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Where design meets manufacturing March 11-13, 2020 | Arlington Convention Center
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2020 Events Schedule

Wednesday, March 11

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Continental  Breakfast

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Opening Keynote-Barry Moltz Keynote: get Unstuck, Barry has discovered the formula to get stuck business owners unstuck and marching forward. Barry will share simple, strategic steps to facilitate change.





WOOD PRO TRACK

9:05 AM - 10:00 AM  “Quality Testing and Green Standards Mean Business for your Business” (Chuck Arnold, Director of Certification, KCMA)

10:10 AM - 11:05 AM  “Smart Diversification Can Add to Your

Bottom Line” (CMA panel with Chris Valenti, Rick Thaler, Matt Wehner)

11:05 AM - 12:00 PM “The Wood Doctor’s Prescription: Trouble Shooting Wood Technology” (Gene Wengert)

12:00 PM -1:00 PM  Lunch

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM “Solving the Pricing Puzzle” (Will Sampson)

2:25 PM - 5:30 PM Buses depart for Plant Tours. Tour A -1st Source Millwork. Tour B - Techline Furniture, Cabinetry, & Closets showroom. (All tour attendees are invited to a reception at 1st Source.)

 

 





 

 

 

 





CLOSETS TRACK

 9:10 AM - 10:40 AM Barry Moltz Workshop:  get Unstuck part II-keeping your pipeline full, closing sales and marketing for your future

10:50 AM - 11:50 AM Installation Best Practices - Top 10 Installer tips - learn from the experts what works and what to avoid. David Marshall, Kitchens and Closets by DEA 

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Design Hacks - Panel with top designers including NAPO members on 5 tricks to try for improving your designs: Ursula Hegvik, Smart Spaces; Alice Riiski Kempton, S&S Cabinets and Closets; and Jerry Courter, Techline Furniture, Cabinetry, & Closets

2:25 PM - 5:30 PM Buses depart for Plant Tours. Tour A -1st Source Millwork. Tour B - Techline Furniture, Cabinetry, & Closets showroom. (All tour attendees are invited to a reception at 1st Source.)

 


Thursday, March 12

9:00 AM to 9:50 AM Joint keynote: “Preparing Youth for Woodworking Careers” (Joe Davis, 2018 WMIA Educator of the Year)

10:00 AM to 5 PM -- Expo Hours

Free Networking and Learning events

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM -- CMA Roundtables: “What’s Your Problem?”

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM -- ACSP Roundtables

Lighting: Greg Price, Hardware Resources

Software: Joe Bergamo, Closet Pro Software

Garage Design 101: Shaun Oriold, Closet Envy

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM -- ACSP Certification

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM -- Top Shelf Design Awards and Reception - AT&T Stadium, Draft Kings Lounge at the 50 yard line! Trolleys will be available for transport to and from the convention center/hotel

 

Friday, March 13

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM “How a Custom Woodworking Shop Uses Technology for More Efficient Workflow” (Greg Lutz, Lutz Woodwork, Wylie, Texas)

10:00  AM to 3:00 PM -- Expo Hours

Free Networking and Learning events

11:00 to 12:50 PM -- Closets Program TBA