Unlock Opportunities With NKBA This July – NKBA


Unlock Opportunities With NKBA This July

‘From left to right, NKBA CEO Bill Darcy, winner of People’s Pick – Kitchen Henrietta Heisler and NKBA EVP + CSO Suzie Williford at the Kitchen & Bath Design + Industry Awards at KBIS 2023 in Las Vegas.
Enter NKBA’s Design Competition, apply to be a 2024 30 Under Thirty, or to attend our Women to Women Conference.    
By Elisa Fernández-Arias

The month of July may feel like it has just started, but it is already well underway! Don’t miss your chance to take part in one of the many career, design and leadership opportunities available through the NKBA. Whether you want to showcase your designs and win cash prizes and national recognition by entering our Design Competition, nominate yourself as a Chapter Officer to make an impact in your local K&B community, or apply to become a 30 Under Thirty, there’s something for everyone at the NBKA to grow your career, your network and more.

July 11th ….Now Extended to July 23: Design Awards

Due to an overwhelming response, we have extended the deadline for NKBA’s Design Awards to July 23. Don’t miss out on this extraordinary opportunity to gain national exposure and win cash prizes.  Enter today to become tomorrow’s K&B design star. This enhanced competition includes:

  • Cash prizes totaling $100,000
  • Best Overall Kitchen/Best Overall Bath each awarded $20,000
  • First place category winners each win $5,000
  • Multiple project entries mean you pay less
  • Streamlined, more impactful categories

To get your chance to win big, stand in the spotlight at KBIS 2024, gain industry recognition and more, enter today!

W2W attendees at the inaugural NKBA Women to Women (W2W) conference in Louisville, KY.
July 19: Women to Women Mentoring Conference

Applications for NKBA’s Women to Women (W2W) Conference, an opportunity for female NKBA members to connect and further develop their leadership skills, close on July 19. Here are the details:

  • October 10-12, in historic Charleston, SC
  • Participants will stay at the Mills House Hotel
  • Activities will include keynote speakers, breakout leadership sessions and excursions

Don’t miss this opportunity to meet fellow women in the K&B industry, get mentored by industry professionals and celebrate your accomplishments with like-minded peers. Apply today.

NKBA’s 2023 Thirty Under 30 class at KBIS 2023.
July 31: Thirty Under 30

An opportunity for the rising stars of the K&B industry, NKBA’s Thirty Under 30 submissions close on July 31. Young K&B industry professionals who are accepted into the program will receive:

  • A free trip to KBIS 2024 (airfare and lodging)
  • KBIS Show floor pass, conference pass and access to NKBA events
  • Media exposure and awareness among top design and trade professionals
  • Pre-event and post-event networking activities

Shine brighter than ever and join the future leaders of K&B by applying for Thirty Under 30 today!

NKBA Chapter Members.
July 31: Chapter Officer Positions

If you’re looking to significantly impact the industry, association and local communities, self-nominate by July 31 for a chapter officer position. This election cycle includes the three positions below. All current incumbents of these positions must self-nominate if they wish to be considered for a new term, as there is no automatic continuation of the role.

  • Programs Chair
  • Communications Chair
  • President

By taking on a leadership role within the association, you can influence the direction of your chapter, network with other professionals and gain invaluable experience. The chapter officer self-nomination form can be accessed by clicking here. If you would like to learn more about the benefits of becoming a chapter leader, please click here.