, cabinetry, lighting, and surfaces



Every year the NKBA Rocky Mountain Chapter brings together Colorado's best kitchen and bath designers for the annual Peak Design Awards. This year's Peak Awards Gala will be held at Mile High Station honoring winners from seven different categories as well as the student design winners.


Save the date for the Peak Awards Gala on June 15th 2017 at Mile High Station in Denver.

February Meeting Recap

Contract Appliance made a splash of  a debut as our host and chapter sponsor, we'd like to send a big thank you out to Cleat and his team! Everyone who made it out to our February event featuring international Liesbet Trappenburg were treated to new out of the box philosophies, and her topics were original and very well received by all that attended.

 "Best presentation ever!" -Russell Yates

 "Dynamic, intelligent speaker."
-David Mathews, Owner, Churchill Construction & Consultations.




Education

Certification Prep Course 
  
In addition to our AKBD on-demand course, we are offering an AKBD Exam Preparation virtual course that begins on Tuesday, April 4, 2017. If you are already an AKBD and want to obtain your CKBD,
NKBA is offering our CKBD Exam Preparation virtual course beginning on Friday, May 12, 2017.
If you hold either a CKD or CBD, NKBA is offering the CKBD Exam Preparation course for either the Kitchen segment or the Bath segment.
 Click here  to learn more about the exam preparation courses or contact NKBA at 1-800-843-6522. 

Kudos
Quotable

Our own Vice President of Academic Relations, Penny Morrow is quoted on page 6 of the  2/17  KBDN magazine!

If you have received accolades for your work as a designer or industry partner please let us know so we can share the good news with the entire chapter!

Thank you to our 2017 Chapter Sponsors!
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