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


Next Chapter Meeting
Wednesday, September 14, 2016

5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

         3979 N Freeway Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95834

         3979 N Freeway Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95834


Current & Emerging Surface Materials: Pro's and Con's

Join us for an industry discussion panel (from left to right)  Genise Hood-Plessas - Medimer Marble & Granite, Michael Tigue - Modern Tile Supply, Kevin Stillian, Dan Doxan - Scythia Tile and Stone, Inc., as they cover current & emerging surface materials including large format tiles, manufactured slab surfaces, and natural stone slabs. We will address the materials' pro's and con's, fabrication, installation, supplier and challenges.

The 2017 NKBA California Capital Chapter Design Competition is Here!!

We are excited to announce the upcoming 2017 NKBA California Capital Chapter Design Competition. This competition is an excellent way to showcase your talents and skills and to get recognized professionally. It is also a wonderful marketing tool for establishing credibility with new clients and building your portfolio. The results will be announced at our Holiday Awards Gala in November 2016 and winners will be published in our 2017 Annual Membership Directory.


For questions, please contact Adel Visser, CKD CBD at
or Carrie Boesch at

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).

Looking to Serve?
Your CA Capital Chapter needs a Treasurer for 2017!

"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."

We are looking for someone with good record keeping skills, a comfort with numbers, ability to file a monthly financial meeting report and year-end financial report, ability to balance a checkbook on a monthly basis, act as the “ticket taker” at chapter meetings and a knowledge of Quickbooks. 

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

August Is Membership Drive Month

Join the NKBA during the month of August! 
Take advantage of this great opportunity to become a member.

The $100.00 application fee will be waved and the dues will be 50% off for the balance of the year.

Contact Shelley Aboud, or call 916-782-3200 ext. 6238

You will need to use a specific membership application,
from our chapter, to receive the full benefits of this offer.


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!