NKBA Metro New York Chapter

NKBA Metro New York is the local chapter that brings together local Metro New York Kitchen & Bath distributors, retailers, remodelers, manufacturers, fabricators, installers, designers, and other professionals – and provides a resource for local consumers to research, educate and connect with Metro New York Kitchen and Bath professionals.


2019 Chapter Officers

President

Harris Boshak
Cosentino Center – Long Island
35 Engel St
Hicksville, NY 11801
(516) 242-3388
harrisb@cosentino.com

Programs Chair

Olivia Amaya
Northeast Quartz
100 Bellport Ave.
Yaphank, NY 11980
(631) 481-5189
olivia@nequartz.com

Communications Chair

Mauro Coreas
Core Kitchens and Baths
272B Larkfield Rd
East Northport, NY 11731
(516) 659-0081 cell
maurodesigns@gmail.com

Membership Chair

Gary Ciuffo, CKD
Cabinetry by Design, Inc.
95 Brook Avenue
Deer Park, NY 11729
(631) 586-5976
gciuffo@ciuffocabinetry.com

Secretary/Treasurer

Mary Jo Schultz
Penn Fabricators
100 Bellport Ave
Yaphank, NY 11980
(516) 848-8904
mjvks@aol.com


2020 Chapter Officers

President

Olivia Amaya
Northeast Quartz
30 Platinum Court
Medford, NY 11763
(631) 924-9481
olivia@nequartz.com

Programs Chair

Ellen Lopez, CKD
EL Design Studio
90 W. Nicholai St.
Hicksville, NY 11801
(516) 698-2088
elopez@eldesignstudio.net

Communications Chair

Jason Braithwaite
Appliance World
414 New York Ave
Huntington, NY 11743
(631) 935-5135
jason@applianceworld.com

Membership Chair

Gary Ciuffo, CKD
Cabinetry by Design, Inc.
95 Brook Avenue
Deer Park, NY 11729
(631) 586-5976
gciuffo@ciuffocabinetry.com

Secretary/Treasurer

Harris Boshak
Cosentino Center – Long Island
35 Engel St
Hicksville, NY 11801
(516) 242-3388
harrisb@cosentino.com

Metro New York Chapter Events

2nd Annual Plumbing for a PAWS

Thursday, June 13, 2019 @ 5:30pm – 8:30pm

Cosentino Center
35 Engel Street
Hicksville, New York 11801

Come Join Utica Avenue Plumbing Supply, Northshore Animal League, Hansgrohe and Cosentino for The 2nd Annual Plumbing for a PAWS!! with guest speaker and Best Selling Author Susanna Salk.

Savor Springtime

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

Cosentino Center
35 Engel Street
Hicksville, New York 11801

5:30 – 6:30 pm CEU program

6:30 pm to 8:30 pm will be dinner and refreshments

Long Island Home Builders Care will have Raffle tickets for prizes donated by Plesser’s Appliances and for dinner Long Island’s own Master BBQ Chef Dean Camastro of Hansgrohe Surface Innovation – Redefining Boundaries of Interior and Exterior Spaces with Ultra compact Surfacing 0.1 CEU

2019 Color Trends CEU

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 @ 6:00pm – 9:00pm

The Tile Shop
1A Garet Place
Commack, New York 11725

Join us for a CEU presentation! Each year the color & design team at Benjamin Moore Set out to determine the color of the year and teh palette of directional colors that will support this selection. Experience the Color Trends 2019 , a curated palette of 15 colors that transcend design styles and can transform the mood of a room!

Food and refreshments will be provided. CEU’s are available for this event. Enter your chance to win an Amazon Echo.

This is Your Chapter

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 @ 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Cosentino Long Island Distribution Center
35 Engel Street
Hicksville, NY 11801

This is your Chapter !
ALL IN THE KITCHEN & BATH INDUSTRY ARE ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND!

We are looking for the top 3 IDEAS or Recommendations of what our Chapter can do for you!
All ideas will be presented to the BOARD and the top 3 will be awarded a $50 Gift Card each

Casino Royale Night

Thursday, January 17, 2019 @ 4:00pm – 9:00pm

ABC Stone
210 Miller Place
Hicksville, NY 11801

ABC Stone Presents a Casino Royale Night to get everyone ready for KBIS 2019 in Vegas !!

CEU Classes are being offered Two Sessions

Session One Starts at 4pm and there are two options:

1) Natural Stone 101 or

2) Sintered Surface

Session Two Starts at 5pm and there are two options:

1) The Art of Specifying Natural Stone or

2) Exterior Stone Veneers & Pavers

Casino Fun and Social Mingle/ Networking will begin at 6pm Food will be served!

Come and register today ! (Up to 4 CEU’s)

Home Remodeling Package – Fundraiser

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 @ 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Penn Fabricators Inc.
30 Platinum Court
Medford, New York 11763

Winner of the Home Remodeling Package will be announced at the Holiday Bash

50% of the proceeds are being donated to West Islip Breast Cancer Association.

IDS Long Island & NKBA Metro NY Annual Education Day

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 @ 10:00am – 8:00pm

Nassau Community College Tower
11th Floor 1 Education Drive
Garden City, NY 11530

DESCRIPTION
FREE ADMISSION, Individual tickets required for each seminar! Limited Seating!
10:00 am Registration and Breakfast / Meet the Presenters

10:30 am “The Science of Color and Light” presented by Benjamin Moore

11:45 am “Specifying for the Minimalist Luxury Kitchen” presented by Wolf Sub-Zero Cove

12:45 pm Lunch with the Presenters

1:30 pm “Quartz Surfacing Features and Benefits” presented by Cambria

2:45 pm “Large Doors: How to Select the Right Door” presented by Anderson Windows Doors

4:00 pm “Selling Luxury” presented by Hansgrohe

5:00 pm Robert G.Best Meet & Greet / Appetizers and Presentation provided by ELKAY

6:00 pm “The Sales Brain: Building Presentations That Excite Your Customer” Develop and enhance your speaking skills, and learn how to turn the driest, most mundane information into a dynamic, compelling presentation. No matter your subject, deliver your message with poise, power and confidence.

Celebrating NKBA Day

Thursday, September 20, 2018 @ 6:00pm – 8:00pm

MSI
50 Heartland Blvd.
Brentwood, NY 11717

Join MSI for the first time in Long Island at their new location. Come see exciting new 2018 products featuring Stile Porcelain slabs, Arterra Pavers, Rockmount Ledger and On Trend Porcelain and Mosaics. Appetizer, Beer and Wine will be served.

Study Group Registration, Save $100, Register Now!!

Starts: Thursday, September 20, 2018 @ 5:30pm – 8:00pm

Cosentino Long Island Center
35 Engel St
Hicksville, NY 11801

Fall Classes begin in September! Register today!
SAVE $100, now only $250, must register and pay by 9/15/18

Are you new to the kitchen and bath industry and are ready to further your future? Have you been in the industry for years but just have not had the time to pursue your dreams of becoming a Certified Kitchen Designer?
Now is the time!

Plan now to be prepared to take the AKBD and or the CKBD or CBD exam in 2019!
This group will cover design, materials, construction, management and business practices. Two sessions will be offered for the CKBD design & drafting portion of the exam. Learn tips and tricks for creating plans & elevations using 20-20. This is an interactive group. This program is designed around you. If you have areas of concern, we can address them.