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2015 KBIS HIghlights: Beth Ann Triantafyllou presenting Countertops
Boxed lunches will be provided by Cosentino
" WELCOME TO COSENTINO (0.1 CEU)"
Presented by: Cosentino
Cosentino proudly welcomes the NKBA Susquehanna Valley Chapter to visit the Philadelphia Cosentino Center on April 14.
More than a showroom, the Cosentino Center is designed to support, promote, and educate architects and designers by integrating distribution facilities with product display areas, meeting spaces for designers to bring clients, classrooms for continuing education, and fully functioning kitchens and event space for demonstrations. The centers create an interactive enviroment for architects, designers, distributors, and fabricators to view the latest products and design trends, attend expert seminars, and receive training on new production techniques and innovations.
Vistors to the Philadelphia Center will be able to explore and engage in all aspects of the kitchen and bath experience - from material and color selection to specification and fabrication. It includes a comprehensive showcase of the full portfolio of Cosentino brands, including: Silestone Natural Quartz; Dekton Ultra Compact Surfaces; ECO recycled surfaces; SenSa Granite and Scalea Natural Stone.
On April 14, Cosentino will offer a tour of the Philadelphia Cosentino Center to members of the Susquehanna Valley Chapter. New colors of SIlestone Natural Quartz and Dekton Ultra Compact Surfaces will be displayed at the center, including the new Dekton color "Aura." Cosentino will provide a company overview and product training during this event.
"DESIGNING AN OUTDOOR KITCHEN (0.1 CEU)"
Presented by: FRETZ
A panel discussion to include a Landscape Architect, Outdoor Surfaces Company, Automation (Music) & Outdoor Appliances by Ed Continenza followed by a Q&A Sessi
Move the kitchen outdoors: learn how to create a space that's perfect for cooking and entertaining!
Please join the Mid-Atlantic Chapter and the Susquehanna Valley Chapter at Fretz state of the art showroom and learn how to expand your business from Steve Chepurny, Ed Continenza, and Tom Stone in creating the perfect outdoor kitchen for your clients.
Topics to be discussed: What makes an exterior kitchen a great space & what kind of value does an investment of this nature bring to your clients? What's required of your local townships & codes to create an exterior living space & cook station? Special design considerations for exterior kitchens & living spaces, placement & form & function of the exterior cook stations & living enviroments, What to consider in regards to materials & more importantly what to avoid, And lastly, The importance of good partners/contractors.
Steve Chepurny: Steve has 25 years of experience in the residential design-build industry and is President/Owner of Beechwood Landscape Architecture & Construction, LLC since its inception in 2006. Beechwood is a full service design build orgnization with over 75 years employees in season.
Ed Continenza: Ed has 33 years of experience working with appliances, commercially & residentially from sales to service. Positions he has held range from service, sales, service & sales manager, direct sales manager, and most recently as a general manager of LH Brubaker Appliances, Inc. Mechanisburg (Harrisburg) PA.
Tom Stone: Tom will be discussing the newest trends in outdoor entertainment and how to plan for a "connected" outdoor space.
Marianne Noval: Will discuss her experience with outdoor kitchens with regards to appliances. Products of quick discussion will be: refrigeration, ice, storage, grills, warming drawers, garbage, ventilation, dishwashing, sinks, plumbing, lighting, heating, and furniture. All the while highlighting Wolf, Scotsman, and Asko brands. Other quick topics will be safety, winterization, weather proofing, water, electric, and gas. Concluding with her experiene with sales and referrals.
Buffet dinner will be provided by Fretz
Itinerary for the Trip:
11:30AM Bus exits LH Brubaker 896 Plaza Blvd, Lancaster
12:30PM Arrive at Cosentino's 121 Green Tree Rd, Philadelphia
3:30PM Bus exits Cosentino's
5:00PM Bus arrives at Fretz 4050 S. 26th St, Philadelphia
8:00PM Bus exits Fretz nonstop to LH Brubaker 896 Plaza Blvd, Lancaster
9:30PM Bus arrives at LH Brubaker's
Adult beverages for the return trip will be provided by LH Brubaker