SAN DIEGO – Wood Pro Expo California and the Closets Expo will feature a wide range of woodworking machinery, supplies, software, and more in the first industrial woodworking event ever held in "America's Finest City."
|Expo Hall Hours|
|10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, April 28|
|10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, April 29|
Many of these products are being introduced for the first time at the co-located events set for April 29-30 at the San Diego Convention Center.
Wood Pro Expo features the popular Running Machine Program, consisting of a series of scheduled up-and-close demonstrations of technology on each day of the show. The event also includes a new Machinery & Tooling Pavilion.
The two-day expo is preceded by a dual-track closets and cabinets conference program on Wednesday, April 27. The conferences are anchored by an exclusive video presentation of Montbleau & Associate's 90,000-square-foot plant in Tijuana, Mexico. The presentation will be accompanied by a live Q&A with Montbleau CEO Ron Montbleau.
|Jim Bouchard||Brad Cairns||Kenn Busch|
Three free expo keynotes
The twin-bill expos will feature a trio of keynote presentations, free to all attendees and exhibitors. They include:
- 9 a.m. Thursday, April 28 -- Jim Bouchard, the founder of Think Blackbelt, will present "Applying Sensei Leadership to Develop & Retain Employees."
- 9 a.m. Friday, April 29 -- Brad Carins, senior principal at The Center for Lean Learning/ Quantum Lean, will present, "Staying Lean in the Pandemic."
- 12 p.m. Friday, April 29, Kenn Busch, founder of Material Intelligence and Climate Positive Now! will present, "How to Sell Your Health-and-Wellness Advantages to Discerning Customers."
The following list provides a mere sampling of products that will be exhibited at the co-located event.
NOTE: Click an individual company's name to access its website. Click the product description to see the company's Closets Expo/WPE California Exhibitor Products Preview.
Closets Expo/WPE CA Exhibitor Products Previews*
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*Exhibitors who have submitted information as of March 28, 2022
About the 2022 Closets Conference & Expo and Wood Pro Expo California
The Closets Conference & Expo is the annual national event for closet and home storage professionals. It is co-located with Wood Pro Expo California (WPE), a regional marketplace for woodworking professionals. The events are organized by Closets & Organized Storage and FDMC magazines respectively, each part of Woodworking Network. The twin-bill event is scheduled for April 27-29, 2022, at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, Calif.
The Closets Expo and WPE each kick off with a separate full-day conference on April 27, followed by the two-day expo, April 28-29, featuring woodworking machinery, supplies, and components. Additional educational programming is offered on both days of the expo.
For information about exhibiting and sponsorship opportunities, contact Laurel Didier, publisher of Closets & Home Storage. For all other inquiries, contact Kim Lebel, show manager.
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