The Association of Woodworking & Furnishings Suppliers® (AWFS®) is seeking wood industry executives to serve on a panel of judges for this year’s Visionary New Product Awards, which will be selected during AWFS®Fair taking place July 20 – 23. Potential judges must have a major purchasing influence with a woodworking manufacturer and possess a strong knowledge of shop operations. The voting panel will review applications prior to the Fair in order to choose finalists and then judges must be available onsite during the event to select the winners. All interested volunteers should contact AWFS® Executive Vice President Angelo Gangone at by Friday, May 14th.  Please note that employees from current exhibiting companies are ineligible to participate as judges.

About the AWFS®Fair
The full-scale international AWFS®Fair, scheduled for Tuesday through Friday, July 20-23, 2021 in Las Vegas, has become a critical hub for international commerce in the woodworking industry. The AWFS®Fair brings together the entire home and commercial furnishings industry, including manufacturers and distributors of machinery, hardware, lumber, construction materials and other suppliers to the furniture, cabinet manufacturers and custom woodworkers.