Read how these kitchen and bath industry professionals have benefited from their NKBA memberships. Join today and experience the benefits of membership for yourself.
"NKBA membership has clearly enhanced my business. The consumer leads, publicity, and NKBA branding bring more customers to my doorstep, while the business forms keep my business running smoothly."
Joe Feinberg – Ft. Lauderdale, FL
"The ability to network with other kitchen and bath professionals at local and national NKBA events is incredibly valuable. Because of my membership in the NKBA, I’m able to make professional connections that advance my business and my career."
Carol Lamkins, CMKBD – Fullerton, CA
"The certification I’ve earned through the NKBA has not only made me a better designer, but it’s helped to attract more clients looking to remodel their homes’ kitchens and baths since many homeowners are more comfortable working with a credentialed designer."
Peter Ross Salerno, CMKBD – Wyckoff, NJ
"NKBA membership has practical benefits I’ve been able to use in furthering my business. Use of the NKBA logo, and exposure through NKBA Magazine and other media outlets are all ways I’ve been able to promote my business."
Anastasia Rentzos, CKD, CBD – Concord, ON
"As an NKBA member, local chapter events have allowed me to connect with other area professionals in the industry. I also receive electronic newsletters that inform me of NKBA updates, as well as current topics and changes in the industry. This tope of information is invaluable in business."
Phillip M. Rothschild, CKD – Dedham, MA
"Professional development courses offered through the NKBA have given me the knowledge necessary to grow in my field, and feel confident that I’m staying ahead of the industry trends. Certification has provided the credibility with potential clients that have led to new business."
Rebecca Flynn, CKD, CBD – San Diego, CA
"Displaying my certifications and the NKBA logo in my business conveys credibility to consumers, which can make the difference between a potential client and a client. I’ve also gained clients through the NKBA’s ProSearch and consumer leads tools."
Geeta Kewalramani, CKD, CBD - Mississauga, ON, Canada
"Attending NKBA chapter events strengthens my business by connecting me to other professionals in my area."
Jay Cassineri - New Britain, CT
"Staying informed, keeping connected with industry partners, and continuing to learn—all of this keeps me on the leading edge of my profession and provides a distinct competitive advantage."
Marie Lail Blackburn, CMKBD - Lake Forest Park, WA
Corporate Member Testimonials
"Since 1986, American Standard has been a proud member of the NKBA. As a large industry corporation, we maximize our membership by taking advantage f the NKBA’s marketing opportunities, KBIS discounts, networking events, and publicity."
Jeanette Long – Director of Marketing Communications, American Standard Brands
"I love exhibiting our products at KBIS, and because our company is an NKBA corporate member, we receive such a substantial discount on our KBIS booth space that the savings are actually more than what we pay for our NKBA membership each year."
Kathryn Constantine, Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Brown Wood, Inc.
"I work with the National Kitchen & Bath Association to find innovative new items from NKBA members that I can feature on my television program which airs on HGTV."
Karen Daniel – Producer, HGTVPro.com: Kitchens & Baths
"By joining the NKBA as a corporate member, BSH has been able to strengthen our Bosch and Thermador brands with kitchen and bath dealers and designers through sponsorship of NKBA events."
Holger Fietz – Director of Brand Marketing, BSH Home Appliances Corporation
"As an NKBA member company, we’re able to present our brand and our products directly to dealers and designers on a local level by hosting NKBA chapter events at our locations."
Howard McGinnis – Vice President of Marketing and Product Development, Arizona Tile
"Blum has been a member and supporter of the NKBA for many years. We feel the kitchen and bath industry needs a strong association to help members attain their business goals. As a corporate member, we’re able to reach designers and dealers in a variety of ways and get them excited about our innovations."
Karl Ruedisser – President, Blum, Inc.
"Our NKBA membership has given us so many great opportunities, on both a national and local level, to update designers on new products and make our case for considering Jenn-Air for their projects. It’s also provided me with outstanding education and training as I prepare for the AKBD certification exam."
Juliet M. Johnson - Premium Brand Experience Manager, Jenn-Air
"Proud member of the NKBA since 2006, ThinkGlass has enjoyed many opportunities available to us. KBIS discounts and networking events have been very beneficial to the growth of our company."
Bertrand Charest – President, ThinkGlass
"Since 2005, The Grothouse Lumber Company has been a proud member of the NKBA. The NKBA has introduced our company to media outlets that have provided invaluable national publicity on our wood surfaces."
Paul Grothouse – Owner, The Grothouse Lumber Company
"The NKBA and ROHL have been industry partners, promoting the education and professionalism of kitchen and bath design since 1972. This business-to-business relationship has created important synergies, building and improving the industry for 37 years and counting."
Ken Rohl - Founder & CEO, ROHL Luxury Faucets and Fixtures and Kitchen & Bath Hall of Fame inductee
"Wellborn Cabinet, Inc., stands behind the NKBA’s certification, education, and support programs. Through these channels, the NKBA has raised the level of professionalism in our industry. The kitchen was once just a basic functional part of the home. Today, through inspiration and creativity of NKBA members, the kitchen is a functional work of art and serves as the central gathering place of the home."
Paul Wellborn - President & CEO, Wellborn Cabinet, Inc.
"As a company, Kohler focuses on building genuine relationships with our customers. The NKBA membership is a significant professional network, and Kohler’s corporate membership in the NKBA has allowed us to connect with all segments of the industry."
David Kohler – President & Chief Operating Officer, Kohler Co.
"There’s simply no better place to meet and connect with partners in the industry than at KBIS. As a NKBA member, Task Lighting receives substantial discounts as an exhibitor and we’ve had great success with product introduction at KBIS. It has allowed us to put our technology right in the hands of the key decision-makers in the kitchen and bath market."
Ken Anderson, CKD – CEO, Task Lighting and Kitchen & Bath Hall of Fame inductee
"By partnering with the NKBA, Masco Cabinetry – and its KraftMaid®, Merillat®, QualityCabinets® and DeNova™ brands – aligns with members of the leading trade association in the kitchen and bath industry. We appreciate the opportunities for co-branding that exist through sponsorships and CEU programs at KBIS."
Karen Strauss – President, Masco Cabinetry
"Rev-a-shelf exhibits at KBIS each year to expose our products to key product specifiers. The NKBA offers member exhibitors significant discounts, and we’ve seen the growth in our business from exhibiting at the show. Advertising, co-branding, and discounted pricing are just a few reasons why we find value in our membership."
David Noe – General Manager and Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Rev-A-Shelf, LLC