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November 15th Monthly MeetingNovember 15th Monthly MeetingTue, Nov 15, 2016 @ 6:00 PM to Tue, Nov 15, 2016 @ 9:00 PM

Join NKBA Southern California and our Host, R&B Distributors along with GE Appliances for an exciting evening of networking, food, and a CEU on cooking with Celebrity Chef, Martin Yan. 

Speaker Martin Yan

"Yan Can Cook, So Can You!" has always been the motto of Martin Yan, chef extraordinaire and popular television host recognized from Shanghai to San Fransisco. Promoting Chinese cuisine, making it easy for the cook and tasty for the guests has been his life-long mission. Born in Guangzhou in Southern China, Chef Yan is technically a second generation 'culinarian,' who was first inspired by his mother in the tiny kitchen of their family restaurant. 

After recieving his formal restaurant training in Hong Kong, Chef Yan immigrated to Calgary, Canada where on one snowy day he was asked to appear in a daytime news program to demonstrate Chinese cooking. The rest, as they say, was television history. From that small station in Canada, the Yan Can Cook Show grew to become one of the most popular cooking programs on public television, both in North America and on the global stage. It has won the James Beard Award for Best Food Documentary Show for two consecutive seasons. 

Never one to rest on his laurels, Martin has remained an active international food ambassador. He roams the world representing different commercial and social concerns to entertain and educate the public, sharing with them his unique humor and strong passion for Chinese cooking.

 

Agenda:

6:00PM - Check In and Networking

7:00PM - Food & Drinks

8:00PM - Presentation by Celebrity Chef Martin Yan

9:00PM - Raffle, Questions, Announcements and Closing

There will be Raffles! 

Location:
Brookside Golf Club
1133 Rosemont Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91103

October Chapter MeetingOctober Chapter MeetingTue, Oct 18, 2016 @ 6:00 PM to Tue, Oct 18, 2016 @ 9:00 PM

 

Renwes Sales (Appliances and Barbeques) is hosting our October Kitchen and Bath Month event!

We have an exciting evening planned:

  • NKBA Southern California Design Awards
  • Membership Drive (Join the NKBA in October and your registration fee is waived!)
  • Fair of Vendor Tabletops (25+)
  • Student Projects from Mt. Sac and Saddleback Colleges
  • Raffles all night long!

Over 5 different types of food will be offered and cooked by Vendors in their live vignette kitchens! BBQ will be located outside. We'll have a DJ playing music along with a photo booth and did we already mention Raffles!? There will also be a beverage station with a mixologist, along with desserts prepared by Celebrity Chef Mercedes Binge.

 

Don't forget to bring a non-member and help them get signed up for NKBA membership during the month of October to have their $100.00 application fee waived! If you're not a member, it's a perfect time to join! We will have members available to discuss membership and even help you with your forms if you've been unsure. Don't hesitate to come and ask questions or see what we're all about! We'd love to meet you!

Register now!:

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Location:
Renwes Sales
25741 Commercentre Drive.
Lake Forest, CA 92630
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September 20th So Cal Monthly EventSeptember 20th So Cal Monthly EventTue, Sep 20, 2016 @ 6:00 PM to Tue, Sep 20, 2016 @ 9:00 PM

Join NKBA Southern California and our Host, Benjamin Moore Paints for an exciting evening of networking, food, and a straightforward discussion on Paints.  Qualified design professionals will receive the new Benjamin Moore Designer Kit.

OUR CEU: PRACTICAL SOLUTIONS AND PROBLEM-SOLVING TECHNIQUES

  • Learn the classification of paints, and comparisons between latex and alkyd coatings.
  • Understand proper surface preparation and priming techiques, and factors affecting curing.
  • Learn causes and solutions for common paint problems.

Speaker Kali Sipes-Pleasant

As a Benjamin Moore Architectural Representative for 5 years, Kali's focus has been geared towards Architects, Designers, Owners/Agents, and Regional & National Accounts providing product information, assisiting with project specs, submittal review, and supporting the Design community with various lectures and presentations approved for CEU credits throughout the year.  She has had a long and outstanding career from design to project management for commercial projects and achieved a Master of Planning degree at USC.

 

Oh, and you can forget about out running her.  Kali was part of the NCAA Division II Women's Track & Field and Cross Country for 5 years!

 

AGENDA

6:00PM - 7:00PM - Check In and Networking

8:00PM - CEU "Practical Solutions and Problem-Solving Techniques"

9:00PM - Questions, Announcements and Closing

Location:
Ganahl Lumber
1220 Ball Road
Anaheim, CA 92805

A Sizzling Summer EveningA Sizzling Summer EveningTue, Aug 16, 2016 @ 6:00 PM

Event Details:

Join NKBA Southern California and our Host, MODE Distributing for an outdoor evening of live jazz, refreshing spirits and delectable foods. Then cool off in their exquisite new showroom where CEU presenter, Rudy Rodriguez will discuss the fundamentals of cooking ventilation.

CEU: The Fundamentals of Cooking Ventilation

Did you know that grease and other cooking contaminates can build up on walls, cabinets and furniture completely undetected by the human eye? Such contaminates and hazardous gases can also affect the air you breath and the food you eat. Join cooking ventilation expert Rudy Rodriguez, as he shares the secrets of achieving the best ventilation to combat the many harmful cooking contaminates that lurk in the air of your kitchen and possibly permeates throughout your home!

Ventilation Expert, Rudy Rodriguez

has been educating kitchen designers, cabinet makers and appliance retailers on the fundamentals of cooking ventilation for over 13 years. With a unique understanding of the principles of ventilation and a hands-on approach to identifying and removing hazardous cooking contaminates, Rudy brings a highly desired understanding of the latest advancements in what is needed to handle today's demanding cooking surfaces.

 

 

 

AGENDA

  • 6:00PM - 7:00PM - Check In, Appetizers, Entertainment
  • 8:00PM - CEU "The Fundamentals of Cooking Ventilation"
  • 8:45PM - Announcements and Closing

 

REGISTER NOW!

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Location:
MODE Distributing
4945 E. Hunter Ave.
Anaheim, CA 92807

July 19 NKBA SoCal Monthly EventJuly 19 NKBA SoCal Monthly EventTue, Jul 19, 2016 @ 6:00 PM to Tue, Jul 19, 2016 @ 9:00 PM

Join NKBA Southern California and our host Snyder Diamond for our next event focusing on emerging bath trends in Europe.  You will enjoy the Snyder Diamond showroom where you will see unique appliance configurations and bath products from all around the world.

Josh Cooperman will be doing CXD interviews throughout the evening.  Then "tour" Eurocucina from the comfort of the showroom and enjoy our panel discussion on emerging trends in bath with a focus of what's happening in Europe. A  photo presentation based on what was exhibited at the 2016 Salone del Mobile/Eurocucina in Milan will also be displayed. 

You will be treated to two specialty cocktail bars and passed appetizers during the reception and networking.  And then a buffet dinner and with a spread of choices for dessert will be served.  

You won't want to miss one minute of this inspirational evening!

Location:
Synder Diamond
1399 Olympic Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90404

Using Social Media to Stand Out in a Crowded Market and June Chapter MeetingUsing Social Media to Stand Out in a Crowded Market and June Chapter MeetingTue, Jun 21, 2016 @ 6:00 PM to Tue, Jun 21, 2016 @ 9:00 PM

Come join NKBA Southern California and BSH Experience Center for a festive evening of fun, networking, and a CEU experience with great food!

Using Social Media to Stand Out in a Crowded Market 
by Suzanne Felber

 

A real life conversation about how to enhance your social media presence using the new tools and platforms that are available. In just the last few months Facebook has launched Facebook Live Video, Instagram now has Boomerang, and there are hundreds of new apps and ways to get your message out. 

As time challenged design professionals, we will explore the best resources for our industry and tips on how to make your message unique while sharing your brand.

Location:
BSH Experience & Design Center
17911 Von Karmen Ave Suite 100
Irvine, CA 92614

You are not your job! You are not your job! Tue, Mar 15, 2016 @ 6:00 PM

Come join NKBA SoCal and the amazing team at Faucets n' Fixtures for our monthly meeting. Liesbet Trappenburg will be speaking on "Preventing burn out to create a sustainable work/life balance."

 

About the Presentation

Your most important "product" is your creativity. Clients and employers expect innovative and creative solutions to their complex design problems and depend on you to deliver results. 

It's critical, therefore, to be good stewards of your most precious resources: your time, creativity, and energy. Learn how to cultivate inspiration and manage time wisely with a healthy work/life balance based on core values and a visionary outlook. 

Without it, you quickly burn out and produce mediocre results.

Sustainable design is not just a trend in the built environment, but a lifestyle that can maximize your talents and personal fulfillment through a renewable and inspired process.

Through interactive lecture, small group discussion, worksheets, real-life stories and games, attendees will: 

  • Discuss the direct correlation between sustainable design concepts, creativity and work/life balance.
  • Identify & reclaim core values to properly apply time management tools.
  • Create a personal benchmark and action plan for defining "success."

About the Presenter: 

Dutch-born, Liesbet Trappenburg has corporate experience in sales and management positions in Fortune 500 companies such as Irving Trust and Eastman Kodak. Her previous position as VP of Sales with Eastpak, Inc. took her to Europe and Canada, where she observed other culture's values regarding work/life balance.

In 1995, Liesbet left her corporate job to start her own company, Windmill Worldwide. She offers compelling keynote speeches, seminars and company retreats to interior designers, architects, industry vendors and corporate executives.

She's inspired real changes for members in a variety of organizations, such as NKBA, IFMA, ASID, IDEC, IIDEX Canada, BUILDEX, Callison Architecture, DuPont, Antron/Invista, Steelcase, ALLSTEEL, LEES/Mohawk, Collins College of Design, AARP, Children's Hospital, The Art Institute, US Federal Courts, Virgina Mason Hospital, Metropolis MagazineGensler Architecture, and the Boeing Co.

A popular ASID Distinguished speaker (2008-2013), Liesbet is currently writing a book: You Are Not Your Job! 

Education: B.A. Political Science - Cum Laude; Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY.

 

Location:
Faucets N Fixtures
343 S. Tustin St.
Orange, CA 92866

Bringing Technology into the BathroomBringing Technology into the BathroomTue, Feb 16, 2016 @ 6:00 PM

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 Reborn Cabinets and Thermasol Presents

Bringing Technology into the Bathroom

Come join us for an evening of networking and inspiration with NKBA SoCal and our host Reborn Cabinets at their factory showroom in Anaheim. 

Experience the newly updated Reborn showroom with custom cabinets and kitchens that will inspire your future projects. 

After dinner, Martin Siwy, Vice President of Sales at Thermasol Steam will present the CEU "Bringing Technology into the Bathroom."

Technology in the bathroom has changed from a simple toilet and pedestal sink to high tech steam showers, self-cleaning toilets and televisions in mirrors. You don't want to miss out on all the new high tech products that will turn our simple master bathroom into a luxurious, high tech retreat. 

Location:
Reborn Cabinets
2981 E. La Palma Ave.
Anaheim, CA 92870

Holiday PartyHoliday PartyFri, Dec 4, 2015 @ 7:00 PM to Sat, Dec 5, 2015


Oktoberfest & Membership Drive!Oktoberfest & Membership Drive!Tue, Oct 20, 2015 @ 6:00 PM to Tue, Oct 20, 2015 @ 9:00 PM

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Join us for a Fabulous evening of Oktoberfest Fun!

Raffle prizes every 15 minutes!

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Location:
Daltile
1600 S. Page Court
Anaheim, CA 92806

Using Social Media to Stand Out in a Crowded MarketUsing Social Media to Stand Out in a Crowded MarketTue, Oct 6, 2015 @ 11:30 AM to Tue, Oct 6, 2015 @ 1:30 PM

Location:
BSH Experience & Design Center
17911 Von Karman, Suite 100
Irvine, CA 92614

Designing the Emerging Two Kitchen HomeDesigning the Emerging Two Kitchen HomeTue, Sep 15, 2015 @ 6:00 PM to Tue, Sep 15, 2015 @ 9:00 PM

Location:
Wyndham Hotel
17941 Von Karman Avenue
Irvine, CA 92614

Perfect PairingPerfect PairingTue, Sep 1, 2015 @ 11:30 AM to Tue, Sep 1, 2015 @ 1:30 PM

Location:
Friedman's Appliance Center
1827 Spring Street
Long Beach, CA 90806

Contemporary Kitchens on Fast ForwardContemporary Kitchens on Fast ForwardTue, Aug 18, 2015 @ 6:00 PM to Tue, Aug 18, 2015 @ 9:00 PM

Location:
Eleganza Studio
1330 S. State College Blvd.
Anaheim, CA 92806

Anatomy of a Benchmark ShowroomAnatomy of a Benchmark ShowroomTue, Jul 21, 2015 @ 6:00 PM to Tue, Jul 21, 2015 @ 9:00 PM

Location:
Sub Zero Wolf Showroom
655 Anton Blvd.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Cabinetry, Framed or Full AccessCabinetry, Framed or Full AccessTue, Jul 7, 2015 @ 11:30 AM to Tue, Jul 7, 2015 @ 12:45 PM

Location:
Anew Kitchen & Bath Design Experience
2560 Bryan Ave., Suite B
Tustin, CA 92782

Plumbing ExpoPlumbing ExpoTue, Jun 16, 2015 @ 5:00 PM to Tue, Jun 16, 2015 @ 9:00 PM

Join us for an informative and lively event where you will be able to visit tabletops and hear speakers talk about what makes plumbing efficient, effective, and responsible!

 Appetizers, Fajita bar, and beverages will be served.

 We ALWAYS have a great time at Dave & Busters!  

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Location:
Dave and Busters
20 City Boulevard, W#1
Orange, CA 92868

Delectable Convection!Delectable Convection!Tue, May 19, 2015 @ 6:00 PM to Tue, May 19, 2015 @ 9:00 PM

Location:
Dacor Factory Showroom and Training Center
14425 Clark Avenue
City of Industry, CA 91745

The Facts about Water FiltrationThe Facts about Water FiltrationTue, Apr 21, 2015 @ 6:00 PM to Tue, Apr 21, 2015 @ 9:00 PM

Location:
Rohl, LLC
3 Parker
Irvine 92618

Designing and Specifying Steamist Residential Steam ShowersDesigning and Specifying Steamist Residential Steam ShowersTue, Apr 7, 2015 @ 11:00 AM to Tue, Apr 7, 2015 @ 1:00 PM

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Location:
Ferguson
6 Cushing, #100
Irvine 92618

Understanding Quartz Surfacing MaterialUnderstanding Quartz Surfacing MaterialTue, Mar 17, 2015 to Tue, Mar 17, 2015

Location:
Cosentino
611 E. Cerritos Ave.
Anaheim 92805

Outdoor KitchensOutdoor KitchensTue, Feb 17, 2015 to Tue, Feb 17, 2015

Location:
Outdoor Elegance
3795 Damien Ave.
La Verne 91750

Waving in the HolidaysWaving in the HolidaysFri, Dec 5, 2014 to Fri, Dec 5, 2014

Location:
Hilton Waterfront Hotel
21100 Pacific Coast Hwy.
Huntington Beach 92648

State of the Art Fabrication Meets The Latest in DesignState of the Art Fabrication Meets The Latest in DesignTue, Nov 18, 2014 to Tue, Nov 18, 2014

Location:
VT Industries
16222 Phoebe Ave.
La Mirada 90638

Designing with GlassDesigning with GlassTue, Oct 21, 2014 to Tue, Oct 21, 2014

Location:
Burger Continental
535 S. Lake Ave.
Pasadena 91101

NKBA-SoCal Student DayNKBA-SoCal Student DayWed, Oct 8, 2014 to Wed, Oct 8, 2014

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Location:
BSH
17911 Von Karman Ave. #100
Irvine 92614

Photography for Interior Designers - Composition, Styling and New TechnologyPhotography for Interior Designers - Composition, Styling and New TechnologyTue, Sep 16, 2014 to Tue, Sep 16, 2014

Location:
Ferguson's
6 Cushing Way, Suite 100
Irvine 92618

Bar B Que Cook Off and Vendor ExpoBar B Que Cook Off and Vendor ExpoTue, Aug 19, 2014 to Tue, Aug 19, 2014

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Location:
Precision Countertops
18370 Pacific Street
Fountain Valley 92708

Advanced Business Communications-The ABC's of Building Trust/VAK SystemAdvanced Business Communications-The ABC's of Building Trust/VAK SystemTue, Jul 15, 2014 to Tue, Jul 15, 2014

Location:
Friedman's
1827 E. Spring Street
Long Beach 90806

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