LONG BEACH, CA – The 6th annual Closets & Home Organization Conference & Expo will offer attendees a plethora of ideas and opportunities to position their companies for the impending economic recovery.


The event is slated for Feb. 10-12, 2010 in Long Beach, CA. It is sponsored by the Association of Closet and Storage Professionals and Association of Closet and Storage Professionals magazine.


Not since 2006, when the Closets Conference & Expo was held in Santa Clara, CA, has the event been west of the Mississippi.


The Closets Conference will kick off on Wednesday, Feb. 10, at the Long Beach Hilton Hotel. The day’s educational sessions will be capped off by the third annual awards program highlighting winners of CLOSETS Top Shelf Design Awards and presentation of the ACSP’s Pioneer Award. The awards program will be immediately followed by the Closets Networking Reception.


The event moves to the Long Beach Convention Center on Thursday and Friday, Feb. 11 and 12. The Closets Conference, featuring business management and technical sessions, continues. The Closets Expo, featuring woodworking machinery, software, hardware, components and complete organization systems, runs both days. The expo will feature a Garage Pavilion and a Cabinet Supply Showcase.


Conference Topics


The Closets Conference will provide timely information insights to help attendees grow their businesses and improve their bottom lines.


Highlights include:


• Maximizing showroom success


• Motivating employees


• Advertising and marketing strategies


• Discovering niche markets


• Taking advantage of social media opportunities


• Building a leaner business


• Closing the sale


• In addition, the event will feature a bus tour of a local manufacturing facility and a variety of networking opportunities to talk shop with peers from throughout North America.


Need more info?


Find out more about the Closets Conference & Expo at closets-expo.com. Full details about the Closets Conference will be published in the December issue of CLOSETS and posted on the website.


Book a booth


For information on exhibiting and sponsorship opportunities, contact Matt Powell of Hall-Erickson Inc. at 630-434-7779 or e-mail mpowell@heiexpo.com.

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