About CWC


The Custom Workroom Conference is an event created by and for workroom owners, to provide the very best in education and resources unique to our profession.  Join together with others just like you, who have turned a love of creating window treatments, upholstered furniture and soft furnishings into successful businesses.   Presented and produced by Susan Woodcock and Rodger Walker, owners of Home Dec Gal and Custom Workroom Technical Center.  Susan is a respected educator and workroom professional with over thirty years of experience and Rodger is retired from City of Richmond, Virginia Fire Department and has many years of event management experience for both private and non-profit events.  Together they are devoted to producing a conference that will  support small businesses and build the workroom industry.

This event is sponsored by Hanes Fabrics, the leading supplier of premium lining material for the workroom industry with respected brands such as Ruby Plus, Classic Sateen, Outblack and the new Outblack Serenity.  The Window Coverings Association of America (WCAA) is a supporting organization. 


If you are new to the workroom industry, or would like to learn more about starting your own workroom business

If you are an experienced workroom owner looking for fellowship, fresh ideas and inspiration.

If you are looking for better and more efficient methods and equipment to improve production.

If you would like to meet your peers and suppliers in person, to put a name to a face and strengthen relationships.

If you would like help with pricing, marketing or setting business goals.

If you have never attended a workroom conference – it can be life changing!

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