ARLINGTON, TX -- The majority of presentations originally scheduled for the now-canceled June 10-12 Cabinets & Closets Conference & Expo and Wood Pro Expo Texas will be offered live online on May 19-20 in separate 4-hour sessions.  Wood Pro Expo Live will be held Tuesday, May 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Central.  Cabinets & Closets Live will be held the following day, Wednesday, May 20, also from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Central.  Registration for both online sessions is open to all and is complimentary.  More than 20 of the exhibitors slated to appear at the Texas event are sponsors of the event.
 
Wood Pro Expo Live will be held Tuesday, May 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Central.  Cabinets & Closets Live will be held the following day, Wednesday, May 20, also from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Central. 
 
According to Tim Fixmer, president and CEO of CCI Media, the Woodworking Network team is working on a number of alternative online learning events to allow registered attendees, exhibitors, and the entire Woodworking Network audience to hear from presenters who were schedule to present at the event.  "We intend to bring crucial conference curriculum items to our loyal audience who were intent on attending this year’s conference," said Fixmer.  "Although there is no way to fully replace the face-to-face experience a trade show provides, we are taking steps to help CCCE/WPE Texas attendees and exhibitors connect so as to fully prepare for the reopening of the economy"
 
 

Wood Pro Expo Live at a glance
When:  Tuesday, May 19, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Central
Via GoToWebinar -- REGISTER
 
AGENDA
 
10 a.m to 10:45 a.m. – Keynote event: “Inside a real cabinet shop’s lean journey,” join in as FDMC editor Will Sampson interviews Dustin Hunter, CEO of Hunter Trim & Cabinets.
 
11 a.m. to 11:45 p.m.  “Diversifying Your Business: Think Outside the (Cabinet) Box” (CMA panel with Amanda Conger, Chris Valenti and Matt Wehner)
 
Noon to 12:45 p.m. – "The 4 mistakes spineless and fearful cabinet makers suffer from," Dominic Rubino, Founder of the Cabinetmaker Profit System.  There are 4 mistakes buyers won't tolerate as the world recovers. You can never un-see this, and you'll always be prepared to win.
 
1 p.m. to 2 p.m.   “Solving the Pricing Puzzle” (Will Sampson)
 
 
Cabinets & Closets Live at a glance
When:  Tuesday, May 19, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Central
Via GoToWebinar -- REGISTER
 
AGENDA
 
10 a.m to 11 a.m. – Barry Moltz Workshop -- How to Bounce Back: Failure, Resiliency and the Confidence For Your Next Success:  We all need to learn how to how to come back from difficult times. Failure tests our resiliency and confidence. Barry teaches the steps to bounce back during tough times we all will experience. Accept your failure and learn what you can, but then let it go and take another action that gives you another chance at success.
 
11:15 a.m. to Noon – Garage Organization with Shaun Oriold, Closet Envy – Selling and designing garage projects. Reimagining the largest space in the home.  
 
12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m. – Design Hacks – Award winning designers Patty Miller and Wendy Scott from Boutique Closets & Cabinetry, New Jersey will talk about finding creative ways to create beautiful and functional spaces no matter how they are configured.
 
1:15 p.m. – 2 p.m. – Kenn Busch, Climate Positive Now: How to tell the world's greatest materials sustainability story.  There's a powerful new way to talk to your customers about sustainability. You can OWN this story.
 

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