Arlington to host largest annual gathering of closet and storage professionals next month.
ARLINGTON -- The 15th annual Cabinets & Closets Conference and Expo, the only national tradeshow dedicated to closet and home storage professionals, comes to the Arlington Convention Center, March 11-13.
The unique three-day event showcases hundreds of products and educates closet and cabinet professionals about industry-best practices so that they can work smarter not harder to grow their businesses.
“We’re super-excited to return to Arlington where the show began in 2005,” said Laurel Didier, publisher of Closets & Organized Storage magazine, sponsor of the event. “The closet and home storage industry has evolved tremendously over the last 15 years. Consumers enjoy better options in terms of functionality, design and accessories for everything from bedroom closets to laundry/mudrooms, home offices and garages.”
Barry Moltz, small business coach, author and radio personality, will kick off the full-day Closets Conference, March 11, with a keynote presentation. The conference, comprised of separate tracks for closet and cabinet professionals, features expert speakers on design, sales and installation. The conference concludes with tours of First Source Cabinet Doors’ factory in Dallas and Techline Furniture, Cabinetry and Closets’ showroom in Fort Worth.
AT&T Stadium will be the setting for the annual Top Shelf Design Awards, a celebration of outstanding closet designs. The first 100 attendees to sign up for the gala qualify for a free AT&T Stadium tour.
The Cabinets & Closets Expo runs March 12-13 and is co-located with Wood Pro Expo Texas. The tradeshow - open to the trade only – includes running CNC machinery and supplies to manufacture cabinets, furniture, closets, and other wood products. View floor plan and list of exhibitors.
All attendees are invited to attend free opening keynote presentations scheduled for 9 a.m. each day of the expo. On March 12, Dustin Hunter, owner of Hunter Trim & Cabinets of Fort Worth, will share his company’s Lean manufacturing journey. On March 13, Greg Lutz, owner of Lutz Woodworks of Wylie, will discuss his company’s adoption of technology to streamline operations from the factory to the jobsite.
The Cabinets & Closets Conference & Expo and Wood Pro Expo Texas are part of Woodworking Network, owned by CCI Media LLC.
About Cabinets & Closets Conference and Expo
The Cabinets & Closets Conference and Expo (CCCE) is the annual national event for cabinet and closet professionals and is co-located with Wood Pro Expo. The events are organized by Closets & Organized Storage and FDMC magazines respectively, both part of Woodworking Network.
The Cabinets & Closets event leads off with a full-day executive conference followed by the two-day expo featuring woodworking machinery and supplies. Additional educational programming is offered on both days of the expo. Tours of local manufacturing plants and the popular Top Shelf Design Awards reception are also key components of the event.
Wood Pro Expo features a full day of education and tours followed by two expo days oriented to equipment and supplies focused on the small-to-medium size shops. The educational offering includes CNC basics, employee recruitment, finishing, lean manufacturing, business management, software, and shop safety.
The 2020 CCCE is scheduled for March 11-13 at the Arlington Convention Center, Arlington, Texas. For information about exhibiting, and sponsorship opportunities, contact Patrick Filippelli of Hall-Erickson Inc. at [email protected]. or phone 800-752-6312.
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