Hear from industry experts and leading associations AWI (Architectural Woodwork Institute) and CMA (Cabinet Makers Association) on key topics to improve your shop performance!
TU33: Breathe Easier and Learn More About Dust Collection and Combustible Dust
TU37: How to Make a Profit by Transitioning to Closets
Tuesday, July 25, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Matt Wehner, Shelley Wehner, Cabinet Concepts by Design
Matt & Shelley’s presentation will cover why many custom woodworking businesses are well-positioned to branch off into designing, manufacturing, and installing products for closets, garages, pantries, and other rooms around the house. Read more.
WE67: CMA’s What’s Your Problem?
Wednesday, July 26, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
Amanda Conger, CMA (Cabinet Makers Association)
This is an opportunity for show attendees to share their problems and solutions with other like-minded woodworking professionals. This free session offers a unique outlet to share business challenges and learn from others who have been there, done that, and succeeded. Read more.
TH83: Make Your Safety Selfish
Thursday, July 27, 9:30 – 11:00 a.m.
Alec Kinslow, Ascend Safety
This session focuses on safety and how to make it selfish to benefit you and promote safety practices that yield a return for stakeholders (you, your employees, and your company). Read more.
TH89: Leveraging Standards to Improve Manufacturing Efficiency and Profitability
Thursday, July 27, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Hunter Morrison, AWI (Architectural Woodworking Institute)
Standards are a set of requirements to establish baseline thresholds of quality and performance. Think different. What if quality and performance could be achieved while simultaneously using standards to increase efficiency and profitability within your company? Read more.
TH96: Avoiding Pricing Pitfalls in Custom Woodwork
Thursday, July 27, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
Will Sampson, Woodworking Network
Will takes you through the fundamentals of good pricing practices and offers a wealth of information on how to price both competitively and profitably in today’s markets. Read more.