AWFS 2023

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 2023 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

July 25-28, 2023

Exhibit Hall Hours
Monday, July 24 (Dealer/Distributors Only*)
9:00am - 5:00pm

Tuesday, July 25 (First Official Show Day)
9:00am - 5:00pm

Wednesday, July 26
9:00am - 5:00pm

Thursday, July 27
9:00am - 5:00pm

Friday, July 28
9:00am - 2:00pm

For up-to-the-minute Show information, go to

*Dealer/distributor hours: only attendees with Distributor badges will be able to access the show floor.




Join us for a full day of networking and industry education programming, available the day before the opening of the AWFS® Fair exhibit halls and brought to you by Woodworking Network! Choose from the CNC Bootcamp or the Closets Symposium. All July 24 symposium registrations include lunch, leadership reception, and AWFS® Fair exhibit hall registration. Register now.

Monday, July 24, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Las Vegas Convention Center, West Hall
$350 early bird thru May 31, $420 regular


CNC Bootcamp


CNC Bootcamp is an intensive workshop for those who are relatively new to CNC manufacturing or looking to buy their first CNC. Moderated by Will Sampson, Editorial Director of FDMC, the day will cover selecting the right CNC machine, integrating it into your operation, choosing and using the tooling, dealing with dust collection and vacuum issues, and getting onboard with the software you need.

Add the CNC Bootcamp to your AWFS® Fair Registration


Sponsored by:

Castaly       Laguna


The Closets Symposium

Closets & Organized Storage

The Closets Symposium, moderated by Michaelle Bradford, Editor of Closets & Organized Storage, will educate designers, fabricators, retailers and installers on the most current design, marketing, and business topics of relevance to these industry professionals seeking to profit from this growing and exciting market niche.

Add the Closets Symposium to your AWFS® Fair Registration



Woodworking Network Leadership Reception


Introducing the Woodworking Network 40 Under 40 Class of 2023!

Monday, July 24
4:30 p.m.- 6:30 p.m.
Las Vegas Convention Center, West Hall
Registration fee: $65 plus applicable fees

Sponsored by:
The Paintline

Join the July 24 symposium participants to kick off the AWFS®Fair with this networking event and meet the next generation of woodworking professionals. Open to all July 24 symposium registrants (included in symposium and bootcamp registration) and all AWFS® Fair attendees with separate event registration. For those not registered for the Closets Symposium or CNC Bootcamp, the cost to attend the reception is $65 (plus applicable fees) and includes 2 drink tickets.

Register for the Leadership Reception



Scenes from AWFS 2021

LAS VEGAS - AWFS Fair 2021 opened Tuesday, July 20 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in its new West Hall and runs until Friday, July 23.  Over 400 exhibitors are exhibiting their latest machinery, materials, and equipment.


Ethan Abramson is the official host of AWFS 2021

AWFS announced Ethan Abramson as the official host of the 2021 AWFS Fair. Abramson is a professional furniture maker and hosts woodworking shows nationwide. Attendees can follow him on Instagram @thebuildwithethan and @awfsfair to get hot tips about the fair and to find hidden gems on the show floor. Abramson's THEBUILDwithETHAN showcases the lighter side of the professional furniture maker. Through photos, videos, and articles, he helps to highlight building skills, tool use, and general shop practices for his audience.