Thursday, January 17, 2019 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM CST
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S64W15680 Commerce Center Parkway
Muskego, WI 53150

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NKBA Wisconsin/Upper Michigan
National Kitchen and Bath Association - Wisconsin/Upper Michigan Chapter

January 17, 2019

Chapter Meeting 

Join us at the beautiful new Cosentino Showroom and warehouse in Muskego, WI. See the latest products from Cosentino and enjoy an informative presentation: "Qualify More Effectively, Estimate Quickly, Get a Commitment Faster" presented by Steven Strauss, AKBD. (0.1 CEU)

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5pm-5:45pm:  Registration/cocktails/networking

 5:45pm-6:00pm: Announcements/introductions

6:00pm-6:30pm: Dinner

 6:30pm-7:40pm: Presentations (sponsor and speaker)

 7:40pm-8:00pm: Q&A/Wrap up

Steve Strauss, AKBD is the president of Direct Kitchen Distributors, based in Whitehall, Pennsylvania. He has been working with the family business since the age of 12 and has been president of DKD since 1992. In 2009 Steve formed a company, Spread Sheet Services, LLC, for the purpose of designing, creating, and maintaining spreadsheets, primarily for use by kitchen and bath dealers. He is an NKBA recommended speaker who has previously presented at KBIS Voices of the Industry.

"Qualify More Effectively, Estimate Quickly, Get a Commitment Faster" (0.1 CEU)

Have you ever spent hours with a person who has no intention of giving you money? Most kitchen and bath dealers spend too much time, and give away too much knowledge, prior to receiving a commitment from the potential customer. Steve will discuss ways to quickly and accurately estimate a project and a professional way of discussing the budget with a potential customer. By spending less time with non-customers, you will have additional time to devote to your paying customers.