Texas North Plains

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NKBA Texas North Plains June Chapter Meeting w/KLZ StoneNKBA Texas North Plains June Chapter Meeting w/KLZ StoneWed, Jun 21, 2017 @ 5:30 PM to Wed, Jun 21, 2017 @ 8:00 PM

 Natural stone is one of the hottest building products in the world today with increased sales for many in the design and dealer communities. You rely on the credibility of natural stone fabricators/installers to help you exceed customer expectations. This session will guide you through the process needed to identify a quality natural stone company. This relationship is critical to develop an ally in the stone selection, fabrication, and installation processes.

Learning objectives include:

  1. Become knowledgeable on what to look for when choosing a natural stone company.
  2. Identify key ingredients needed in any business relationship specific to stone selection, fabrication, and installation.
  3. Learn to strengthen customer relationships.
  4. Enhance communication with fabricator to set customer expectations. (don't allow the customer to be confused)

    During the networking session of our meeting, stop by and experience ProKitchen Online with presenter Tim Creamer.   A new sponsor for the North Texas Plains Chapter of NKBA, will be onsite to show this new web-based software solution that gives you complete access to the entire scope of the ProKitchen Software design suite.  It will revolutionize the way you do business by transforming any computer into your personal design studio with a click of a button.

KLZ Stone
11129 Zodiac Ln. Suite 300
Dallas, TX 75229

May Chapter Meeting and CEUMay Chapter Meeting and CEUWed, May 17, 2017 @ 5:30 PM to Wed, May 17, 2017 @ 8:00 PM


An Introduction to Windows and Doors!


Pro Source of Coppell
989 W Sandy Lake Rd, Suite 100
Coppell, TX 75019

April Chapter MeetingApril Chapter MeetingWed, Apr 19, 2017 @ 5:30 PM


The United States is without doubt the most important market for luxury goods and service and the affluent's want to express and live luxury.

Learn more about the luxury market in the US, by attending this CEU with Christopher Jones of Hansgrohe.

   Learn about what makes a luxury brand and learn about the new “super” class of customers: the affluent new SPENDING class that have money and is ready, willing, and able to spend it on luxury goods and services.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Discover what makes the affluent REALLY buy.

  2. Learn how to identify the affluent and how they think.

  3. Explore the luxury market and what makes a luxury brand.

  4. The 5 triggers you can use to sell to the affluent.

March Chapter MeetingMarch Chapter MeetingWed, Mar 15, 2017 @ 5:30 PM

CEU:  Let's Talk About the Color of Light.  Robert Parker and Dane Brock, manufacturing representatives of Richard Alan and Associates will cover LED and LED technology. What it is and how it affects us. 

Your presenters, Robert and Dane are manufacturing representatives covering the DFW market for a variety of lighting and plumbing manufacturers.

Expressions Home Gallery - A Morsco Company
1500 Dragon Street Suite B
Dallas, TX 75207

KBIS Recap 2017KBIS Recap 2017Wed, Feb 15, 2017 @ 5:30 PM

Hidell Hardware



"Reignite Your Passion for Plumbing"

come explore the showroom, play bingo, win prizes, and network with your NKBA chapter members & guests! 

Bring your business cards to enter for amazing prizes!


NKBA Program to follow:

This special recap will cover the best of the best from the 2017 KBIS show.

Lighting Control for New Construction and Renovations Lighting Control for New Construction and Renovations Wed, Jan 18, 2017 @ 5:30 PM to Wed, Jan 18, 2017 @ 8:00 PM

Join us at Triton Stone Group to learn more from Keith Brown with Audio Video Innovations.

"Lighting control has become a standard in both new construction and existing renovations and those who experience it wonder how they could live without it.  In this course we will discuss the basics of lighting control, the terminology and how it can be utilized to make your projects more beautiful and functional for your clients. On top of lighting control, we will discuss motorized window coverings, modern lighting features, shading, switchable glass, LED technology, lighting design and how these can be combined to make your client's homes more enjoyable places to live."

This CEU is designated as Health Safety and Welfare (HSW) for IDCEC. General Knowledge designation for AIA.

Triton Stone Group
12121 N Stemmons Fwy, Suite 170
Dallas, TX 75234

Holiday Party and Charity FundraiserHoliday Party and Charity FundraiserWed, Dec 7, 2016 @ 5:30 AM to Wed, Dec 7, 2016 @ 8:00 PM

You're Invited

Please join us at the beautiful Ferguson showroom in the Dallas Design District for our annual Holiday Party and Charity Fundraiser.

December 7


     This year's proceeds will go to Operation Finally Home, a wonderful organization that builds custom, accessible, mortgage-free homes for wounded veterans and their families.

     Enjoy good food, great company and fun shopping while benefiting a great cause.

     This event is free to attend and open to all. Please invite friends and family to join in the celebration and help raise funds to build homes for our heroes.

Feeling Generous?
Email Kelli Parker to donate an item or service to the Silent Auction or download the Auction Item form below!
1403 Slocum Street, Suite 100
Dallas, TX 75207

Title...Texas North Plains Celebrates National Kitchen & Bath MonthTitle...Texas North Plains Celebrates National Kitchen & Bath MonthWed, Oct 19, 2016 @ 11:30 AM to Wed, Oct 19, 2016 @ 8:00 PM

Join us - October 19, 2016, together with our host, Sub-Zero and Wolf as we celebrate a day of learning more about business and communication followed by an evening of Tablescapes, where you can learn trade secrets from the pros on creating memorable table themes for your holiday events.  NKBA designers will have professional project boards on display and Executive Chef Garth Blackburn and Sous Chef Rebecca Osborn of Sub-Zero and Wolf will talk about holiday food preparation and time-saving tips & new technologies in the kitchen.  For more information and to register for each session, please visit:



11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Buffet Lunch

12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.  Session I - Stephanie Fitzherbert, The Richards Group

                                         Branding & PR for the Digital Age

1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.   Session II - Mac Fulfer, J.D., Amazing Face Reading

3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.   Session III - Serkan Zanagar Photography

                                       Have a new  updated photo taken for use with your social media and digital


6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.    Tablescapes

                                        See professional project portfolios created by NKBA designers and learn secrets from

                                        the pros on how to create memorable table themes.  Executive Chef Garth Blackburn &

                                        Sous Chef Rebecca Osborn will present information on time-saving tips in the kitchen

                                        and new cooking technologies available.


Media Sponsor:    


Cost:  (Session I and/or Session II) If registering by deadline:

$15 for NKBA members

$17 for other industry members (AIA, ASID, IDS, NARI, HBA)

Cost:  (Session III—photography )

$25 NKBA members     |    $30 non-members

Tablescapes:   FREE








February Chapter MeetingFebruary Chapter MeetingWed, Feb 17, 2016 @ 5:30 PM to Wed, Feb 17, 2016 @ 8:00 PM

Please join us at MSI for an interactive recap of the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show


MSI Stone
12845 Valley Branch Lane #100
Dallas, TX 75234

Holiday Party and Annual FundraiserHoliday Party and Annual FundraiserWed, Dec 2, 2015 @ 5:30 PM to Wed, Dec 2, 2015 @ 7:00 PM

Please join us for our annual holiday party and silent auction, benefiting Operation Finally Home, specifically heroic veteran Jerry Holcomb. Operation Finally Home builds custom, mortgage-free, homes for wounded veterans and their families. This year we will have the honor of having the recipient, Jerry Holcomb at the event.

This is always a fun event and benefits a great cause. Come mingle and bid on great items. Knock out your holiday shopping while enjoying refreshments and supporting a fantastic organization. 
Cosentino Center Dallas
11639 Emerald Street #400
Dallas, TX 75229

January MeetingJanuary MeetingWed, Jan 14, 2015 to Wed, Jan 14, 2015

Start your new Design Year off perfectly!

Join us at PIRCH at NorthPark Center

Weds, January 14, 5:30-8

PIRCH culinary team will prepare heavy appetizers and desserts for you. Followed by a Personalized Tour of the entire showroom. Learn how you can utilize PIRCH in your business.

8687 North Central Expressway
Dallas 75225

Summer SocialSummer SocialWed, Jul 16, 2014 to Wed, Jul 16, 2014

Join us for summer fun at the quirky retro bowling alley in the heart of the design district: Bowlounge! 

$25/person includes taco bar, 1 game of bowling, and shoe rental

The highest scoring individual and the highest and lowest scoring teams will all win fun prizes. Plus everyone in attendance is automatically entered to win great door prizes! 

You don't want to miss this folks! So make sure to RSVP to kahrens@arizonatile.com no later than July 11th.

See you there!
167 Turtle Creek Blvd
Dallas 75207

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