IWF attracts visitors from every level of the woodworking industry,
from more than 80 countries and all 50 U.S. states.
Major marketers on the Home Storage Scene:
a survey of the supply chain and evolving marketing
strategies of industry leaders: ClosetMaid, The Stow
Co., Sauder’s Closet Wood Trac, Rubbermaid and
others. Presented by Bill Esler, editorial director,
Closet Design Trends: What Winning Projects
Tell Us: a presentation drawn from luxury closet
suppliers including Wood Mode, Neff, Best of Houzz, and the annual Top Shelf Closet Design Awards.
By Michaelle Bradford, Editor, Closets magazine.
Closet & Home Storage Technology and Mechanics: A panel session on patented and proprietary designs and design applications.
Following up a successful Veneer Symposium last
IWF, this year’s event promises to offer more of what
attendees want. That means more opportunities to
learn from top experts in both traditional and modern
veneer techniques, including how veneer is made to
practical tips for selection and use. Veneer Technologies Inc. is a signature sponsor of the IWF 2016
On hand will be experts from veneer processing
as well as internationally recognized award-winning
veneer craftsmen. Experts on tap include:
Paul Schurch – Known for his breakthrough designs and finely crafted furniture creations at Schurch
Woodwork, he is also recognized as one of the top
educators in the field of veneer woodworking. He’s
won many awards, including from the prestigious
Veneer Tech Craftsman’s Challenge, for which he is
one of the judges this year. He’ll talk about how shops
can take veneer work to new areas as well as answer
your questions about traditional and modern veneering techniques.
Keith Morgan – His company Bespoke caters
to an elite international clientele, emphasizing elegant custom design and spectacular craftsmanship.
Not only has Bespoke won multiple Craftsman’s
Challenge awards, but also Morgan has earned a
reputation for his marketing prowess in the highly
competitive world of luxury consumers. He’ll share
advice on design, manufacturing and marketing.
Dave Ortmayer – Ortmayer brings his extensive
industry experience from Italpresse USA to help
share advice on modern veneer processing equipment