PASADENA -- A number of complimentary educational sessions are offered at next week's Cabinets & Closets Conference & Expo on March 28 and March 29, days two and three of the three-day event.  Keynotes are offered each morning at 9 a.m. followed by industry trends panels on Panel & Components and Software on Wednesday, March 28 and Hardware and Technology on Thursday, March 29.
 
Cabinet & Closets Conference March 27-29, 2018
Schedule at a glance 
Tuesday, March 27
Registration for these sessions is $350. (Hint -- Contact a CCCE 2018 exhibitor for a discount code)
Three tracks:  Closets, Cabinets, and Lean
Tour:  Semihandmade
 
 
Wednesday, March 28
These sessions are included with Expo Hall Admission (Hint -- Contact a CCCE 2018 exhibitor for a discount code)
9 a.m. - 10 a.m. Morning Keynote:  Keith Morgan, Bespoke — Selling directly to the luxury consumer -- The founder of luxury specialist, Bespoke, reveals what it takes to work in the lofty air of the ultra-wealthy.
 
Keith Morgan, Bespoke's founder, reveals what it takes to work in the lofty air of the ultra-wealthy.
 
 
10 a.m. Expo Floor Opens
 
10:30 a.m.  - 11:30 a.m. Panel & Components — What's Trending in Color and Texture? -- Experts from the CCCE 2018 show floor talk about color trends and what’s new and what’s coming.  Speakers include Michelle Weitzel, Northen Contours and Terry Elliott, Olon.
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.  Software Design Trends --  Specialists discuss what you need to know to evaluate available software for improving your productivity and your customer interface.  Speakers include Joe Bergamo, ClosetPro Software; Norman Fink, Crow's Nest; Igor Krichevsky, SPI-Software; and Rick Frazier, Cabinet Vision.
 
Thursday, March 29
These sessions are included with Expo Hall Admission
 

9 a.m. - 10 a.m.Morning Keynote: Elise Lowerison, Houzz, Inc.  — The Sales & Marketing Success Funnel: How to Attract, Close, and Retain Business --  Learn how to build positive relationships with today’s knowledge-empowered clients.

Elise Lowersion, Houzz, reveals best practices on how to differentiate your brand online and develop leads.
 
10:00 Expo Floor Opens
 
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Hardware Trends  -- Leading hardware suppliers discuss the latest trends in hardware including the “Micro-Living” phenomenon and also see a Lockdowel demo.  Presenters include Eric Pothier, Richelieu; Bryan Koelling, Lockdowel; Charles Costa, Sidelines; and Lew Ferretti, TAG Hardware.
 
11:30 a.m.  - 12:30 p.m. Technology Trends --  Learn new tricks from industry tech experts including how to integrate non-linear (shaped, contour) parts into production.  Presenters include Mike Noelting and Craig Sexton, SNX; Max Duerny, Castle; Larry Daignault, AXYZ; and Chris Corrales, CNC Factory.
 
 
 

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