The NKBA partners with other organizations that develop programs in continuing career
education. An extensive CEU Provider Program database of everything that’s
available can be found on our website.
In addition, the following are official CEU Company Providers:
provides end-to-end solutions for the design and planning of residential and commercial
spaces and the manufacturing of furniture. Whether you are a professional designer,
home improvement retailer, manufacturer or in the professional dealer network, we
provide the software and content to help you be more efficient, integrated and productive.
Daily is a leader in distance learning and has built an educational resource that
provides a great variety of quality education in all areas of the architectural,
engineering, and construction industry. AEC Daily has approximately 450 online courses
approved by a multitude of associations and regulatory bodies from all areas of
the AEC industry; from specifiers, interior and building designers, landscape architects,
and engineers to building managers and constructors. The majority of the courses
are free of charge and all courses are available 24/7.
Antolini Luigi & C. is rooted in over 60 years of experience. Constantly evolving,
the company has always supported new technology and development in natural stone
processing – without forgetting the importance of quality.
ASA Education Foundation has been providing critical education support to the plumbing,
heating, cooling, piping industry since 1977. As a division of the American Supply
Association, a not-for-profit national organization serving wholesale distributors
and their suppliers, the ASAEF provides timely and relevant training to support
the needs and goals of the companies within the industry through ASA University.
In 2016, Thermador celebrates 100 years of introducing innovation that drives performance
that leads to timeless design. The iconic line of cooking, cleaning, refrigeration
and ventilation products remains committed to empowering culinary enthusiasts to
be their best through continuous innovation breakthroughs – from the world’s
first wall ovens and gas cooktops with the patented Star® Burner to the Freedom®
Induction Cooktop, the first full-surface induction appliance, and the Freedom®
Collection, the first modular built-in fresh food, freezer and wine preservation
columns. Thermador is part of BSH Home Appliances Corporation, a fully owned subsidiary
of BSH Hausgeräte GmbH, the largest manufacturer of home appliances in Europe
and one of the leading companies in the sector worldwide. For more information,
visit www.thermador.com or
follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn at: www.facebook.com/thermador, @Thermador, @ThermadorHome and www.linkedin.com/company/thermador, respectively.
CEDIA is the international trade association
and central touch point for 3,700 member companies that represent every facet of
the ever-evolving residential technology market. The association is committed to
helping members achieve technical and business excellence through education, community,
resources and vision. CEDIA members deliver technology solutions that enable people
to enjoy their best moments in life in the comfort of their own homes – Life
Lived Best at Home.
Architect Software is a leading developer and publisher of 3D Architectural home
design software for both full residential design and kitchen & bath design.
Chief Architect uses smart cabinet technology to create various styles, shapes and
sizes that is a much faster design approach than traditional software. Chief Architect
partners with specific manufacturers (cabinets, appliances, doors, windows, countertops,
flooring) so that styles, finishes and other product-specific design details can
be accurately drawn and rendered.
Coverings is the premier international trade fair and expo dedicated exclusively
to showcasing the newest in ceramic tile and natural stone. It has grown to be the
largest and most important show of its kind in the U.S., featuring exhibitors from
more than 50 countries and attracting thousands of distributors, retailers, fabricators,
contractors and specifiers, architectural and design professionals, builders and
real estate developers, plus the press and journalists who cover this vital and
dynamic industry. Coverings is the stage for introducing some of the most innovative
tile and stone products in the world. The exposition also serves as a valuable resource
for continuing education for all categories of attendees, with informative, accredited
seminars and live demonstration sessions conducted throughout the four days and
all free of charge.
Delta Faucet Company is the largest U.S. manufacturer of residential and commercial
faucets. With brands like Delta, Brizo, and Peerless, the company holds the number
one position in U.S. market share and sells in more than 50 countries. Their stylish,
innovative products enhance performance and improve consumers’ everyday experiences
with water. Delta Faucet is committed to helping concerned consumers identify simple
ways to incorporate conservation into their lives.
Since its founding in 1981, Fantech has focused on becoming a leader in the air
movement/ventilation industry. Fantech’s two North American manufacturing
plants include a 155,000 sq. ft. facility in Lenexa, Kansas, USA as well as a 130,000
sq. ft. manufacturing plant located in Bouctouche, New Brunswick, Canada. Fantech’s
strength and stability comes from its alliance with its parent company, Systemair,
Sweden. Systemair’s global network of 58 subsidiaries on four continents makes
the Systemair Group one of the largest air movement companies in the world. For
more than 3 decades, Fantech has been researching, designing and bringing to market
“Ventilation Solutions” that ensure better indoor air quality in the
Fisher & Paykel Since 1934, the Fisher & Paykel design heritage has been founded on a pioneering spirit and culture of curiosity that challenges conventional appliance design to consistently deliver products tailored for human needs. Incorporating outstanding performance, and user-focused innovation, Fisher & Paykel and DCS by Fisher & Paykel appliance brands inspire people through indoor/outdoor kitchen and laundry products, designed with real life in mind. The brands incorporate innovative technologies driven from a passion to produce the most technically advanced, efficient, and contemporary styled appliances. As pioneers of the world’s first drawer dishwasher, DishDrawer®; Fisher & Paykel continues to pave the way for appliance innovation. Since the 1980’s, DCS has defined cooking appliance innovation for the commercial food industry, and designs commercial quality appliances for the home. Fisher & Paykel Appliances is a global company operating in 50 countries, manufacturing in the United States, Mexico, Italy, Thailand and New Zealand. For more information, please visit:www.fisherpaykel.com
Appliances is at the forefront of building innovative, energy-efficient appliances
that improve people’s lives. GE Appliances’ products include refrigerators,
freezers, cooking products, dishwashers, washers, dryers, air conditioners, water
filtration systems and water heaters. General Electric (NYSE: GE) works on things
that matter to build a world that works better.
Here at Hafele America Co., hardware is our passion and our expertise. We manufacture
and sell many of the “little invisibles” that you use every day—from
LED lighting to kitchen drawer slides and cabinet hinges to commercial and residential
sliding door hardware. We’re a company focused on solving problems—in
many instances problems you didn’t even know you had—and bringing our
creativity and ingenuity to a very specialized group of businesses and customers.
Our products and services typically serve the Furniture, Cabinet, Architectural/Builders
and Access Control industries as well as Hospitality and a variety of Design disciplines.
family-run business founded in Germany’s Black Forest, Hansgrohe has developed
and produced premium products for bathrooms and kitchens since 1901, and is a trendsetter
for the entire industry. Our products feature award-winning design and industry-leading
technology. Many of our products feature EcoRight technology, delivering water savings
which do not come at the expense of performance.
2007, Infinity Drain has established a reputation for design-centric, premium quality
decorative shower drains. With award winning designs and innovations, including
the “Site Sizeable” linear drain, Infinity Drain is helping to shape
barrier free bathroom design. From hand polishing decorative grates to custom fabricating
to your exacting specifications, Infinity Drain offers the broadest selection of
decorative choices and installation options.
Informa Exhibitions US presents industry-leading conferences and exhibitions that
bring residential and commercial construction professionals face-to-face with product
manufacturers. Trade shows including World of Concrete (one of the top 20 trade
shows in the United States) and SURFACES offer top-notch education, exceptional
networking opportunities, and live, hands-on instruction not found at other industry
Creative Group, Inc. is a full-service marketing organization that offers comprehensive
capability and execution excellence through a complete, turnkey collection of marketing
tactics. Interline moves quickly to take advantage of shifting market opportunities.
We do this by offering a portfolio of new ideas tied to the needs and concerns of
technological leader in performance kitchen appliances, Jenn-Air has transformed
the kitchen in design, cooking, and entertaining. Since becoming known for the first
ventilated cooktop in 1961, the company has built its reputation on countless patents,
exclusive features, and industry firsts that enable consumers to create memorable
experiences in the kitchen.
Kalamzoo Outdoor Gourmet
Kohler Co. is one of America’s oldest and largest privately held companies,
and a global design and technology leader in kitchen and bath plumbing products.
has more than 40 years of experience building quality, customized cabinetry. KraftMaid
Cabinetry is committed to helping consumers create the kitchen of their dreams.
KraftMaid offers the best of both worlds. We provide a custom look, with the widest
selection of styles, finishes, storage solutions and decorative enhancements in
built-to order cabinetry all without the custom price of or lengthy custom lead
Master Brand Cabinets
For more than 60 years, MasterBrand Cabinets, Inc. has been continually integrating
their core beliefs into their design, cabinet manufacturing, and delivery capacities
making them one of the most trusted cabinetmakers in the industry. Their powerful
portfolio of brands - ranging from standard to custom - offers customers and channel
partners the best overall kitchen, bath and other-room solutions. Rooted in quality,
evolved through passion, and defined by service, MasterBrand Cabinets has grown
to become the largest cabinet manufacturer in North America. times.
Merillat cabinetry, we create exceptional, common sense cabinetry for those seeking
solutions for the kitchen, bath or entire home. A great American story, Merillat
was founded by woodworker and visionary Orville Merillat in Adrian, Michigan in
1946. Through the years, we have prospered through an unyielding commitment to our
customers, our dedication to a growing community of dealers, designers and builders.
Plus, we are the #1 preferred brand for builders in America. Our innovations have
changed the face of an industry, and our unrivaled manufacturing process allows
cabinets to be shipped in days – not weeks. We are America’s Cabinetmaker.
The Natural Stone Institute has served as the authoritative source of information
on standards of natural stone workmanship and practice and the suitable application
of natural stone products. Membership in the association is worldwide and includes
nearly 2,000 natural stone producers, exporters/importers, distributors/wholesalers,
fabricators, finishers, installers, and industry suppliers- all committed to the
highest standards of workmanship and ethics. MIA+BSI: The Natural Stone Institute
utilizes an extensive CEU speakers' bureau to help educate kitchen & design
professionals on the use of natural stone.
As the #1 faucet brand in North America, Moen offers a diverse selection of thoughtfully
designed kitchen and bath faucets, showerheads, accessories, bath safety products
and kitchen sinks for residential applications each delivering the best possible
combination of meaningful innovation, useful features, lasting value.
M S International, Inc. is a leading nationwide distributor of flooring, countertop,
wall tile and hardscaping products. Headquartered in Orange, California, MSI maintains
more than 20 distribution centers across the United States and Canada. MSI also
has purchasing offices in India, China, Brazil, and Turkey. Founded in 1975, MSI
imports over 38,000 containers per year and manages an inventory of over 125 million
square feet, including hundreds of thousands of slabs of natural stone and quartz.
MSI’s strategy is to work with our customers to enhance the homes and projects of
consumers in North America by providing a wide selection of products that are innovative,
affordable, and accessible from a single supplier. MSI offers the most competitively
priced products with the widest selection and most rapid delivery times available.
MSI's selections include over 5,000 SKUs including natural stone (granite, marble,
travertine, slate, limestone, quartzite and sandstone), porcelain, ceramic, glass
and quartz. MSI accurately forecasts customer demand and manages inventory levels
to ensure that all required products and services needs are provided efficiently
and on time.
Trails is the premier source for luxury functional art in the kitchen, bath and
home. Offering inspired design, Native Trails is best known for hand-hammered, recycled
copper sinks and bathtubs. Its artisan-made sustainable product lines have grown
to include groundbreaking NativeStone™ concrete sinks, vanities made of reclaimed
and FSC-certified woods, range hoods, furniture and a range of home lifestyle products.
helps transform living spaces into spaces you’ll love, with cabinetry solutions
that add long-lasting value and bring utility, comfort and beauty to a home. In
homes for GenY to Boomers, loft space to universal design, QualityCabinets provides
beautiful solutions that stand the test of time. Based in Ann Arbor, MI, and part
of Masco Cabinetry, QualityCabinets delivers design solutions that work —
in big spaces and small.
LLC offers high-end, luxury faucets, sinks and fixtures for America’s finest
homes, resorts and hospitality projects. Headquartered in Irvine, California, ROHL
has helped thoughtful homeowners and designers create personal expressions of authentic
product for over 30 years. Anchored in traditional family values, trust, integrity
and innovation, the ROHL leadership possesses a dynamic entrepreneurial spirit that
extends through the organization. ROHL’s strength comes from a synergy of
family and friendship in partnership with suppliers and customers. From Traditional
to Transitional to Modern, the ROHL line includes a wide range of top-quality faucets,
fixtures, shower components and accessories. Sourced from Great Britain, Western
Europe, North America and New Zealand, each is crafted to ROHL’s rigid specifications
and is uniquely tailored for each residential or commercial project. For more information,
please visit www.rohlhome.com.
than 10 years ago, Sub-Zero Wolf was formed as the marriage of two companies with
the goal of designing and building the world’s premier cooking and preservation
appliances. Sub-Zero Freezer Company was the industry’s most recognized manufacturer
of premium built-in home refrigerators. Wolf was synonymous with professional cooking
equipment for restaurants and hotels. Now, the serious home cook chooses their new
brand for people who will have nothing less than the kitchen they have always wanted.
Inspired by a desire to find solutions to problems that had existed for years in
the way kitchen worked, (or didn’t work), the Galley was invented by an award-winning
kitchen designer whose vision ws to create a central workstation hub where every
task in his kitchen could be accomplished. He put the very first Galley in his own
home. Today, the Galley has grown to be an entire line of super-functional, smart
and stylish workstations where one can prep, cook, serve, entertain, and clean-up,
all in one convenient place.
Victoria + Albert Bath is a British company with a passion for freestanding bathroom
design. Ranging from minimalistic contemporary to classically roll topped, every
ENGLISHCAST® bathtub and basin is rich in volcanic limestone to help make it
beautiful, strong, and naturally white. Exclusively brought to you from our South
African factory, discover the full hand finished freestanding tub and basin collection.
Victoria + Albert Baths: more than a purchase, an investment for life.
1997, San Francisco-based Zephyr has continued to bring design, innovation and technology
to the forefront of the kitchen ventilation hood industry. The company has challenged
the perception of what ventilation means in kitchen design and created a new awareness
of the importance of a high performing ventilation system. With acclaimed talent
such as artistic visionary, Fu-Tung Cheng, and industrial designer, Robert Brunner,
Zephyr is able to create cutting-edge residential range hoods unlike any other company.
In addition, Zephyr has pioneered ventilation hood technology with the industry’s
first DCBL Suppression System, an exclusive innovation that delivers the most silent,
energy efficient and performance-driven range hoods available today.