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The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) is a non-profit trade association that promotes the professionalism of the kitchen and bath industry.

July 19 Chapter Meeting–Creativity!

Wed. July 19 Chapter Meeting 

Thank you to our Silver Event Sponsor:  

Visit the ProKitchen Sponsor Table at the meeting and experience Oculus Rift!

Oculus is a virtual reality software solution that gives you complete access to an entirely new way to present your custom designs. With the Oculus Rift system, the next generation of virtual reality, you will see your custom designs like never before!

Please join us for an afternoon and evening of creativity! We will begin with a tour of the renowned Epic Campus in Verona, Wi, followed by networking, food & beverages, and “Ignite Creativity” presented by Paula Kennedy, CMKBD (0.1 CEU)

The Epic Campus, home to several thousand employees of the medical software giant, is known for its collection of theme designed buildings and vast artwork collections. The latest addition is a Harry-Potteresque castle with accompanying  Hogsmeade style village. From its new 11,400 seat auditorium, buried in the side of a hill, to its realistic Farm campus, the tour is a delight for the eyes and senses. 

3:00-4:00: 1979 Milky Way, Verona, WI 53593 

                  Park in Zodiac surface parking lot and enter at main entrance in the

                  Andromeda Building

Please plan to arrive at 2:45 so we can gather and depart at 3:00.

 Wear your walking shoes!

4:30-5:30 Registration, networking, cash bar, and ProKitchen Oculus Rift 

demonstrations at Gray’s Tied House

  950 Kimball Ln, Verona, WI 53593

5:00-5:45 Dinner buffet served

5:45-6:00 NKBA Updates

6:00-7:00 “Ignite Creativity” presented by Paula Kennedy, CMKBD (0.1CEU)

  As a designer, how do you cultivate your creativity? What motivates and inspires you? Do you know if you are primarily right brain dominant or left brain dominant? Or are you in the middle? Once you feel inspired, how do you stay creative and innovative, even under stress? How should you nurture and protect this precious resource? This presentation will investigate where creativity originates, why it’s important to designers, what blocks it and how to cultivate it, and how to make it work for you. You will walk away with tools and ideas to help you get started immediately.

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