SCHAUMBURG, Ill. - As registrations spike, Cabinets & Closets 2017 added more rooms at an adjoining Embassy Suites Hotel. The show, which runs April 11-13 at the Schaumburg Renaissance Conference Center, is expected to draw as many as 1,000 registrants to for conference sessions and
The conference program, redesigned this year to emphasize business operations and growth strategies, has hit a nerve with with business managers, says Carroll Henning, Event Manager for Woodworking Network.
"People from all over have been signing up - and we were surprised by the surge of registrations last week," says Henning. As the demand for hotel rooms reached a sell-out at the Renaisance Conference Center Hotel, additional rooms were secured at the nearby Embassy Suites.
The April 11 conference program at Cabinets & Closets 2017 includes three tracks, focusing on: Lean Management, Cabinets Business, or Closets Business. Attention to workforce development - a key concern with the thriving home improvement business - is incorporated into sessions on Managing Millennials in the Lean track; and scientific hiring in the Cabinet Track.