CWC-18 Call for Instructors!

By on Sep 18, 2017 in CWC Blog, Uncategorized


Custom Workroom Conference is looking for talented workroom professionals to share skills, knowledge, techniques, and inspiration. Whether you are an experienced teacher or not, we would like to hear from you! We are looking for classes showing new methods, timeless techniques and workroom specialties in sewing, upholstery, slipcovers, installation, business practices, and sales and marketing for wholesale and retail workrooms.


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.

Custom Workroom Conference will open at 8:30 am on Monday, October 1, 2018 and close at 12:30 pm on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at Spartanburg Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, located at 299 N. Church Street, Spartanburg, SC 29306.

CWC-18 instructors will be reimbursed for travel expenses, meals and shipping of class samples. Hotel accommodations will be provided at the venue. Speaker fee is $250.00 for 1.5-hour seminars and CWC instructors can attend other conference classes for free. If selected as an instructor you will receive a complete outline of your compensation, reimbursement, non-compete restrictions and conditions before your contract is finalized.


  • Seminars are 1.5-hours in length.
  • Instructors present a slide show (such as Powerpoint) with supporting samples, or visual aids.
  • Class handouts are required for attendees.
  • Classrooms will be set up with display table, projector and screen, lapel microphone and flipchart with markers.
  • Class sizes can be up to 100 attendees.


We will carefully consider all programs submitted. Final selections are based on instructor qualifications and skills, program quality and relevance for workroom businesses. Class selections will be made by January 31, 2018 and you will be notified whether you have been selected or not as an instructor.


Download the Call for Instructors form here: CWC18_Call_for_Instructors  Use one form per class topic. Submit as many topics as you like!

Submission Deadline is Friday, December 15, 2017. No class proposals will be considered after this date.