Woodworking Convention and Fair—AWFS hits Vegas in July

Attention Woodworkers! The Association of Woodworking & Furnishings Suppliers (AWFS) Fair is coming to the Las Vegas Convention Center on July 20th through the 23rd. They expect around 19,000 attendees. The AWFS holds the fair once every two years and there are some anxious woodworkers out there raring to attend.

Woodworking Fair Business Solutions

The fair offers business building solutions and up and coming technology that every woodworking business needs in order to survive in today’s market. Featured sessions will include:

  • Think Like an Entrepreneur
  • Becoming the Next Generation Manufacturer
  • Profitable Growth through Innovation
  • Arm Yourself with Financing savvy

Free seminars include:

  • OSHA Safety & Health Guidlines: Voluntary or Mandatory?
  • Regulations that Affect the Woodworking Industry

Woodworking Going Green

If you’re looking to go “green”, the Green Desk is a free feature for attendees. It’s hosted by experts from a multitude of sustainability driven organizations. Their wealth of information and knowledge can help you get on the way to being “green” or further your current “green” initiatives.

The smartSHOP–Cabinet Making Demonstrations

If demonstrations are what you are looking for then be sure to visit the smartSHOP. It is a fully operational cabinet shop right there on the exhibit floor. Small and large woodworking shops alike can benefit from this by seeing how easy it is to use the machinery. Learn how to save time with little effort and lots of style.

It’s interactive and takes your through the processes from the beginning to end. This will be a great place to get the answers to your cabinet making questions.  Not only that but the smartSHOP will be producing product for a local charity.

Networking Event—What’s Your Problem?

Bring your problem to the Cabinet Makers Association networking event. This is an informal event to gather with your peers to exchange ideas and get the answers to the questions you’ve been pondering.

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