NKBA Georgia Chapter

We at the NKBA Georgia Chapter appreciate your interest in our association and hope you take advantage of the many opportunities to become involved with a great group of professionals in the Georgia and Greater Atlanta area.

Check out our monthly events on our calendar and be sure to join in our conversations on Facebook, LinkedIn and Houzz! If you are interested in becoming a member, sponsoring an event or becoming involved in any of our varied activities send us an email at info@nkbaga.org or utilize the Contact Us page to reach anyone of our Board Members. We look forward to seeing you at our next event!

Click here to visit the NKBA Georgia website.

2019 Chapter Officers


Mark Keiser, CKD, CBD
The Keiser Group
4365 East Brandon Drive NE
Marietta, GA 30066
(770) 862-4365

Programs Chair

Antonette Copeland
Atlanta Marble MFG/Atlanta Kitchen
224 Rio Circle
Decatur, GA 30030
(404) 378-3132

Communications Chair

David Leonard
Atlanta Home Improvement Magazine
80 West Wieuca Rd NE Suite 115
Atlanta, GA 30342-3242
(404) 303-9333

Membership Chair

Jennifer Prins
11000 West 78th St
Eden Prairie, MN
(404) 310-8459


Glenda L. May, CKD
Mouser Custom Cabinetry, LLC
2112 N Dixie Avenue
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
(800) 345-7537 x 259

Georgia Chapter Events

 June Chapter Meeting

Thursday, June 20, 2019 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

7950 Troon Circle
Austell, GA 30168

Director of Trend & Design for MSI, Emily Holle travels the globe tracking trends spotting the latest a greatest in hard surface materials. She has over 15 years of experience in the home interiors industry including, showroom design, visual merchandising, product development, social media strategy, and marketing communications. She has experience working in the mass marketplace as well as small boutique showrooms.

In her current role she has responsibility for the overall look and feel of the brand in all avenues including the print and digital media presence, showroom experience, and product presentation and development.
Her wide array of experience in designing products from tile mosaics to pottery and rugs gives her an understanding of the marketplace, the importance of color, and ultimate goal of making the customer proud of their final project. Emily finds much of her inspiration from her travels and study of textiles. Her strong background in textile design and love of ancient handmade techniques continues to influence her
personal style and design aesthetic.

She spends much of her work time musing on her next design while creating product collages and mood
boards. Emily has a unique ability to translate high design into products that are salable and in high demand. She is able to articulate to clients what are the go-to items for their showrooms making them best in class from a product perspective and is instrumental in educating them on Top Trends.

 Chapter Meeting @ Crossville Studio

Thursday, May 16, 2019 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Builder Specialties, Inc.
761 Miami Cir NE – Suite D
Atlanta, GA 30324

May 16th we take the time to say THANK YOU to our members!

4/18 – Chapter Meeting @ Crossville Studio

Thursday, April 18, 2019 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Crossville Studio
1000 Marietta Street, NW – Suite 216
Atlanta, GA 30318

Come network with your peers at the amazing Crossville Studio, and stay for the CEU: Design Evolution: How Porcelain Revolutionizes the Countertop World

CEU: Going Beyond Customer Satisfaction to Create Customer Advocates

Thursday, March 21, 2019 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

CR Home Design Center
224 Rio Circle
Decatur, GA 30030

CEU: Going Beyond Customer Satisfaction to Create Customer Advocates

Andre Boykin is known for his ability to connect with people and to move them to take Action! Andre uniquely combines experiences, learning points, and humor, to create a message that resonates, while educating and entertaining his audiences.

Andre’s success and experiences as a leader in Fortune 500 Companies, as well as in the companies he founded, is the basis for his ability to relate to executives, entrepreneurs, sales professionals, and other business leaders who are out to accomplishing something extraordinary.

Andre has worked in over thirty different industries spanning manufacturing, banking, healthcare, and hospitality. Andre has been featured in numerous local and national publications on topics of leadership and sales. He is a co-author of the popular sales book Masterminds Unleashed: Selling for Geniuses. And, he is the author of the soon to be released The Five C’s of Winning Posture.

Andre’s consulting firm CAPITAL iDEA works with organizations bridging the gap between talent and results. Through the firm’s RightFit Solutions and Talent Development Solutions, CAPITAL iDEA is recognized for creating companies that WORK and was named a Top 100 Small Business by South Florida Business Leaders Magazine.

Andre is a certified Human Capital Specialist and has many certifications and designations related to the development of human potential. Andre is committed to making a difference in our youth. He leads the fundraising efforts for the Marc Jaiden Project, a non-profit organization that provides eye care services for under privileged children and adults in South Florida, Jamaica, South America, and Haiti. Andre is also a frequent volunteer with Junior Achievement to help shape our leaders of tomorrow.

Not everything stays in Vegas! Come find out about KBIS with our panel discussion

Thursday, February 28, 2019 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Sub Zero, Wolf, Cove Showroom
1776 Peachtree Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30309

Come find out about KBIS with our panel discussion on 2/28 at the Samsung POP-Up Showroom!

Please note there are 2 separate time sessions you can choose from to best suit your schedule.

10am session includes CEU(KBIS panel discussion), followed by Tour.
4pm session includes a Tour followed by a Happy Hour!

January Chapter Meeting

Thursday, January 17, 2019 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Sub Zero, Wolf, Cove Showroom
3280 Peachtree Road, NWmSuite 200
Atlanta, GA 30305

January Chapter Meeting – Architect Month with C. Brandon Ingram speaking about Southern Architecture (.1 CEU)

November Chapter Meeting

Thursday, November 15, 2018 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

BSI on Miami Circle
761 Miami Circle Northeast | #d |
Atlanta, GA 30324

CEU: Metrostudy’s Atlanta House & Remodeling Trend for 2019

Beat the Heat with our AM Chapter Meeting – CEU: The Transformation of the Luxury Kitchen Consumer

Thursday, August 16, 2018 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

Howard Payne Company
2600 American Drive
Atlanta, GA 30341

Howard Payne Company – Atlanta’s premier kitchen appliance dealer will be hosting a morning chapter meeting!

Tiffany Candler from Dacor will be presenting the CEU: The Transformation of the Luxury Kitchen Consumer during the latter portion of the meeting. While networking and fine breakfast eats will take place during the first portion of our meeting.

May Chapter Meeting

Thursday, May 17, 2018 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Sewell Appliances a CR Home Company
7455 Trowbridge Road
Sandy Springs, GA 30328

You are invited to the following event:


We LOVE our members, and want to personlly thank you for being a member of our Georgia chapter.

We want to honor you being a member at our May meeting with a lot of opportunities to win door prizes and just celebrate with your fellow peers with amazing food & drink! If you are not a member, you are still welcome…just register soon since this meeting historically fills up quickly.

MEMBERS – please register on Eventbite even though your meeting entry is complimentary for this month as our first way to say THANK YOU!

April Chapter Meeting

Thursday, April 19, 2018 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Best Cheer Stone – Atlanta Showroom
1395 Chattachoochee Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30318

Come out Thursday April 19th to explore Best Cheer’s Stone NEW showroom, and network work other kitchen & bath professionals! You could even win an experience at TOPGOLF! #NKBAGA

Lighting Controls as a Component in Interior Design

Thursday, March 15, 2018 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

PDI Kitchen & Bath & Lighting
1025 Old Norcross Road
Lawrenceville, GA 30045

Come network & learn with your fellow kitchen & bath designer peers, and other industry professionals at PDI’s Lawrenceville location for our March Chapter meeting.

Lighting Controls as a Component in Interior Design will be the CEU that Trip Speigh with Legrand North America will present for a 1 hour credit course.

And finally, the best door prize in recent memory will be given away…A Porsche Driving Experience! So please reserve your ticket today!

This event will earn you .1 NKBA CEUs.

February Chapter Meeting

Thursday, February 15, 2018 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Sub-Zero | Wolf Showroom
3280 Peachtree Road Northwest Suite #200
Atlanta, GA 30305

The NKBA-GA Chapter is proud to host Architect’s Month at Sub-Zero | Wolf’s Atlanta Showroom.

Come experience Dietrich Thomas Logan from Logan Design Group International as he delivers the CEU: Watching Atlanta Move From Traditional to Transitional.