The Canadian housing industry and economy at large are on the rebound. Now is the time to prepare for taking advantage of the business opportunities that lie ahead by attending the Woodworking Machinery & Supply Expo, taking place Sept. 24-26 in Toronto.

Register now through Sept. 23 and save money to attend Canada's largest industrial
woodworking show, featuring an expanded educational conference and the all-new Idea & Innovation Centre.

WMS puts you on the path to a brighter future while helping you meet the challenges of today. The 2009 expo and expanded conference is your single best source for education on strategies to operate smarter and leaner, add value to your products, help you take advantage of online and new media opportunities, and open doors to new markets.

The WMS exhibit floor is represented by a "who's who" among woodworking machinery and supply manufacturers and distributors. The expo features a full array of equipment and software, plus furniture and cabinet supplies, including hardware, adhesives, finishing materials, components. Shop and compare dozens of new sources of supplies that can help you save time and money or add value to your products.

Conference Topics Include:

Discovering Sales Opportunities in the Closet & Home Organization Market (10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24)

Learn how to generate more sales or capitalize on unique opportunities in the closet and home organization market. Now specially priced at $45 in advance! Sponsored by CLOSETS magazine.

Leaning & Greening Your Wood Finishing Operations (8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25)

Learn how to achieve a quality wood finish, increase productivity, save money and be a better environmental steward. Sponsored by the UBC Centre for Advance Wood Processing.

Plus, choose from more than 10 one-hour sessions, ranging from marketing and sales through lean manufacturing and nesting.

Click here to view the entire WMS Conference Schedule.

Vance To Host Digital Marketing Seminar

Vance Publishing, the company that publishes Wood & Wood Products and Custom Woodworking Business, will be presenting a free seminar throughout the show entitle: "The Art of the Possible: Digital marketing strategies and tactics to grow your business in the woodworking industry." The seminar will be presented daily at the Idea Centre by Tom Denison, VP of Vance Marketing Solutions.

When: Thursday 1-2 p.m., Friday 8:30-9:30 (for exhibitors) & 1-2 p.m., Saturday 11-12 p.m.

Where: Idea Centre (Booth #3510), Hall 3

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Explore the Exhibits!

WMS exclusively targets the secondary woodworking manufacturing sector and features a complete package of machinery, technology, supplies and education for manufacturers seeking the latest competitive solutions. WMS Expo highlights include:

  • All-new Idea & Innovation Center of on-the-floor technical demonstrations and workshops -- sponsored by the Canadian Woodworking Machinery Distributors Association
  • All-new Think: Material display, courtesy if IIDEX-NeoCon Canada, where you can view and feel dozens of cutting-edge materials including glass, metals, natural fibers, ceramic coatings, textiles and more.

Click here for a list of current exhibitors.

Advance Registration Deadline Extended!

September 23, 2009

Click here for Registration Pricing and online registration.

Housing Information

Sheraton Gateway Hotel in Toronto International Airport

(Headquarter Hotel) Terminal 3, Toronto AMF, P.O. Box 3000. Toronto, Ontario L5P 1C4

Phone: (905) 672-7000

Click here to make your reservations at the Sheraton Gateway Hotel.

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