2019 AWFS Closets Symposium


Closet leaders share insight

Closets & Organized Storage assembled a group of industry experts with real world experience for a day-long, intensive training session on Tuesday, July 16, at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Moderated by Closets & Organized Storage magazine’s editor, Michaelle Bradford, the 2019 AWFS Closets Symposium was a must-attend event for closet and garage businesses, closet designers, and builders and remodelers. 
Attendees were able to get insights from industry vets on the latest design trends and challenges, lighting, sales and


Storage and design trends across the home

If you are looking for tips on the latest design and storage trends, then you should attend the 2019 AWFS Closets Symposium to be held July 16 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
In  a session titled “Storage and Design Trends Across the Home” a panel of industry experts – Tom Happ, president of Closet Works and Wendy Scott and Patty Miller, Boutique Closets & Cabinetry – will discuss hot topics from wardrobe closets, LED lighting, leather accessories and multi-functional rooms to built-ins, wine storage and more. 


How to work with homebuilders

Connecting with interior designers, architects and homebuilders can open the door to numerous business opportunities. Learn how at the AWFS Closets Symposium, July 16 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.


Closet and garage upgrades are in high demand

The 2019 State of the Industry study commissioned by Closets & Organized Storage magazine found that closet accessories, from shoe cubbies to jewelry inserts are in high demand. Garage upgrades from hanging racks, flooring, lockers and overhead bins are also in demand.
Here’s a quick summary of the survey:
Closet Upgrades: Helping with price increases is consumer thirst for add-ons. Accessories and hardware are key to closing sales by personalizing the space and maximizing revenue for each project.