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Cambria USA

June 20, 2016 10:02 ET

Cambria Partners With Scott McGillivray to Launch Free Online Course Inspiring Homeowners to Create Kitchens of Their Dreams

Innovative Digital Education Series, Dream. Plan. Do. - The Inspired Kitchen, Offers Tools and Advice for Making Smart Home Design Investments

LE SUEUR, MN--(Marketwired - June 20, 2016) - Cambria, the first and only family-owned, American-made natural quartz producer in North America, is launching a free online course, Dream. Plan. Do. - The Inspired Kitchen, led by popular TV host, trusted contractor, and savvy real estate investor Scott McGillivray. Dream. Plan. Do. - The Inspired Kitchen provides expert advice for homeowners to make smart investments that add beauty, unmatched quality and lasting value in their homes.

McGillivray, along with Jane Lockhart, award-winning international designer and TV host, will share professional advice and insights through nine comprehensive lessons focused on the key construction and design decisions during a kitchen project. Through the Dream. Plan. Do. course, homeowners will learn style and design concepts, the best way to use space, color tips and how to select high-quality materials while making smart investments.

All course material is accessed through the digital education platform, TheBigKnow.com. The Big Know's interactive learning courses include videos, projects and discussion activities to make online learning more customized and engaging. With the ability to access lesson materials at any time, registrants can tailor the course to their individual pace and interests. The free online course is available at CambriaUSA.com/DreamPlanDo.

"Cambria has always led the industry with our commitment to unmatched innovation and beautiful designs inspired by nature," said Peter Martin, Cambria's Executive Vice President of Sales, Marketing & Business Partner Services. "We're excited to offer this course with our partners, Scott McGillivray and Jane Lockhart, as an innovative resource, leveraging the latest technology and digital education tools to inspire homeowners planning their dream kitchens."

"I've spent much of my career teaching my viewers and fans how to balance making beautiful design decisions with creating long-term value for their properties. The Dream. Plan. Do. course is a new way to make learning more accessible and fun," said Scott McGillivray. "After this course -- whether seeking inspiration, in the middle of renovating or building a brand new home -- homeowners will be able to make smart kitchen renovation and design decisions."

About Cambria
Cambria is the first and only family-owned, American-made producer of natural quartz surfaces. The premier source for the freshest and most-expansive quartz palette in the world, Cambria is harder, stronger, safer, and easier to care for than other stone surfaces. All designs are completely maintenance free and offered at the same price point, giving customers flexibility to explore possibilities without compromising style preference or budget. Cambria's newest division, Cambria International, is bringing its unparalleled quartz surface offerings globally. Headquartered in Le Sueur, Minn., Cambria is sold through an exclusive network of premium, independent specialty retail and trade partners that can be identified at CambriaUSA.com. #CambriaQuartz

About The Big Know
The Big Know is an education-based content marketing platform built to change the way brands interact with consumers. Recognizing that the world's top companies possess deep expertise and a wealth of learning resources, The Big Know places brands in the role of teacher in order to create meaningful, engaging courses that can spread knowledge and improve lives. More information can be found at www.thebigknow.com.

About Scott McGillivray
Scott McGillivray is internationally renowned as the star of HGTV's Income Property and the definition of an entrepreneurial success story; an astute real estate investor, skilled contractor and accomplished businessman. His passion lies in educating people to make smart investment and renovation decisions.

About Jane Lockhart
Jane Lockhart, founder and principal designer at Jane Lockhart Interior Design, is one of Canada's best-known experts in the world of design and color. Jane has been practicing interior design in Toronto since 1997 as principal designer of her firm, Jane Lockhart Interior Design.

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