AWFS Fair is an important event for thousands of woodworking manufacturing professionals who need cutting-edge ideas and technology to help their businesses.

AWFS Fair 2021 will once again bring the entire global industry together for an in-depth review of the new developments and advances that are driving the market.

Participants benefit from high-quality educational programming, the College of Woodworking Knowledge, an expanded show floor that features top suppliers and resources, and a variety of opportunities to network, learn and acquire the relevant information and strategies to help them grow along with their industry.

Show Dates & Hours

Exhibit Hall Hours:
Monday           July 19, 2021   9 am-5 pm*
Tuesday          July 20, 2021   9 am-5 pm (first official show day)
Wednesday    July 21, 2021   9 am-5 pm
Thursday        July 22, 2021   9 am-5 pm
Friday             July 23, 2021   9 am-2 pm
*Dealer/distributor hours: only attendees with Distributor badges will be able to access the show floor.

See for more information.


Woodworking Network Symposium & Reception


Monday, July 19, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Las Vegas Convention Center, West Hall
Pricing: $300 early bird thru June 29, $345 regular

A full day of closet and organized storage-focused networking and industry education programming, available the day before the opening of the AWFS®Fair exhibit halls and brought to you by Woodworking Network! All July 19 symposium registrations include lunch, leadership reception, and AWFS®Fair exhibit hall registration.


Closets & Organized Storage Symposium

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 the latest design trends and sales and marketing techniques.



  • Marketing in a new world | 9 am – 10 am
    Presenter: Wendy Scott, Boutique Closets and Cabinetry, LLC
  • Design discussion with case studies | 10:10 am – 11:15 am
    Presenter: Patty Miller,Boutique Closets & Cabinetry 
  • Installation hacks | 11:30 am – 12:15 pm
    Presenter: Eric Marshall, Kitchens and Closets by DEA
  • Networking lunch ꞁ 12:15pm – 1:30pm
  • Bold ideas for the post-pandemic world | 1:40 pm- 2:40pm
    Presenter: Tim Coleman, SCE Unlimited 
  • Panel: Top industry suppliers discuss latest innovations in the industry | 3:00 pm – 4:00pm
    Panelists: Richie DeMarco, Richelieu Hardware; Shari Mcpeek, Rev-A-Shelf; and Richard Vullo, Hafele America

Add the Symposium to your AWFS® Fair Registration


Woodworking Network Leadership Reception

Introducing the Woodworking Network 40 Under 40 Class of 2021! The 40 Under 40 Leadership Reception is sponsored by CNC Factory and Hexagon Production Software: Cabinet Vision and Alphacam.

Monday, July 19
4:30 p.m.- 6:30 p.m.
Las Vegas Convention Center, West Hall


Join July 19 symposium participants to kick off the AWFS®Fair with this networking event and meet the next generation of woodworking professionals.  Open to all July 19 symposium registrants (included in symposium registration) and all AWFS®Fair attendees with separate event registration. For those not registered for the Closets & Organized Storage Symposium, the cost to attend the reception is $60 and includes 2 drink tickets.

Register for the Leadership Reception


Craftsman's Challenge

Veneer Tech Craftsman's Challenge award winners announced at AWFS

To recognize this year's award-winning projects featuring excellence in veneering, Woodworking Network proudly presented the Veneer Tech Craftsman's Challenge Award Presentation at AWFS. The presentation was held at Woodworking Network's booth (#4447) at AWFS on Thursday, July 22nd at 4:30pm PT and was hosted by Brendan Linehan and Will Sampson of Woodworking Network. David W. Lamb, a cabinetmaker in Canterbury, New Hampshire captured the Grand Prize in the Veneer Tech Craftsman’s Challenge for 2021 with a contemporary styled furniture piece called “New Hampshire Secretary.”

AWFS Video

Brad Cairns gives a tour of the Best Damn Doors booth at AWFS 2021

"What do you hate more than anything?", Brad Cairns, owner of Best Damn Doors in St. Thomas, Ontario asked his customers. They all said "Sanding!". Brad takes us on a tour around their booth at AWFS 2021 in Las Vegas including a showcase of their new sanding robot.  Brad is also a popular lean manufacturing columnist for FDMC Magazine and will be exhibiting at the upcoming WMS show being held November 4-6 at the International Centre in Mississauga, Ontario. 


An MDF product made from rice straw? Eureka!

Will Sampson, editorial director of Woodworking Network/FDMC Magazine, interviews Jeff Wagner, Executive Chairman at CalPlant, about the company's new MDF product Eureka at the recent AWFS 2021 in Las Vegas. Eureka is made from renewable post-harvest rice straw.