NKBA Tennessee Chapter

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

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2018 Current Chapter Officers

President

Erin Hurst, CKD
French’s Cabinet Gallery, LLC
7108 Crossroads Blvd Suite 304
Brentwood, TN 37027
(615) 371-8385
erinjhurst@gmail.com

Programs Chair

Victoria G. Highfill, AKBD
Hermitage Kitchen Design Gallery
531 Lafayette Street
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 843-3310
victoria.grace.highfill@gmail.com

Communications Chair

Amy Roberts
Cambria
3607 Trousdale Dr.
Nashville, TN 37204
(952) 944-1676
Amy.Roberts@cambriausa.com

Membership Chair

Tina Holland
Kitchen Sales Inc
2500 Hoitt Ave
Knoxville, TX 37927
(865) 524-5529
tinaholland@kitchensales.net

Secretary/Treasurer

Tammy L. Maurano
Procraft Cabinetry, Inc.
15115 Old Hickory Blvd
Nashville, TN 37211
(615) 528-0399
tlm1264@hotmail.com


2019 Chapter Officers

President

Erin Hurst, CKD
French’s Cabinet Gallery, LLC
7108 Crossroads Blvd Suite 304
Brentwood, TN 37027
(615) 371-8385
erinjhurst@gmail.com

Programs Chair

Victoria G. Highfill, AKBD
Hermitage Kitchen Design Gallery
531 Lafayette Street
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 843-3310
victoria.grace.highfill@gmail.com

Communications Chair

Rebecca Robinson
Nashville, TN 37220
(615) 423-6286
rebecca@rrrinteriors.com

Membership Chair

Tina Holland
Kitchen Sales Inc
2500 Hoitt Ave
Knoxville, TX 37927
(865) 524-5529
tinaholland@kitchensales.net

Secretary/Treasurer

Kim Costner
Kmpact Design
Brentwood, TN 37021
(615) 481-0674
kim@kmpactdesign.com


Tennessee Chapter Events

January Meeting – Nashville

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

Louisville Tile
650 Melrose Avenue
Nashville, TN 37211

January meeting. Schluter will be presenting CEU.

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HOLIDAY PARTY – Memphis

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 @ 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Wiseacre Brewing Co
2783 Broad Ave
Memphis, TN 38112

NKBA Holiday Party

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HOLIDAY PARTY – Nashville

Thursday, December 13, 2018 @ 6:30pm – 9:30pm

Carpet Den Interiors
264 Mallory Station Road
Brentwood, TN 37027

Holiday Party for ASID & NKBA members.

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HOLIDAY PARTY – Knoxville

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 @ 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Standard Kitchen & Bath
8719 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37923

Holiday Party for NKBA & IDS members!

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Lunch & Learn CHATTANOOGA

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 @ 11:30am – 1:00pm

Ferguson Showroom
4100 Amnicola Hwy
Chattanooga, TN 37406

Course Title: Small Kitchen Design (IDCEC approved CEU-106531)
As the market ebbs and flows with urbanization, apartment living and space restrictions, lifestyle and demographic changes, the effective small kitchen is becoming a powerful tool for design and influence.

Things being considered include:
• Right sizing appliances and adding value without compromising performance
• Spatial design and client’s lifestyle
• Innovative spaces where clients can enjoy social and practical kitchen aesthetics

This course will cover current trends regarding influences of the small kitchen and how to address clients’ needs when specifying a small kitchen project. We will explore the common characteristics and constraints of smaller kitchens and review solutions to maximize utility, comfort and design.

Presented by: Michael Erdman with Fisher & Paykel

Qualifies for 0.1 CEUs. NKBA members must self register CEUs on www.nkba.org. All organizations and individuals are welcome.

Thank you to Ferguson for hosting our meeting at their showroom and Fisher & Paykel for providing CEU.

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Lunch & Learn KNOXVILLE

Thursday, July 19, 2018 @ 11:30am – 1:00pm

Ferguson Showroom
215 Peregrine Way
Knoxville, TN 37922

Learn how kitchen sinks have evolved throughout the years. An analysis of how lifestyle design trends, technology and resource availability have influenced the size, shape and material of the modern-day sink. Presented by Yancy Quiett with Elkay. CEU is AIA, IDCEC & NKBA approved. PLEASE EMAIL JUDY GOOCH BY 7/16 TO RSVP! Judytgooch@gmail.com.

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Crystal Gala

Thursday, June 14, 2018 @ 5:30pm – 8:00pm

Franke Kitchen Systems Headquarters
800 Aviation Pkwy
Smyrna, TN 37167

Crystal Gala in partnership with Franke and ASID. A free shuttle bus service between the Music City Center and Franke will be available to registered guests. Please RSVP to frankersvp@sharpthink.com.

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NKBA Meeting Chattanooga

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 @ 11:30am – 1:00pm

Scenic City Cabinetry & Designs
6111A Heritage Park Drive, Suite 500
Chattanooga, TN 37416

Quartz Surfacing: Attributes and Benefits

This course covers the fundamentals of quartz surfacing, including its performance attributes vs. alternative products and typical applications in commercial and residential environments. The course provides an overview of typical production: testing and quality-assurance processes that are common practice within the quartz surfacing industry.

Additional topics include the manufacturing process and the professionals involved in the supply chain, from raw material to the end consumer or project, as well as best practices in fabrication and installation of quartz surfacing.

IDCEC approved CEU-103116 presented by Cambria.

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NKBA Meeting Memphis

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 @ 11:30am – 1:00pm

Ferguson
8100 Macon Station, Suite 110
Cordova, Tennessee 38018

Course Title: Small Kitchen Design (IDCEC approved CEU-106531)

Qualifies for 0.1 CEUs. NKBA members must self register CEUs on www.nkba.org.

Thank you to Ferguson for hosting our meeting at their showroom.

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NKBA Meeting Memphis

Friday, April 13, 2018 @ 11:30am – 1:00pm

Ferguson
8100 Macon Station, Suite 110
Memphis, Tennessee 38018

Friday, April 13, 2018
11:30-11:45 Networking
11:45-12:00 Introductions & Announcements
12:00-1:00 CEU Presentation
Course Title & Description: The Next Generation- Ultracompact Surfacing
A new category of architectural surfacing has arrived! “Ultracompact” references an innovative material created by the process of SINTERIZATION. This cutting-edge material is created by using extreme heat and pressure to break the boundaries of natural stone, solid surface, and quartz. Its unmatched strength, durability, chemical resistance, and thermal stability allow limitless applications. This course will examine the advantages, design flexibility, and longevity of this innovative material.

Presenter: Brittany Earlie w/ Cosentino
Brittany Earlie is the Architect and Design Sales Manager in TN for Cosentino, the world’s largest manufacturer of quartz surfacing and the leader in ultracompact innovation. She aides architects, designers, contractors, and construction professionals in implementing the best design, applications, and executions for surfacing materials.

Qualifies for 0.1 CEUs. NKBA members must self register CEUs on www.nkba.org.

Thank you to Ferguson for hosting our meeting at their showroom.

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ASID/NKBA Meeting CHATTANOOGA

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 @ 11:30am – 1:00pm

Public House
1110 Market Street
Chattanooga, Tennessee 37402

You are invited to a joint meeting with ASID. Sabina Jahic will be presenting a CEU: “Color Forecast 2018”. Qualifies for 0.1 CEU’s. NKBA members must self-register their CEU on www.nkba.org.

Qualifies for 0.1 CEUs. NKBA members must self register CEUs on www.nkba.org.

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NKBA & IDS EVENT (KNOXVILLE)

April 10, 2018 @ 5:30pm – 8:30pm

Friedman’s Appliances
9296 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, Tennessee 37922

NKBA & IDS EVENT
An evening of education, atmosphere, food, and drinks as we present a double CEU event led by Jack Stoffer of Sub-Zero & Wolf.

CEU Session 1
Luxury Kitchen Specifications for Aging in Place
CEU Session 2
Design Professionals Forecast Luxury Kitchen Trends

This event qualifies for .2 NKBA CEUs.

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NKBA Meeting

Friday, March 16, 2018 @ 11:30am – 1:00pm

The Tile Shop
8220 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919

Agenda:
11:30-11:45 Networking/Visit Showroom
11:45-12:00 Introductions & Announcements
12:00-1:00 CEU Presentation
Course Description:
Learn how to better communicate with your clients and sell the job with 3D presentations. See how using different rendering techniques such as watercolor, technical illustration and photo realistic ray tracing can provide your clients with feedback that can focus on design concepts or the final look and feel of the completed project. Change designs, materials and colors on the fly in front of your clients and create a satisfying customer experience.

Presenter Bio
Scott Harris is the Vice President of Chief Architect Software the leading provider of 3D Home Design Software. He guides product marketing for the Chief Architect professional, DIY and mobile software products. Scott has an MBA with a background in software development and is a Certified Kitchen & Bath Designer (CKBD). As a hobby, he is an avid designer of custom homes and interior spaces.

Qualifies for 0.1 CEUs. NKBA members must self register CEUs on www.nkba.org.

Thank you to The Tile Shop for hosting our meeting. Bring your business cards for a Amazon Echo raffle.

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NKBA Meeting

Thursday, March 15, 2018 @ 11:30am – 1:00pm

Kenny & Company
2934 Sidco Drive, Suite 100
Nashville, TN 37204

Agenda:
11:30-11:45 Networking/Visit Sponsor Tables
11:45-12:00 Introductions & Announcements
12:00-1:00 CEU Presentation

Course Description:
Learn how to better communicate with your clients and sell the job with 3D presentations. See how using different rendering techniques such as watercolor, technical illustration and photo realistic ray tracing can provide your clients with feedback that can focus on design concepts or the final look and feel of the completed project. Change designs, materials and colors on the fly in front of your clients and create a satisfying customer experience.

Presenter Bio
Scott Harris is the Vice President of Chief Architect Software the leading provider of 3D Home Design Software. He guides product marketing for the Chief Architect professional, DIY and mobile software products. Scott has an MBA with a background in software development and is a Certified Kitchen & Bath Designer (CKBD). As a hobby, he is an avid designer of custom homes and interior spaces.

Qualifies for 0.1 CEUs. NKBA members must self register CEUs on www.nkba.org.

ASID/NKBA February Meeting CHATTANOOGA

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 @ 11:30am – 1:00pm

Ferguson Kitchen & Bath
4100 Amnicola Highway
Chattanooga, Tennessee 37406

Course Description: Specifying Luxury Kitchens in Small Spaces. This course describes general design considerations for specifying smaller kitchens, discusses refrigeration and cooking appliances that make most sense in a smaller space, and then suggests how to spread kitchen functions beyond the kitchen and into the rest of the home. Presented by Kate Esteller from SubZero/Wolf.

NKBA CEU 0.1

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

Cosentino Design Center
1421 Gould Blvd, Suite B
LaVergne, TN 37086
United States

Qualify Effectively, Estimate Quickly, Get a Commitment Faster.

NKBA CEU 0.1