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Rich Christianson

Rich Christianson is the owner of Richson Media LLC, a Chicago-based communications firm focused on the industrial woodworking sector. Rich is the former long-time editorial director and associate publisher of Woodworking Network. During his nearly 35-year career, Rich has toured more than 250 woodworking operations throughout North America, Europe and Asia and has written extensively on woodworking technology, design and supply trends. He has also directed and promoted dozens of woodworking trade shows, conferences and seminars including the Cabinets & Closets Conference & Expo and the Woodworking Machinery & Supply Conference & Expo, Canada’s largest woodworking show.

Plenty to see, plenty to do in EBC’s host city

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – When making your plans to attend the 2021 Executive Briefing Conference (EBC), be sure to tack on at least a couple of extra days to take in the majestic mountain views and explore the intriguing mix of nature, recreation, history and culture that truly make Colorado Springs a destination city.

High school woodworking students persevere through pandemic

Six high school woodworking instructors discuss how COVID-19 slowed, but couldn't stop students driven to earn their WCA Sawblade Certificate. During a year fraught with unexpected stops and starts due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, the Woodwork Career Alliance of North America (WCA) issued hundreds of Sawblade Certificates.