About the Event:
The 2018 annual World of Wood Convention, hosted by the International Wood Products Association (IWPA), will take place March 14-16, 2018 in New Orleans, Louisiana and offers attendees the opportunity to learn from and interact with speakers and panelists with the foremost expertise in regulatory compliance, market intelligence, and corporate leadership.
Win Thin, renowned economist and Brown Brothers Harriman global head of emerging markets strategy, will keynote Thursday’s program with a discussion on financial and economic trends from his position on the front lines of global markets on Wall Street.
Also expected is Mary Kelly, an internationally known economist and leadership expert specializing in leadership, productivity, communication, and business growth.
The convention will also feature a new supplier-importer exchange and lunch, a form of “speed dating” in which attendees will have an opportunity to connect with wood products suppliers of all types from around the world for a few minutes at a time.
The World of Wood will take place in the historic Hotel Monteleone, a family-owned and operated hotel first built in 1886.
Early Bird registration rates expire Dec. 17, 2017 and the IWPA room block for hotel bookings expires Feb. 12, 2018.