Welcome reception caps off Closets and Wood Pro conferences
2014 Cabinets & Closets Expo Gala Reception Takes Center Stage

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- A full-day of education will culminate with a welcome reception open to all attendees of the April 12 Closets Conference and Wood Pro Conference.

The reception, co-sponsored by the Association of Closet and Storage Professionals (ACSP), Woodworking Network, and ClosetPro Software, will begin at 5 p.m. at the Palm Beach County Convention Center after buses return from the tour of Closet Lifestyle

The event will include a special welcome and recognition of first-time conference attendees. In addition, ACSP President Christina Relyea will present a brief state of the industry and discuss what's new with the ACSP. 

Renowned economist Chris Kuehl, managing director and co-founder of Armada Corporate Intelligence, will present the opening keynote in a joint session of the Closets and Wood Pro conferences.

The Closet Conference agenda includes:

  • Trends in Modern Design Panel Discussion featuring Jesse Collins, director of marketing and communications for Rehau; Gwen Petter, director of product design for Wilsonart; and Christina Relyea, director of customer experience for JB Cutting and president of the ACSP;

  •  How to Use Video in Digital Marketing presented by Allanna Bell, owner of Optimization Dolls, and David Biggs, director of digital strategy for Woodworking Network; and

  •  It’s in the Contract: Key Language Every Contract Should Include presented by Carlissa Montoya, owner of CM Closet Design/EncoreGarage San Antonio.

The Wood Pro Conference agenda includes:

View the full three-day schedule of the Closets Conference & Expo and Wood Pro Expo taking place April 12-14.


2023 Closets Conference & Expo

About the 2023 Closets Conference & Expo and Wood Pro Expo Florida 
The annual Closets Conference & Expo is the only national event for all closet and home storage professionals. It is co-located with Wood Pro Expo Florida (WPE), a regional marketplace for woodworking professionals. The events are organized by Closets & Organized Storage and FDMC magazines respectively. Each is a distinct media brand of Woodworking Network. The twin-bill event is scheduled for April 12-14, 2023, at the Palm Beach County Convention Center in West Palm Beach, Fla.


The Closets Expo and WPE each kick off with a separate full-day conference on April 12, followed by the two-day expo, April 13-14, featuring woodworking machinery, supplies, and components. Additional educational programming is offered on both days of the expo. Tours of local manufacturing plants and the popular Top Shelf Design Awards networking reception are also key features of the event. 

For information about exhibiting and sponsorship opportunities, contact Laurel Didier, publisher of Closets & Home Storage. For all other inquiries, contact Kim Lebel, show manager. 

More upcoming Woodworking Network events 
Executive Briefing Conference, Sept. 26-28, 2023, The Broadmoor, Colorado Springs, Colo. 

Wood Pro Expo Lancaster, Oct. 12-13, 2023, Spooky Nook Sports / Warehouse at the Nook, Manheim, Pa. 

Wood Machinery & Supply Conference & Expo (WMS), Nov. 2-4, 2023, International Centre, Mississauga, Ontario. 

Salon Industriel du Bois Ouvré (SIBO), Oct. 24-26, 2024, Centrexpo Cogeco, Drummondville, Quebec.


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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.