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CKCA 2020 Membership Renewal is around the corner - Watch your Inbox
Your CKCA membership expires at the end of December. Watch for your renewal notice to keep receiving CKCA benefits in 2020. Plus, (for those eligible) you now have access to member benefits through CFIB.
It's a win-win for you and your business. Don't miss out!

I f you aren't yet a member and want better vision into the kitchen cabinet industry in 2020, join CKCA; see the benefits here.
Buy Canadian- Are you doing enough?
What should we tell the Canadian consumer?
CKCA releases a new tool at WMS Show in Toronto to help kitchen manufacturers promote their products.

Upcoming Events
Spring Regional in Richmond, BC
February 3 - 4, 2020
Plant tours will include Sofo Kitchens
Program and registration details coming soon!
We're going global!
CKCA in partnership with Blum and Richelieu bring you
EuroCucina 2020

Check out the details to register here
National Forum 2020 in NB and PEI
May 28 - 30, 2020
From the Delta Hotel in Charlottetown, plant tours will include Triangle Kitchen (NB) and Prestige Kitchens (PEI)
More will be added watch this space!
We've got plenty more great events coming up.
Be sure to check out our events listing on our website.
Welcome New Members for November

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Members can login to download our Membership Directory!
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Industry News & Trends
CKCA Partners with CFIB!
The Canadian Kitchen Cabinet Association is proud to announce a new partnership with the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) .
L earn about the many new benefits! Listen to a pre-recorded CKCA/CFIB webinar here. Or read the press release and FAQ here.
Global Economic Update

Preparing for 2020 - what the L.A.B. told CKCA!
Read more here .
Students tell us why
At the recent WMS Expo and Conference CKCA Executive Director, Sandra Wood, spoke to a couple of students on why they've entered the diverse field of Woodworking. See the videos here .
Industrial Wood Finishing Certificate Program
UBC Centre for Advanced Wood Processing is offering a Certificate Program beginning January 6, 2020. Get the details here.

More Education Information is available on the CKCA website.
More great tips from Richelieu

Bring Nature into your designs! Richelieu can help you create awe- inspiring spaces. Read more here

Richelieu makes it easy to plan lighting installation - read the " Few Easy Steps" here.
Planit Canada Invites you to be Awesome

Join Planit Canada at SIBO 2020 - Quebec's largest woodworking show. Click for details ! 
CANLAK is expanding

CANLAK , a Canadian wood finish company announces major investment. Read the full announcement here .
Tips & Tricks
What do more than 8 million family owned and privately held businesses in Canada and the US have in common?

vNacelle is working with small business owners to assist with business transition and can provide some insights. Navigate to Business Transition information here .
Workplace Parties
Are you considering a party for your team to celebrate the holidays?  BakerTilly  has put together some thoughts that might be helpful.
We've got open positions posted on the CKCA site!
Oh Fogo! Check out these unique job ops here.
And if you're a CKCA member looking to post an open position, instructions can be found on the same page.
Habitat for Humanity
Habitat can help CKCA members with obsolete and unwanted inventory, that benefits you, the environment and your community. See their proposal here.
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The CKCA Vision

The Canadian Kitchen Cabinet Association (CKCA) will inspire progress and innovation in the Canadian kitchen manufacturing industry, by promoting excellence, facilitating continuous improvement and working to ensure high standards for design and manufacturing are upheld by members.
We will also build strong relationships and enduring trust between CKCA members and the consumers, builders and industry partners whose support ensures the success of our members.
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