The NKBA's mission is to enhance member success and excellence, promote professionalism and ethical business practices and provide leadership and direction for the industry.



The NKBA CA Capital Chapter would like to say...


to all of the Sponsors & Exhibitors who participated in the


Volunteers Needed
Help Work the NKBA Booth

The Gary Brown Home Show is January 27 - 29, 2017 at Cal Expo and we are in need of volunteers to work the NKBA booth.  Currently, we have openings on Saturday the 28th from 4pm-6pm, as well as Sunday the 29th from 10am-12pm, 12pm-2pm and 2pm-5pm.

For more information or to sign up, please contact Carrie Boesch,, or call: 650.387.8878.

Ferguson Sponsorship Supports
NKBA Students with Free Memberships


Students studying in the design and building fields can now join the NKBA for free, thanks to a new Platinum Sponsorship provided by Ferguson Enterprises, the largest distributor of residential and commercial plumbing supplies in the United States.

In addition to free memberships, the $159 exam application fee is now waived for qualified student members seeking the NKBA Associate Kitchen & Bath Designer (AKBD) certification. And, students attending NKBA accredited college programs can take the exam prior to graduation once they have completed a minimum of 85% of their Kitchen and Bath coursework.

NKBA student members also receive free registration for KBIS, where they can see the latest trends and technology in action and network with other students in the new KBIS Student Lounge.

To join the NKBA or to renew your membership, contact NKBA Member Relations at (800) THE-NKBA (843-6522).

Interested in a Study Group?

If you are thinking about taking an upcoming Certification Exam, we invite you to join our Study Group.


Looking to Serve?

"As a chapter officer for the NKBA, you directly contribute to and benefit from the growth of the kitchen and bath industry's leading Association. You serve as a member advocate and a representative of your peers to the Association and the industry, as well as a mentor for student members to develop potential and build skills.

Through leadership training, you gain the tools and skills necessary to become a stronger manager. This knowledge can be invaluable to your own business and the experience is a great addition to your personal portfolio."

For more information, please contact Carrie Boesch,, or call: 650.387.8878.

Take the first steps towards certification
or learn new skills!

An NKBA certification has become synonymous with the highest level of knowledge, expertise, and professionalism in the industry. We offer an array of courses to ensure you'll stay up-to-date on the latest emerging technologies, design insights, and business strategies.

Visit our Upcoming Events page to view all of the upcoming courses to help take your career to the next level!