AWFS 2019 Closets Symposium July 16

Moderated by Closets & Organized Storage magazine’s editor, Michaelle Bradford, the Closets Symposium is a must-attend event for closet and garage businesses, closet designers, and builders and remodelers. Learn latest design trends, sales and marketing techniques.

Time:  Tuesday, July 16, 9:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Pricing: $350 early bird thru June 27, $420 regular  

9 a.m.  Storage Designs & Trends for the Home – Moderated by Michaelle Bradford. Panelists: Tom Happ, president of Closet Works; Wendy Scott and Patty Miller, Boutique Closets & Cabinetry

10 a.m.  Lighting: Trends & Opportunities – Greg Price, Hardware Resources and founder of Gap Supply

11 a.m.  How to Close the Sale and Increase Profits -- Eric Marshall, Kitchen and Closets by DEA Remodeling

 Noon – Lunch

1 p.m.  How to work with Interior Designers, Builders and Get in Model Homes:  Learn how to collaborate with interior designers and builders and how to get your products into model homes  -- Patty Miller, Boutique Closets and Cabinetry.

2 p.m.  Simple Solutions to Typical Design Challenges -- ACSP President Wendy Scott, Boutique Closets and Cabinetry

3 p.m.  How to Set Up a Closet Manufacturing Shop -- Thomas Laville, Laville Closets

4 p.m.  – 5 p.m.  Research: Closets & Organized Storage 2019 State of the Industry – Laurel Didier, Publisher of Closets & Organized Storage


Followed by the Woodworking Network Leadership Reception at 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., which introduces the Woodworking Network 40 under 40 Class of 2019.  All July 16 program registrations include education sessions, lunch and Woodworking Network Leadership Reception.  The 40 Under 40 Leadership Reception is sponsored by Timber Products and Hexagon.