June 2019 Meeting (with Membership Orientation) PLUS SILENT AUCTION


June 19, 2019
5:30 PM PDT - 8:30 PM PDT
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University Electric Home Appliance Center
1500 Martin Ave
Santa Clara, CA 95050
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Thank you again to our generous sponsors,University Electric Home Appliance Center,Rigg's DistributingMode Distributing Vent-A-Hood, and Water Incorporated, for hosting this year's joint chapter meeting with NKBA Northern California Chapter. The catering dinner and the joint networking opportunity were a hit! Our first 2019 silent auction was a great success and we were able to provide a generous donation to Turning Wheels for Kids. And a big thank you to our speaker, Dr. Robert Eyler, who received outstanding feedback by the attendees on his topic of An Economic Outlook for Remodeling and the US EconomyHis presentation was provided to the attendees.

Monthly Chapter Meeting open to all members and prospective members. Join us for networking, dinner, fundraising, and an educational program!

Come earn your 2019 Meta Participation Credits & CEUs. 

All members (lead and team members) who would like to submit Meta entries will need to acquire 3 participation credits (*) each Awards year (excluding the Meta Awards Gala). 

(*)Individual staff (project lead) must earn 3 points, companies can earn 3 credits and then distribute the credits to their staff
(*)Credits non-transferable to other company members (i.e. any project team member listed on the award has to have 3 credits each)


Joint Meeting with NKBA: Is our Vision 2020 or Beyond? An Economic Outlook for Remodeling and the US Economy

In this entertaining presentation and learning experience, Robert Eyler will discuss what the current national and local economy means for our industry. He will focus on economic trends in California, considerations after the North Bay fires, material costs & labor market issues and the future in the Bay Area.  He will:

  • Provide an economic outlook and speak on the current aspects of the US economy, both the good as well as the concerning
  • Give an understanding of the links between current and forecasted growth, Federal Reserve changes to come, and how equity markets may or may not affect remodeling demand
  • Illuminate hiring, budgets, and other planning to aid in decision making for your business given the economic forecast


About the Speaker:
Dr. Robert Eyler is President of Economic Forensics and Analytics, specializing in public policy analysis for firms and governments. He is also Dean of the School of Extended and International Education and Professor of Economics at Sonoma State University. He earned a Ph.D. from the University of California, Davis and a B.A. in Economics at CSU, Chico. Robert has been a visiting scholar at both the University of Bologna and Stanford University. Robert is a Sonoma County native, and his family have been sheep and cattle ranchers in Marin and Sonoma counties since 1910.

NARI Silicon Valley is excited to announce the kick-off of our 2019 Silent Auction! The auction will take place during our June 19 chapter meeting. Attendees only will be able to bid on a series of quality items. The top bidder will pay by cash, check or credit card at the event. Bidding will end at 7:15 pm, so make sure you get to meeting on time to view all the items and enter your bids! Winners will be announced after Dr. Eyler's presentation at the end of the meeting

We are especially counting on our members to help make this event a success in two ways: First, by “bringing” as many staff and guests as possible to the meeting, and second, by bidding on the items.

Buy something for yourself, family, or a friend, there’s truly something for everyone in this auction - from sports memorabilia, wines, gift baskets, high end appliances, and construction machinery - below is a short list of some of the silent auction items for you and please click here for the silent auction PDF catalog of the full list with pictures OR in the event attachments section at the bottom of this page.

SawStop jobsite table saw
NASCAR - Team Penske jacket (size XL) Driver #2, Brad Keselowski
[donated by Wurth Products]
Golden State Warriors
Stephen Curry & Steve Kerr
Signed Photo
San Jose Sharks
Brent Burns
Signed Photo
San Francisco Giants
Madison Bumgarner
Signed Photo Collage
Left Bend Winery's Santa Cruz Mountains wines - mixed case of 12
[donated by Left Bend]
Gift basket with handcrafted beers and related goodies
[donated by Water Inc.]
Gift Certificate
Trattoria 360
(Formally Pino’s Trattoria)
Reopening on June 25
[donated by Trattoria 360]


A portion of the proceeds will be donated to:

TurningWheels for Kids is a program of the Valley Medical Center Foundation, a 501c3 nonprofit organization (Federal Tax ID 77-0187890), that distributes bikes not only at the holiday but also year round through a number of partnerships focused on preventing childhood obesity and supporting low-income families.

Generously Sponsored by: University Electric Home Appliance Center & Riggs Distributing.


Cancellation/Refund Policy: You may cancel up to 24 hours before the meeting begins and request to receive a full refund or have credit applied for a future meeting (except Meta Gala) in the same year. No shows or same-day cancellations will not receive a refund.

Prospective Members/Returning Guests Policy: Prospective guests will be allowed to attend their first 2 chapter meetings at no charge (this is limited to 2 people from the non-member company). After their 3rd chapter meeting, prospective members need to pay the current non-member rate before deciding to join. After their third meeting, if prospective members have not joined, their name(s) will be removed from the meetings e-mail list.




$45.00 Member Registration (1st registrant)-member login
$35.00 Earlybird rate before June 15

$45.00 Member Registration (1st registrant)
$35.00 Earlybird rate before June 15

$15.00 Additional Member Staff Registration (after 1st registrant)

$0.00 Prospective Member Registration [2 complimentary meetings]

$45.00 Non-Member Registration [See Posted Returning Guests Policy]

$0.00 Board Member Registration