Closets Expo Rocks!

By Rich Christianson | Posted: 02/14/2010 12:00AM


More than 1,000 professionals tied
to the closet, garage and cabinet
markets attended the 6th annual
Closets Conference & Expo in Long
Beach, CA.

LONG BEACH, CA  - For three days in Long Beach, the focus was on future prosperity among the more than 1,000 participants of the 6th annual Closets & Home Organization Conference & Expo.

The event featured three days of seminars sponsored by the Association of Closet and Storage Professionals and CLOSETS magazine. All new was the Custom Cabinet Conference, cosponsored by the Cabinet Makers Assn. and Custom Woodworking Business.

The two-day Closets Expo featured products offered by nearly 60 companies. The expo floor also included free demonstrations on software and epoxy garage flooring.

Closets magazine doled out its fourth annual Top Shelf Design Awards and the ACSP presented its third annual Pioneer Award to Neil Balter, founder of California Closets.

Check out complete coverage below: 

Blog: 'Closeteers' revel in Long Beach; where were you?

Houghton takes top prize in CLOSETS' Top Shelf Design Awards competition

California Closets founder honored at Closets Conference

'Closeteers' on the road to recovery

Video: Excerpt of  Brice Cooper's keynote presentation\

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Roll-out pantry shelf from Shelf Improvement/Drawer Box Specialties


About the Author

Rich Christianson

Rich Christianson is Associate Publisher and Editor at Large of Woodworking Network. During his 25+ years covering the wood products industry, Rich has toured hundreds of manufacturing plants throughout North America, Europe and Asia. His reporting has covered everything from the state of the industry and impact of wood imports to technology and environmental issues. In his current capacity he is responsible for editing the daily Woodworking Network Update newsletter and coordinating events including the annual Cabinets & Closets Conference & Expo and Canada’s biennial Woodworking Machinery & Supply Expo. He can be contacted at or follow him on Google+.

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