Anticipation continues to build for the AWFS Fair 2013, taking place July 24-27 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Attending AWFS will be thousands of woodworkers gathering to check out new equipment and supplies, network with peers and learn about the latest legislation and other issues that are impacting the wood products industry. Sponsored by The Association of Woodworking & Furnishings Suppliers, 2013’s AWFS Fair is already tracking above 2011’s event in pre-attendance figures and looks to beat the 8,500 registered attendance set at the previous event. With attendees representing all market segments of the industry, including cabinet, furniture, architectural woodwork, millwork, software and more, woodworkers will have an opportunity to view exhibits from approximately 500 exhibitors and partake in the more than 50 educational seminars .
As always, education is an important component of the AWFS Fair. In addition to seminars in the College of Woodworking Knowledge, this year will offer three key topic seminars free of charge to all attendees. The free sessions are scheduled to run one each day, on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, July 24-26 2013
“We wanted to make the information in these important sessions accessible to all attendees as a service to the industry,” said Angelo Gangone, executive vice president of AWFS. “Safety, knowledge of regulations and partnering with education are critical issues that affect all the businesses in our industry.”
In addition, Woodworking Network, will host two free sessions during the show: Women in Woodworking and Amazing Woodworking Stories. These will be held July 25 and 26 respectively, at noon in the AWFS Theatre. (read more)
The CWKK seminars are divided into eight tracks: Business Management, Cabinet/Millwork, Small Shops Ten and Under, Software and Technology, Techniques and Applications, Safety and Environment, Handcrafted Furniture and a Teacher track.
Microvellum will also be participating in the education being provided at AWFS this year. “Each day we will feature a line-up of informative presentations geared toward deepening your knowledge of our products and sharpening your skill level with in depth training on our Version 7 software.” says Dave Peel, President of Microvellum, Inc.
Also, not to be missed, are the presentations on the new software and tools being unveiled. With everything we have lined up for this show, we know you will be impressed with what you see at this years AWFS 2013 fair.”, Dave continued.
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