| Official AWFS Fair Guide to New Products
With the theme âSurround Yourself with Innovation,â AWFS 2011 is focusing on providing the industry with a cutting-edge forum for new product developments, competitive new strategies and relevant solutions for the changing marketplace. As you flip through pages of this digital AWFS Fair woodworking show product guide, you will find not only information about new equipment, supplies and education seminars but also embedded video links that will show you many of the hundreds of products that will be featured at AWFS.
AWFS Fair will feature free education opportunities. The Small Business Administration, and SCORE the service core of retired executives, will offer daily tutorials on business loan programs, marketing, small business insurance and loss prevention, contracts and SCOREâs business counseling. OSHA has daily presentations on the most common regulatory citations, including woodworking machinery rules, hazard communication, and lockout/tagout rules.
At a free Green Desk at AWFS Fair, experts will field questions on environmental practices and products, green building and product certifications, and government rules affecting woodworkers.
One guide to AWFS Fair 2011 technology is the Sequoia Awards for innovation. More than 40 products have been entered. The show also has more big-equipment suppliers, with some who had missed last time exhibiting at the 2011 AWFS Fair.
Woodworking Network will also host two free presentations:
State of the Woodworking Industry (Wednesday, July 20 at Noon)
What Digital Marketing Can Do for You (Friday, July 22 at Noon)
CWB, at our Booth 2139, will host finishing expert Bernie Bottens to answer questions, sponsored by ML Campbell. Editor at large Rich Christianson and sales editor Rick Hill also will present during the College of Woodworking Knowledge (CWWK) seminars. All CWWK sessions qualify for CEU credits.
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