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Furniture Society cancels Vegas conference

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 13 June 2011 00:00

The Furniture Society’s board of trustees voted in late April to cancel the studio furniture group’s annual conference, which was to take place July 20-23 during the AWFS fair in Las Vegas, according to conference program coordinator Kern Maass.

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Baltimore show reports improved sales

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 13 June 2011 00:00

Both new and returning exhibitors from the third annual Baltimore Fine Furnishings and Fine Craft Show were pleased with the wealth of networking opportunities available at event, which ran April 15-17 at the Baltimore Convention Center near the Inner Harbor.

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Kitchen, bath trends reveal new tastes

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 16 May 2011 00:00

09_kitchen_01Thanks to the Kitchen and Bath Design Trends Survey for 2011 conducted by the National Kitchen & Bath Association, professional woodworkers can get a little taste of what their clients might expect in regard to custom touches in their homes this year.

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Furniture Society pairs with AWFS in Vegas

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 16 May 2011 00:00

11_furnituresociety_01The Furniture Society will hold its 15th annual conference July 21-23 in conjunction with the AWFS fair at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas. It's a first for the studio furniture makers' group, which usually conducts a stand-alone conference at college settings across the country.

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Buyer interest up at Philadelphia show

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 16 May 2011 00:00

12_phillyshow_01Sales and buyer interest were up at this year's Philadelphia Invitational Furniture Show, held March 26-27 at the Philadelphia Cruise Terminal, according to exhibitors interviewed by Woodshop News. Show director Josh Markel says the turnout was almost identical to last year, with close to 70 exhibitors and about 2,000 attendees.

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