Only Kitchen & Bath Design News brings the industry an insightful blend of contemporary design and cutting-edge technology in a daylong, in-person educational program presented by two industry experts:

Ellen Cheever, CMKBD, ASID, CAPS,
widely considered to be the nation’s premier kitchen and bath design authority, and the industry’s most widely respected educator.
Eric Schimelpfenig, AKBD, founder of SketchThis.Net and a leading authority on cutting-edge technology impacting the kitchen and bath industry.

KBDN Art + Science is scheduled in eight metro markets. To register for one of these unique seminars, click the date/location below. The seminars are held from 8:15 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Morning refreshments and sponsors visits begin at 7:30 and a full luncheon is included.

April 16 – Indianapolis REGISTER  
May 21– Nashville REGISTER  
June 18 – Cleveland REGISTER  
September 23 – Kansas City REGISTER  
October 29 – San Diego REGISTER  
November – Baltimore Date to be determined, coming soon
Our sponsors' customers attend at no charge. Space is limited.

KBDN Art + Science seminar identifies “what’s next” in design and technology so that you can address the needs of a younger, less-traditional client while increasing your profits in the New Digital Age. In addition to the class presentations by Ellen and Eric, you can meet leading product manufacturers who sponsor this event for their customers. You also receive an elegant, 100-page workbook that includes all the details of the material presented.

Learning objectives:
Explore the variety of Contemporary styles North American families are requesting.
Discuss how to edit Traditional rooms to be more Transitional in appearance.
Identify the emerging Modern Traditional style.
Learn how to maximize efficiency and accuracy using new technology.
Find out how to improve marketing tools and social media company presence.
Be introduced to new technology featuring products and materials for the residential kitchen and bathroom.

CEU: 0.4 CEU credits from NKBA and NARI are applicable

Ellen Cheever, CMKBD, ASID, CAPS, has helped shape the kitchen & bath industry as a designer, author, educator, consultant and business leader for more than 35 years. She manages the Wilmington, DE-based Ellen Cheever & Associates, an award-winning design firm with clients across the U.S. She is a member of the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) Hall of Fame, a former director of educational services for the NKBA, and a regular contributor to Kitchen & Bath Design News.

Eric Schimelpfenig, AKBD, has utilized 3D technology throughout his career as a kitchen/bath designer, educator and corporate consultant. He has taken pencil-and-paper plans and converted them to 3D, worked with Google on Sketchup’s development, created 3D content for numerous corporations, and taught Sketchup to students across the country. He is a columnist in Kitchen & Bath Design News and is often hired to teach Sketchup and speak on emerging technologies in the design field.

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