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June 8-10, 2021 | Palm Beach Convention Center, West Palm Beach, FL
2021 Event Schedule

 

Tuesday, June 8

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Continental  Breakfast -- All attendees

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Opening Keynote-Generating more customer leads and sales. Rich Harshaw, CEO of Level 10 Contractor stresses that creating a winning marketing strategy starts with knowing who you are as a company. Harshaw specializes in helping remodeling and home services contractors.



WOOD PRO TRACK

9:10AM - 10:00 AM  CNC essentials for the small shop -- Brian Clancy

10:00 AM -10:10 AM  Coffee Break

10:10 AM - 11:00 AM  The Wood Doctor is in -- Dr. Eugene Wengert offers his prescriptions for common woodworking issues including open glue joints, end splits, blotchy finishing, low yield and many more.

11:10 AM - 12:00 PM Bold ideas for the post-pandemic world  CMA Executive Director Amanda Conger moderates a trio of industry innovators :  Edward San Juan, E.F. San Juan Custom Moulding & Millwork; Kelly Victor Burke, Burke Architectural Woodwork: and Lois Snider, Perwinklers Custom Cabinetry & Millwork

12:00 PM -1:00 PM  Lunch

1:15 PM - 2:00 PM “Solving the Pricing Puzzle” (Will Sampson)

2:00 PM - 2:15 PM  Afternoon Break

2:30 PM - 5:30 PM Plant Tours
Buses depart at 2:30 for Plant Tours. Tours include DoormarkThe Closets Company, and Ultrapan Modern Finishes.

CLOSETS TRACK

 9:10 AM - 10:00 AM Business Workshop with Rich Harshaw -- Learn how to vet leads to attract the clients and projects you want
Presenter: Rich Harshaw, CEO of Level 10 Contractor

10:00 AM -10:10 AM  Coffee Break

10:10 AM - 11:00 AM Designers' Forum -- Homebuilders and designers discuss the future of post-COVID home design and dealing with flex spaces.
Panelists: Diana Viera, Italkraft; Jeff Bruzzesi, Closet Factory Virginia Beach

11:10 AM - 12:00 PM Installation 101: A panel of industry experts share the advantages and disadvantages of having installers on staff versus using an install service person and subcontractors.
Panelists: Eric Marshall, Kitchens and Closets by DEA; Others TBD

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch

1:15 PM - 2:00 PM Paid versus Free Marketing: Marketing can be a significant investment. Discover the pros and cons of investing part of your sales revenue versus a portion of your time.
Panelists: David Biggs, CCI Media; Mike Foti, Innovate Home Org, Wendy Scott, Boutique Closets and Cabinetry

2:00 PM - 2:15 PM Afternoon Break

2:30 PM - 5:30 PM Plant Tours
Buses depart at 2:30 for Plant Tours. Tours include DoormarkThe Closets Company, and Ultrapan Modern Finishes.


Wednesday, June 9

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM -- CMA Roundtable Breakfast: "What's Your Problem?"

9:00 AM - 9:50 AM -- Morning keynote -- Tom Grandy:  The 15 things all successful companies have in common

10:00 AM - 5 PM -- Expo Hours

Free Networking and Learning events

10 AM - 3:30 PM -- Running Machine Program

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM -- ACSP Roundtables

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

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM -- Top Shelf Design Awards, sponsored by CCF Industries and KCD Software.

 

 

 

Thursday, June 10

9:00 AM - 9:50 AM -- Morning keynote -- Climate Positive Now: How to Tell

the World's Greatest Materials Sustainability Story" (Kenn Busch, Material Intelligence)

10:00 AM to 3:00 PM -- Expo Hours

Free Networking and Learning events

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM -- Running Machine Program

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM -- Surprise Emcee interviews with winners of the Top Shelf Awards (Cash bar on the show floor)

 

WOOD PRO EXPO IS PRODUCED BY WOODWORKING NETWORK

Wood Pro Expo | June 8-10, 2021
Palm Beach Convention Center, West Palm Beach, FL

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