Woodworking Network will present two full-day symposiums the day before IWF opens on August 22 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Both symposium topics, CNC and Closets, have been presented at IWF in the past and are back by popular demand. Registration is now open for IWF.

FDMC editorial director, Will Sampson, will moderate the CNC Symposium, which is designed to provide an intensive look at CNC manufacturing for the woodworking industry. Whether you are just starting to shop for your first CNC or you are a CNC veteran and looking for a new edge, this daylong event is designed to put you face-to-face with the experts who can answer your questions and help you get the most out of this important investment.  The CNC Symposium is sponsored by Mozaik, Castaly, Casadei-Busellato, Thermwood and CNC Factory. Topics include:

  • Buying your first CNC 
  • Software for CNC manufacturing
  • Getting the most from your CNC tooling 
  • Nesting vs. pod and rails, choosing the right CNC for advanced production
  • Why you need to know about additive manufacturing
  • What they don’t tell you when you buy a CNC 

Learn more.

Closets & Organized Storage editor, Michaelle Bradford, will moderate the Closets Symposium. Demand for organized closets, garages and other home storage areas will rise steadily. At the IWF 2022 Closets Symposium, you'll learn key industry research, design trends, business and marketing advice and more. Join these industry experts and discover more about this rapidly growing sector. The Closets Symposium is sponsored by CCF Industries. Sessions include:

  • State of the Closets & Home Storage Industry
  • How to Manage Client Expectations
  • Material and Surface Trends
  • Supply Chain Disruptions
  • How to Prepare Your Business for Sale
  • Build Business with Brand Engagement

Learn more.