Tuesday, August 15, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM PDT
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Monark Premium Appliance Company 
3333 Bristol St. #6756
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

The store is on the north side of South Coast Plaza between Nordstrom and Sears.

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Jennifer Beavers 
NKBA Southern California 

August Monthly Membership Meeting

Benchmark Kitchen Design - Bring Your Pencil!  

This will be hands on!  Network with kitchen and bath industry colleagues while enjoying delicious food and drinks.  Explore the welcoming Monark, Costa Mesa Showroom with its fresh sleek design - home to top notch kitchen appliances.  Then sharpen your pencil as we learn and apply the secrets of what goes into benchmark kitchen design.  New designers and expert designers will have the chance to learn and mentor together. 

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CEU Topic: Seamless Cabinet and Appliance Integration, Managing the minutiae of the design

This is an interactive presentation where we will learn to apply the cabinet and design principles that go into a seamless benchmark kitchen.  Then we will collaborate and design together for solutions to a few design problems. We’ll be going truly custom!!!

Learning outcomes:

  • How to confidently size appliance panels for integrated appliances
  • How to fine tune reveals blending cabinetry and appliance lines across the whole picture
  • How to design with free standing appliances for a customized look
  • How to control or eliminate unsightly seams
  • Ways to go outside the box

Agenda (Timeline for meeting) 

  • 6:00PM Check in & networking: 6pm (starting time)
  • 6:30-7:40PM Dinner (Heavy Appetizers) /Jenn-Air Tours: 6:30pm-7:40pm 
  • 7:40PM Gather guests & President opening announcements
  • 7:45PM - 8:45PM CEU 
  • 8:45PM - 9:00PM Closing time and raffle

Speaker:  Steven Dickey

Steve is owner and president of Steven Dickey Luxury Products Group.  Having over 30 years of industry experience,  Steve has successfully served clients in the capacity of designer, sales executive, and top-level management for national and multinational companies including Enkeboll, Alno, Siematic, and Kitchen Craft.  Grounded with an education in engineering, Steve’s body of expertise also includes production and manufacturing as well as sound business management.  All of this translates into proven profitability for his vendor and sell-through partners.

Steven Dickey Luxury Products Group is an Independent Sales and Marketing Agency that connects kitchen and bath dealers, product specifiers, interior designers, and building contractors to manufacturers of custom cabinetry and other luxury products for the home. The firm is the exclusive agency representing Crystal Cabinets in Southern California, Southern Nevada, Southeast US to include Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana.