by Karl D. Forth
firstname.lastname@example.org AWFS FAIR FEATURES
There’s much more than the exhibit floor at
AWFS Fair. Here are some of the other attractions,
including some first-time features for the event.
AWFS Fair Keynote Presentation: John
Ratzenberger, Thursday, July 20, 8 - 9 a.m.
Prior to his career in the entertainment industry,
actor John Ratzenberger was a framer, which
afforded him the ability to work anywhere in the
world. During that time, he started his acting
career in London, which eventually led to his role
Ratzenberger has kept his connection to his
hands-on carpentry skills with a commitment to
American manufacturing and the skills shortage crisis. He produced and starred in the Travel
Channel show “John Ratzenberger’s Made in
America,” which showcased American products
and the tradesmen who make them.
For the past decade Ratzenberger
has been traveling
the country meeting with companies, unions,
all working to
classes in schools,
to building apprentice programs
for returning veterans. He is the founder of the
American Museum of Manufacturing in Bridgeport, Connecticut, which is scheduled to open in
Special attractions at AWFS Fair
A variety of attractions are available for 2017 AWFS attendees. Who: AWFS Fair 2017
Where: Las Vegas
3150 S. Paradise Road, Las Vegas
When: July 19-22, 2017
Show Hours: Wednesday to
Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
At a glance