Key Session: Do You Run Your Closet Business like a BUSINESS?
As a independent closet business owner, you're a great manager, designer and/or shop manager. You are also the OWNER. Sixty percent of small business owners do not understand how to analyze their own financial statements. David Encarnacion, CEO of AccounTAX USA shows you how to make the right entries so you can maximize your profits while minimizing your taxes.
"I don't understand, how can I owe taxes at the end of the year when there's no money left in the bank account?"
~ Name withheld for obvious reasons
Key Session: Four Successful Closet Professionals Share Their Secrets as S.W.O.T. Teams Return
The Summit has chosen four premiere independent closet business owners to present their companies by analyzing their:
Opportunities ~ Threats
All attendees will participate in a Q&A where you can pick their brains on any aspect of their success
Post Austin 2017 Survey Question #5: How helpful was the SWOT session?
Answers: Extremely helpful~80.70%, Helpful~10.53%, Adequate~7.02%, Not much help~1.75%
Registration Fee Includes: Two Networking Breakfasts, Two Networking Luncheons, Welcome to Greenville Networking Meet and Greet Happy Hour, Networking NASCARBS Belt Sander Racing Happy Hour and All Conference Sessions, Discussions, Round Tables and Shop/Showroom Tours . . . and did we mention Networking?
No other closet conference gives so much bang for your buck. All you have to do is register and show up. We take care of the rest. Regardless of where you are on your closet industry journey, the Closet Summit is the best investment you can make to grow your business and network with other independent closet business owners, staff and selected vendors.
"We really enjoy the people that make up the Summit, and look forward to reconnecting every year! It's like going to a family reunion, that you actually enjoy".
Paul ~Brushy Creek Custom Doors
"The depth of knowledge about the closet industry in the room was very impressive. These are the titans of the independent closet community."
Josh ~ Closet & Cabinet Experts
"The one place where you can live and breathe closets for 48 hours and learn from the veterans. It's the best value of all the closet conferences".
B. Kannan ~ Closet Creations Edmonton
"The Summit is the best and most targeted professional conference I've ever attended. There's a spirit of camaraderie and information sharing that you simply aren't going to get anywhere else."
Paul P. ~ Carolina Closets
CIA Designer and Installer Seminar
Two of our industry's Titans will moderate our discussions on challenges facing our designers, shop managers and installers. Session includes panel discussions, round tables, guest speakers and Q&A from the entire group. This is one of the most popular events at the Summit
Friday ~ October 26th ~ 9:00 am to 12 noon
"Jeff, keep it up. Your passion and energy that you invest in the Summit is obvious.
That is why it grows and people return".
Ken Rogg ~ White House Closets ~ PA
Host Company Showroom and Shop Tours Friday Afternoon ~ October 26th, 2018
Three generations of closet professionals have created a great closet institution in Greenville, SC. The Prewett Team will share their state-of-the-art, 17,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility and beautiful new showroom with the Summiteers on Friday afternoon.
"We are excited to share our experiences and knowledge with other like-minded independent closet professionals".
Danny Prewett - Host
"Come spend time with down to earth people who face the same challenges as you in running your business. I guarantee you will walk away with at least 2-3 ideas on how to improve your operation and/or product offering".
Paul Prewett ~ Host
"The Summit is a great way to learn new trends and see new products, not to mention a really great way to network with other closet shop owners. I have attended all four previous Summits, and that's why we volunteered to host Summit 2018".
Matt Prewett ~ Host
Vendor Displays Throughout the Conference
Discover the latest and greatest in closet innovations, accessories, hardware, software, machinery and much more. Participate in our two hour Vendorama Thursday afternoon by registering for workshops, demonstrations, and focus groups to pull ahead and stay ahead of your competition.
"The attitude of the Summit's leadership, as well as the vendors and the attendees, screamed " I would like share what I know that will help you be successful while making the network of independent closet industry professionals better as a whole!"