by Karl D. Forth
firstname.lastname@example.org AWFS FAIR
AWFS Fair: Ready, set, go
It’s not too late to make plans to attend AWFS Fair.
If you don’t act quickly, you’ll miss the largest trade exhibi- tion for professional woodwork- ers in North America in 2019.
There is still time to attend AWFS
Fair, set for the Las Vegas Convention
Center July 17 to 20. If you miss it,
you’ll have to wait until 2021 for the
next AWFS Fair.
Staying on top of technological
advances and digital transformation
is a priority for many businesses. A lot
can happen in a short time.
Show organizers are planning for
more than 600 exhibitors this year,
and more than 18,000 industry professionals are expected to attend.
AWFS Fair is intended for professionals who make cabinets, millwork,
furniture, store fixtures, windows,
closets, components, doors and other
The exhibit hall will be open
Wednesday to Friday, July 17 to 19,
from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on Saturday,
July 20, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Even if
you can only get away from the shop
for a day or two, it’s worth attending.
New learning opportunities
The day before the exhibits open,
AWFS Symposia presented by CCI
Media and Woodworking Network will
provide a full day of training in four
symposia: Finishing, CNC Technology,
Closets, and Leadership. Each will run
from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on July 16. Go
The College of Woodworking
Knowledge is the AWFS Fair’s comprehensive seminar program. CW WK delivers a variety of panels, roundtables,
demos and workshops in six different
AWFS attendees can choose
subjects to explore in this education
program offering many business
and skill-building seminars. Experts
within the industry will discuss how
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Who: AWFS Fair
When: July 17-20, 2019
Where: Las Vegas Convention
Center, Las Vegas, Nevada
At a glance
AWFS Fair show floor updates
The Thermwood Cut Center will be in action during AWFS Fair 2019 July
17-20. Attendees can see how to run the Cut Center and make almost anything a
cabinet shop would want to make with no programming. Booth #7425.
AWFS Fair attendees can see the All-American Work Cell in action from Safety
Speed Manufacturing. They will be guiding AWFS Fair attendees in making bookcases and donating them to a Las Vegas charity. Booth #8651.
Felder Group USA will unveil the profit H80 CNC full nesting machine system.
Felder will also have on display their newly released Format – 4 Kappa 590 E motion double tilt sliding table panel saw. Booth #8625.
Attendees at AWFS Fair in Las Vegas are encouraged to take part in the Quick-
screws Drive to Win Contest. All show attendees have to do is drive five of the
Weima will once again be leading the effort at AWFS Fair to Destroy Responsi-
bly, and attendees can follow the green carpet to see how. Weima can be found
in booths #8914 and #8116, as well as behind the tradeshow hall.
IMA Schelling Group USA will exhibit new technology at the AWFS Fair. IMA
Schelling’s Booth #7436 will display an IMA Novimat Compact L12 edgebander and
a Barbaric LCV linear feeder system integrated with a Schelling s45 panel saw.
Vac-U-Clamp will offer no-cost thermofoil samples at AWFS Fair. If a visitor has
something they would like to see foiled like a cabinet door or drawer front or some-
thing else, Vac-U-Clamp will do it at the show and at no charge. Booth #8081.
See more updates at www.woodworkingnetwork.com/events-contests/awfs