About National Kitchen & Bath Association

As the only trade association dedicated exclusively to the kitchen and bath industry, the National Kitchen & Bath Association is the leading source of information and education for all professionals. NKBA aids industry professionals through NKBA University and professional development courses that raise the bar for the kitchen and bath professionals. In addition, NKBA offers certifications in design for individuals that pass written exams and who have proven themselves through years of experience. These programs ensure our businesses will have a strong talent pool in the future. With 71 chapters throughout the United States and Canada, our association acts as the glue that holds the industry together with peer networking from community to community.

We are celebrating our 60th Anniversary!

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The NKBA is the world's leading trade association for the kitchen and bath industry providing tools, research, certification, and events to thousands of professionals.

The National Kitchen + Bath Association (NKBA) is a non-profit trade group that promotes professionalism in the kitchen and bath industry. Established in 1963 as a network of kitchen dealers, it has evolved into the premier association of designers, retailers, remodelers, manufacturers, distributors, fabricators, installers and other industry professionals.

Today, the NKBA represents an unparalleled network of peers, tools and resources designed to support professional growth and business success.

The association’s vision is a world in which everyone enjoys safe, beautiful and functional kitchen and bath spaces. Our mission is to help make it happen through the creation of marketplaces, networks, affiliations and certifications that raise the level of professionalism by inspiring, leading and empowering each member of our community.


NKBA owns the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS), the largest trade show worldwide for the kitchen and bath industry. Every year, thousands of attendees and hundreds of exhibitors gather to learn, network, exchange ideas and showcase new products and services.

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Our Chapter

The Puget Sound Chapter is very active and large chapter that is driven by people like you. We are continually looking for new members, volunteers, sponsors and fresh ideas to help better service your community.  We are dedicated to supporting our members professionally via educational programs and networking opportunities. 

Please attend one of our chapter meetings or events to experience how becoming a member of NKBA can benefit you and your company.

Meet Our Council

Our Mission
The NKBA Puget Sound Chapter will be recognized as the most professional and exciting resource for kitchen and bath design, installation, products and services by our members, industry partners and consumers.


  • Recognition as Experts in Our Industry
  • Create a Chapter marketing plan that targets key audiences
  • Build awareness among our target audiences
  • Attract new and involve existing membership
  • Promote value of membership
  • Promote Chapter's needs at the National Level
  • Open communication between National and Chapter
  • Provide quality content at meetings