Registration Opens for WMS: Canada’s Woodworking Show

By Rich Christianson | Posted: 06/30/2013 11:04AM


2013 Woodworking Machinery & Supplye Expo (WMS) logo TORONTO -- Advanced discount registration is now open for the 2013 Woodworking Machinery & Supply Expo (WMS), October 24-26 at the International Centre.

Woodworkers who take advantage of this early-bird offer will pay $15 for expo hall registration as opposed to $30 at the show.

WMS 2013 will bring the largest assembly of woodworking machinery, supplies and services from around the world right to the doorstep of the Canadian wood products industry. The show will feature everything from CNC machining centers, edgebanders, moulders and computer software through cutting tools, cabinet hardware, decorative  panels and finishing materials.

click image to zoomWMS 2011 Kuka RobotThe 2013 Woodworking Machinery & Supply Expo will feature a wealth of high-tech machinery, software and tooling. WMS 2013 also will feature a comprehensive education conference, Presentations will cover key issues related to profitability and industry trends, from how to find new customers and break into new markets through how to run your shop leaner and greener.

Wood Tech Summit Leadership Conference
New to WMS this year is the Wood Tech Summit Leadership Conference jointly organized by Woodworking Network and the Centre for Advanced Wood Processing. Wood Tech Summit will take place the day before WMS opens, Wednesday, Oct. 23 at the Four Points By Sheraton in Mississauga. This unique one-day conference, featuring table top exhibits, will feature presentations by representatives of some of Canada’s most innovative wood products companies.

Registration for Wood Tech Summit, includes admission to the WMS expo hall. Learn more at

Widespread Industry Support
WMS is backed by leading North American trade associations, including the Architectural Woodwork Manufacturers Association of Canada (AWMAC), Association of Closet and Storage Professionals (ACSP), Cabinet Makers Association (CMA), Canadian Hardwood Plywood & Veneer Assocation (CHPVA) Canadian Kitchen Cabinet Association (CKCA), Canadian Woodworking Machinery Distributors Assn. (CWMDA), Wood Manufacturing Council (WMC), Wood Component Manufacturers of Association (WCMA) and Wood Machinery Manufacturers of America (WMMA). In addition, the event has the support of leading woodworking media including Wood Industry, Woodworking, Woodworking Canadian Woodworking & Home Improvement and Canadian Finishing and Coatings Manufacturing, Wood & Panel USA and Woodworking Network.

Register now and keep up-to-date with news about the show and exhibitor information at the all-new WMS website:

For information about exhibiting and sponsorship opportunities at WMS, contact Rich Widick of Hall-Erickson Inc. at 866-967-2015 or email

For general inquiries about the show, email


About the Author

Rich Christianson

Rich Christianson is Associate Publisher and Editor at Large of Woodworking Network. During his 25+ years covering the wood products industry, Rich has toured hundreds of manufacturing plants throughout North America, Europe and Asia. His reporting has covered everything from the state of the industry and impact of wood imports to technology and environmental issues. In his current capacity he is responsible for editing the daily Woodworking Network Update newsletter and coordinating events including the annual Cabinets & Closets Conference & Expo and Canada’s biennial Woodworking Machinery & Supply Expo. He can be contacted at or follow him on Google+.

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