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The NKBA’s Voices From The Industry Conference Program Expands


April 9, 2015

The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) recently announced that its Voices From The Industry Conference Program, which had a successful run at the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) over the past three years, will be expanding its horizons to other industry events. The NKBA will be taking the show on the road, starting at Dwell on Design Los Angeles, May 29 – 31, 2015.

Dwell on Design Los Angeles, curated by the editors of Dwell magazine, returns to the Los Angeles Convention Center with three full days of exhibitions, educational opportunities, onstage programs and speakers.

“Our Voices From The Industry conference has presented excellent learning and professional development opportunities at KBIS over the past three years,” said Nancy Barnes, NKBA’s director of learning. “Starting with over 60 sessions in 2013, the conference program expanded its offerings to over 90 speakers at KBIS 2015. We are thrilled to spread our wings and expand our program to Dwell on Design LA.”

The NKBA will feature five presenters from its Voices From The Industry Conference Series at Dwell on Design, presenting on topics including lighting, fashion-forward thinking, couple’s retreat, creativity and communication.

The presenters include:

  • Richard T. Anuszkiewicz, executive director Kitchen-Bath Division, Alt Breeding Schwarz Architects, NKBA 2013 30 Under 30
    Topic:
    Fashion-Forward Thinking: Becoming a Savvy Designer
  • Christopher Grubb, president/founder, Arch-Interiors Design Group

    Topic:
    Couple’s Retreat: Designing a Bathroom for Two Through Successful Negotiations
  • Michael Murphy, interior design and trends producer, Lamps Plus
    Topic:
    Emerging Lighting Trends and Timeless Classics
  • Paula Kennedy, CMKBD, owner, Timeless Kitchen Design
    Topic:
    Ignite Creativity
  • Maria Stapperfenne, CKD, CBD, manager, Tewksbury Kitchens and Baths, 2015 National Kitchen & Bath Association president
    Topic:
    Better Communication through Listening

For more information on the Voices From The Industry Conference speakers at Dwell on Design Los Angeles, visit www.dwellondesign.com.