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ORLANDO
JANUARY 10-12
2017

KBIS Has Education "Game"
This year's NKBA Voices from the Industry (VFTI) Conference will feature more than 80 speakers in the following kitchen and
bath industry topics: Grow Your Business, Kitchen & Bath Specialty Training, Design, Management and Customer Service.
Everything from smart lighting choices to 2019 color trends to showroom strategies to managing your clients will be covered,
and KBB  will highlight some of our favorites in the coming issues.
This year, there will be a special session directed
specifically at students enrolled in training programs for careers in the kitchen and bath industry.
All one-hour sessions offer 0.1 CEU, and many
will also qualify for other industry CEUs.
Also new for 2019, the NKBA will offer four
Professional Development courses as part of
the VFTI Conference. The two-hour seminars
offer 0.2 CEU credits and two Education Hours
toward earning or maintaining AKBD, CKBD
or CMKBD certification.The four courses, which
will take place in Room N230 of the Las Vegas
Convention Center, will include:
"Tuesday, Feb. 19, 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Color and the Senses: Exploring Synesthesia
+ Current Color Trends, presented by Kathryn
Grube, MID, NCIDQ, LEED AP ID+C. She will
discuss how color can affect the senses and will
introduce color trends for 2019.
"Tuesday, Feb. 19, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Embracing Smart Technology in Your
Kitchen & Bath Designs, presented by Jamie
Briesemeister, sales and marketing director for
Integration Controls, a smart home automation company. She will talk about the reasons
technology is an important part of the design
process, which include convenience, more free
time and peace of mind for the user.
"Wednesday, Feb. 20, 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.
The Practical Application of Lighting Design
for Kitchens and Baths, presented by Karyn
Judd Reilly, CKD, NCIDQ. She'll cover the
concepts of lighting and offer tips to create
practical lighting designs for clients.
"Wednesday Feb. 20, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
GenSales 5: Keys to Your Five-Year Generational Sales Success, presented by author,
consultant and industry veteran John Morgan.
He will discuss how advances in knowledge,
technology and logistics are changing the flow
of products and services to consumers.

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DESIGNING FOR INDEPENDENCE
AND DIGNITY, WITHOUT TALKING
ABOUT IT!

Barbara Barton, CMKBD, CLIPP, CAPS, Barbara Barton &
Assoc.; Erik Listou, CLIPP, HATS, CAPS, CAASH, CGR, CGP,
CLR, LDST, Living In Place Institute; and Maria Stapperfenne,
CMKBD, CLIPP, Tewksbury Kitchen & Bath
Thursday, Feb. 21, 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m., Room N227
Design Track

Choosing what educational presentations to attend is always difficult, and you must carefully
choose those that are most important for you and
your business. This is one you cannot miss! Learn
from these three carefully chosen industry spokespersons how to improve your business while you
improve the lives of every one of your clients.

AFTER THE SESSION, YOU WILL UNDERSTAND:
"The need for safer design and products

"The importance of interprofessional networks
"Designs and product ideas that can change

your clients' worlds
"Why you should expand your market
"How to sell independence and dignity, without
talking About IT

GENERATIONAL MANAGEMENT:
UNDERSTANDING HOW TO LEAD
MILLENNIALS AND GENERATION Z
Kate Bailey, Director of Showrooms, Ferguson
Thursday, Feb. 21, 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m., Room N229
Management Track

This session will teach you the key drivers and
motivators of the five generations in today's
workplace, with an emphasis on millennials and
Generation Z. You will also learn strategies for effective team management among the generations,
and you will receive tips for practical communication techniques to develop upcoming leaders. Based on Ferguson's extensive associate training and career development programs, this session
will provide practical advice that can be applied to
any business or industry. 

AFTER THIS PRESENTATION, YOU WILL:

"Understand the five generations of today's

workplace

"Learn ways to effectively lead a generationally

diverse team

"Understand how to adjust your communication

to impact the different generations

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Kitchen & Bath Business - October 2018

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Kitchen & Bath Business - October 2018

Kitchen & Bath Business - October 2018
Contents
Editor’s Note
Show Director’s Note
Happenings
Trends
KBIS 2019 Preview
Universal Design
Research Roundup
Small Spaces
Balanced Budget
What's Hot
What's Cool
A Daring Collaboration
Vive la France
Check out the winners of our 2018 Product Innovator Awards
2018 Product Innovator Award Winners
Last Word
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Kitchen & Bath Business - October 2018 - Contents
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Kitchen & Bath Business - October 2018 - Editor’s Note
Kitchen & Bath Business - October 2018 - 7
Kitchen & Bath Business - October 2018 - Show Director’s Note
Kitchen & Bath Business - October 2018 - 9
Kitchen & Bath Business - October 2018 - Happenings
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Kitchen & Bath Business - October 2018 - Trends
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Kitchen & Bath Business - October 2018 - KBIS 2019 Preview
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Kitchen & Bath Business - October 2018 - Universal Design
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Kitchen & Bath Business - October 2018 - Research Roundup
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Kitchen & Bath Business - October 2018 - Small Spaces
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Kitchen & Bath Business - October 2018 - 37
Kitchen & Bath Business - October 2018 - Balanced Budget
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Kitchen & Bath Business - October 2018 - What's Hot
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Kitchen & Bath Business - October 2018 - What's Cool
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Kitchen & Bath Business - October 2018 - A Daring Collaboration
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Kitchen & Bath Business - October 2018 - Vive la France
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Kitchen & Bath Business - October 2018 - 2018 Product Innovator Award Winners
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