NKBA Baltimore/Washington is the local chapter that brings together local Baltimore/Washington Kitchen & Bath distributors, retailers, remodelers, manufacturers, fabricators, installers, designers, and other professionals – and provides a resource for local consumers to research, educate and connect with Baltimore/Washington Kitchen and Bath professionals.

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2020 Chapter Officers


Kirsten Gable, AKBD
Anthony Wilder Design Build
7913 MacArthur Blvd
Cabin John, MD 20818
(301) 907-0100

Programs Chair

Julie Priddy, CMKBD
Accolades, Inc
17214 Sumac Court
Germantown, MD 20874
(301) 254-7555

Communications Chair

Georgia Economakis, AKBD
American Cedar & Millwork
214 Najoles Rd
Millersville, MD 21108
(410) 987-6800

Membership Chair

Anna Gibson, AKBD
AKG Design Studio LLC
10001 Georgetown Pike #621
Great Falls, VA  22006
(571) 446-1108


Niloufar A. Norouzi
7800 Warfiled Rd
Gaithersburg, MD 20882
(240) 753-8677



Baltimore/Washington Chapter Events

The Four Trends

This meeting has been cancelled. Rescheduled date to be determined.

Thursday, March 19, 2020 @ 5:30pm – 8:00pm

AJ Madison
8500 Leesburg Pike
Tyson’s Corner, VA 22182

Introducing the four new trends in appliances in AJ Madison’s new showroom.

Post KBIS Meeting

Thursday, February 20, 2020 @ 5:30pm – 8:00pm

MSI Surfaces
7595 Montevideo Rd , #200
Jessup, MD 20794

2019 Professional Development Day

Thursday, November 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 1:30 pm

Elevations by Myers
8000 Locust Mill St
Ellicott City, MD 21043

NKBA Golf Outing

Thursday, September 19, 2019 @ 7:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Hampshire Greens
616 Firestone Dr
Silver Spring, MD 20905

Artisinal Craft in Sustainable Spaces

Thursday, June 20, 2019 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Mosaic Home Interiors
821 S Pickett Street
Alexandria, VA 22304


NKBA B/W Takes on NYC – Kips Bay Showhouse Tour & More

Thursday, May 16, 2019 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 pm

New York City
36 East 74th Street
New York, NY 10021

Join the NKBA Baltimore/Washington Chapter as we venture up to NYC for a day of Design, Inspiration, and Networking!


5:50am: Arrive to East Falls Church Parking Lot. Bus will leave AT 6:00am.
6:00am : First Bus Stop Pick-Up @ East Falls Church Metro Station
7:30am : Second Bus Stop Pick-Up @ White Marsh MTA Park & Ride
*Bus will leave second bus stop pick-up ASAP!
11:00am (approximate) : Arrive in NYC @ Kips Bay Decorators Showhouse
11:30am : Tours of Kips Bay Decorators Showhouse
1:00pm (approximate pending time spent at Showhouse) : Head to A&D Building
1:30pm : Lunch and Learn presentations by Fisher & Paykel and Dacor showrooms
**After lunch there will be time to explore the A&D Building! It’s the Best Address for Kitchen, Bath and Fine Furnishings**
4:00pm : Final presentation and send-off from A&D Building (showroom TBD)
4:30pm : Load bus and head back to the Baltimore/Washington Area
8:00pm : White Marsh MTA Park & Ride
9:00pm : East Falls Church Metro Station

Thank-You to Our Event Sponsor: ABW

Are You A Successful Designer?

Thursday, April 18, 2019 @ 5:30 pm-8:00 pm

Bray and Scarff – Germantown
20660 Seneca Meadows Pkwy
Germantown, Maryland 20876


Join this Interactive Presentation!

Focused on:
Targeting New Leads

  • How Do You Get Referrals
  • Are You Effectively Using Social Media
  • How Do You Differentiate Yourself
  • Can You Close the Sale
  • How Do You Create A Customer for Life.

(.1 CEU)

Holiday Social and Hall of Fame Celebration

Thursday, December 13, 2018 @ 5:30 pm-8:00 pm

Ferguson – DC Showroom
5225 Wisconsin Avenue NW #100
Washington, DC 20015

Holiday Social and Hall of Fame Celebration!

Professional Development Day with Brews & CEUs!

Thursday, November 15, 2018 @ 11:00 am-3:00 pm

Heavy Seas Alehouse
1501 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22209

Welcome aboard at Heavy Seas Alehouse! Sit back and enjoy a craft brew
with presentations on cultivating your creativity and how we should be designing kitchens with food preservation in mindby Paula Kennedy, CMKBD.

Paula has embraced her inner Guru and started teaching and writing about innovation and creativity. Her desire is to continue to share her journey and what she’s learned along the way. She holds her CMKBD, along with CAPS and is a Certified
Architectural Color Consultant.

CEU: Ignite Creativity
As a designer, how do you cultivate your creativity?
Do you know if you are primarily right brain
dominant or left brain dominant? How should you
nurture and protect this precious resource of

CEU: Spoiler Alert – Kitchen’s Waste Food
Today’s kitchens are not designed with food preservation
in mind. That may sound strange to say, isn’t so much of
what we do focused around food storage? Yes, but, food
PRESERVATION is different than merely storage

“Get Started, Dream Big” – Explore Possibilities within the Kitchen & Bath Industry

Friday, October 5, 2018 @ 10:00 am-1:30 pm

Anthony Wilder Design/Build
7913 MacArthur Blvd.
Cabin John, MD 20818

Student event to explore career possibilities within the Kitchen & Bath Industry with presentations by a local area Design-Build firm, Anthony Wilder, providing in-house architecture, interior design (including Kitchen & Bath) and construction; and Ferguson – national plumbing, lighting, and cabinetry supplier to the design and construction industry.

Trade Show Happy Hour

Thursday, September 13, 2018 @ 4:00pm -7:00 pm

Fretz Showroom
9204 Berger Road
Columbia, MD 21046

Trade Show Happy Hour – product demonstrations, etc.

Capturing Creativity with Technology

Thursday, June 21, 2018 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Elevations Design Solutions By Myers
8000 Locust Mill Street
Ellicott City, MD 21043

Learn how technology has changed the way we work through the design process. Leverage technology in your design business to make your presentations stand out. (.1 CEU)

2018 Design Awards – Ignite Your Inspiration

Thursday, May 10, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

2941 Restaurant
2941 Fairview Park
Falls Church, VA 22042

Annual Design Awards Dinner

Fashion Forward Thinking – becoming a savvy designer by Richard Anuszkiewicz

Thursday, March 15, 2018 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

The Tile Shop
8520 Leesburg Pike
Vienna, VA 22066

Becoming a Savvy Designer

Steamist: Transcend – Relax – Restore – Renew

Thursday, April 19, 2017 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery
800 E Gude Drive
Rockville, MD 20850

Designing and specifying Steamist residential steam shower systems:
Bathroom/shower design trends utilizing steam showers; the benefits of steam

Oh Snap! NKBA B/W Holiday Party

Please Help Us Support the NKBA Texas Gulf Members Affected by the Hurricane

Baltimore/Washington 2017 Holiday Party

Thursday, December 14, 2017 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sub-Zero/Wolf Showroom by Fretz
9204 Berger Road
Columbia, Maryland 21046

Please join your friends and colleagues as we toast the holidays and the new year!

Hall of Fame Inducctees will be honored!

50% of all ticket sales will be donated to the NKBA Texas Gulf Chapter to aid members affected by the hurricane. Additional contributions will be taken at the door.

Work Life Balance (2 CEU’s)

Thursday, November 16, 2017 @ 10:00am – 1:30pm

Baltimore-Washington Chapter Event

2017 Golf Outing

Thursday, September 28, 2017 @ 7:30am – 2:00pm
Hampshire Greens Golf Course
616 Firestone Drive
Silver Spring, MD 20905

Baltimore-Washington Chapter Event

Thank you for your support, Hampshire Greens!

This year we are featuring a BBQ lunch buffet.

Event Sponsors:

  • Barger
  • MS International, Inc.
  • Samsung

Prize Sponsors:

  • Barger
  • Sub-Zero and Wolf
  • Dacor
  • Bray & Scarff
  • Miele

Q: How do I register a foursome?
A: There is no login required to register. Please purchase (4) Golfer tickets and make sure every golfers full name is entered! We need this information in order for each person to play.

Q: What if I don’t want to golf?
A: We have a limited number of spots available for those who want to come celebrate and just enjoy lunch! Please register for a Lunch Only ticket.

Q: Where do I send items for the giveaways?
A: Please email us at Kirsten/Stacey

Q: I can’t register to be a sponsor?
A: We have a set number of sponsorship opportunities available. These are sold on a first come first serve basis. If you are unable to register it means these have been claimed. We would love for you to join us on the course and if you have any giveaways, great!

Q: I’m an event sponsor and would like to register for the complimentary ticket?
A: Please email Kirsten/Stacey and we’ll take care of this for you.

$100.00 (1) Golfer Ticket
$500.00 Event Sponsor
$150.00 Prize Sponsor
$20.00 (1) Lunch Only Ticket

The State of the Industry: Maryland Interior Design Roundtable

Thursday, September 21, 2017 @ 5:30pm – 8:00pm
Betamore | City Garage
101 W Dickman St
Baltimore, MD 21230

Baltimore-Washington Chapter Event

It’s a Brazilian Carnival

Friday, August 25, 2017 @ 6:30pm – 10:30pm
8730 Greenwood Place
Savage, MD 20763

Baltimore-Washington Chapter Event

Selling Luxury by Axor Hansgrohe

Thursday, May 18, 2017 @ 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Chima Brazilian Steakhouse
8010 Towers Crescent Drive #100
Vienna 22182

Baltimore-Washington Chapter Event

2017 Design Awards Presentation

Thursday, April 20, 2017 @ 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Pooks Hill Marriott
5151 Pooks Hill Road
Bethesda, MD 20814

Baltimore-Washington Chapter Event

Balancing Luxury and Budget

Thursday, March 16, 2017 @ 6:00pm – 9:00pm
8065 Leesburg Pike #110
Vienna, Virginia 22182

Baltimore-Washington Chapter Event

Eat, Drink & Be Thirsty

Thursday, December 8, 2016 @ 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Mosaic Tile
3935 Stonecroft Blvd
Chantilly, VA 20151

Baltimore-Washington Chapter Event

Sip * Swirl * Be Inspired!

Thursday, November 17, 2016 @ 10:30am – 2:30pm
Winery at Bull Run
Centreville, VA 20120

Baltimore-Washington Chapter Event

It’s Student Night!

Thursday, October 13, 2016 @ 6:00pm – 9:00pm
5650 General Washington Drive
Alexandria, VA 22312

Baltimore-Washington Chapter Event

50th Anniversary Masquerade Gala

Friday, June 17, 2016 @ 7:00pm – 11:00pm
Top of the Town
1400 14th Street N
Arlington, VA 22209

Baltimore-Washington Chapter Event

Planning Outdoor Kitchens: Latest Trends and Innovations

Thursday, May 12, 2016 @ 6:00pm – 9:00pm
9204 Berger Road
Columbia, Maryland 21046

Baltimore-Washington Chapter Event

Lighting Innovations: Creative Ideas for Today’s Kitchens and Baths

Thursday, April 14, 2016 @ 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Annapolis Lighting
800 E Gude Drive
Rockville, Maryland 20850

Baltimore-Washington Chapter Event

Recognize the Finest Kitchen and Bath Design Professionals

Thursday, March 10, 2016 @ 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Bethesda Marriott
5151 Pooks Hill Road
Bethesda, Maryland 20814

Baltimore-Washington Chapter Event

It’s not a countertop anymore! It’s a surface material…

Thursday, February 18, 2016 @ 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Cosentino Center
22725 Dulles Summit Court
Dulles, VA 20166

Baltimore-Washington Chapter Event