NKBA Susquehanna Valley Chapter

NKBA Susquehanna Valley is the local chapter that brings together local Susquehanna Valley 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 Susquehanna Valley Kitchen and Bath professionals.

Click here to visit the NKBA Susquehanna Valley website.


2019 Chapter Officers

President

Brian K. Miller, CKD, CBD
Excel Interior Concepts & Construction
570 South 3rd Street
Lemoyne, PA 17043
(717) 774-4990
brianm@excelremodeling.com

Programs Chair

Andrea Woodall, AKBD
Harrisburg Kitchen and Bath
3146 Fulling Mill Road
Middletown, PA 17057
(717) 939-3030
andrea.woodall@harrisburgkitchenandbath.com

Communications Chair

Jason Artus, AKBD
Dovetail Sales, LLC
PO Box 364
Denver, PA 17517
(717) 575-5839
jartus@dovetail-sales.com

Membership Chair

Jonathan Hutton
Appliance Distributors Unlimited
2842 North George St
York, PA 17406
(717) 745-4793
jon@adu.com

Secretary/Treasurer

Heather Rineer
Rineer Designs
York, PA  17404
(717) 586-0836
heather@rineerdesigns.com


2020 Chapter Officers

President

Brian K. Miller, CKD, CBD
Excel Interior Concepts & Construction
570 South 3rd Street
Lemoyne, PA 17043
(717) 774-4990
brianm@excelremodeling.com

Programs Chair

Andrea Woodall, AKBD
Harrisburg Kitchen and Bath
3146 Fulling Mill Road
Middletown, PA 17057
(717) 939-3030
andrea.woodall@harrisburgkitchenandbath.com

Communications Chair

Jason Artus, AKBD
Dovetail Sales, LLC
PO Box 364
Denver, PA 17517
(717) 575-5839
jartus@dovetail-sales.com

Membership Chair

Jonathan Hutton
Appliance Distributors Unlimited
2842 North George St
York, PA 17406
(717) 745-4793
jon@adu.com

Secretary/Treasurer

Heather Rineer
Rineer Designs
York, PA  17404
(717) 586-0836
heather@rineerdesigns.com


Susquehanna Valley Chapter Events

Wine Making and Wine Preservation Versus the Enemies

Tuesday, October 8,  2019 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00pm

Appliance Distributors Unlimited
2842 N George Street
York, PA 17406

Join us Tuesday, October 08 at 5:30 p.m. for our next NKBA Chapter meeting & Members Drive at Appliance Distributors Unlimited showroom in York, PA. We encourage you to invite colleagues in the industry who are thinking of joining our NKBA Chapter. If the colleague you invite and attends on October 8th, becomes a NKBA Member by the end of November you will receive ONE FREE CEU Chapter Meeting. (Not Valid for Special Events costing over $40.)

Allegro Winery will be joining us for the evening and providing free wine tasting. Their wine will be available for purchase as well during the event.

Hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be provided. A raffle will be held for a Wolf gourmet unit, and a wine basket to include wine from Allegro Winery. Swag bags will also be handed out at the end of the evening so don’t miss out!

The evening will cover a brief history of the wine making process, while at the same time we will explore the many challenges that can arise when trying to preserve wine for a long-term storage. (.1 CEU) This one hour educational course will cover the basics in proper temperature control for wine storage as well as explore the four enemies of wine, which are heat, light, vibration and humidity

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July Bus Trip

Thursday, July 25,  2019 @ 7:00 am – 8:00pm

Fisher & Paykel
150 E. 58th St #361
New York, NY 10155

You are invited to join us for a bus trip to the Fisher & Paykel Showroom, New York City, for a showroom tour and chef demonstration using an induction cooktop and convection oven.

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May’s Triple Play Event

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 @ 3:00 pm – 7:30pm

Harrisburg Kitchen & Bath
3146 Fulling Mill Road
Middletown, PA 17057

The NKBA Chapter Meeting in May includes three great opportunities to enhance your profession, create business opportunities, and advance your knowledge of smart home and lighting technologies. It’s a triple threat of possibilities you won’t want to miss. Here’s the lineup of events:

NKBA.org Profile Workshop – 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

  • Do you need to setup your NKBA.org profile?
  • Do you have an NKBA.org profile, but want to add more content to enhance your listing and opportunities?
  • Do you have project photos to add to your profile, but just can’t find the time?
  • If you answered yes to any one of these questions, the NKBA.org Profile Workshop is for you.
  • Two Member Relations representatives from the NKBA will be there to offer step-by-step instructions and support for setting up and enhancing your member profile.
    • A presentation, as well as one-on-one help will be available.
    • Bring your laptop or tablet and use this dedicated time to work on your profile with the help and support you need from a knowledgeable representative.
    • In preparation for the workshop, plan to bring or have access to the following:
      – A cover photo
      – A profile photo
      – Links to your social media pages
      – A bio about you or your company (250 characters maximum)
      – A description about your services
      – Project photo

There is no cost to attend this workshop, however, please register using the button below so we can plan on your attendance.

Get a Professional Headshot Taken – 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

This unique opportunity is your chance to get a professional headshot photo for your NKBA.org profile page, your company website, your LinkedIn page, or any other place where you want to be professionally represented.
Photographer Jason Rineer will be onsite at this time providing photo sessions to each attendee who signs up for a headshot. All photos will be professionally edited and sent to you approximately two weeks later for use.
A special NKBA group rate of $50 per session is being generously offered at this event only. That’s a $125 value for only $50. So whether you need a professional headshot or need to update your current headshot, this is a unique opportunity at a discounted rate.

Chapter Meeting and Special Presentation – 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Whether or not you attend the workshop or reserve a headshot session, please plan to join us for an evening of socializing, networking, and learning.
5:00 – 6:00 p.m. – Meet and greet with hors d’ oevres and beverages provided by John Moeller from State of Affairs Catering
6:00 – 6:30 p.m. – Chapter announcements, door prizes, and updates
6:30 – 7:30 p.m. – a special “Smart Home Integration” CEU presentation by Ryan Nugent, Sunbound LED Lighting

March 2019 Chapter Meeting

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30pm

Studio 4 Showroom
634 Lucknow Road
Harrisburg, PA 17110

The NKBA Susquehanna Valley Chapter presents:

“Windows and Doors in Kitchen and Bath Design: How to Select the Best Options for Aesthetic and Performance”
(.1 CEU)

Presented by
Meg Connor, Executive Officer and
Kara Nies, Interior Designer and Project Manager, Studio 4 Showroom

Windows and doors are impactful elements in any kitchen and bath design. If they are not given careful consideration they can negatively affect what would be an otherwise aesthetically appealing and well-functioning design. In this presentation we will review several points of consideration when selecting windows and doors for kitchen and bath projects, and how to make educated decisions for the best outcome in design and performance.

2018 October Chapter Meeting: “Become a Sales Ninja”

Thursday, October 18, 2018 @ 8:00 am – 1:00pm

Radisson Hotel Harrisburg in Camp Hill
1150 Camp Hill Bypass
Camp Hill, Pennsylvania 17011

Please join us on Thursday, October 18 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for a very special program presentation at the Radisson in Camp Hill, PA. To help celebrate kitchen and bath month, we are proud to bring you one of the best industry speakers on the science of selling.

Utilizing the latest neuroscience research, Robb Best’s Cognitive Leadership Seminars are a fascinating exploration of how humans make decisions and ultimately plot the course of their lives.

“Sales Ninja: The Latest Techniques Based on Brain Research” focuses on Robb’s proven 5-step Selling Process. From overarching strategies to quick fixes with big payoff, learn how to ace every aspect of your customer interactions.

Whether you’re in sales or marketing, leverage new insights in neuroscience to take your business to the next level–and get that all-important edge over your competitors

MEETING CANCELLED

August Chapter Meeting Aboard The Pride of The Susquehanna

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00pm

The Pride of The Susquehanna
1 Riverside Drive
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17101


Join us August 14, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. for a delightful evening aboard The Pride of The Susquehanna. The authentic, stern-driven paddle wheel riverboat will host our Chapter for three hours in the evening and include food and drinks throughout the cruise. A cash bar will also be available.

During the cruise, Dan Luck, VP of Sales and Education for the SEN Design Group, will present a CEU presentation titled, “6 Unfair Advantages to Help You Zoom Past Your Competition” (.1 CEU).

May Chapter Meeting and Wine Tasting

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 @ 5:00 pm – 07:30pm

Spring Gate Vineyard
5790 Devonshire Road
Harrisburg, PA 17112

Join us May 8 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. to experience the winery and vineyard at Spring Gate. The family-owned operation on 60 acres of farmland is located between the rolling hills of Lancaster County and Blue Mountain, near Harrisburg. A warm welcome awaits you at one of their tasting bars in the classic Pennsylvania Hill Barn. Arrive a little early and take in the beautiful fields, streams, orchards, vineyards and wildlife that makes up this prestigious property and producer of Estate Wines.

Food and beverages will be provided by C&J Catering. Cost is $55 for members, $65 for non-members, and $35 for students. Please register using the link below.

Special presentation:
Proper Wine Storage Design

Don Cochran is the owner and founder of CELLARIUM Wine Cellars. He has been designing wine cellars for 17 years from Boston to D.C. and beyond. Arguable, he is the preeminent expert in the field of wine cellar design and construction, working with interior designers, architects, builders and homeowners. During our meeting on May 8, he will present an overview of how to design a wine storage area.

“Having a wine cellar is perhaps one of the most civilized amenities in the world, and building these spaces is not only my profession, but my absolute passion.”

– Don Cochran, Cellarium Creator and Founder

April 2018 NKBA Chapter Meeting: All About Quartz

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 @ 5:00 pm – 07:30pm

Jemson Cabinetry
1060 South State Street
Ephrata, PA


Join us April 10th from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. to hear important updates about the Chapter, walk through the new NKBA.org website and learn how to setup your personal profile so you can begin taking advantage of this powerful new tool for you and your business. Lastly, representatives from MS International will provide a special presentation all about Quartz (0.1 CEU).

St. Patrick’s Day may be over, but if you’re still feeling lucky, there will also be a raffle for your chance to win some exciting door prizes. You won’t want to miss out.

Food and beverages will be provided. Cost is $35 for members, $45 for non-members, and $15 for students. Please register using the link below.

This event qualifies for .1 NKBA CEU.

February 2018 NKBA Chapter Meeting: Living Large in Small Spaces

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 @ 5:00 pm – 07:30pm

Fromm Harrisburg Design Center
5010 Linglestown Road
Harrisburg, PA 17112

Join us February 20th at 5:30 p.m. to learn about the latest NKBA Chapter changes, including how you can participate and join a Chapter committee. We will also review the new NKBA.org website and show you how to setup your personal profile so you can begin taking advantage of this powerful new tool for you and your business. Lastly, a Thermador/Bosch representative will highlight some of the new Bosch and Thermador product introductions coming in 2018 and present “Living Large in Small Spaces” (0.1 CEU).

Food and beverages will be provided. Cost is $35 for member, $45 for non-members, and $15 for students. Please register using the link below.

This event qualifies for .1 NKBA CEU.