Events

NARI National - Certified Remodeler (CR) Online Prep Course- Starts Aug. 31, 2022

08/31/2022 - 08/31/2022

The Certified Remodeler (CR) online preparatory course is a twelve week, structured study program, designed to help the attendees prepare for the CR, CRS, and CRA certification exam. 

This online prep course will develop your knowledge in the fundamentals of managing a full range remodeling operation:

  • Sound business operations and procedures necessary for operational efficiency and increased profitability
  • Key financial indicators a remodeler/business owner must manage
  • Various marketing tools remodelers use to promote their services
  • Navigating building codes and communicating with code officials
  • Job site evaluation and identifying hidden defects and unknown conditions
  • Green remodeling and building science
  • Capabilities of the various trades required on the remodeling project and how to determine if the work is performed correctly

WHERE: Online teleconference
LENGTH: Twelve consecutive weeks. One day per week, in two-hour sessions (5 pm -7 pm CST)

*You must apply for CR/CRS/CRA Certification to be eligible to attend this prep course.

*Your local NARI chapter may be hosting an in-person study group. Check with your chapter for availability. 



2023 Achievement Awards

09/01/2022 - 12/18/2022

The Achievement Awards provide a great opportunity to support fellow member volunteers and to recognize their support, dedication and passion for NARI. 

Application information  for the 2023 Achievement Awards can be found here.

  • There are no fees to submit a nomination for any category of the Achievement Awards.
  • All nominations should be submitted in PDF format and can be up to 30 pages.
  • Video files, where allowed, are acceptable up to 3 minutes in length.
  • Please note who is an eligible Nominee for each specific award.
  • Deadline for submissions is December 18, 2022.



2023 CotY Awards

09/01/2022 - 12/02/2022

Recognizing Excellence NARI’s Contractor of the Year (CotY) Awards are the premier awards for the remodeling industry. The National award which is given out one time per year recognizes excellence in remodeling as demonstrated in forty-eight different categories.

NARI members from across the nation may submit a project for consideration. The judges are leading experts in his or her field. After the initial judging is completed, Regional CotY award winners are announced – usually in February.

The Evening of Excellence is NARI’s celebration and awards ceremony. This event coincides with NARI’s business meeting and contractors and remodelers from across the country attend.

No one wants to miss out on seeing who wins the National CotY award.

Deadlines and Fees 
Early bird – September 1 to November 2, 2022 - $195
Standard – November 3 to November 23, 2022 - $215
Late entry – November 24 to December 2, 2022 - $245
Team Members - $175



NARI National - Certified Kitchen and Bath Remodeler (CKBR) Online Prep Course- Starts Sept. 1, 2022

09/01/2022 - 09/01/2022

The Certified Kitchen and Bath Remodeler (CKBR) online preparatory course is a twelve week, structured study program, designed to help the attendees prepare for the CKBR certification exam. 

This prep course will develop your knowledge in the fundamentals of managing kitchen and bath renovations:

  • Sound business operations and procedures necessary for operational efficiency and increased profitability
  • Key financial indicators a remodeler/business owner must manage
  • Various marketing tools kitchen and bath remodelers use to promote their services
  • Navigating building codes and communicating with code officials
  • Job site evaluation and identifying hidden defects and unknown conditions
  • Capabilities of the various trades required on the kitchen and bath remodeling project and how to determine if the work is performed correctly

WHERE: Online teleconference
LENGTH: Twelve consecutive weeks. One day per week, in two-hour sessions (5 pm -7 pm CST)

*You must apply for CKBR Certification to be eligible to attend this prep course.

*Your local NARI chapter may be hosting an in-person study group. Check with your chapter for availability. 



NARI National - Certified Lead Carpenter (CLC) Online Prep Course- Starts Sept. 22, 2022

09/22/2022 - 09/22/2022

The Certified Lead Carpenter (CLC) online preparatory course is an eight week, structured study program, designed to help the attendees prepare for the CLC certification exam. 

This online prep course will develop your knowledge in the fundamentals of in-the-field project management:

  • Operational practices and procedures designed to maintain projects on time and on budget for increased profitability
  • Personnel management for optimization of workflow
  • Navigating building codes and communicating with code officials
  • Interpersonal communication with clients and trade contractors
  • Capabilities of the various trades required on the remodeling project and how to determine if the work is performed correctly

WHERE: Online teleconference
LENGTH: Eight consecutive weeks. One day per week, in two-hour sessions (5 pm -7 pm CST)

*You must apply for CLC Certification to be eligible to attend this prep course.

*Your local NARI chapter may be hosting an in-person prep course. Check with your chapter for availability.



NARI National - Certified Remodeling Project Manager (CRPM) Online Prep Course- Starts Sept. 27, 202

09/27/2022 - 09/27/2022

The Certified Remodeling Project Manager (CRPM) online course is an eight week, instructor led educational course, designed to help the attendees prepare for the CRPM certification exam. Candidates currently ineligible for CRPM certification may still register to attend this course. 

This online course will develop your knowledge in the fundamentals of managing remodeling projects:

  • Project planning
  • Project cost management
  • Risk management
  • Personnel management
  • Quality assurance
  • Record keeping
  • Communication and client satisfaction

WHERE: Online teleconference
LENGTH: Eight consecutive weeks. One day per week, in two-hour sessions (5 pm - 7 pm CST)

*Your local NARI chapter may be hosting an in-person course. Check with your chapter for availability.



Build a Better Business Workshop

10/13/2022 - 01/01/0001

Using NARI's Accredited Remodeling Company Standard as a guideline, the Build a Better Business Workshop will lead you through development of structured business systems to support future growth and increase efficiency.

Throughout the workshop, you will receive instruction and feedback while working through implementation of the management elements characteristic of successful remodeling businesses.

Over the course of just six months, you will work alongside other remodeling business owners accross the country to improve your business systems, making your company more organized, more resilient, more financially sound, and easier to run.



NARI National - Universal Design Certified Professional (UDCP) Online Prep Course- Oct. 25, 2022

10/25/2022 - 10/25/2022

The Universal Design Certified Professional (UDCP) online course is a four week, instructor led educational course, designed to help the attendees prepare for the UDCP certification exam. Candidates currently ineligible for UDCP certification may still register to attend this course. 

This online course will develop your knowledge in the fundamentals of Universal Design:

  • Conducting client needs assessments
  • Universal design applications used in residential remodeling
  • Construction techniques used to implement universal design to a remodeling project
  • Plumbing and electrical systems unique to universal design
  • Differences between model building codes and ones described in the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

WHERE: Online teleconference
LENGTH: Four consecutive weeks. One day per week, in two-hour sessions (2 pm - 4 pm CST)

*Your local NARI chapter may be hosting an in-person course. Check with your chapter for availability.