EDISON, NJ – LIGNA Hannover 2013, the world’s largest woodworking event, will be the subject of a special free presentation Friday, March 1 at the Cabinets & Closets Expo in Edison.

Learn about LIGNA Hannover at Cabinets & Closets ExpoKatherine León Childress of Hannover Fairs USA, will serve up a sneak peek of LIGNA, scheduled for May 6-10 in Hannover, Germany. Her presentation will include an overview of the massive fair that in 2011 attracted more than 90,000 attendees from 90 countries to see the latest woodworking machinery and technology displayed by 1,700 companies representing 50 countries.

In addition to being the leading incubator of new woodworking technology, LIGNA focuses on global mega trends such as sustainable, intelligent production; highly customizable manufacturing systems; and flexibility-enhancing industrial solutions. What’s more, LIGNA is a hotbed of innovation for surface technology, lightweight panel construction and bio-energy systems.

Learn about LIGNA Hannover at Cabinets & Closets ExpoChildress’ presentation will include:

• Who attends and why;

• Special programs planned for this year’s show designed to bring buyers and sellers of woodworking equipment, tooling and accessories together;

• Plus, a report on the European woodworking machinery industry and other global markets, including how they have evolved in the last decade.

Childress’ free sneak peek of LIGNA Hannover 2013 is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Friday, March 1 at the Demo Expo Stage of the New Jersey Convention & Exposition Center.

Full Cabinets & Closets Expo Schedule of Events
The Cabinets & Closets Expo will be held at the New Jersey Convention & Exposition Center. Click here to view the Cabinets & Closets Conference, Feb. 26 and 27 at the Sheraton Edison Hotel Raritan Center.

Thursday, February 28

9:00 a.m. Registration Counters Open

9:00 a.m. to 10 a.m. "Food for Thought" Networking Breakfast presented by Osborne Wood Products (Expo Demo Stage) - Learn more and contact Osborne to reserve a seat.

10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Cabinets & Closets Expo Hall Opens

11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Häfele America New Product Presentation (Expo Demo Stage) -- Free for all attendees and exhibitors to attend.

2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. 'Before' & 'After' Shots - Why They Work, presented by Denise Butchko, Butchko and Company (Expo Demo Stage) -- Free for all attendees and exhibitors to attend.
Join Denise for a fun break that will take you on a visual journey of “Before” and “After” photos of some of the coolest projects she has designed. Denise will share tips on how and what to shoot so you can make these great images work as sales tools.

4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Exclusive Presentation: "What Your Clients Want," presented by Annie Nozawa of Houzz.com (Expo Demo Stage) -- Free for all attendees and exhibitors to attend.
Houzz, the leading community for home remodeling and design, will reveal the results of its "2013 Houzz and Home Study," its second annual survey on home renovation and remodeling from the consumer perspective. It includes where closet renovations reank in terms of project priorities and budgets; who's hiring professional help; and how new tools and technologies are revolutionizing the renovation process.

5:00 p.m. Cabinets & Closets Expo Hall Closes

Plus, meet Corbin Clay, the "pine beetle furniture star" at the Eveready Hardware Booth. Presented by Festool Corp.

Friday, March 1

8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Showroom Tour to Transform's factory and showroom, Hafele America's Showroom (lunch provided), Closet Factory Showroom, and the 9/11 Memorial. (Roundtrip bus from the convention center; registration required.)

9:00 a.m. Registration Counters Open

9:00 a.m. to 10 a.m. "Food for Thought" Networking Breakfast presented by Osborne Wood Products (Expo Demo Stage) - Learn more and contact Osborne to reserve a seat.

10:00 a.m. Cabinets & Closets Expo Hall Opens

11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Sneak Peek: LIGNA Hannover 2013, presented by Katherine León Childress, Hannover Fairs USA (Expo Demo Stage) - Free for all Attendees & Exhibitors to attend
Learn more about the world's largest woodworking event, LIGNA Hannover, scheduled for May 6-10, 2013 in Hannover, Germany.

1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. KCD Software New Product Presentation (Expo Demo Stage) -- Free for all attendees and exhibitors to attend.

1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Plant Tour, sponsored by Stiles Machinery Inc., to Canary Closets & Cabinetry and Artisan Custom Interiors (Roundtrip bus from the convention center; registration required.)

3:00 p.m. Cabinets & Closets Expo Hall Closes

Plus, meet Corbin Clay, the "pine beetle furniture star" at the Eveready Hardware Booth. Presented by Festool Corp.

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