Organizers of the AWFS Fair in Las Vegas said this year's show is getting good traction on the exhibitor side.

“We are really looking forward to AWFS Fair next summer," said Paul Losavio, marketing manager-Americas of Planit Solutions. "We feel the show, with all its great networking opportunities, will build on the positive momentum we have been experiencing.”

AWFS organizers said more than half of the exhibitors that have signed up for this year's show, July 20-23 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, are enrolling in the show's new square foot booth package pricing. The new package pricing allows exhibitors to bring more machinery without added expense.

“We are definitely pleased that we will be able to bring a wide variety of affordable, raised panel door manufacturing equipment for demonstrations,” said Jeremy Lutringer, president of Unique Machine. “With the package pricing, we also know the total cost for the show up front. It really helped us with our planning.”

In addition to the exposition, the AWFS Fair's College of Woodworking Knowledge (CWWK) will have a line up of more than 50 seminars aimed at all levels of management.

AWFS, a member-driven organization, has long focused on supporting woodworking professionals and industry suppliers.

“We’ve all been through a couple of tough years,” said Angelo Gangone, executive vice president of AWFS. “But we’ve made it through by sticking together. Now our focus is on putting together a show that will demonstrate that the woodworking and furnishings industry is on its way back.”

Posted by Rich Christianson

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